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MBChB Bursary Awards Scheme

The WPH Charitable Trust, Coventry Medical Society and Warwick Medical School are supporting a competitive bursary scheme for WMS MBChB students.  Ten awards of £3,000 are available including our H Singh enablement bursary.  These awards are intended to support students from widening participation backgrounds or where unexpected or exceptional student hardship is anticipated.    

To be eligible for this award students must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a household income of less than £35,001 as assessed by Student Finance England.
  • Be ordinarily resident in the UK and eligible to pay fees at the home rate
  • Have firmly accepted a confirmed offer on the MB ChB programme at Warwick Medical School starting in September
  • Be entitled to full or partial Government Maintenance Loan/Special Support Grant/Welsh Government Learning Grant/Young Students’ Bursary/Independent Students’ Bursary


Students who have additional (longstanding or unexpected) financial needs should identify these in their application.  This includes, but is not limited to, issues of personal or family disability, illness, recent unexpected financial or personal adversity.


If you meet the above criteria please apply by competing this form by 7th June 2024.

Please confirm that you meet the eligibility criteria as specified above:

Please use the space below to indicate how such a bursary would make a difference to your time at Warwick Medical School.

Please ensure that your statement has the following sections and covers the following points Maximum word count 200 per section):

1. A description of your household: upon which your household income is determined (is this your parental home, do you live with a partner or children etc). Please try to be as specific as possible – if indicating that your household has certain characteristics (extended family, children, lone parent, retirement etc) please ensure you provide any necessary context.


2. How you plan on funding your studies: including whether you have savings or will take out loans.


3. Employment: Please explain whether you are currently employed and whether you intend on part-time working alongside your studies – and if so what type of work might be available to you.


4. Other factors: please explain other personal factors which may be associated with financial hardship during your period of study.


5. Opportunities: Please explain how you would use the bursary to support and enable your success


Short-listed applicants will be invited to interview on either the 2nd or 3rd July 2024  with representatives of the donor organisations and Medical School. The outcome of this interview will not impact on your admission in anyway. The interview will be in a traditional conversational format and provide you with the opportunity to describe how and why such an award may enable additional opportunity for you.

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Please note that this information will only be made available to those involved in the award of these bursaries – this includes a small number of Medical School Staff and individuals from the donor organisation (WPH Charitable Trust).  Information provided will be used exclusively to determine bursary awards and will not be transferred outside this process – where issues raised should also be notified to relevant student support services this responsibility remains  with the student.

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