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Dental Undergraduate Bursary Scheme (DUBS)

The Dental Undergraduate Bursary Scheme was available from 2006/2007-2017/2018 and was issued via an application to Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) and a signed contract with Scottish Government.

NES has been contracted by the Scottish Government to monitor bursary recipient’s compliance with the contract terms and conditions.  As per term 10 in the contract with the Scottish Government you are required to keep NES informed of your contact details, this is to allow NES to get in touch with you to request information from you regarding your compliance with the terms and conditions of your contract with the Scottish Government, which you signed when you applied for a DUBS bursary.  In order for NES to perform our role we will need to contact you for your employment history and earnings information.

If you were a recipient of the Dental Undergraduate Bursary Scheme (DUBS) and have any questions, please get in touch with us quoting your name, email address and GDC number at the dedicated mailbox (previously known as

All information gathered will be assessed by NES with details of compliance and non-compliance being shared with SAAS so that they can recover any repayments due.