Access to Education for Care Experienced Students

The Scottish Government has announced that the upper-age limit of 26 will be removed from the Care Experienced Bursary next year, meaning that hundreds more care-experienced students will be eligible for the annual non-repayable bursary of £8,100. There has been a significant uptake in the bursary with over 1,000 higher education applicants for the current academic year – 545 students received the bursary in 2017-18.
 
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