There are a range of funding and loan options available to you.

NHS Bursaries

Eligible undergraduate and postgraduate nursing, midwifery and many of the allied health profession students can access additional financial support from the NHS if they started their course after September 2020. The funding will be provided on top of existing support and you don't have to pay it back.

NHS Learning Support Fund

  • Training grant of £5,000 per year (for new and continuing students)
  • A Parental Support Payment of £2,000 per student to help with childcare costs
  • Specialist Subject Payment of £1,000 per year for student on degree that struggle to recruit
  • Help towards additional Travel and Dual Accommodation Costs to clinical placements over your normal daily travel costs
  • An Exceptional Support Fund of up to £3,000 per year for students who find themselves in unforeseen financial hardship.

To be eligible for the NHS Learning Support Fund you must be in receipt of the full tuition fee and maintenance loan from the Student Loan's Company. You will need to register for an NHS LSF account to apply for your funding, upload your evidence and managed your personal information.

Student Finance England

If you're studying an eligible undergraduate and postgraduate nursing, midwifery and many of the allied health profession degree's, you can apply for a tuition fee loan and maintenance loan from Student Finance England.

Use the student finance calculator to estimate how much you are entitled to.

Supplementary grants

You may be eligible for extra help if you are a single parent, support someone who depends on you financially, or disabled:

  • Adult Dependants' Grant
  • Childcare Grant
  • Parents' Learning Allowance
  • Disabled Student Allowances (needs assessment required)

Greenwich Hardship Fund

You may also apply for the Greenwich Hardship Fund.

If you've already had funding before (previous study)

You may be eligible for funding even if you've already had public funding for higher education before. Find out more by contacting Student Finance England.