You may be able to claim between £100 and £3,000, depending on your current financial circumstances.
To apply you must be:
- on a course studying to be a doctor or dentist
- eligible for a full bursary (tuition fees, non-means tested grant, and any means-tested bursary)
- in genuine hardship
- unable to manage any shortfall between your income and expenditure
How to apply for the hardship grant
You should apply by email and include:
- details and evidence of your daily income and expenses
- evidence that you’ve applied for other funding, such as student loans and university hardship funds
- signed university approval of your NHS Bursary Hardship Grant application
Evidence you can provide could include:
- bank statements for the last 3 months
- mortgage statement or tenancy agreement
- utility bills
Email us your information and use ‘NHS Medical and Dental Hardship application’ as your subject heading.
We’ll work out if there is a shortage between your income and expenses. If there’s a shortfall, we’ll pay you based on this amount.