Financial help for Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

Funding for Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy is changing in 2018/19 and currently subject to a Government consultation. This page is currently under review.

The information below is for UK students who do not have previous experience of higher education and who are studying a full-time Dental Hygeine or Dental Therapy course in 2017/18. 

Students can apply to the NHS for:

Apply online through the NHS Business Services Authority website.

Government funding

Students can apply to the Government for a non means-tested reduced rate maintenance loan for living costs.

University of Bristol hardship fund

Students who find themselves in financial difficulty can apply to the Student Funding Office at the University of Bristol for support from the University hardship fund. Once you're fully registered as a student here, you can collect a form from the Student Funding Office.