The Sidney Perry Foundation

Grants for first-degree students aged under 35 who are studying in the UK. Grants are based on academic year. The charity will not give grants for the first year of your first degree. Please read the exclusions section carefully before applying.

Last updated on 9 March 2018

Who is eligible?

First degree students who are studying in the UK and are going into their second year or subsequent year. You will need to prove that you have applied elsewhere for support.

We are unable to help with:

  • First year students
  • medical students in their first year if Medicine is their second degree,
  • second degree/ postgraduate courses where the grade in the first is lower than 2:1 (except in exceptional circumstances), second degree/postgraduate courses that are not related to the first degree and are not required for professional training and overseas trips
  • emergency grants
  • grants to clear debt
  • Music Performance, “A” levels, GSCEs and Foundation degrees
  • students on Access, ESOL, HNC, HND, BTEC, SVQ and NVQ levels 1-4 (except in exceptional circumstances).

How to apply?

See the charity's website for more information on grants and how to apply:

Grants are given for the academic year. Students that apply for a grant for their second year of study should receive it by January of their second year.

Contact details

PO Box 889