Main Application and Additional Forms














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Application forms for a Social Work Bursary

Please note that the closing date for applications for September 2015 was 30 November 2015. Any that we receive after that date will be rejected.

The closing date for applications for January 2016 courses is 14 February 2016.

Undergraduate students:

Students applying for a bursary for the first time

Students who have received a bursary for a previous year of study


Postgraduate students:

Students who DO NOT have a partner or any dependants

Students who DO have a partner or someone else who is financially dependent on them


Additional forms for postgraduate students

The forms listed below should be used by postgraduate students only.

If you are on an undergraduate course and have children, please contact your Local Education Authority (LEA) for possible assistance with your childcare costs.

Similarly, if you have a disability or develop a disability during your course, please contact your LEA for possible support.

You only need to complete the forms below if you are unable to provide evidence of a spouse, partner or civil partner's income, earnings from self-employment or benefits as described in the application form guidance notes. Again, these forms are for use by postgraduate students only.


Guidance for students

We have Social Work Bursary guidance booklets available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students on our Student Guidance web page, as well as a guide to the Disabled Student Allowance.


Other forms

If you need to change the bank or building society account we pay your Social Work Bursary into:

If you are applying for or are receiving a retainer: