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Inspiring the next generation through education.

Higher national certificate & diploma bursary.

Our PPMA BEST HNC / HND Bursary Grant has been designed to support levels 4 and 5 students in England and Wales or SCQF Levels 7 and 8 in Scotland, through part-time or full-time holiday (non-study term) placements with a non-levy paying company (sponsor).

How much financial support is available?

To qualify, the student must be paid at least the national minimum wage by their employer. The student will also receive a £1,000 grant from their employer for each year (up to a maximum of three years) they’re studying towards a Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Higher National Diploma (HND) via a recognised higher education provider.

Furthermore, a match-funded bursary of £1,000 per year (up to a maximum of three years) is awarded by PPMA BEST to help students through their HNC / HND course.

Student studying

How to send your application.

To apply, please download a copy of the HNC / HND Bursary Grant Application below and submit your completed form to:

PPMA BEST Education Grants

New Progress House
34 Stafford Road

Alternatively, you can scan a copy of your completed form to ppmabest@automate-uk.com

Please note that PPMA BEST offers a limited number of HNC / HND bursary grants throughout the fiscal (tax) year.

Download application form