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Bursaries to Support the Professional Development of Hospice Staff (UK)

Bursaries are available to hospice staff in the UK to improve the quality of care given to hospice and palliative care patients and their families and carers.

The Wolfson Foundation Profesional Development Grants for Hospice Staff programme aims to increase the expertise of nurses, healthcare assistants, doctors, allied health professionals and social workers by supporting their professional development. Bursaries can cover fees for university accredited palliative care courses including degree, masters and PhD level programmes.  Some palliative care conferences may also be included.

Applicants can apply for a maximum of 50% of course or module fees, up to £1,500 in any one year and a maximum of £3,000 in any three-year period. Match funding is encouraged.

All applicants must be working in an eligible organisation as either a:

  • Nurse
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Doctor
  • Allied Health Professional
  • Social Worker

Applications must be received at least one month before the start of the course, conference or module.

12th September 2022