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MLA College is pleased to announce it will be awarding a number of bursaries in 2020/2021 to applicants who have annual incomes of less than £25,000 (or equivalent). Bursaries will also be available for women (UK or non-UK residents) to support Women into Maritime and Women into Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).

Each bursary awarded will be for the period of registration and the single payment of £500 will be made on completion of the initial enrolment process and payment of tuition fees, following the production of the required evidence.  Please note this is not an annual award.

The available bursaries for successful applicants are in 3 categories:

  • 6 bursaries of £500 for UK resident students over 25 years of age on enrolment
  • 6 bursaries of £500 for non-UK resident students over 25 years of age on enrolment
  • 6 bursaries of £500 for women over 25 years of age on enrolment who are UK or non-UK resident students

 

Eligibility to apply for a bursary:

  1. Be enrolled/holding an unconditional offer (as confirmed by the relevant Programme Manager) on a MLA College Higher Education programme
  2. Be paying the expected tuition fee, either in full or via an agreed instalment plan

 

Application Process

  1. Eligible students are required to complete the Student Bursary application form which can be downloaded here
  2. If a student does not provide evidence of income MLA may be unable to make an assessment of the student’s financial situation and/or award a Bursary

The opening date for applications is 1st June 2020 (please see the deadlines for the 2020/21 term dates)

  1. The number of bursaries is limited and will be awarded on a first come first served basis.
  2. Bursaries are awarded at the discretion of MLA College and are not a student entitlement
  3. Applications must be received before noon on Monday, 10th August 2020 for September 2020 applicants
  4. Applications must be received before noon on Monday, 7th December 2020/21 for January 2021 applicants
  5. Applications must be received before noon on Monday, 5th April 2021 for May 2021 applicants

 

Payment

Bursaries which are awarded to students will be paid in full on completion of the initial enrolment process (including payment of tuition fees) following the production of the required evidence.

 

Important documents

PDF Application form [June 2020]

PDF Bursary handbook [June 2020]