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Medicine scholarships and bursaries

These scholarships and bursaries are for MCBhB Medicine students.

Explore scholarships and bursaries for Medicine students

If you are applying for or currently studying our MCBhB Medicine course, you may be eligible for financial support. You'll need to submit an application that will assess your eligibility – please note applying doesn't guarantee you'll receive it.

As well as our Medicine bursaries, we offer a bundle of four core Medicine textbooks worth £260, available to all new first-year Medicine students.

For continuing Medicine students who have been eligible for our Medicine bursaries in previous years, please view our archived guidance notes for details on what you are entitled to.

What is it?

Bursaries available to full-time, home, undergraduate students studying Medicine MBChB.

Eligible students will receive a cash award in each year of study and will also be offered the opportunity to stay in university-managed accommodation either rent-free or at a discounted rate. All Medicine MBChB students will receive a StudyPlus book bundle in their first year of study too.

Who can apply?

Bursary awards will be allocated according to specific criteria, prioritising students currently under-represented in higher education. For more details on the criteria and application process, see our guidance notes.

How much will I get?

Depending on your eligibility you could get rent free or discounted accommodation, credit to spend on study materials and cash.

How do I apply?

You can apply for bursaries via your myApplication account.

When can I apply?

The application window opens at the end of February prior to the academic year of study you wish to receive this bursary. The deadline for applications is 12 noon Wednesday 31 July 2024.

How will I be paid?

All cash payments will be made into a UK bank account of your choice. It is your responsibility to enter your bank details onto your myApplication account to enable these payments to be made. StudyPlus credit will be added to your StudyPlus account and discounted rent will be automatically applied.

When will I receive my award?

Following enrolment onto the University of Sunderland Medicine MBChB course and confirmation of satisfactory evidence of priority, bursary awards will be confirmed.

View our University of Sunderland Medicine Bursaries 2024/25 guidance notes for full terms and conditions.

Further information

If you have any questions about your eligibility for any of our scholarships or bursaries, or need support with your application, please get in touch with the team on 0191 515 2865 or scholarships@sunderland.ac.uk and they'll be happy to help!

Student Financial Guidance

Our Student Financial Guidance team provide expert financial guidance to students and prospective students on a wide range of issues, so you can get expert help before you even apply for university. The service is free, confidential, impartial and non-judgemental.

For support, contact the team at studentfinancialguidance@sunderland.ac.uk or on 0191 515 2284.