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    So new to uni this year and in scotland, this company called SAAS funds the course fees.

    Now, everyone in my family is nagging as to why I don't have any sort of bursary or extra funds unlike my sister or her friends. They do stuff like nurse or doctor related courses and I saw on the web that NHS provide grants for those students. My parents refuse to believe it's restricted to them... or am I wrong here?
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    Yeah they're pretty much wrong, there are probably a small number of bursaries given by engineering companies/organisations or finance if you're willing to sell your soul but nothing like the NHS bursaries (which I think are getting reduced or won't exist for much longer).
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    (Original post by transformersone)
    So new to uni this year and in scotland, this company called SAAS funds the course fees.

    Now, everyone in my family is nagging as to why I don't have any sort of bursary or extra funds unlike my sister or her friends. They do stuff like nurse or doctor related courses and I saw on the web that NHS provide grants for those students. My parents refuse to believe it's restricted to them... or am I wrong here?
    SAAS is a government-owned company. And is the primary source of funding for your course.

    Some universities also offer bursaries (these depend on your household income) and/or scholarships (these depend on your academic or sporting or other abilities). They are usually relatively small £££s, and just top-up your SAAS funding.

    eg. Glasgow Uni
    http://www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/?t...&search=Search

    I note they have one that awards you £500 if you are called Graham... seriously...
 
 
 
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