Dyke Exhibition and Hobhouse Memorial Trust Funds Bursary Programme

Bursary awards are for students between 18 and 25 years old who will be entering their first year of an undergraduate degree at a UK university in the coming academic year. The awards made are normally for a maximum period of three years (occasionally four years). The bursaries are for the general use of the student to assist with fees, accommodation, purchase of books and equipment, travelling or any other expenses incurred by the student.

Last updated on 8 June 2021

Who is eligible?

Bursaries for young people aged 18 to 25 who are starting their first year of an undergraduate degree at a UK university in the coming academic year. Applicants must have been born in the administrative County of Somerset, Devon or Cornwall and have lived in the area for the past three years (excluding time at University) or who have been educated in the area for the past two years. 

Please note: applications for private school fees, correspondence courses or fees for studying abroad will not be considered.

How to apply?

The Dyke Exhibition and Hobhouse Memorial Trust Funds bursary programme is administered by Somerset Community Foundation.

The bursary programme will be open to applications every May/June and awards will be made in June/July, subject to having sufficient income to fulfil existing commitments and award additional bursaries.

Successful applicants must provide a letter of residency from their educational establishment confirming that they are studying for that year before they receive the bursary payment.

You will need to complete an online application form to apply which is available on Somerset Community Foundation's website (see 'other information' below).

 

Contact details

Somerset Community Foundation
Yeoman House, The Royal Bath & West Showground
Shepton Mallet
Somerset
BA4 6QN
Telephone: 01749344949
Email: info@somersetcf.org.uk
Web: http://www.somersetcf.org.uk/

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