Application Deadline Announced for Armed Forces University and College Fund

Young people, from serving personnel, reservist and veteran families across Scotland, have until Thursday 12 August to submit an application to our University and College Fund for 2021/22.

We put students, from serving personnel, reservist and veteran families first and we’re there every step of the way to gain a qualification and build a positive future. From the first day on campus until graduation, we’re here to support passionate, dedicated young people realise their full potential and flourish at college and university.

How we can help support students

Living Costs

We will respond effectively to support young people, from serving personnel and veteran families across Scotland, negate potential challenges to meeting monthly living costs, irrespective of where they choose to study. 

Adapting to Blended Learning

We will respond directly to needs, from serving personnel and veteran families across Scotland, to purchase appropriate equipment and resources to enhance their student experience, via blended learning. 

Supporting unique needs of Armed Forces young people

We are an approachable, progressive charity, which warmly welcomes Armed Forces young people or a family member to get in touch and have a discussion to explore how we can best possible support specific needs.

Who can apply to our University and College Fund

We support the children and young people of Scottish regular and reservist personnel as well as veterans of all arms of the British Armed Forces, who reside anywhere across the United Kingdom. What’s more, we support the children and young people of regular and reservist personnel who aren’t Scottish and are currently based or residing in Scotland. 

We can support Armed Forces young people who meet the following criteria:

  • Between the ages of 16-21 who have enrolled in college or university.
  • Enrolled in courses from entry to undergraduate degree level.

We will be able to help with the vast majority of applications so, please do not hesitate to get in touch. For further information, please email familysupport@rcet.org.uk or call 0131 322 7350.