Harrogate College is offering full Scholarships for students studying a degree programme in one of the main LEP priority areas.
The scholarships will be available to individuals wishing to study a degree level course in either Health and Social Care or Cosmetic Aesthetics (STEM) and includes a full fee waiver for the duration of the course. Full-time degree level tuition fees are currently set at £7,500 per year.
Up to six scholarships will be available across the Hull College Group which includes Harrogate, Hull and Goole Colleges. The Harrogate College scholarship will be awarded on merit and aims to support applicants from a disadvantaged background for September 2017 entry.
Debra Forsythe-Conroy, Principal of Harrogate College said:
Offering opportunities for students to study such courses is important for talented people to enter a career in the priority areas identified by the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) of York, North Yorkshire &East Riding and Leeds City Region and Harrogate Borough Councils local priorities which include STEM subjects and Health and Social Care.
Michelle Swithenbank, CEO of Hull College Group said:
We understand that many students can find finances to be the biggest barrier when it comes to studying a degree course,” “The Group aims to keep study fees at a competitive rate to support widening participation but many students are still worried about cost.
Applicants wishing to study at degree level at Harrogate College are now also able to apply for one of the scholarships available.