BCH/NSCP Professional Development Bursary Fund Grant


This grant programme is open for applications.

Opening Date:
Note 23/06/2022 - This bursary programme is open but heavily oversubscribed. The programme will run again in 2023.
Closing Date:
8th July 2022 , 2:00 pm
Maximum grant awarded:
Awards of up to £5000 per year for 3 years

Who is it for?

  • You must live in the city or have a Bristol postcode or reside with North Somerset
  • You must be registered for a degree programme either commencing in September/October 2022, or
  • you are already at university, or
  • you are enrolled onto a healthcare apprenticeship pathway


  • Priority will be given to those students with a family income for the last year of below £45,000
  • In assessing need we will take into account parental income if appropriate and of family expenditure on other members of the family also in higher education
  • Applications welcome from members of all communities
  • Applications welcome from mature students
  • Grants will not be awarded retrospectively

Funding can be used for

  • Rent/Living Costs
  • Course Fees
  • Transport
  • Childcare
  • Access Courses & Study Support

Please download and read the guidelines below before applying for a grant.


Once you have carefully read the guidelines, download an application form, complete it and return it to us by email. Contact details can be found in the guidelines.