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General educational funding
You may be eligible for an extra bursary (that does not have to be paid back) either through the government or your university. For example, you could get a cash bursary of up to £1000 from the National Scholarship Programme if your household income is £25 000 or less.
General information on financial support for further education courses and funding if you're studying in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales.
The Prince’s Trust offers Development Awards for cash grants of up to £500 to help young people get into education, training or employment.
Professional and Career Development Loans are bank loans that pay for courses and training to help your career or get you into work. They are usually offered at lower interest rates and the government pays the interest while you are studying. You may be able to borrow up to £10 000, but these loans can affect the benefits you’re entitled to. To apply, you must be aged 18 or over, and have lived in the UK for at least 3 years before the start of your course.
The Stapley Trust was established in 1919. It awards grants to mature students registered for a higher degree in the UK. Grants normally range from £400 to £1000, and are paid annually. For more information, please contact the Stapley Trust, or email email@example.com.
A useful government page that links to many sources of funding for students, such as Access to Learning Fund, Parents’ Learning Allowance and Childcare Grants.
Since the establishment of the Trust in 1965, the Trust awards Travelling Fellowships to individuals in the UK to cover all travel expenses overseas. Awards are given across a range of different categories including education and training. The Trust awards around 100 Fellowships annually. For more information on the Winston Churchill Travelling Scholarships, please contact Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, or Tel: 020 7584 9315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also want to browse through other groups of funders, as follows: