Social work bursaries
Social work bursaries are available for students from England and Wales.
The information on this page relates to the funding available in the 2022-23 academic year. We will update this page in due course once we have confirmation of the funding for 2023-24.
Depending on where you live before the start of your course, you can apply to either Social Care Wales if you were living in Wales, or if you live in England you can apply to NHS Business Services Authority.
Social work bursaries for Welsh students
Apply to the Social Work Bursary Scheme (SWBS). You will need to create an account on the Social Care Wales website to apply for your funding and you will need to reapply for each year of your course.
|Bursary to help with tuition fees and living costs||£12,715||Not income assessed|
|Adult dependents grant||£2,645||Income assessed|
|Parents learning allowance||£1,505||Income assessed|
|Childcare grant||One child - up to £8,330 per year|
Two or more children - up to £14,285 per year
Social work bursaries for English students
Apply for the social work bursary via the NHS Business Services Authority website. You will need to create an account to apply, and you will need to re-apply for each year of your course.