External bursaries and scholarships

External bursaries and scholarships

There are number of scholarships/bursaries available and all have different eligibility criteria.

If you think you are eligible for any of them and need some help in completing the application form, please contact Deanne Dunstan in Student Services and she will be happy to help you.

 UK undergraduates

The Leatherseller’s Company 

The aim of these grants is to improve social mobility, relieve financial need where other support is not available and enable students to have a positive impact on British society in the future.

The maximum grant you may be awarded is £5,000 per year for up to four years which will be reassessed annually.

To apply please visit the Leatherseller's website.

Deadline Monday 15 April 2021.

Leverhulme Trade Charities

 Undergraduates who have a parent or spouse who has worked as a pharmacist, grocer or commercial traveller for at least 5 years (or has retired in the last 10 years).

Up to £3000 bursary.

Undergraduate deadline: 01 March 2021 and 15 October

Please see website for full details on how to apply.


 Final year international students

Churches Together Hardship Fund

The CTBI Hardship Fund was set up in 1990 by the former Churches Commission for International Students who are facing unexpected financial problems during the final stages of their course.

Decisions on grants are made three times a year.

  • If you are finishing in April–June, you need to apply by mid-December
  • If you are finishing in August–November, you need to apply by mid-April
  • If you are finishing in December–March, you need to apply by October
  • For an application form please email: hardship@ctbi.org.uk

 UK postgraduates

Leverhulme Trade Charities

Postgraduates who have a parent or spouse who has worked as a pharmacist, grocer or commercial traveller for at least 5 years (or has retired in the last 10 years).

Up to £5,000 bursary.

Postgraduate deadline: 01 September

Please see website for full details on how to apply.


 UK students who have a home address in a specific area

Alderman Newton Education Foundation

Students under 24 who have a home address in the diocese of Leicester (City of Leicester and most of the county of Leicestershire).

You can apply for each year of study, but you need to do so 3 months in advance. For the application form and guidance notes please visit the website. Trustees meet monthly.

Aldgate and Allhallows Foundation

Students under 30 who have a home address in the City of London or Tower Hamlets.

You can apply throughout the year. For the application form and guidance notes please visit the website.

Anguish’s Educational Foundation

Students who have a home address in Norwich or in the parishes of Costessey, Hellesdon, Catton, Sprowston, Thorpe or Corpusty.

Students under 25 who have a household income of less than £600 per week (£31,200 per year).

Please e-mail: info@norwichcharitabletrusts.org.uk for an application form or visit the website for more information on how to apply.

Billericay Educational Trust

Students who have a home address within 6 miles of Billericay Basildon, Essex (includes Stock, Ramsden Heath, Ramsden Bellhouse and Noak Bridge).

For an application form please visit the website. Trustees meet in early July.

Closing date 01 June 2021

Bowlder’s Educational Foundation

Students who have a home address in the county of Shropshire

For an application form email admin@unigrants.co.uk (please state Bowlder’s Educational Foundation).

Clingan’s Trust

Students who have a home address in Christchurch (Dorset) and outlying areas

For an application form, please visit the website.

Egham United Charity 

Students under 25 who have a home address in Egham, Englefield Green, Egham Hythe, Virginia Water in Surrey.

For an application form, please visit the website. Trustees meet every six weeks.

Spoore Merry and Rixman Foundation 

Students under 25 who have a home address in SL6 1-9 which includes Maidenhead and its nearby surrounding villages.

Please visit website for further information and application form.

The Hampton Lucy Educational Trust

Students under 25 who have a home address in the parishes of Hampton Lucy, Charlecote, Wasperton and Alveston (including Tiddington) in Warwickshire

Please visit website for application form.

Meetings to consider applications take place on the second Tuesday in January, May and September.

Feryal Rajah Educational Trust

Students who have a home address in Salford studying nursing or any other allied health professional courses and who are in financial difficulties.

Please visit the website for the application form and further information.

The Philological Foundation

Students who attended secondary school in Camden or Westminster and have a low family income.

Please visit the website for an application form.


 Subject specific scholarships

For students studying accounting or finance

The ICAS Foundation

Foundation programme and one-off grants programme.

Please visit the website for application forms.

Deadline: 31 May

Students studying cyber security and ethical hacking

Metacompliance 

1000 words essay question: ‘Could cyber warfare lead to the end of the world?’
Please see website for assessment criteria and where to email essay.

Deadline 30 April 2021

Final year nursing students

Sue Britton award

To be eligible for the award, you should be able to demonstrate courage in the face of adversity or hardship.

Please see website for how to apply.

Undergraduates and postgraduates studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field

Generation Google scholarship

Applications will open in the autumn (September onwards)

Please visit website for how to apply.

For undergraduates and postgraduates studying video game programming, game engineering, game design and development, or a closely related field in gaming

Generation Google scholarship

Applications will open in the autumn (September onwards)

Please visit website for how to apply.

Students in technology

Europe Google Conference & Travel Scholarship

Applications not yet open but likely to be in the Autumn (September onwards) but keep an eye on the website

Please visit website for how to apply.


 Students with a disability

Students with a disability in receipt of DSA

Student Enablement Fund

Please visit the website to apply (online application)

For students with a disability studying computer science, computer engineering, informatics, or a closely related technical field

Google Europe scholarships for students with a disability

Applications will open in the autumn (September onwards)

Please visit website for how to apply.

2nd year Muslim female students who finished their first year with a 2:1 and have a family income of £16,000 or less.

Hidden Pearls 

Please visit the website for an application form.

Deadline: 30 June 2021


 Other scholarships/bursaries/sources of help

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Read the list of grants that may be available to you.
If you need help with any applications, please contact Deanne Dunstan  deanne.dunstan@coventry.ac.uk.

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