GILCHRIST EDUCATIONAL TRUST
Grants Officer:- Telephone 01732 321139
Grants to Individuals
Two categories of tertiary level students are eligible for
those who have made proper provision to fund a degree or higher
education course but find themselves facing unexpected financial difficulties
which may prevent completion of it.†
Applicants will normally be in the last year of the course.
those who, as part of a degree course, are required to spend a
short period studying in another country. Examples are the fieldwork necessary
for a thesis or dissertation, or medical studentsí elective period of study.
in either category must be full-time students at a
do not give grants for foundation degrees until they have been converted to an
Those not eligible for consideration include:
b. those seeking funds to enable them to take up a place on a course;
c. students seeking help in meeting the cost of maintaining dependents;
students who have, as part of a course, to spend all or most of an
academic year studying in another country;
those wishing to go abroad under the auspices of independent
travel, exploratory or educational projects.
For Grants to Individuals please contact The Grants Officer on firstname.lastname@example.org or write to:-
13 Brookfield Avenue, Larkfield, Aylesford ME20 6RU all other enquiries should be addressed to The Secretary at the above address.
Upon receipt of an enquiry from a student who appears to be eligible, the Trust sends a list of the information required before an application can be considered. Applications from individuals may be submitted at any time of the year. They must be sent by post and will not be accepted via e-mail.
During the Trust's last financial year, 59 students received either an Adult Study Grant (average £528) or a Travel Study Grant (average £531).
Registered Charity No. 313877