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Social work students

Find out about the funding available for social work students and how to apply.

Social work bursaries:

  • can help with study and living costs whilst on your course
  • do not need to be paid back
  • get paid into your chosen bank account at the start of each term
  • are only available to students who can prove they are eligible
  • are limited (or capped) so there’s only a certain number available each year
  • must be applied for each academic year
  • are available to students who normally live in England 

Bursary guidance

Your guide to Social Work Bursaries 2019/20 (PDF: 3.94 MB)

Social Work Bursary payment dates for Christmas and New Year 2019/20

Normal social work bursary payments for winter term 2020 will be paid 10 January 2020.

Additional and ad hoc payments will be paid:

  • 20 December 2019, if processed on or before 15 December 2019
  • 10 January 2020, if processed after 15 December 2019

You can view your scheduled payments by logging on to your MyFunding account.

Christmas and New Year payment dates 2019

13th December 2019

View your scheduled payments by logging on to BOSS, MyFunding or Learning Support Fund.

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