President's Fund, Edinburgh Association of University Women
The Presidents Fund has existed since 1951 and gives grants of varying amounts to assist women in their final year of study for a degree (postgraduate or undergraduate) in a University in the United Kingdom.
Awards are made to those who face financial hardship and are given for the current study year – the applicant’s final year of study. Successful applicants to the Fund will receive one award only. Awards, if made, are often in the region of £300 to £800. Awards are made at the discretion of the Trustees whose decision is final.
- Studdents must be in their final year of study and experiencing financial hardship.
- Awards are not given for courses of one year’s duration (undergraduate or postgraduate)
- Awards are not given for access courses, diploma courses nor for certificate courses
- Awards are not given for study or work overseas nor for tuition fees.
Applicants must request, complete and sign the application form. The printed form must be received by the Hon Secretary duly completed, dated, signed by the applicant and accompanied by two signed academic references. The application form and the references are to be posted to the Hon Secretary to the address specified in the application form. Email applications are not accepted.
To request an application form please contact the Hon Secretary of the Fund, Eileen Brownlie.
The Trustees of the Fund meet to consider applications three times each year: - normally in October, January and April. The fund closed on the 8th of October 2021.
For further information and to request an application form please contact the Hon Secretary of the Fund, Eileen Brownlie.
Edinburgh Association of University Women
Scottish Charity Number SC004501