Welcome to

The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust


What we do

Founded in 1919 by the businessman and philanthropist Sir Richard Stapley (1843-1920), the Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust supports the work of students of proven academic merit, and in financial need, who are pursuing further degrees or certain postgraduate qualifications at an institution in the UK. Open to students from all countries, applicants must be  living in the UK at the time of applying, as well as during their course of study. The Trust supports courses in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies taken as a second degree, as well as certain postgraduate courses in any subject. All grants are made annually and are normally between £500 and £1,300. 

Find out if you're eligible

Before making an application for a grant, please check that you are eligible. The basic criteria are as follows: The Trust provides small grants to  students pursuing degrees in medicine, dentistry and veterinary studies taken as a second degree, and those studying for certain postgraduate qualifications in all fields of study. Applications are welcome from students beginning their first year of study, as well as from those who have already embarked on their course. 
Please see our applications page for fuller details of who is eligible to apply for a grant from the Trust. 

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