Funding for medics and dentists
About funding for Medics and Dentists
Funding for Medicine and Dentistry students changes from your 5th year of study, changing from repayable to mainly non-repayable funding.
There is extra funding available in addition to your statutory funding package which can be based upon academic merit, low income and whether you are experiencing hardship.
In 2020, the Bradford Partnership agreement ceased. For students already studying at Leeds on the Bradford Partnership, find out about how your study at Bradford on the Clinical Sciences course affects your funding on the Leeds Medicine course. The gateway year to medicine For future Medics, Leeds has developed a new Gateway to Medicine. Please see here for further details.
Changes of Circumstance
The funding that you might get will be affected by changes to your progression, for example by suspending, repeating a year, or withdrawing from your Medicine or Dentistry course.
Eligibility and how to apply
Find out about eligibility for NHS funding, undergraduate and postgraduate loans from the Student Loans Company, as well as how to apply.
An intercalated year can be an enriching addition to your degree and there are different ways that this important year is financially supported. The Financial support depends upon the stage of your progression and the level of your study during the intercalated year.
Non-domiciled in England
For medics and dentists who don't usually live in England you will need to apply to your funding authority for NHS support in your 5th Year of study in Medicine and Dentistry.