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Educational trusts, bursaries and gift funds

​​​​​​​​​​Below are annual trusts, bursaries and funds available to Jersey students. All applications should be made in writing unless otherwise stated. 

The information below has been provided by the trusts, bursaries and funds administrators. 

If you would like further information, you need to​ contact the bursary provider directly. 

Aggregate Industries

Area of study Geology (only for students who attend Leicester University). Work experience may still be available.

Email Simon Collins for more information.


The applicant must be studying toward their Bachelor of Laws degree or have the intention of studying toward the GDL. All applications must be made via the Appleby website. The closing date for all applications is at the end of March each year, with interviews commencing over the Easter break either in person or via video conference. The funding of the bursary is £1,500 per year plus a minimum period of six weeks paid work experience during the academic year. 

If you are interested in this opportunity or would like to find out more, email Jackie Hankin or call +44 (0) 1534 818174.

Bedell Cristin

Applicants can be studying English Legal Practice Course (LPC), the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), or a degree, preferably law, at university. Applications are invited at the beginning of each calendar year for the next academic year.

Further application information and forms are available on the Bedell Cristin website. Bursary ​£2,000 per year plus £200 gift voucher as a welcome gift. Up to eight weeks paid work experience during vacation periods.

Email Anna Ormsby or call +44 (0) 1534 814295 for more informaton.

Carey Olsen

Applications are open to all local students studying towards a legal qualification. Bursary is £2,200 (paid in three term time instalments) plus £250 book vouchers per year. Six weeks guaranteed paid work experience each year (£385 per week). More details can be found on the Carey Olsen website.

To apply you need to upload your CV to the Carey Olsen website from 1 November. Applications will close at the end of February. Email Jessica Blampied for further information.

Collas Crill

Collas Crill can assist you with your studies financially as well as provide support and work experience opportunities. Bursary applications are considered from Jersey residents, thinking of pursuing a career in law studying for their A levels (or equivalent), Bachelors degree or LLB, or post graduate studies such as the GDL, BPTC or LPC.

If you would like to be considered for the scheme, you'll need to achieve the following:

  • two A grades and one B grade at A-level or higher
  • 2:1 classification of degree or above (which you will need to maintain for the duration of your bursary)

If your application is successful, Collas Crill will issue an offer conditional on you achieving the above results. The bursary award is for the duration of your relevant studies and will be made up of:

  • financial support in quarterly instalments
  • preferential consideration for work placements at Collas Crill
  • careers advice from partners and other lawyers
  • first refusal on up to four weeks' paid work experience per academic year

Email Samantha Foss or call  +44 (0) 1481 734848. For more information see the Collas Crill website.

David Miller Scholarship

Applicants need to be studying engineering, geology, geo-technical engineering, metallurgy, or mine planning. Applicants must be Jersey born and send a CV and covering letter should be sent directly to Consolidated Minerals. £3,000 lump sum for the one year bursary. Approximately six weeks work experience.

Contact Consolidated Minerals.

Email Consolidated Minerals

De Lancey and De La Hanty Foundation Ltd (Baron de Lancey)

Applicants need to be studying medical or law. ​Expenses are available for books or travel. Apply in writing to Seagate La Grande, Route de la Cote, St Clement JE2 6FT.

Geomarine AS / A-level Bursary

Applicants studying AS / A-Levels who are interested in a career in an engineering or geotechnical industry need to write a letter to Phil Horsley at Geomarine. 

The letter should be:

  • marked ‘Geomarine AS/A-level bursary’
  • state your career interests, GCSEs being taken and intended AS/A-level courses

Interviews take place in September interviews and you will need proof of grades achieved and acceptance on AS level courses.

The bursary provides:

  • single payment of up to £500 to be spent on IT
  • £100 for text books per year, for two years ​
  • assistance with arranging or facilitating work experience

Email Geomarine or call +44 (0) 1534 856566. Post letters to: 1st Floor, Les Ruettes, La Grande Route de St John, JE3 4FN

For more information see the Geomarine website.

