Those over the age of 60 in Wales will now be able to apply for a £4,000 bursary to study at a university.
The bursaries will be available from this autumn.
The Welsh Government is also introducing several other bursaries to encourage more people to join higher education courses.
- £4,000 bursary for age 60+ Master’s Degree students during 2019/20 academic year
- £2,000 bursary for all-age students to study a Master’s in ‘STEMM’ subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or Medicine)
- £1,000 bursary to study for a Master’s through the medium of Welsh