UKCAT Bursaries

Emedica and are committed to widening access to Medicine and Dentistry. We offer an unlimited number of bursaries each year to any student that receives a UKCAT Consortium bursary.

We do not limit the number of bursaries as we wish to help as many students as possible.

To get a 50% discount on all our services, just email us a copy of your UKCAT bursary confirmation email and we will send you a unique coupon code that will provide a 50% discount on any of our UKCAT subscriptions and take 50% off the cost of any school session you are booked to attend.

The following UKCAT test fees apply in 2017: 

Tests taken in the EU between 3 July and 31 August 2017


Tests taken in the EU between 1 September and 3 October 2017


Tests taken outside the EU


UKCAT Consortium bursaries are available to candidates who are in receipt of one of the following: 

 Bursaries are also available to candidates who:

Candidates need to provide one piece of documentary evidence from the list below to support their application:

Candidates need to provide one piece of documentary evidence from the list below to support their application: 

Type of Income/Benefit

Evidence Required

16-19 Bursary

FE 19+ Discretionary Learner Support

Official letter confirming award (usually from school/college) for academic year 2016/17 or 2017/18.


Educational Maintenance Allowance 

Government agency award letter issued for academic year 2016/17 or 2017/18

Free School Meals

A letter from your school/college confirming you receive free school meals.

Full Maintenance Grant /

Special Support Grant

Student Finance Award letter for academic year 2016/17 or 2017/18 including reference to the maintenance or special support grant element and not only tuition fee or maintenance loans.  

Child Tax Credit

Tax Credit Award Notice for 2016/17 or 2017/18 which must include the pages showing total household income (less than 35k) and the section where the candidate is named.  Both sections must be supplied

Income Support

Job Seeker's Allowance

Employment & Support Allowance

Award letter from the UK Jobcentre Plus – dated 2017

Universal Credit

Universal Credit Award Notice for 2016/17 or 2017/18 - The full letter must be supplied

EU means tested benefits

Award letter from a relevant government agency plus a translation into English – both dated 2017

Asylum Support

Asylum Support award letter - dated 2017

The UKCAT Consortium Bursary scheme opens on 2nd May 2017
The deadline for applications is 19th September 2017 at 5pm

Applications must be made online here:

Bursary Online Application

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