Independent students

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Further Education (Highers, NC, SVQ, Access, Intro to, Prepare for, Step into etc)

  • Single, aged 25 years and over
  • Studying full time
  • Under 25 years of age have self-supported financially for at least 3 years
  • Having a dependent child

Funding is subject to certain qualifying criteria as defined by the Scottish Government including residence requirements and household income.

 May be considered for:Information required:Documents required may include:

Independent student

  • Tuition fees pad
  • Travel Allowance
  • Study Materials
  • Maximum Weekly Payment of £108.55
  • Personal Details
  • Education
  • Bank Details
  • Travel Details
  • Student Income
  • Birth Certificate, Valid Passport, Driving Licence or Young Scot Card
  • Proof of Student Income (3 years required if single and under 25 years of age)
  • Tax Credit Award Notice (2021/22) / Universal Credit Details (if applicable)
  • Child’s Birth Certificate (if applicable)

 

Student's weekly uneared income*Weekly maintenance estimate 

Less than £20.53

£108.55

£35.00

£93.52

£75.00

£52.04

£110.00

£15.73

*Unearned Income Includes: Working Tax Credits and Income from Trusts / Dividends

  • Inverness College operates an online funding application
  • You will be invited to apply once offered an unconditional place on a course and funding opens
  • Documents requested can be emailed to funding.ic@uhi.ac.uk or handed into the Student Support Centre
  • Keep an eye on your Student Hub for further information about evidence you have provided
  • You will be notified of the decision about your award and details will be placed on your Student Hub