BCH/NSCP Professional Development Bursary Fund Grant


This grant programme is open for applications.

Opening Date:
16th May 2024
Closing Date:
27th June 2024 , 2:00 pm
Maximum grant awarded:
Awards of up to £3000

What is the BCH/NSCP Professional Development Bursary Fund?

The fund is provided by Bristol Community Health/North Somerset Community Partnership and has been set up to offer financial assistance for undergraduate qualifications. Bursaries are available to undergraduate students including mature students and those wishing to return to full time education or retrain in the following programmes:

  • Nursing (Adult, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health & Paediatrics)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Health Visiting
  • Paramedic
  • Midwifery

Who can apply?

  • You must have lived in the city or have a Bristol postcode or reside within North Somerset prior to attending university. Proof of this will be required.
  • You must be registered for a degree programme either commencing in September/October 2024, or you are already at university.
  • The bursary is only available for students with a household income of £25,000 or below, evidence will be requested.
  • Applications welcome from members of all communities.
  • Grants will not be awarded retrospectively.

Funding can be used for

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

How to apply

Apply online using the link below. You can return to your online application form as many times as you like, though do save the form as you go along. Please read through the guidelines before applying.

Decision Turnaround

Quartet Community Foundation will contact you regarding your application after the closing date once the decision panel has taken place.

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


Apply online using the link below. You can return to your online application form as many times as is needed, and save it as you go along.