Nursing, Operating Department Practitioners, Midwifery and Paramedic Training Grants

Nursing, Operating Department Practitioners, Midwifery and Paramedic undergraduate students starting in September 2020 will be eligible for £5,000 per year to help with living costs, which they will not need to pay back.

The funding will be given to all new and continuing degree level Nursing, Operating Department Practitioners, Midwifery and Paramedic students from September 2020.

Details released so far:
From September 2020, degree level students studying Nursing, Operating Department Practitioners, Midwifery and Paramedic will receive a non-repayable and non-means tested grant of £5,000 a year to help with living costs.

Additional support (up to £3,000 a year) will be available for some students in regions or specialisms struggling to recruit, or to help students cover childcare costs. 
-specialist disciplines that struggle to recruit (confirmed as Mental Health Nursing)
-an additional childcare allowance, on top of the £1,000 already on offer
- £1,000 if studying in a region that is struggling to recruit

The grant will be in addition to existing student support. Funding will be offered to existing students as well as new entrants.

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When we have more information about how to access the funding and the criteria for the additional support it’ll appear here.