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NHS Learning Support Fund

If you are thinking of studying for a health-related undergraduate or postgraduate degree, take a look at what financial support is available.

Key Facts

Type of award: Fund
Value: Various (see below for details)
Application deadline/process: visit Learning Support Fund


Eligible undergraduate and postgraduate nursing, midwifery and many of the allied health profession students can access additional financial support. This financial support is an extension of the existing NHS Learning Support Fund (NHS LSF) which offers eligible students additional support while studying for their degree. The new package includes:

  • Training grant
  • Parental support payment
  • Specialist subject payment
  • A regional incentive payment
  • Help towards additional travel and accommodation costs
  • An exceptional hardship fund

For full details on the package please visit NHS Financial support at university.

How is the value received?

Funding is phased over the academic year and paid in instalments, for full details please visit NHS Financial support at university.


For eligibility please visit NHS Learning Support Fund.

How to apply

To apply please visit NHS Learning Support Fund.

Student Criteria

This scholarship / bursary is available to the following :

Eligible study levels

Postgraduate, Undergraduate

Eligible countries

United Kingdom (UK)