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As a proud member of the Collab Group of UK Colleges, West College Scotland is delighted to be able to offer students the opportunity to apply for the Peter Roberts Bursary, an initiative organised jointly by the Skills Network and the Collab Group.

The award is for outstanding achievement for a student from a Collab Group College.  It consists of a £5,000 bursary to support a student from the end of their college education into self-employment or higher education.

Who is eligible?

Any student who is undertaking a course of study in a Collab Group college who either:

  • has an offer to go to a university or other higher education institute to study for a technical or professional education qualification; or
  • is looking to establish their own small business.

You can get more details of the bursary by clicking here.

You will find the full application form in the link and also here::

Collab Group Application form for Bursary 1.

Applications can be made to ,using the application form on the link above, by no later than FRIDAY 28 JUNE 2019.

Good luck!

About Peter Roberts

Peter was an outstanding Principal of Stockport College and Leeds City College as well as a former Chair of 157 Group (Collab Group).  Peter was known throughout the further education sector as a warm, humorous and dedicated professional totally committed to the success of his students.  The sector was deeply saddened at his untimely death only weeks after his retirement.  As a long-standing partner, The Skills Network wanted to recognise Peter’s unique contribution to the sector and its esteem and affection for a friend and erstwhile colleague by supporting an annual award to a great student who reflects the outstanding work of the sector.