Charities supporting EU and International students
Please note, the University of Essex has no involvement in applications to these funds, students are advised to contact the charities directly with any queries.
We advise you to read the full Terms and Conditions of any funds you are applying to, and those of any funds you are already in receipt of, to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria, as in some cases, only one award may be held at a time.
Advance-Africa – directory of scholarships, fellowships, grants and awards available to African students
Canon Collins Trust – open to students from South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, and Mozambique
Gilchrist Educational Trust – grants available to full-time students facing unexpected financial difficulties, and those who are required to spend a short period studying in another country for their fieldwork, thesis, or dissertation.