Funding for Medical Students

The mains sources of funding for medical students are:

  • Student loans for tuition fees
  • Student loans for living costs (maintenance loans)
  • Maintenance grant
  • NHS bursaries
  • Private bank loans/professional studies loans
  • Scholarships and bursaries provided by charities
  • University bursaries and hardship funds

Funding entitlement varies dramatically depending on your personal circumstances, whether you live in England, Ireland, Scotland or Wales and whether you have done a degree before. Click on the links below to find out more.

Funding for school leavers and mature non-graduates Funding for graduate medical students