Who can apply?


You can apply for the Independent Learning Fund ( Transition Fund ) if you:

Are between the age of 15 and 25 years old (if you apply at 15 you won’t receive the money until you turn 16 and if you are 25 applications must be made before your 26th birthday).

  • Have lived in Scotland for the last 6 months.

  • Have an impairment or disability (as defined in the Equality Act 2010).

  • Have less than £26,250 of personal savings.

  • Have little or no formal support from Social Work Services or through Self Directed Support (SDS). 

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