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Nhs bursary independent status watch

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    Hey everyone I am a 20 year old adult nursing student who started in March. Applied for my bursary and was told I was going to get £295 a month but after I sent off my evidence this was reduced to £165. This was based off my mums income whom I live with. My bursary next year is to be reduced even further. However I have supported myself independently since September 2013. Can I get independent status if I'm living with a parent still? Sorry for the long message but this is the breaker between me finishing the course and having to quit so very important here!
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    To be classed as independent, you must have supported yourself for 36 months prior to starting the course.
 
 
 
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