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The links below will take you to various charities and funding organisations that you may be able to apply to for additional financial support. Please ensure that you look through the eligibility criteria on each site before applying. We have also included links to sites where you can search for further organisations and find useful financial information.

  • Active Wandsworth Grant Fund : funding for clubs, coaches and community groups, including travel and accommodation costs for attending competitions.

Further information

If you would like to search for further funding options or would like more information about managing your money, please see the links and information below.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding

St George's subscribes to this popular funding resource for postgraduate students. The Alternative Guide is compiled by two former PhD students. It offers details of hundreds of alternative funding bodies, comprehensive insider advice and guidance, and invaluable tools to streamline and demystify the application process. The guide offers an integrated approach, taking a student through each stage of the funding workflow: from identifying, to finding, to approaching, to crafting winning applications.

To request a PDF copy of this guide, please email student finance quoting your seven digit St George's student number.

Postgraduate Studentships

All types of funding, all for postgraduates


Explore various kinds of postgraduate funding

Postgraduate Search

Search for scholarships specific to your subject and level of study. This site also provides links to free online resources for students, funding advice and articles.

The Scholarship Hub

Search for UK scholarships, grants or bursaries using a comprehensive database of funding available for UK/EU students. There are scholarships available based on a wide range of eligibility criteria. Some are based purely on academic merit, others on financial need, or on special skills and abilities, and more. You can also register with The Scholarship Hub to receive updates about new scholarships as they are announced.


The Turn2us grants database contains information on over 3,000 charitable funds offering welfare and educational grants, as well as other support and services. Their website can help you to find financial support relevant to your circumstances. In addition to the grants search facility, there is a benefits calculator and other useful information and resources. 

The Money Advice Service

Free, unbiased and independent advice on all things money related. As well as lots of helpful information and tips to help make your money stretch that bit further, their budget planner is also really useful for managing your income and expenditure. The Money Advice Service has also updated its website to include information, advice and guidance for students who are about to graduate.


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