Annual nursing payments

A range of financial support is available for all eligible undergraduate and postgraduate student nurses.

What is it?

Annual payments of at least £5,000 are available to help eligible undergraduate and postgraduate student nurses fund their studies. Best of all, they won’t need to be repaid.

Am I eligible?

Every eligible* student nurse will receive at least £5,000 training grant via the NHS Learning Support Fund (LSF).

The package includes:

  • training grant of £5,000 per year (for new and continuing students)
  • parental support payment of £2,000 per student per year to help with childcare costs
  • specialist subject payment of £1,000 per year for students studying mental health and learning disability nursing  (new students only)
  • help towards additional travel and accommodation costs to clinical placements over your normal daily travel costs
  • an exceptional hardship fund of up to £3,000 per student per academic year

*Eligibility criteria for the new funding will be the same as the wider NHS Learning Support Fund payable to students ordinarily resident in the UK and studying at a university in England.

How do I find out more?

Further information will be available on our financial support at university page as it becomes available.

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