Access to funding for Allied Health Professions

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This is for Health Professions that have achieved an Access to HE Diploma at Level 3, or equivalent. It does not apply towards funding for the access course. Courses include: Nursing and Midwifery. However, there may be opportunities to apply for the same Allied Health Funding for undergraduate students including: Dieticians, Occupational Therapists (OT), Operating Department Practitioners (ODP), Paramedics, Podiatrists, Physiotherapists, Radiographers and Speech Therapists.
If you choose to progress onto a degree in health, you will also be eligible for an annual payment of £5,000 - £8,000, this bursary is available to all undergraduate nursing students from August 2020. This is a fantastic opportunity to study a Health Science Profession and receive funding whilst at university.


For more information visit the Government website for full details.


Academy Online Learning do not receive Government funding. The following are links to possible funding routes. Always check with your employer first as there maybe funding available through an Educational scheme for part or full cost of the course. 

The Princes Trust supports young people up to the age of 30. Applications can take up to 6 weeks so plan well in advance of enrolling on the Access Diploma. 

Moneysaving Expert has some links to possible funding and grants along with lots of quirky money saving tips and is regularly updated.

Student Cashpoint has lots of information on their web site. 

Grants For Individuals "is a searchable website of all UK charities which can provide financial relief to individuals in need or for educational purposes".


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