Thousands of pounds worth of funding still available for this academic year

Extra Funding for University

Just because the academic year is nearly upon us and most people now know where they will be studying next year, don't assume that scholarships have all closed and that's it. Scholarships applications continue through the academic year and by not keeping an eye out for new opportunities, you could be missing out on thousands of pounds worth of funding you could be eligible to apply for.

Here are 10 examples of funding opportunities that are still open for applications at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, but don't forget to look for more on our database.

Nestpick Scholarship
Open to all students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level who are leaders in their community. Applicants are asked to submit a 1 -2 minute video about themselves and how they help their community. Scholarships money to be used to pay for accommodation costs.

Money for Books Scholarship
Open to all UK students, both Undergraduate and Postgraduate studying at a UK university during the 2017/18 academic year.

1st Formations Business Scholarship
£600 award open to current students in a recognised UK institution studying for a business related degreed; able to demonstrate academic excellence by providing a letter of recommendation from a tutor.

UniPlaces Scholarship
Open to all students who upload a video or write an essay or submit a photograph of themselves, doing a good deed to help an international student. You could be in with the chance of getting one term's accommodation costs paid for.

Find a Masters Scholarship
Up to £5,000 available. Open to all students wishing to start a Masters or PhD at one of the listed Universities

The Global Study Awards
Open to both undergraduates and postgraduates, and worth £10,000, these awards are designed to encourage young people to study abroad as part of their tertiary studies in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Masters Compare Scholarship
Open to UK, EU and international students, you must have submitted the course application and received a confirmed offer of a place on a part-time or full-time postgraduate Masters no later than 1 September 2017.

Leverhulme Charities Trust
Applicants must be undertaking their first degree and be a close family member of a Commercial Traveller, Chemist or Grocer. Closing date 1st November

Carnegie Trust
For Scottish students attending Scottish universities who are not be eligible for support towards the costs of their tuition fees. Closing date 30th November.

Family Action Educational Grants
One off grants available to British-born subjects who wish to educate themselves or to obtain tuition for a higher commercial career but whose means are insufficient for them to obtain such education or tuition at their own expense.

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