Grant Directories

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The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Student Grants Programme (UK)

The Leathersellers' Company is one of the ancient livery companies of the City of London. It makes grants in the areas of Education, Disability, Children and young people and the relief of need. Through the Student Grants Programme The Leathersellers Company provides grants of up to £5,000 per year to support disadvantaged undergraduate students whose circumstances may otherwise prevent them achieving their goals. These grants aim to improve social mobility, relieve financial need where other support is not available and enable students to have a positive impact on society in the future.

Humane Slaughter Association - Student/Trainee Scholarships (UK)

Established in 1986 as a memorial to the late Miss Dorothy Sidley, General Secretary to the HSA for 48 years, the HSA Student/Trainee Scholarships provide up to £2,400 to enable students or trainees in the industry to carry out a project which is clearly aimed at improving the welfare of food animals in markets, during transport or at slaughter. Undergraduate and postgraduate students in agricultural, veterinary or meat sciences and trainees in the livestock, meat and fish industries are eligible to apply for the scholarships. 

UFAW - Animal Welfare Student Scholarships (UK)

UFAW is an internationally recognised, independent, scientific and educational animal welfare charity concerned with improving knowledge and understanding of animals’ needs. UFAW promotes high standards of welfare and practical, long-lasting solutions to welfare problems for farm, companion, laboratory, captive wild animals and those with which we interact in the wild. Through the Animal Welfare Student Scholarships programme the UFAW  aims to encourage students to develop their interests in animal welfare and to provide them with an opportunity to conduct relevant research or other (eg educational) projects. Applications are welcome from individuals studying at universities or colleges at which there is a UFAW University Link. Students will usually be undertaking courses in the agricultural, biological, psychological, veterinary or zoological sciences. 

Buttle UK - Support for Boarding Grant

Buttle UK is a charity dedicated to helping children and young people in crisis in the UK. Through the Support for Boarding programme the charity provide fully funded bursaries in residential schools so that young people can attend boarding schools and benefit from the environment. 

Institute of Physics - Anthony Waterhouse Fellowship (UK)

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a leading scientific society and charitable organisation, their aim is to advance physics education, research and application by providing positive and compelling experiences of physics to public audiences through engaging and entertaining activities and events. Through the Anthony Waterhouse Fellowship the IOP provides grants to teachers who have an idea about physics teaching that they would like to develop. 

Institute of Physics - Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund (UK)

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a leading scientific society and charitable organisation, their aim is to advance physics education, research and application by providing positive and compelling experiences of physics to public audiences through engaging and entertaining activities and events. Through the Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund the IOP provides funding for full or part-time graduates wishing to study towards a doctorate in physics and from groups that are currently under-represented in physics.

Royal Television Society - TV Production and Journalism Bursary (UK)

The Royal Television Society is an educational charity promoting the art and science of television. Through the TV Production and Journalism Bursary the society wants to help talented young people from lower income backgrounds realise their potential and get a foothold in the television industry.  As a bursary Scholar successful applicants receive £1000 per year of study, membership of the Royal Television Society while studying, one year's free membership when they graduate and in the second or third year of the course, the society will aim to set up a mentoring opportunity with one of their many industry mentors.

Royal Television Society - Technology Bursary (UK)

The Royal Television Society is an educational charity promoting the art and science of television. Through the Technology Bursary programme the Society is keen to encourage the most talented Engineering, Computer Sciences, Physics and Maths undergraduates to consider a career in television. Successful applicants receive financial support as well as the chance to gain an insight into career opportunities in television and related industries. They will also be provided with RTS membership throughout the duration of study, plus one further year of membership after graduation.

ScreenSkills Bursaries (UK)

ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the screen industries – film, television (including children's, unscripted and high-end), VFX (visual effects), animation and games. Through the bursaries programme they provide funding to remove the obstacles to getting into the screen industries or progressing a career once in the industry. Funding is available for to pay for most things that relate to work and continuing professional development, such as training fees, accommodation, care, disability access costs, equipment, software and travel.

Cumbria Community Foundation - Lawrence Fund (North Cumbria)

The Cumbria Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged people and communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference within their local area. Through the Lawrence Fund, the Foundation provides grants of between £500 and £2,000 to support people in the study of horticulture or music, and, in particular, those studying music therapy, and young musicians in North Cumbria.

Cumbria Community Foundation - Hunter Davies Fund (Cumbria)

The Cumbria Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged people and communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference within their local area. Through the Hunter Davies Fund, the Foundation provides bursaries of £500 for schools each year for activities and equipment which help young people in Cumbria further their education into University.  It also provides funding support to the Lakeland Book of the Year Awards.

Cumbria Community Foundation - Gibb Charitable Trust Fund (Borough of Copeland, the District of Allerdale (excluding the parish of Keswick), the Parish of Alston Moor)

The Cumbria Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged people and communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference within their local area. Through the Gibb Charitable Trust Fund, the Foundation provides grants of £500 to support students and trainees aged sixteen and over in vocational studies in the Borough of Copeland, the District of Allerdale (excluding the parish of Keswick), or the Parish of Alston Moor.

Cumbria Community Foundation - Cumbria Young People’s Fund (Individuals) (Cumbria)

The Cumbria Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged people and communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference within their local area.  Through the Cumbria Young People’s Fund (Individuals), the Foundation provides Individual Awards of up to £2,000 to disadvantaged young people in Cumbria by supporting academic study or the development of practical skills.  

