Education Forum April 2023

Year: 2023
Topic: Education
Author: CELCIS

Student finance and support for care experienced people in higher education

In the first Education Forum meeting of 2023, Stacey Heather-Brash, Funding Awareness and Engagement Manager from Students Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS), spoke about the Higher Education Care Experienced Students Bursary.

The session focused on the support available from SAAS for care experienced students. Attendees learned about:

  • An overview of the SAAS eligibility criteria for the Care Experienced Bursary
  • What funding is available for care experienced students
  • How students apply for support and what evidence they will be asked to provide
  • Information on the support and resources that SAAS have developed, including a demonstration of the Student Information Scotland website


Watch the webinar