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Document Can I receive an NHS Student Bursary if I am sponsored?

The answer depends on the level of sponsorship that you receive.

As a general guide, if your total yearly income from sponsorship and employment, minus any allowable expenses from the students income and expenses section of the BOSS application, is less than the maximum bursary (including the tuition fee amount) then a bursary may be payable.
However, if the total income is more than the total allowances plus tuition fee contribution, no NHS Student Bursary support (including tuition fees if you are a medical or dental student) will be available.

You should apply in the normal manner, giving details of your sponsorship and any other income you will have, then send all the requested supporting evidence along with your Student Coversheet. If you are eligible to receive the bursary then you can also apply for the additional allowances in the same way as non sponsored students would.

We cannot advise whether you would be eligible for any support until your application and full supporting evidence has been assessed.