Social Work Bursary

Buckinghamshire New University


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Award info

  • Award values:
  • The bursary covers tuition fees cost.
  • Award type:
    • Hardship/poverty scholarship
    • Disability
  • Award coverage:
  • Cost of Living, Tuition fees
  • Award level:
  • All
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • All
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • BSc (Hons) Social Work tuition fees - The funding for students who study courses leading to a registration as a social worker is different to most university courses, however students will still be expected to pay tuition fees. Students can apply to Student Finance for a tuition fee loan to cover the cost. MSc Social Work tuition fees - The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) on behalf of the Department of Health can provide support towards tuition fees, but you will not be entitled to any other financial support. Financial assistance - Whether students are studying on the degree of master’s programme they should be entitled to financial assistance as long as they meet the eligibility criteria. This can be in the form of non-income assessed elements which include a basic grant and allowances for those with a disability. In addition, students may be entitled to receive income - assessed grants (based on either your own, your parents’ income, or that of your spouse or civil partner) that could include a maintenance grant and allowances to assist with certain living costs: Parents’ Learning Allowance (for students with children), Adult Dependants’ Grant (for students with adult dependants).

Awards from this institution

Study Tour Bursary
Students may be eligible for a bursary of up to £500 to cover the cost of any study tours related to their course.
Bucks Scholarship Programme
1000 Recipients will be entitled to a financial award of up to £1000 in their first, second and third years of study (up to a maximum of three years in total).
Bucks Advantage Bursary Scheme (BABS)
Payments are usually given as grants and do not have to be repaid.
Bucks Hardship Fund
The Fund can only help with the payment of fees if you are a continuing PT undergraduate home student in receipt of the AFSS, who is studying for atleast 50% of a FT equivalent course (or 25% in the case of disabled students)
Placement Travel Bursary
This placement travel bursary offers up to £500 to help you cover the cost of travelling to a placement that you have secured during your studies.
Sports Excellence Scholarship - Bronze Award
Bronze Award (three places) up to £500 per year.
Sports Excellence Scholarship - Silver Award
Silver Award (two places) up to £1,500 per year.
Sports Excellence Scholarship - Gold Award
Gold Award (two places) up to £2,000 per year.
Operating Department Practice bursary
UK and EU students studying on the DipHE Operating Department Practice programme will have their tuition fees paid in full by the Department of Health.