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Cardiff Education Trust Fund

Once you are registered as a Cardiff University student, Cardiff Education Trust Fund can provide financial assistance to students who have attended Cardiff secondary schools for at least two years and who meet one of the following categories:

  • Estranged students (students without family support from after their 16th birthday until they have left school)
  • Students currently seeking asylum or who have parents seeking asylum in the UK
  • Students who are undertaking work placements as part of their study who are unable to meet the costs of attending such a placement

Awards are up to a maximum of £1,000 per student in a given academic year.

The awards are given to the students whose prospects are considered to be most likely to improve if granted this additional funding - whether that be in their ability to remain or succeed in higher education or through work placements improving their chances of employment after completing their studies.

Download full terms and conditions and an application form.