External Trusts, Bursaries and Scholarships

For undergraduate and postgraduate students

The funding opportunities listed on this page are published in good faith. It is every prospective and current student’s responsibility to research this information in further detail.

Leverhulme Bursary

The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust offers financial support for grocers, chemists, commercial travellers and their families. As well as funding welfare assistance, the trust also awards bursaries for university study at undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

The deadline for applications is 1st March and 1st November for undergraduate and 1st October for postgraduate.

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South Wales Police Professional Policing Degree Bursary

In an aim to build a police force that better represents the community it serves, South Wales Police is offering a bursary of up to £4,000 to students from Black, Asian, or Minority Ethnic backgrounds who are studying towards the Degree in Professional Policing.

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Viscount Armory's Charitable Trust

The Viscount Amory’s Charitable Trust aims was to support the people of Devon through their communal activities in the spheres of education, religious expression, the relief of poverty and the development of the characters and physical well-being of the young people of Devon.

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Schwab & Westheimer Trust

Created by the Schwab & Westheimer Trust to help young asylum seekers and refugees to pursue higher education.

Up to three people a year will be supported by the Westheimer Scholarship to study for a first degree or professional qualification in the field of healthcare through a scholarship ranging from £10-20k a year.

Schwab Grants of up to £2,000 are also available for students who are needing help with resources in their courses.   

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The British Association for Music Therapy

The British Association for Music Therapy is able to make small grants to music therapy students and researchers to support them in their studies.

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Royal Television Society - Television Production and Broadcast Journalism Bursary

This bursary provides support for students from low-income households by helping them to build a network of contacts, providing financial help and opportunities for skills development and mentoring. There are two bursaries available to support living expenses, membership of the Royal Television Society and affiliate membership of the Hospital Club.

The Royal Television Society is committed to supporting UK undergraduates who wish to study computing, engineering, television production or broadcast journalism.

Prospective UK Home students with a firm offer to study one of the above courses at University of South Wales may be eligible to apply for this bursary -

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MastersCompare Postgraduate Scholarship

 MastersCompare is offering a Postgraduate Scholarship worth £5,000. This is an exciting opportunity to help you continue your postgraduate studies.

The scholarship is open to UK, EU and international students

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1st SYMPTOMA, better diagnosis Scholarship

SYMPTOMA, the search engine for diseases, awards scholarships on an annual basis to students who have taken on a job to finance their tuition fees and living costs. It is one of the only scholarships available to students worldwide. You must apply by 31st January each year

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The Quality Formations Scholarship

The Quality Formations scholarship is open to both current and incoming full time undergraduate or postgraduate students, currently enrolled at an accredited learning institution in the UK or US. Quality Formations will award up to 6 students with a bursary of £1,000. This is a one-off payment, and should be utilised to further develop each winner’s business concept.

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1st Formations Scholarship

1st Formations Business Scholarship is open to anyone currently studying for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in a recognised UK academic institution. The Scholarship awards up to 10 successful applicants with a bursary of £600 each. The bursary is designed to help students with some of the additional costs involved in studying, such as the cost of course materials, textbooks and other living expenses.

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James Pantyfedwen Grant

The James Pantyfedwen Foundation supports many postgraduate students each year, those being either Masters or PhD students.  

Currently, grants are for the payment of tuition fees, up to a maximum of £5,000 in each case. 

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Y Werin Legacy Fund

The Y Werin Legacy Fund offers a variety of grants and studentships to school leavers/undergraduates and postgraduates that study in the fields of Welsh History/Literature, Law and Fine Arts at Welsh Universities.

Closing dates vary between 30th June-31 August 2022.

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@FindAMasters/@FindAPhD Scholarship Competition 

 Apply now for the @FindAMasters/@FindAPhD  Scholarship Competition to be in with a chance of winning £6,000 towards the cost of your course. 

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Snowdon Masters Scholarship

The Snowdon Masters Scholarship has been designed to identify and accelerate talented disabled students through higher education, creating the influencers of the future.

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