Do Scottish student nurses get a bursary?

Scottish Nursing students are funded through the Nursing and Midwifery Student Bursary Scheme (NMSB) which is administered by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). All Home students should apply online to SAAS for tuition fee and living cost support for your course.

Can student nurses get SAAS?

All eligible students taking a pre-registration nursing and midwifery course in the new 2021/2022 academic year should apply to SAAS for their Nursing and Midwifery Student Bursary (NMSB) and tuition fees.

How much bursary will I get SAAS?

Support package for dependent students

Household income Bursary Loan
£0 to £20,999 £2,000 £5,750
£21,000 to £23,999 £1,125 £5,750
£24,000 to £33,999 £500 £5.750
£34,000 and above £0 £4,750

Do I qualify for a bursary in Scotland?

An Independent Students’ Bursary of up to £1,000 is available for eligible independent students if your household income is £21,000 or less a year. If you have done a course of higher education before you may not receive this bursary for some or all of your course.

How is SAAS nursing bursary paid?

As of session 2021/22, nursing and midwifery students must apply to SAAS to have their tuition fees paid. We will pay your fees directly to your college or university. Fees paid are also non- repayable. All eligible students can apply for a Nursing and Midwifery Student Bursary (NMSB).

How much is a nursing bursary in Scotland?

£10,000 per year
Nursing and midwifery students with care experience will receive a bump to £8,100 this financial year. Those without care experience will enjoy the same £1,522 uplift in 2019-20. From 2020-21, every student nurse and midwife will receive a bursary of £10,000 per year, regardless of care experience.

Can student nurses get a student loan?

Can I still get a student loan? Yes, healthcare students can still get student loans through the Student Loans Company. Find out more from the Government website. Currently, student loans are generally paid back over a 30 year period and repayment is contingent on earnings.

Do I have to pay back SAAS bursary?

Tuition fees are free because of the government body, Students Award Agency for Scotland or more commonly recognised as SAAS. Loans provided by SAAS that cover student’s tuition fees do not need to be paid back.

Who is eligible for SAAS funding?

To be eligible for a student loan, you must be under 50 on the first day of the first academic year of your course (the relevant date) or be aged 50 to 54 on the relevant and plan to return to employment after completing your course.

What financial help can I get as a student Scotland?

Scottish domiciled students studying at a Scottish university are entitled to apply for a package of bursary and loan support, based on household income. Support includes: a full bursary (£8,100 from 2018) for students under 26 with care experience. a non-income assessed student loan of £4,750 a year for all students.

Is nursing bursary paid monthly?

How it’s paid. The NHS bursary is paid into your bank account in 12 equal monthly instalments.

What funding is available for nursing students Scotland?

Paramedic, Nursing and Midwifery student bursary scheme
If you are ordinarily resident in Scotland, you may be eligible to receive funding for tuition and living costs through the Paramedic, Nursing and Midwifery student bursary scheme (NMSB) which comes from the Scottish Government Health Directorate but is administered by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS).