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    I found that nhs funded courses students get £1000 grant but how do you get that paid? Is it monthly like the bursary or annually? Also you dont need to apply separately for grant, init? when you are approved for bursary, you automatically get your grant paid, right?
    As from my research, the things that will apply to me as i live with my parents
    - Nhs course students do not have to apply for student finance!! but have to apply for only bursaries through BOSS..
    - apply only once you get an offer
    -practice placement expenses claim is only after joining uni.. so dont need to worry about it now

    right? just making sure
    Thanks!!
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    the NHS pay your tuition fees directly to your university. The 1k bursary is not means tested, everyone gets that annually, maintenance bursarys are means tested therefore if your parents/partner earn 'too much' you will not get a bursary and may want to apply to Student Finance for a loan. You apply for the bursary for both tuition fees and maintenance once you have been accepted by your university. You only get placement expenses if you can prove that it costs you more to get to the placement than it does to get to university and then you will be refunded the difference. Grants don't exist any more.
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    The £1000 gets paid monthly along with any means tested funding you are entitled to. You don't get it automatically so you'll have to apply through the NHS boss system. As for student finance, you are still entitled to a maintenance loan from them it is just reduced to £2324 (or something like that) per year. This gets paid at the start of each term (so sept, jan and apr) and has to be repaid once you are earning over a certain amount.


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