0131 550 1561 office@veteransscotland.org.uk


Whether it is a school for your children or a college or university for the adults in your family, selecting an education provider may be one of your most important choices when you leave the Services.  It may even influence where you decide to live.

Education and training funding for veterans

You can get help paying for qualifications whether you:

  • are planning on leaving the armed forces
  • have already left and want to know more about your options

SAAS grants

The Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) gives financial support to eligible students doing a course of higher education in the UK. If you've been in the armed forces or are the family member of someone in the armed forces who has been living abroad you may be elligible for a SAAS grant. This depends on where you or your family member was a resident when they joined up.

Contact SAAS on 0300 555 0505 to find out if you're eligible.

Enhanced Learning Credit (ELC) scheme

The Armed Forces ELC scheme allows you to apply for money to pay for qualifications. You can apply whether you're still serving in the armed forces or you've already left.

Find out more about which qualifications you can get and how to apply.

Scotland has a tremendous variety of education providers and we think we have listed most of them, from state and private schools to colleges to universities.  We have left out Primary schools deliberately.

We have also included a link to Education Scotland which may answer some of your questions CLICK HERE.

When considering a school, choice is important so we have included a link where you can check every school’s standing in the Scottish League tables here:  

You can refine your search by level of education and Local Authority area and then click Search.

To refine your searches by local authorities choose from the form below and click search.

Alness Academy

Tel: 01349 883341 Email: info@alness.highland.sch.uk

Alness , Alness IV17 0UY


Anderson High School

Tel: 01595 808008 Email: ahs@shetland.gov.uk

Lovers Loan , Lerwick ZE1 0JH


Angus College

John C Burt OBE – Principal
Tel: 01241 432600

Keptie Road , Arbroath DD11 3EA

Angus College is one of the most highly respected further education colleges in Scotland.  We have invested over 11 million in the last three years so that our students enjoy brand new, state-of-the-art learning environments including a modern, purpose-built sports facility, upgraded construction and engineering workshops and innovative computer suites.


Angus Council

Neil Logue – Director of Education
Tel: 01307 476 347 Fax: 01307 461 848 Email: education@angus.gov.uk

Angus House , Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar, Angus DD8 1AE


Anniesland College

Linda J McTavish – Principal
Tel: 0141 357 3969 Email: reception@anniesland.ac.uk

Hatfield Drive , Glasgow G12 0YE

The college serves a diverse range of communities and manages the Milton Resource Centre and Ruchill Community Learning Centre. Both centres deliver a range of courses to their local communities, and also offer creche facilities. The college also delivers classes at the Yoker Community Campus.