Social work bursary information packs

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


The information packs provide the social work bursary allocations for HEIs and the Education Support Grant rates for the 2015 academic year. This document provides information for students on how to apply for a bursary and:

  • the number of undergraduate bursaries for social work students who started in the 2014 academic year
  • the number of postgraduate students for students who start in the 2015 academic year
  • criteria for HEIs to use in shortlisting students for a bursary
  • the education support grant rates