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Strathclyde Cares Finance

Students from a care background are eligible to apply for a University of Strathclyde Care's Scholarship Award. If you indicate on your UCAS application form that you come from a care background and you receive an offer to study an undergraduate degree, you'll automatically receive details and an application form for the scholarship.

Even if you don't mention your care background on your UCAS form, you can still apply for the scholarship.

If successful, students are awarded £1,250 per academic year for the duration of their degree to help with the costs of being a student.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Deborah Duncan, Care Adviser (

Further financial support options

You may be eligible to apply for a non-income assessed Care Experienced Student Bursary.  This bursary is available to eligible full-time students with the maximum amount available in 2017-18 of £7,625.  If you need help with accommodation costs during the summer you may also be able to claim the Care Experienced Accomodation ´╗┐Grant.  Further information can be found on the Student Awards Agency Scotland website .  ´╗┐

Further information can be found on our student finance office pages. Our finance team will be happy to talk to you to discuss your financial support arrangements.