Additional external bursaries and scholarships

Additional external bursaries and scholarships

There are a 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.

 Sources of help

Myriad

Myriad can be accessed online or you can download it directly from the App Store or Google Play. Once you have input your details, you can search for any scholarships/grants/bursaries that may be available.

The Scholarships Hub is a database containing a range of different bursaries and scholarships for UK and EU students. View database.

Turn2Us is a charity that has information on grants that might be available for individuals who are struggling. Please visit the website for more information.

 

Students with a disability

The Student Health Association (Enablement Fund)

Supports students with a disability in receipt of the DSA.

Up to £500 is available. Please visit the The Student Health Association to see how to apply.

 

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.

 

Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust

UK undergraduates

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) are eligible.

Up to £3000 bursary.

Deadlines: March and October

Please view website for full details on how to apply.

 

UK postgraduates

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) are eligible.

Up to £5,000 bursary.

Deadline: September

Please see website for full details on how to apply.


 UK students who have a home address in a specific area

Leicester/Leicestershire

Alderman Newton Education Foundation

For 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.

 

City of London/Tower Hamlets

Aldgate and Allhallows Foundation

For 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.

 

Norwich

Anguish’s Educational Foundation

For 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.

 

Essex

Billericay Educational Trust

For 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 June 

 

Shropshire

Bowlder’s Educational Foundation

For 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).

 

Dorset (Christchurch)

Clingan’s Trust

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

For an application form, please visit the website.

 

Surrey

Egham United Charity 

For 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.

 

Maidenhead

Spoore Merry and Rixman Foundation;

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

Please visit the website for further information.

 

Warwickshire (certain parishes)

The Hampton Lucy Educational Trust

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

Please visit the website for an application form.

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

 

Camden or Westminster

The Philological Foundation

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

Please visit the website for an application form.

 

Salford

Feryal Rajah Educational Trust

For 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.


Subject specific scholarships

Nursing students (final year)

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.

 

Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related technical field – Females only

Generation Google scholarship

Applications will open in the autumn (September onwards)

Please visit website for how to apply.

Applications open late October.

Closing date early December.

 

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 late October.

Closing date: early December.

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 every year.


If you need help with any applications, please contact Deanne Dunstan

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