Wolfson Bursaries - Care Home Staff

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Wolfson Foundation

The Wolfson bursaries for Care Home staff aim to improve the quality of care given to patients, their carers and families.  Please read through this page to find out what is and what is not eligible before you apply.

Individuals can apply for a maximum of 75% of course or module fees, up to £1,500 in any one year and a maximum of £3,000 in any three-year period – subject to funds being available.  The amount awarded will be decreased proportionately for applicants working less than 18 hours a week.

Conferences will have an agreed level of funding available but, bursaries will only be open to those who have a poster or oral presentation accepted at the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) and Palliative Care Congress (PCC) only - subject to funds being available.  Typical bursary to attend one of these conferences would be 50% of the conference fee or £75 per day, whichever is the lower.

Eligible individuals

Only the following staff employed by care homes are eligible for funding under this programme.   

  • Nurse
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Allied Health Professional.

Eligible organisations

Care Homes

Please note, applications must have confirmation of 25% funding from their employer towards the course fee. This confirmation must be sent by post or scanned in and sent by email to the Grants Team before an application can be considered. 

General criteria

Please read carefully the criteria for the Wolfson Care Home staff bursaries for full details of what is, and what is not, eligible for funding.

You can apply by using the online application form. Full details and access to the online application form is available below.

How to apply

Please select the below Apply Now button and select Start an Application.


In order to offer the Wolfson bursary programme we are dependent on the generous funding received from the Wolfson Foundation.

The Wolfson Foundation provides significant funding each year towards this programme.

If you have any problems with the online form, or if you have any other queries about this grant programme, please contact our Grants Team.
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