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Bursary forms

There are some forms that you can’t complete in BOSS. These need to be completed, printed off and posted to us with your student coversheet.

Childcare Allowance and reconciliation

Childcare Allowance

If you have childcare costs during term time, you can apply for the NHS bursary Childcare Allowance. This form needs to be countersigned by your childcare provider.Childcare Allowance application form (PDF: 575KB)

Reconciling your childcare costs

If you've been awarded Childcare Allowance, we reconcile your childcare costs quarterly.

Please complete and send us the correct form and any evidence together with your student coversheet to:

NHS Student Bursaries


PO Box 2253





Childcare reconciliation form Quarter 1 (2 September to 1 December 2019) (PDF: 243KB)Childcare reconciliation form Quarter 2 (2 December 2019 to 1 March 2020 (PDF: 249KB)​​​​​​

Practice Placement Expenses (PPE)

NHS bursary students may claim reimbursement towards the travel and accommodation costs they incur when attending a practice placement. You should refer to the guide before completing the claim form.

Practice Placement Expenses (PPE) claim form (PDF: 803KB)Guide to completing your PPE claim form (PDF: 523KB)

Income, pay and pension forms

Current Income Assessment (means-tested bursary)

If your parents' or spouse/partner's income has reduced by 15% or more compared to the previous tax year your bursary may be reassessed.Current income assessment form (PSM1 CI) (PDF: 148KB)

Income from employment

If your parents or spouse/partner are asked to provide recent evidence of income from employment, they should send either of their:

  • most recent P60
  • week 52 payslip

Self-employment income

If you or your parents or spouse/partner are asked to provide recent evidence of income from self-employment, we will accept any of the following documents:

•  personal tax calculation/computation statement from HMRC
•  self-assessment tax return
•  statement of accounts
•  accountant’s letter