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Perseverance Trust Hardship Bursary 2016-17

Perseverance Trust Hardship Bursary is a limited fund for BSc Nursing or Midwifery and PGDip Nursing students in need of extra financial help.

What is The Perseverance Trust Hardship Bursary?

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery at King’s College London is pleased to announce that these new hardship bursaries are available for its Nursing and Midwifery 3 year degree students. The new fund has been established through a generous donation from The Perseverance Trust.

The awards are based on financial circumstances and can be used to fund living expenses during the length of the programme.

Am I eligible to apply?

The fund is open to home, full-time undergraduate students who are: 

  • undertaking BSC Nursing, BSc Midwifery or PGDip Nursing programme;
  • NHS-funded this year; 
  • have taken up their full student loan and NHS funding;
  • home fee status, and full-time.

The fund has no official deadline but will only remain open whilst funds permit. .

How much could I receive?

The bursary aims to provide assistance to students experiencing difficulty meeting their living costs.

Awards are available up to £500, depending on individual circumstances.

Assistance cannot be given towards tuition fees.

How do I apply?

You can apply from 15th October 2016 onwards.

Download the application form to apply.

Please ensure that you read the guidance notes carefully before completing the application form and provide all the relevant supporting documentation as soon as possible.


Further information

If you have any queries about the bursary, or any other aspect of the student funding arrangements, please contact the Student Funding Office here at King's where we will be happy to offer you further advice.



The College has tried to give students an early opportunity to begin their research of student funding. Although every effort has been made to ensure that information provided is both helpful to prospective candidates and accurate at the time of its publication, it is possible that some information may be outdated or superseded before the start of the 2016-17 academic year.

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