HE Cares Bursary
The HE Cares bursary is an annual £1,000 payment, paid in three instalments during each academic year of study. This bursary is available to our students who can supply evidence of the following criteria:
Student Carers who care for an ill or disabled family member.
Students who are living in supported housing, under the care of a Local Authority or a Health and Social Care Trust.
Students who are irreconcilably estranged from their parents or parents have passed away.
HE Connect Bursary (Previously Progression Bursary)
The HE Connect Bursary is available for application by students who have completed a full-time Level 3 course from any school in the SGS Connect Scheme or who have completed a Level 3 or above course or Apprenticeship at SGS. These students may be entitled to a one-off £500 bursary towards an SGS degree or HNC/D course. This payment will be made in three instalments during the first academic year of study.
HE DSA (Disability Students' Allowance) Bursary
HE DSA Bursary is awarded to all students who are in receipt of a current and valid DSA Assessment. This payment is to reduce the overall cost of the report and is directly deducted from the invoice. Students are expected to contribute £75 towards the cost of an online report and £150 towards a cost of a face-to-face report. Those in financial difficulty can apply to the Financial Assistance Fund to cover this cost (this will not affect students applying to the Financial Assistance Fund again at a later date).
HE Low Income Bursary
The HE Low Income Bursary is a £500 payment made in three instalments during each year of academic study. Available for application by students who are entitled to funding for fees and living costs from Student Loans and from a household with a total income of £25,000 or less.
HE 24+ Bursary
The HE 24+ Bursary is available for application by students who are aged 24+ at enrolment and re-entering education. This bursary constitutes a payment of £500, paid in three instalments during each year of academic study.
HE Reach Bursary (Racial Equality & Cultural Heritage)
The HE Reach Bursary is a £500 payment, made in three instalments during each year of academic study. This bursary may be available to the following:
Students entitled to funding for fees and living costs from Student Loans and from a household with a total income of £25,000 or less.
Students from deprived areas.
Students from low participation neighbourhoods.
HE Sports Academy Bursary
The HE Sports Academy Kit Bursary is available for application by students who are participating in Higher Education matches - Basketball, Football, Rugby Union and American Football. The kit provided will be to the value of £100.