Funding a placement year in industry

Unpaid placements  

If you are undertaking an unpaid placement with a Strategic Health Authority or conducting unpaid research in a UK or overseas institution you may be eligible for the following:  

  • Tuition Fee Loan of up to £1,800
  • Income assessed Maintenance Loan of up to £5,740 (outside London), £8,009 (London) OR £6,820 (overseas)
  • Maintenance/Special Support Grant of up to £3,387
  • Supplementary grants if you have dependants

 

Paid placements (or where the above does not apply)  

If you are undertaking a paid placement in industry you may be eligible for the following:  

  • Tuition Fee Loan up to £1,800
  • Maintenance Loan of up to £2,425 (outside London), £3,405 (London) OR £2,900 (overseas)

 

If you have suspended your studies to undertake an independent placement that is not part of your course no funding will be available.