Application Deadlines: Scholarships – 5 February & Grants - 31 May

How can I apply for funding?

How can I apply for funding?

We have three categories of funding available: Personal grants, corporate grants, and scholarships.

We have three categories of funding available: Personal grants, corporate grants, and scholarships.

Personal Grants

Individuals

£500 - £3,000

Our Personal Grants are awarded once a year to individuals who have finished secondary school and are seeking financial assistance for higher or further education. This includes those studying music or other arts, or those looking to enter a profession, trade, or calling. The grant amount ranges between £500 and £2,500, subject to the discretion of our Trustees.


Important dates:

8th January – Applications open

31st May – Applications close

10th July – Applicants informed of decision

30th September – Payment made (as long as all details requested are provided)


How to apply:

  1. Download and read pre-application information.

  2. Download referee information.

  3. Download and complete Ethnicity Form (optional)

  4. Download and complete Personal Grant application form.

  5. Submit application form.

Corporate Grants

Organisations

Value at trustees’ discretion

Our Corporate Grants are awarded once a year to institutions promoting projects that align with the objectives of our Trust. These projects should aim to advance education in accordance with the principles and practices of the Church of England and contribute to creating a healthy society, enhancing religious education, and spreading God's love.


Important dates:

8th January – Applications open

31st May – Applications close

10th July – Applicants informed of decision

30th September - Payment made (as long as all details requested are provided)


How to apply:

  1. Download and read pre-application information.

  2. Download and complete Corporate Grant application form.

  3. Submit application form.

Further Funding

Individuals

Organisations

£500 - £3,000

Successful recipients of a personal or corporate grant are able to apply for further funding in consecutive yeas of their study or projects and will need to complete a separate application form and provide a Tutor's report. However, further funding is not guaranteed and Trustees encourage applicants to look at alternative options for funding.


Important dates:

8th January – Applications open

31st May – Applications close

10th July – Applicants informed of decision

30th September - Payment made (as long as all details requested are provided)


How to apply:

  1. Download and complete Ethnicity Form (optional)

  2. Download and complete personal or corporate Further Funding application form.

  3. Submit application form and Tutor's report.

Scholarships

Individuals

Up to £10,000/year

Our scholarships are awarded for full-time studies over three years or part-time studies over five to seven years. Each year, we award up to £10,000, or a pro-rata amount for part-time studies.


Important dates:

1st November – Applications open

5th February – Applications close

April/May – Shortlisted scholars invited for interview


How to apply:

  1. Download and read pre-application information.

  2. Download referee information.

  3. Download and complete Ethnicity form (optional).

  4. Download and complete Scholarship application form.

  5. Download and complete academic reference form.

  6. Submit application form.

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Foundation of St Matthias

© 2024 Foundation of St Matthias. All rights reserved. Charity no: 311696.

Foundation of St Matthias

© 2024 Foundation of St Matthias. All rights reserved. Charity no: 311696.