Generally, to qualify for support you must be:

  • Ordinarily resident in UK for three years immediately before the start date of the course and be ordinary resident in Scotland before the start date of the course
  • Settled in the UK as described in the Immigration Act 1971
  • Ordinarily Resident in Scotland on the first day of the academic year.

If you do not meet all of these conditions you may still qualify if you are:

  • an EU National, or a family member of an EU National
  • a Migrant Worker
  • a Refugee or
  • have been Granted Leave to Remain or Discretionary Leave.

Contact Student Funding to discuss your own circumstances.