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NHS funding for prospective undergraduate students

The information on this page is for prospective undergraduate students who intend to start their programme in 2022/23. If you are a current undergraduate student, please consult our information for NHS-funded continuing students.

Nursing, Physiotherapy and Dental Hygiene and Therapy funding for 2022/23

Students beginning a programme in Nursing, Physiotherapy or Dental Hygiene and Therapy in 2022/23 are able to apply for the new NHS Training Grant in addition to any loans received from Student Finance England. Detailed information on this scheme can be found on the Government's dedicated webpage.

Medical, Dental or Social Work programmes funding for 2021/22

In addition to potentially receiving statutory support from the government you may also be eligible for support from the existing NHS Bursary schemes.

Medical and Dental programmes

If you are a 'Home' student studying on a medicine or dentistry programme your funding arrangements will be somewhat different to standard undergraduate programmes.

Social work programmes

Home students studying towards an approved social work degree course may also be able to receive support from the NHS. 

Find out more

Contact the NHS Business Services Authority