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NHS Bursary students

Students who are eligible for an NHS Bursary

NHS Bursary funding remains available to the following students only in the 2021/22 academic year:

  • Medical and dental students who are eligible to apply for NHS Bursary funding in the later stages of their course.
  • Continuing non-medical healthcare students who originally started their course before 1 August 2017 and who remain eligible for an NHS Bursary.

You must re-apply for your bursary for each eligible year of your course.  More information on making an application is available below.

Useful information

What financial help is availableWhen the application deadlines areHow to applyWhen you’ll get your bursary

What you can do

Log in to BOSSManage your bursaryDownload the forms you need

You can also contact us.

Returning students

If you're returning to a non-medical or dental healthcare course in 2021/22 after a period of absence, and you were previously in receipt of a NHS Bursary, you should first check with your university to see if you're still eligible for NHS Bursary funding when you return, or whether you should apply via the Student Loans Company for tuition fee and maintenance loan support instead.