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Grant making bodies A-Z

African Educational Trust

The African Educational Trust provides small grants for students of African descent studying in the UK.

More information about the African Educational Trust|

Airey Neave Trust - Refugee Support

The Trust gives grants to those with refugee status or exceptional leave to remain in the United Kingdom and a letter from the Home Office to prove it. Exclusions: asylum seekers, refugees with asylum status in countries other than Britain, Overseas students in the UK on a student visa, British citizens or refugees now holding British citizenship.

Further information about the Airey Neave Trust|

Alfred Foster Charitable Settlement Barclays Bank Trust

Awards of between £250-£1,000 are available for employees or former employees of Barclays Bank, or their dependants, who, without assistance from the fund, might have difficulty in completing their education. It is the trustees general policy to only donate money to people in Higher Education, and preference is given to employees and former employees of Barclays Bank plc.

Contact:

Barclays Bank Trust Co Ltd
Estates and Trusts
Osborne Court
Gadbrook Park
Northwich
CW9 7UE

Arab-British Chamber of Commerce Charitable Foundation

Established in 1980, this Foundation was set up for the advancement of science and education in Great Britain and the Arab states, for needy young people and adults studying subjects of relevance to the Arab states, and for any other charitable purposes for the benefit of the community.

The Foundation runs a Student Grant Programme offering partial funding grants that are intended for postgraduate students whose own available funds fall short of their total requirements and who need additional contributions to cover the balance of their fees, living expenses and related study costs.

More information about the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce Charitable Foundation|.

British Chamber of Commerce in Germany Foundation Scholarship

Since its formation in Germany in 1983, the Foundation has been providing scholarships to German students eager to pursue their studies in the UK. The BCCG Foundation seeks to promote cultural relations between the two countries. Successful students receive a one-off scholarship award together with a free flight ticket.

More information about the British Chamber of Commerce in Germany Foundation Scholarship| (click on Foundation in the let hand menu).

Fund for Women Graduates (FfWG)

These awards are available for female students of any nationality in their final year of formal study towards a PhD degree.

Further information about the FfWG |

British Institute of Persian Studies

Awards, research grants and travel bursaries are available to assist scholars wishing to pursue research in all fields of Persian/Iranian studies.

Further information available on the British Institute of Persian Studies |web pages.

Canon Collins Trust

Canon Collins Trust provides scholarships for Southern African students for postgraduate study in the UK and Southern Africa.  The scholarships are for outstanding individuals who can demonstrate leadership potential and commitment to bringing about positive change.  Please be aware that Canon Collins Trust is not currently offering scholarships for study at LSE.  More information is available from the Canon Collins Trust website.|

Churches Commission for International Students (CCIS) Hardship Fund

The CCIS hardship fund was sent up in 1990 to assist international students, irrespective of their race, sex or religion, who are already in Britain or Ireland and who face unexpected financial problems during the final stages of their degree course. Awards are normally made to those who can clearly show that a small grant will enable them to complete their course, normally those who are within six months of finishing.

More information about the CCIS Hardship Fund|

Egyptian Community Association in the UK

Promotes and furthers education of Egyptians resident in or visiting the UK through one-off or recurrent grants.

Contact information for the Egyptian Community Association in the UK|

Funds for Women Graduates (FfWG)

Funds for Women Graduates (FfWG) is a small educational charity who seek to promote the advancement of education and promotion of higher education and wider learning of women graduates.

Further information about Funds for Women Graduates|.

Foreign Students - UK University Scholarships

Further information on a variety of scholarships for overseas students| who wish to study in the UK 

Gilchrist Educational Trust

The Gilchrist Educational Trust offers a number of different grants, including hardship funds and grants for fieldwork.

More information about the Gilchrist Educational Trust|

Gordon Memorial College Trust Fund

Grants for individual Sudanese students studying on a postgraduate course in the UK, who intend to return to Sudan at the end of their studies.

Further information about the Gordon Memorial College Trust Fund|

Great Britain - China Educational Trust (GBCET)

This trust makes awards to British and Chinese students, studying at PhD level. Awards of up to £5000 are available. Only students who have completed the first year of their PhD programme are eligible to apply.

