Social work bursary information packs

Information for higher education institutions (HEIs) and students on how the new social work bursary arrangements will work.


The 2nd edition updates the version published in May and contains revised allocations for some HEIs (following discussion with the Department)This document provides information for students on how to apply for a bursary and:

  • how many bursary places are allocated to each HEI
  • criteria for HEIs to use in shortlisting students for a bursary

For more information read the government’s response to the reforming social work bursary consultation.