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Financial support for medical and dental students | Health Careers. Students on university courses in medicine (recognised by the General Medical Council) and dentistry (recognised by the General Dental Council) may be eligible for financial help from the NHS as part of their course. This page describes the funding arrangements for those studying medicine on standard five year and accelerated courses. If you are accepted onto an approved course, you might be eligible to receive financial support from the NHS. The timing of when this is provided depends on the type of course you are doing. Funding for undergraduate students on standard five-year courses Gaining admission to the standard five-year courses means you are entitled to receive student loans from Student Finance England for maintenance and tuition fees in the first four years.

Students starting from September 2012 will also have access to a non-means tested grant of £1,000 as part of their NHS Bursary award. Graduates on five year courses in medicine and dentistry. Money 4 Medstudents. Students Student Bursaries NHS Business Services Authority. NHS Student Bursaries is part of Student Services and is supplied by the NHS Business Services Authority.

We award and pay NHS Bursaries to students on pre-registration health professional training courses according to the NHS Bursary Scheme as published by the Department of Health. If you are thinking of taking up (or are already enrolled on) a qualifying training course, you’ll find information on this site about who can apply for an NHS Bursary and how to apply. New Students Continuing Students We take bursary fraud very seriously. Please read more here: NHS Student Bursary Fraud. Use our bursary calculators to find out if you are eligible to apply, what your student status will be (independent/dependent) and provide you an estimate of what you could receive in a basic award as well as any potential additional allowances. Ask Us - discover the answers to your queries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Students Student Bursaries NHS Business Services Authority. In this section you will find three separate Bursary Calculators which are designed to assist you as follows: • Personal Eligibility Calculator – This is to help you determine if you will be eligible for an NHS Bursary. • Student Status Calculator – This is to help you determine if you will be classed as dependent (on your parents) or independent (on your spouse, partner or civil partner, if applicable) when calculating your entitlement to a basic award. • Award Estimate Calculator – This is to help you obtain an estimate of your potential Basic Award, Extra Weeks, Dependants Allowance and Parent Learning Allowance entitlement for the 2015/2016 academic year.

It cannot be used to estimate what amount of Childcare Allowance you may be entitled to. The information/advice produced by any of these calculators will depend entirely on the figures you put into them, so you must be careful about accuracy if you are to get meaningful results. My BOSS account. Medicine as a second degree · Finding money · Money 4 Medstudents. Studying medecine as a second degree can be very rewarding, but there are serious financial considerations to take into account. Graduate medical students have to make a significant contribution to the funding of their medical training.

Unless they have a place on an accelerated course graduates are not entitled to a government maintenance grant or a tuition fee loan for their medical degree, although they may be eligible for a student loans company maintenance loan. If you are studying medicine as a second degree, the amount of financial help you’ll get depends on whether you normally live in England, Wales, Northern Ireland or Scotland and the type of course you’re following. There are also some charitable trusts available for those wishing to study medicine as a second degree, see our section on charitable trusts for more information. Charitable Trusts · Finding money · Money 4 Medstudents.

There are thousands of charitable trusts, or funders, that offer financial help to people, based on eligibility criteria including age, gender, religion or ethnicity, place of birth or residence or parental occupation as well as individual circumstances. Have a look at our list of charitable trusts. This list isn't exhaustive, so we suggest you do your own research too. We've compiled a list of sources to help you do this. Grants & Prizes - Medical Women's Federation. The Medical Women's Federation awards and oversees a variety of grants and prizes throughout the year.

For more details please see below: Please note: Funds are available only for qualified Doctors or women studying towards a medical degree leading to GMC registration as a doctor. The trustees regret they are unable to assist those intending to qualify as dentists, vets, midwives or other health professionals or those undertaking intercalated degrees. If you require any further information on any of our prizes please contact central office on 0207 388 9216 or admin.mwf@btconnect.com Postgraduate Medical Students' Grants - Open! Receive up to £500 Are you undertaking Medicine as a 2nd degree?

Mature Student grants of £100-£500 are awarded by the Medical Women's Federation to female medical students who are studying Medicine as a 2nd Degree. Application forms can be downloaded from mid April 2015 for the academic session beginning in autumn 2015. Download a registration form here MWF Travel Fund. Funding arrangements for medical and dental student tuition fees for 2013-2015 and NHS bursary funding arrangements from 2012. The Department of Health and Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have agreed that the interim funding arrangements for medical and dental student tuition fees that were agreed for 2012/13 will roll forward for a further two academic years.

These arrangements continue to be interim arrangements and apply only to students starting their courses in 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15. **Undergraduates on the five/six year medical and dental programme ** In years 1 to 4, eligible students will receive a loan from the Student Loans Company to cover the full cost of tuition fees From the fifth year of study, the NHS Bursary will pay eligible students’ tuition fees up to £9,000. **Graduates on the four year accelerated programme ** In their first year of study, graduate students will have to fund the first £3,465 of tuition fees themselves. From their second year of study, the NHS Bursary will cover the first £3,465 of tuition fees.

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