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Mary Trevelyan Hardship Fund

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 all of the following criteria to apply for the Mary Trevelyan Fund:

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

In addition:

  • Other than in exceptional circumstances, the maximum award will be a grant or a loan of up to £1,000
  • Applicants should not require total funding in excess of £2,000
  • 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.