Many awards only offer small amounts of money rather than full financial support.
There are hundreds of charities, foundations and trusts that can offer some funding to assist while you are at university. Types of funding include scholarships, bursaries, grants and studentships.
So that you do not waste your time, or the time of the charity or trust concerned, it is advisable to only apply to a particular fund if you clearly meet the eligibility criteria.
For some there will be conditions on place of birth or current home location.
Others will be dependent on the subject area which you will be studying at university.
While others will only offer assistance to a certain group which might be determined by:
A list of charitable trusts to assist Scottish students.
UK organisations and trusts which may be useful to contact for part funding.
These charitable trusts are open to female students only.
This article was published on May 4, 2010