The Mary Trevelyan Hardship Fund

The Mary Trevelyan Hardship Fund, named after our founder, is a fund available to students in London who have found themselves in unexpected financial difficulties during their studies.

Students must meet the following criteria to apply for the Mary Trevelyan Fund:

  • Studying full-time at a recognised Higher Education Institution in London
  • Either an ISH resident (of any nationality) OR studying at an Institution that holds membership with ISH and non-British
  • In financial need due to unexpected circumstances

In addition:

  • Applications will not be considered from those seeking or granted asylum in the UK
  • Applicants should not require total funding in excess of £2,000
  • Other than in exceptional circumstances, the maximum award will be a grant or a loan of up to £1,000
  • The grant cannot normally be used to pay university tuition fees
  • Preference will be given to students in their final year of study
  • Evidence of applications to / awards from a university’s hardship fund would strengthen an application

Download an application form to apply for the Mary Trevelyan fund.

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