Funding and Fees

Funding Applications and Fees

This section helps to explain a little more about some of the funding options that may be available to you and who to contact if you need support.

Funding applications are now completed online. It is important to take the necessary steps as soon as possible to complete and submit any application(s) for funding, along with any required documents being requested as evidence.

For general advice about funding options / help to complete your application

Our Student Advisors will be able to help you with general advice about your funding options and, if needed, assist you with completing your application. Click here for our Student Advisory Services contact details


College Administered Funds

Some funds are administered by the college through the Student Funding Department. These include Bursaries for Further Education courses, Childcare Funds (for all eligible students), Accommodation Funds (for all eligible students). When you accept an offer of a place on one of our courses, the Student Funding Department will automatically send an email to the address used when applying for your course. This email will contain a link to begin your application for college administered funds.

💡  Learn more about College Administered Funding

Quick Links for current students

Students should log in to their funding account for assistance in the application progress (once logged in, click on the Communication tab) and information about payment dates (once logged in, click on the My Payments tab)

For specialist funding advice and tracking the progress of your application 

If you have a more in-depth query about a funding application for EMA, Bursary, accommodation funds or childcare funds, a member of our Student Funding Department team will be able to assist. You can either log in to your funding account (click on the Communication tab) or click here for our Student Funding Department contact details.


Non-College Administered Funds

Some other funds are administered by external funding bodies such as the Students Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for eligible HNC, HND and Degree applicants. If you are applying to SAAS for payment of course fees and/or other financial support, you will need to complete the relevant SAAS application form on their website.

💡  Learn more about Non-College Administered Funding

For advice about Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) and Student Loans

Our Student Advisors will be able to assist with information about SAAS and Student Loans. Click here for our Student Advisory Services contact details.
However, we will need to refer you to SAAS for application progress tracking. Click here for SAAS contact details.
If you receive an Award Notice or Payment Schedule Letter, please send a copy of this to us at info@wcs.ac.uk or drop it in to your nearest campus as soon as possible.


Other Benefits

💡  Find out about Council Tax Exemption or Discount


College Fees & Payment Options

💡  Click here for important information regarding course fees and what you need to know about payment options


Contacts

💡  Need more information or assistance? Click here to get in touch with the relevant teams.