Nursing Bursary

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • UK and EU students studying on one of the BSc (Hons) Nursing programmes/PGDip Nursing programmes will have their tuition fees paid in full by the Department of Health.
  • Award type:
    • Hardship/poverty scholarship
  • Award coverage:
  • Tuition fees
  • Award level:
  • All
  • Subject area:
  • Medicine, Dentistry and Health
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • EU, UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • Undergraduate nursing students - UK and EU students studying on one of the BSc (Hons) Nursing programmes will have their tuition fees paid in full by the Department of Health. All eligible students will be entitled to apply for an income-assessed bursary which will help with maintenance costs whilst on the course. This bursary is based on either your own, your parents’ income, or that of your spouse or civil partner. Depending on the household income will ascertain the amount of bursary each student will be entitled to receive (this may result in a student being entitled to no bursary if their household income is above a certain amount). As well as the option to apply for the income-assessed bursary, students are entitled to apply for a non-means tested student maintenance loan. The maintenance loan entitlement for nursing students only applies to the proportion of maintenance loan which is non-means tested (72% of the full maintenance loan amount available under the current fees system). Further to which nursing students will only be entitled to 50% of that loan entitlement due to the receipt of their NHS bursary. In addition, all eligible students will be able to apply for a non-means tested annual grant of £1,000 from the NHS Bursary Scheme. Postgraduate diploma students - UK and EU students studying on one of the PGDip Nursing programmes will have their tuition fees paid in full by the Department of Health. In addition, all eligible students will be able to apply for a non-means tested annual grant of £1,000 from the NHS Bursary Scheme. Returning students - If you have received NHS bursary in previous years studying on your course, you will need to reapply for subsequent years using your existing BOSS account.
  • Application details:
  • How to apply - You will need to make your NHS student bursary application online through BOSS (Bursary Online Support System). You must make an application in order to receive your tuition fees, bursary, and £1,000 grant. So even you aren't eligible for the bursary, you need to apply to get your tuition fees paid. You should apply early and can do this before you have been offered a place, you will be able to make any changes through the online system.

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Bucks Hardship Fund
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Placement Travel Bursary
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Sports Excellence Scholarship - Bronze Award
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Sports Excellence Scholarship - Silver Award
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Sports Excellence Scholarship - Gold Award
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Operating Department Practice bursary
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