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Social Work Students

Undergraduate Students

The Social Work Bursary for undergraduate students is now only potentially available to students during the second and third years of their course and there are a limited number of bursaries available - please go to  Social Work students may also be able to apply to Student Finance for maintenance loan and a loan to cover tuition fees.

Part time undergraduates may also be eligible to apply for part-time student funding from Student Finance England. To get an idea of how much money you could get use the Student Finance Calculator.  The Social Work Bursary is also available to part-time students, who will receive a reduced amount of the annual bursary based on the length of their course. For more information go to: Undergraduate Social Work Bursaries.


Postgraduate Students

Details of the Social Work Bursary for postgraduate students can be found at Postgraduate Social Work Bursaries.  Postgraduate students can also apply for extra help with costs relating to childcare and dependants – please see Additional Allowances you can apply for.


Please see further information in the links below:


Additional financial support

Disabled Students Allowance (DSA)

Tax Credits


Related links

Scottish Social Services Council

Social Care Wales

Northern Ireland Social Care Council

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