A £5 million package of emergency financial support is being put in place to help students facing hardship as a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.
Extra cash will be available to any university and college students now struggling as a result of Covid-19, including thise attending private institutions. The £5 million includes an additional £2.2 million for Scotland’s Highr Education (HE) Discretionary Fund specifically to address Covid-19 related hardships, which will be available to colleges and universities immediately.
University and college students will be able to apply for emergency discretionary payments directly to their own institutions.
If you would like any advice or assistance in relation to this, please contact one of CHA’s Financial Inclusion Team by using the contact details listed below.
FINANCIAL INCLUSION OFFICERS
Our Financial Inclusion Officers are here to provide support to our tenants on a wide range of financial issues