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NHS Scotland Orthoptic Bursary Scheme 2015/16

NHS Scotland is based on a co-operative, partnership model with healthcare provided by 14 Health Boards ranging from the rural settings of the Highlands, Borders and Dumfries and Galloway to the city based Boards including Glasgow, Lothian (Edinburgh), Tayside (Dundee) and Grampian (Aberdeen).


The bursary is funded through NHS Education for Scotland (NES), one of the national special Health Boards. NES remit is to deliver educational solutions for workforce development and the bursary is one way by which NES is supporting the recruitment and retention of Orthoptics.

The documents below include information for potential applicants and an application form for completion. Please note this is the final year for this funding opportunity and the focus will be on Final Year Students.


Deadline for submitting applications for the 2015/16 Bursary Scheme is 5pm on Friday 17th April 2015.