More information is available from the Great Britain China Centre|.

International Federation of University Women

The International Federation of University Women offers a limited number of fellowships and grants to women graduates for advanced research, study and training.

More information about International Federation of University Women Grants|

Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust Undergraduate Bursaries

These bursaries are available to students who are in financial need, resident in the UK, and have an immediate family member who is/was a commercial traveller, chemist or grocer.

The maximum value of any bursary is £3000 and this can be used for maintenance, tuition and examination fees, travel costs, study material, accommodation, childcare, etc.

More information available on the Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust website|.

Marjorie Dean Financial Journalism Foundation

The Foundation offers one or two studentships, worth roughly £10,000 each, to students who have been accepted to do a masters degree in Economics or Finance at a top British university. Preference will be given to applicants who can write well and who will produce a piece of research (probably based on their dissertation) that is suitable for publication. 

More information about the Marjorie Dean Financial Journalism Foundation|.

Maybank Scholarships

Maybank offers scholarships to Malaysian students studying outside of Malaysia - these cover full tuition fees, accommodation, allowances and a laptop.  They also offer employment at Maybank after graduation.

More information about the Maybank Scholarships|

Mohamedali Karimjee Trust

The Mohamedali Karimjee Trust makes grants to African students studying in the UK.

More information about the Mohamedali Karimjee Trust |

Nora Henry Trust

Grants are made to students from any country with a preference for students from developing countries who are studying subjects which will be of use when the student returns to that country. One off grants between £100 and £200 can be given towards books, fees, living expenses, travel and childcare. Application form available from the Trust upon receipt of a stamped addressed envelope.

Contact details: Educational Grants Advisory Service, Family Welfare Assocation, 501-505 Kingsland Road, London E8 4AU. Tel: 020 7254 6251.

Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries

Postgrad Solutions Ltd offers a number of £500 bursaries for postgraduate level study in certain subject areas.

More information about Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries|

Public Service Commission Scholarships

The PSC scholarships are for outstanding young men and women who want to serve Singapore and Singaporeans, through a fulfilling and rewarding career in the Civil Service.

More information on PSC scholarships |

Richard Reeve's Foundation

Richard Reeve's Foundation is an educational charity which helps individuals and families on low incomes towards the costs of education.

More information about the Richard Reeve's Foundation| 

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship

The Rotary Club of Ewell is pleased to invite applications for the 2012/13 academic session 'Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship'.

This scholarship is for a one year postgraduate course at an overseas university of the applicants choice. Full details about the scholarship and the application process are available on the Rotary International website www.rotary.org| (students and youth section).

Royal Caledonian Schools Trust

The Royal Caledonian Schools Trust helps with educational grants for school clothing, school trips, school fees and help with living expenses for those in further or higher education

More information about the Royal Caledonian Schools Trust|

Schools Competition Act Settlement Trust Postgraduate Awards

A number of postgraduate awards, including two PhD studentships, are available from the Schools Competition Act Settlement Trust for students who attended eligible UK schools.

More information about the Schools Competition Act Settlement Trust|

ScotsCare

If you are a Scottish undergraduate student, or the son or daughter of a Scot, you may be eligible for support for your course including help towards tuition and course fees. You need to have been resident within 35 miles of Charing Cross, London for at least two years.

More information about ScotsCare|

Sidney Perry Foundation

The Sidney Perry Trust primarily helps first degree students, including Overseas students. It provides financial assistance to individuals of great promise of either gender who would otherwise be unable to proceed with their education for financial reasons. Students must be younger than 35 when the course starts.

One off grants are made ranging between £400 and £700.

More information and application forms are available from: Mrs L A Owens, Secretary, PO Box 2924 Faringdon Oxfordshire SN7 7YJ

Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust

The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust provides financial assistance to graduates with a First or Upper Second class degree, over the age of 24, who register for a higher degree or equivalent academic qualification in any subject, or for a degree in medicine, dentistry or veterinary science, at a university in the UK.

More information about the Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust|

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