Students starting a new Nursing, Midwifery or Allied Health Professional course on or after 1 August 2017 may be eligible to apply for financial support from the Learning Support Fund (LSF).
This offers support for:
Students who wish to apply for one or more elements of the Learning Support Fund need to be:
Students attending a part-time course starting from 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2018 and are eligible for an NHS Bursary maintenance award can also apply for the Exceptional Support Fund element of LSF but not the other allowances.
Alternative arrangements are in place for students who may not apply for a loan due to personal reasons. Those students must still show that they meet the eligibility criteria as defined by either SFE, SFW, SFNI or SAAS, as applicable.
Find out more about the fund and apply at the Learning Support Fund website.