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Change Your Path Bursary

Re-train in 2020 and we might give you £1000!

If you are a mature student looking to change career or re-train, SRUC’s Change Your Path Bursary offers you up to £1000 to help with the costs associated with fitting study into your life.

You need to be age 25+ and starting a higher-education course this September to apply.

Download the application form now!

Terms and Conditions

Applicants must

  • be aged 25 or more by the 31 August 2020.
  • be enrolled on a HNC, HND, undergraduate degree or distance learning MSc course in September 2020.
  • be studying full-time, or part-time (defined in this instance as studying at least 50% of the full-time programme in this academic year)
  • submit an application form by the 31 August 2020.
  • be a new student to SRUC – ie not have studied at SRUC in the past 5 years.
  • still be on the course and engaging with their studies by the relevant payment date.

Payments will be made as follows:

  • £500 for full-time students paid at Christmas (£250 for those studying part-time)
  • £500 for full-time students paid at Easter (£250 for those studying part-time)
  • The Change Your Path Bursary only applies to the first year of your study with SRUC

A maximum of 20 bursaries are available, and a small committee will rank all valid applications on the strength of their personal statement. Successful applicants will be informed in early September.