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Do you know any alternative sources of funding?

Line Manager

Applicants are advised to seek support through local channels prior to making a Bursary application.

SAAS – Student Award Agency for Scotland

This now covers the former ILA Scotland. Information on funding available for students studying part time can be found on the link above.

Individual Learning Accounts (ILA's) - My World of Work

Individual Learning Accounts (ILAs) are for people who are 16 or over and living in Scotland and are for individuals who will benefit most from this support. You must also have an income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on benefits to be eligible to get up to £200 towards the costs of learning or training.

Profession-specific support

If you are a member of a professional body you may find that grants or scholarships are available.

NHSGGC and University of West of Scotland Service Level Agreement

There is a Service Level Agreement (SLA) between NHSGGC and University of the West of Scotland to help nurses and midwives in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde access accredited programmes / modules at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS).

Other Organisational Financial Supports

Different opportunities for assistance across the organisation may be available at various times of the year to support developments and practice - check with your line manager to discuss further.


NHS Education for Scotland offer a wide ranged education and training support for both clinical and non-clinical staff in Scotland. This can include some financial support.