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The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust has taken all possible steps to ensure that the information provided on this website is helpful, accurate and up to date. However, the information given on this website is not comprehensive and there may be inadvertent errors for which we apologise. If you are using the site or any of the Trust's printed materials and notice an error or apparent contradiction then please advise us as soon as possible.

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All grants and awards are paid through a registered UK charitable institution and never directly to individuals.

Funding is provided for eligible beneficiaries in need through:

History

The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust was established at the wish of William Hesketh Lever, the first Viscount Leverhulme.

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William Hesketh Lever. Photograph reproduced by kind permission of Unilever Historical Archives.

Application procedure

Please note – to be eligible to apply for any round, you must be in attendance at university by the application deadline date. 

How to apply

Our first application round each year is the March round. To apply, you must already be at university. The application process for the March round opens on 1 January.

Eligibility

Undergraduate bursaries are designed to provide support to UK students in financial need, whose parent or spouse is a commercial traveller, pharmacist or grocer, and who are registered on a full-time undergraduate degree course at a recognised UK university. The information in this section explains more about eligibility, and the terms we use.

Application procedure

How to apply

Application forms will be available in April.

Closing dates

The closing date for applications is 1 October. We aim to make decisions within four to six weeks after the closing date.

Decisions

Decisions on applications are taken by the Trustees of the Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust, and all are final.

Eligibility

Postgraduate bursaries are designed to provide support to UK students in financial need, who have a parent or spouse, or are employed themselves, as a commercial traveller, pharmacist or grocer, and who are registered on a full-time postgraduate degree course at a recognised UK university. The information in this section explains more about eligibility, and the terms we use.

Eligible students

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