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Check your eligibility for Learning Support Fund

Students who wish to apply for one or more elements of the Learning Support Fund need to be:

Students attending a part-time course starting from 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2018 and are eligible for an NHS Bursary maintenance award can also apply for the Exceptional Support Fund element of LSF but not the other allowances.

Alternative arrangements are in place for students who may not apply for a loan due to personal reasons. Those students must still show that they meet the eligibility criteria as defined by either SFE, SFW, SFNI or SAAS, as applicable.

Guidance materials

The following document provides further information regarding the Learning Support Fund.

Learning Support Fund Guidance Booklet 2018/19 (PDF: 533 KB)

Useful links

NHS Bursary Reform Policy Paper

Student Finance (GOV.UK) 

Health Careers