Care Experienced Package

Care Experienced Package

Care experienced students will be eligible to apply for a non-income assessed bursary of £8,100.

Awarding Body
Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS)
£8,100 per academic year
31 March


Students can also receive support from ACCESS RGU  during their time at university.


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • Scotland

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Undergraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Subject Area

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Architecture, Construction & Surveying
  • Art & Design
  • Business & Management
  • Communication, Media & Marketing
  • Computing
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Events, Tourism & Hospitality
  • Fashion
  • Health & Sport Science
  • Law
  • Pharmacy & Life Sciences
  • Social Studies

Other Requirements

You must meet all conditions set out by SAAS.

Nursing and Midwifery students are not eligible to apply to this grant.

Students in receipt of the bursary are not eligible to apply for the living cost loan but can apply for living costs grants.  

You may also be eligible to apply for the Care Experienced Accommodation Grant. This can help with accommodation costs during the long vacation.  

If you have to repeat a year of study you can use your PLUS one year. Care experienced students are eligible for 2 PLUS one years. 


How to Apply

Students can apply to SAAS with a conditional or unconditional offer from April onwards.

Find out more about SAAS, assistance available and how to apply online:

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