NHS Bursary Scheme rules 2017

Information about the NHS Bursary Scheme new rules applicable for the academic year 2017 to 2018, including 2 new schemes.


NHS Bursary Scheme new rules for academic year 2017 to 2018


Students who began their studies before 1 September 2012 and are continuing training in the 2017 to 2018 academic year should refer to the NHS Bursary Scheme old rules (seventeenth edition).

Transitional Arrangements for 2017 to 2018 (first edition) is a scheme for new students beginning eligible pre-registration programmes between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018. Eligible programmes include postgraduate healthcare programmes, dental hygiene and dental therapy programmes and part-time programmes within the transitional capping arrangements.

Learning Support Fund for 2017 to 2018 (first edition) gives information about allowances for eligible students beginning pre-registration healthcare programmes on or after 1 August 2017. Allowances include:

  • Child Dependants Allowance
  • Exceptional Support Fund
  • Travel and dual accommodation expenses
Published 13 July 2017