Cumbria Community Foundation - Cumberland Educational Foundation Fund (Copeland, Allerdale, Carlisle and the northern part of Eden districts)

The Cumbria Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged people and communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference within their local area. Through the Cumberland Educational Foundation Fund, the Foundation provides grants of up to £1,000 to support activities that educate young people aged under 25 who live or whose parents live in the former county of Cumberland (Copeland, Allerdale, Carlisle and the northern part of Eden districts)

Cumbria Community Foundation - Beverley Charitable Trust Fund (West Cumbria)

The Cumbria Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged people and communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference within their local area.  Through the Beverley Charitable Trust Fund, the Foundation provides grants of up to £2,000 for individuals, and up to £10,000 for groups to raise educational attainment and career aspirations of young people in West Cumbria by enabling access to study or vocational training.

Cumbria Community Foundation - Beck Burn Wind Farm Community Fund Educational Bursaries (Cumbria)

The Cumbria Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged people and communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference within their local area.  Through the Beck Burn Wind Farm Community Fund Educational Bursaries, £31,050 will be available for education & training grants, including bursaries, travel, equipment and training with priority given to residents living within 5km of the wind farm.

Institute of Physics - Travel Bursaries (UK)

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a leading scientific society and charitable organisation, their aim is to advance physics education, research and application by providing positive and compelling experiences of physics to public audiences through engaging and entertaining activities and events. The Institute of Physics provides financial support to research students and early career physicists to attend international conferences, major national meetings, and to visit international facilities.

Institute of Physics - Teacher Training Scholarships (UK)

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a leading scientific society and charitable organisation, their aim is to advance physics education, research and application by providing positive and compelling experiences of physics to public audiences through engaging and entertaining activities and events. The IOP is offering Teacher Training Scholarships of £26,000 to reward the very best graduates entering physics teacher training.

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (UK)

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust runs the Churchill Fellowships, a programme of overseas research grants. These support UK citizens from all parts of society to travel the world in search of innovative solutions for today’s most pressing problems.  The Trust will fund individuals to spend up to two months overseas, meeting experts, visiting projects and learning new ideas.

Wellcome Trust – Four Year PhD Studentships in Science (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Four Year PhD Studentships in Science programme the trust is offering graduates outstanding training in scientific research.

Nuffield Foundation – POST Fellowship (UK)

The Nuffield Foundation aims to improve social well-being by funding research and innovation in education, justice and welfare. Through the POST fellowship a PhD student from a UK University funded by the Nuffield Foundation can apply for a three-month fellowship at The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. The fellow will work on an area of quantitative social science, science or technology policy and produce a POST note briefing.

Ernest Cook Trust - Apprenticeships and Scholarships (UK)

The Ernest Cook Trust is an educational charity who aim to help the nation better understand the environment. The Apprenticeships and Scholarships programme provides funding to organisations that offer work-based training and education to young people enabling them to learn skills and fulfil their potential. Apprenticeship and scholarship programmes should have an emphasis on environmental engagement for example education about the land, food production, climate change, engineering technology, renewable energy, understanding nature and biodiversity. Grants of between £500 and £10,000 per student per year are available.

Hospice UK Wolfson Bursaries – Care Home Staff (UK)

Hospice UK is the National charity for hospice and palliative care. The purpose of the Wolfson bursaries for care home staff is to improve the quality of care given to patients, their carers and families. Funding of up to £1,500 in any one year is available to nurses, healthcare assistants or Allied Health Professionals who are employed by care homes for courses that are detailed in the guidance notes.

Hospice UK Wolfson Bursaries – Hospice Staff (UK)

Hospice UK is the National charity for hospice and palliative care. The purpose of the Wolfson bursaries for hospice staff is to improve the quality of care given to patients in need of hospice and palliative care, and to their families and carers. The programme aims to improve the professional development of independent staff, increasing their expertise in the work that they do. Bursaries can be used to cover fees for university accredited palliative care courses including degree, masters and PhD level programmes and modules from the same. 

Sutton Trust Summer School Programme (UK)

The Sutton Trust Summer School Programme is delivered in partnership with the US-UK Fulbright Commission and gives bright, state school students a taste of life at an American University. Applications are open to Students in Year 12 or equivalent who have an interest in US culture and higher education. The programme is centred on a one-week summer school in the US with introductory events and application support in the UK before and after. The programme provides participants with a wide range of activities to help them make the right decisions about American higher education and covers all programme costs, including residential events, accommodation and travel.

Westmorland Agricultural Society Chris Lambert Bursary (North West)

The Westmorland Agricultural Society set up the Chris Lambert Bursary to encourage, promote and improve agriculture, horticulture, allied industry, rural crafts, livestock breeding and forestry conservation, and to encourage agricultural, horticultural and conservational education and research. Bursaries totalling £1,500 are available as scholarships to one or more persons who, in the opinion of the Chris Lambert Bursary Committee, fulfil the objectives of the Bursary. The award is only available to applicants living within a 55-mile radius of the County Showfield at Crooklands, Cumbria. Successful applicants would be expected to give a short presentation of their experiences resulting from the award, to a meeting of the Society's Management Committee.

British Chevening Scholarships (UK)

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The objective of Chevening is to support foreign policy priorities and achieve FCO objectives by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK. The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master's degree, in any subject and at any UK university.