The government will provide additional funding support to healthcare students starting their course in academic year 2021- 2022. Students on eligible courses starting their second or third year will also be able to apply for the additional funding.
Eligible students should continue to apply for the Learning Support Fund as needed.
Further information can be found on the NHS website.
You need to be studying one of these pre-registration undergraduate or postgraduate courses from September 2021 to apply:
You need to be eligible for tuition fee and maintenance support from the Student Loans Company (Students would therefore need to qualify for Home (UK) funding to be eligible).
You need to be actively in study, whether academic or practice learning.
You are not eligible for this award, even if you meet the criteria above, if you:
An additional £1000 a year will be available to prioritise shortage groups that are key to delivering the NHS Long Term Plan. Further information on the courses that this applies to can be found on the NHS website.
Applications are now open via the NHS Bursaries website.