Grundy Educational Trust

Level of study
Any Postgraduate
Subject area
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 02/04/2023 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The Grundy Educational Trust provides funding to support postgraduate STEM students who need help to fund their maintenance costs.

For more information, please visit the Grundy Educational Trust website.

Value of Award

Up to five awards between £1,200 and £4,500 to assist with the maintenance costs of studying a postgraduate programme.

Eligibility Criteria

You can apply for this award if you:

  • will be studying a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) postgraduate programme in 2023/24, either as a new or continuing student
  • can demonstrate financial need
  • are a UK citizen or resident (classed as home for tuition fee purposes)

The award is open to postgraduate taught, postgraduate research and PhD students.

How to Apply

Applications are made via the Grundy Educational Trust Application Form.

The form asks for two references and a brief personal statement on why you should be considered for the award. 

The deadline for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 2nd of April 2023.  

In addition to the two references in your application, we also ask that you send a supporting statement from your school at the University of Birmingham to us at which will support your application and help with the shortlisting process. We will also share this reference with the Grundy Educational Trust. Candidates will be shortlisted by a university panel based on academic merit, potential and financial need and will be informed of the result of their application by Tuesday 9 May 2023. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview with the trustees.


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