STUDENTS STUDYING AN HNC OR HND LEVEL COURSE:
For more information on higher education funding visit SAAS
Ayrshire College Student Funding teams are located in Ayr, Kilmarnock and Kilwinning campuses and support students studying at all of our campuses. They can offer advice on bursaries, childcare funding, Education Maintenance Allowance, discretionary funding, SAAS funding, student loans and attendance. The teams are here to help ensure that you receive your funding and that you are paid on the agreed payment dates. We do however need your help to ensure that you receive the funding allocated to you.
Ayrshire College operates an online bursary funding application to improve processes and response times. Students looking to apply for funding including bursaries will be able to do this online. To apply for your funding you will need your Student Reference Number to activate your account. You will receive a text from the College notifying you that your student reference number and the link to online applications has been sent to your registered email address/mailed to your home address.
The Funding Teams and Student Services Teams will be happy to assist you in completing the forms online at each of the campuses. If you have any questions related to funding please speak to the Student Funding Team on:
Telephone: 01292 293577
Telephone: 01563 495033
Telephone: 01294 555322
The Scottish Government has announced changes to the Educational Maintenance Programme effective from the 1 January 2016.
Are you a student between the age of 16 and 19 years and studying on a part-time basis?
If you are and you are studying on a course that leads to a recognised qualification, meets the needs of the employer or the course is a formal access course then you may be able to apply for the Educational Maintenance Allowance.
If your household income is below either £24,421 where there is only one dependent child or £26,884 where there a more than one dependent child then contact the Funding Office where you study and staff will be able to advise if you and your course are eligible.
Our Quickguides will give you an idea of what funding you may be eligible for. Please click on the relevant guide for further details.
Full-time Married/Established relationship student
Full-time Independent student
Full-time student under 18 years of age
Full-time parentally supported student
Full-time student in receipt of benefits
Full-Time Higher Education Courses - Childcare Funding
Full-Time Further Education Courses - Childcare Funding