The Guide to Educational Grants 2016/17 is separated into entries for each fund, and indexed to help you find the funds most relevant to those you work with, you can move to information you need quickly and easily. Plus, this guide contains advice for applying for funding from the grant-makers themselves.
Who should buy this book?
This book is for anyone working with students and helping them to find funds including:
educational social workers, student welfare/finance officers, teachers and advice agencies including careers advisers, as well as the individuals themselves and their families. If you work with school students and undergraduates to advise them on money available to study or do research, this guide is your one-stop-source for up-to-date information.
What does it cover?
This is the ultimate guide to education-related grants available in the UK.
- Who is eligible and how to apply
- What types of grants are given and for what kind of projects
- Total amounts of funding available
- Quick and easy to use
‘The generosity, commitment and hard work of charities in supporting students in need is often overlooked. This guide is so important at showing the incredible range of organisations supporting students.’ Megan Dunn, NUS National President [from the Foreword]
‘This guide understands its audience. Meticulously researched, comprehensive and user-friendly, it has continued to stay in tune with developments in educational funding over the decades, making it as invaluable as ever.’ Alan French, Fundraiser
‘We have purchased this guide for many years now. It is an invaluable resource that helps us identify funds for the parents we work with and it is particularly useful where there are no other sources of funding available.’ Susan Rew, Information & Training Manager, One Parent Families Scotland
‘A useful resource for supporting individuals to source additional funding for their studies. Well laid-out and easy to use, it provides clear information about eligibility and restrictions.’ Laura France, Senior Partnership Officer, Teach First
Have a look inside ‘The Guide to Educational Grants 2016/17’ here
About the authors
Jodie joined DSC in 2015 and is focusing on researching charities that provide funding for educational purposes. She is currently working on The Guide to Educational Grants and our subscription websites.
Jodie has a BA in Sociology and a postgraduate certificate in research. During her postgraduate studies she researched the impact and implementation of post-1979 policies on academia and intellectuals. Whilst undertaking her postgraduate course she explored a wide range of research methodologies and became interested in the research sector environment. After graduating university she worked for a housing association for three years before decided to fulfil her ambitions and interests in research within the voluntary sector.
Gabi has worked in the research team at Directory of Social Change since 2013 starting initially as a volunteer. Since then she has become a full-time researcher working on a number of publications and projects. Her work has included major contributions to The Guide to Educational Grants, The Guide to UK Company Giving and The Directory of Grant Making Trusts.
Gabi enjoys exploring the colourful world of charities and says that there is something to learn every day. She finds it inspiring to work with and for people who want to make a difference.
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