Financing Your Studies

  • NHS Bursaries

    Nursing students

What is it?

There are a number of courses that are funded by the Department of Health. Thus course tuition fees are paid for by NHS student Bursaries and do not need to be repaid. Students may also be entitled to maintenance grants for the NHS Student Bursary.

Am I eligible?

To be personally eligible for NHS bursary funding you must meet certain residency criteria.

How can I apply?

You can check your eligibility for funding and any maintenance entitlements on the NHS Student bursary website and on

The bursaried courses are:

Bursaried courses from Year 2:

  • Pre-registration Nursing (Adult) Foundation Entry, BSc (Hons)
  • Pre-registration Nursing (Mental Health) Foundation Entry, BSc (Hons)

Changes to Funding from September 2017 (.pdf 42KB)