Backdating of Funds

Funding is cash limited and allocated on a first come first served basis, therefore please do not delay when applying for your funding or submitting the required documentation as stated on your acknowledgement email. It is advised that students who wish to have their funding decision in place PRIOR to commencing their course should have their online funding applications complete and all supporting documents submitted by close of business on 29th July 2018.

Students will have a maximum of 6 weeks from the official start date of their course to apply and submit all required documentation in order to have their award backdated to the date they started their course. Applications submitted after the 6 weeks from start date of course will be assessed on the date the fully completed application and final required documentation was received. This is in accordance with Scottish Funding Council Policies for funding. Cut-off for backdating of funds for courses which started on 27/8/18 is 07/10/18.

All funds may close for applications by 31/03/2019, or sooner should funds be fully allocated.

ALL students’ who commence on their full-time NC or equivalent course MUST complete a form in order to have the cost of their course paid. Any students who have not done so by 31/01/19 will be issued with an invoice to pay the full cost of the course they are attending.

ALL students’ who commence on their full-time HNC/D or equivalent course MUST complete a SAAS application (www.saas.gov.uk) in order to have the cost of their course paid. Any student who has not done so will be issued with an invoice by the Finance Department to pay the full cost of the course they are attending.