Discretionary Funds are available for students studying Further Education or Higher Education courses. They are primarily for emergency use and cases of financial hardship. They may be awarded as emergency payments or to help with accommodation costs for single students who have no eligibility for Housing Benefit or payment of housing costs through Universal Credit.
Students will be able to apply online to the College for Discretionary Funds from mid-July 2021. Please see the College’s allocation guidelines for the Further Education and Higher Education Discretionary Funds below.
For more information about Discretionary Funds, please contact our Student Funding Adviser at StudentFunding.Perth@uhi.ac.uk
The Childcare Fund is to provide or fund childcare for students studying at College. Eligible Further Education and Higher Education students can apply for help with the cost of childcare during term-time for days that the student is timetabled to be in class.
Students will be able to apply online to the College for Childcare Funds from mid-July 2021. For more information about Childcare Funds, please contact our Student Funding Adviser at StudentFunding.Perth@uhi.ac.uk
There are a wide variety of scholarships available through the Perth College Development Trust. For more information, please see our Scholarships web page.
The University of the Highlands and Islands also offer a variety of scholarships for students studying a Higher Education course.