Ogunlade assured Governor Makinde and the people of the state that the beneficiaries of the bursary
award would return to make their contributions to the development of the state.
However Helen Whyley, director of RCN Wales, said she would like to see the promise of a bursary
over a longer period of time.
helps mature students change their path
in combination with my student loan does not pay for my maintenance costs.
Once the hours students are required to do are taken into consideration, they would have to be paid far more than the minimum wage and it would prove much more expensive for the government than the current bursary
scheme." Lee Foxton
In the autumn statement, George Osborne announced the scrapping of the NHS bursary
for new student nurses, midwives and allied health professions in England from 2017.
The Unison survey -- of 2,000 student nurses -- also shows 90% of respondents were in receipt of an NHS bursary
. The union is also concerned over plans to introduce a new potentially costly system that means newly qualified nurses will end up earning just [pounds sterling]22,000 but will have debts of more than [pounds sterling]50,000.
Sandlan criticised leeway in the system which allows colleges to pay a bursary
at 80 per cent of the guideline level.
YOUNG musicians from the North-east are invited to apply for a bursary
worth more than PS1,000 in memory of an acclaimed songwriter.
students will be expected to fund, from their bursary
payments, purchase of necessary music for each concert programme and any other incidental items such as choir folders and concert dress, together with necessary travel costs and similar.
The Social Security Commission's Development Fund this week advised that prospective students enrolled at any technical or academic institutions of higher education in SADC and from disadvantaged backgrounds must apply now for a bursary
or study loan.
Bursaries may not be used to support research trips begun before the Bursary
Committee has announced the outcome of the competition.