Geomarine Degree Bursary

​Student who has taken A-levels relevant to a career in an engineering or geotechnical industry, and who has subsequently been accepted on a degree course accredited by ICE, IStructE, GeolSoc, IMechE, IET or JBM ​ ​Single payment of up to £500 to be spent on IT and £225 for text books per year for up to four years ​Geomarine will also commit to assisting with arranging or facilitating work experience.

Email Geomarine or call +44 (0) 1534 856566. Post letters to: 1st Floor, Les Ruettes, La Grande Route de St John, JE3 4FN

For more information see the Geomarine website.

Howard Davis Farm Trust

Area of study Agriculture, horticulture and environment. Contact Paul Tucker by post or by calling +44 (0) 1534 851953.

Chaumarais, La Rue de Samares, St Clement JE2 6LS.

​James Roberts Trust

Open to St Ouen residents only. This Trust is only open to those who are in receipt of a maintenance grant from Student Finance. Apply in writing to St Ouen’s Parish Hall, St Ouen.

Jenny Clark Memorial Trust

Area of study music. Apply in writing to c/o Mr David Le Cornu, D E Le Cornu, Advocates & Notary Public, 5-7 La Motte Street, St Helier JE2 4SY.

Jersey Clipper Bursary

Area of study Nautical. Submissions should be no more than 200 words in length and emailed by the end of April. Bursary currently £1,000. This annual award is given to an Islander to help them to undertake some form of maritime endeavour. This could, for example, be a trip on a tall ship, participation in a watersports competition, undertaking a marine biology field trip, competing in an ocean race or gaining a coaching award.

Email Philip Jeune or call +44 (0) 1534 857309.

Jersey Competition Regulatory Authority (JCRA)

​Area of study economic, accountancy, business studies or law. ​Application submission by March. Bursary £1,500 per year. ​​Eight weeks paid work experience each summer, and a possibility of a 12 month contract on completion of your studies. 

Email Louise Read or call +44 (0) 1534 514990.

Jersey Electricity

​Area of study engineering, preferably electrical, but mechanical also considered. Also, subjects centred around chemistry/biochemistry and environmental studies may be considered. ​Complete application form and return by email or post.​ ​Work experience available.

Email Jersey Electricity Human Resources or see the Jersey Electricity website for further information.

Jersey Electricity plc, PO Box 45, Queen's Road, St Helier, Jersey JE4 8NY.


​Area of study science, technology, engineering and maths students encouraged to apply. Some business degrees acceptable. Applications available online from January each year. ​£2,000 per year towards university fees and expenses. Minimum of six weeks per year paid work experience during holidays.

Email Andy Holmes or visit the JT website for further information.

Jersey Water

Area of study engineering (such as civil, mechanical, electrical), water resources, management and conservation. Environmental sciences. Chemistry. ​Application process will be available from the Jersey Water website from January each year. Applicants must have been resident in Jersey for five years prior to application. ​£2,000 financial support per academic year, towards cost of study for the duration of your degree course. Up to four weeks paid work experience per year.

Email the HR department or visit the Jersey Water website for further information.

John Lobb Trust

Area of study music. Apply in writing to c/o Mrs Rosemary Millow L.R.A.M, 10 Bel Royal Gardens, La Route de St Aubin, St Lawrence JE3 1JU.

Le Gallais Real Estates Property Bursary Scheme

The Le Gallais Real Estates Bursary offers financial assistance to students undertaking property related degree courses or property related apprenticeships. The bursary will be awarded to one successful candidate each year and will provide £2,000 towards the student’s academic costs each year for the duration of the degree or apprenticeship course. Three weeks annual paid work experience during holiday periods is also offered.  Applicants must have been resident in Jersey for five years prior to application.

To apply please email Tim Le Gallais or write to the following address Le Gallais Real Estates Ltd,   15 Bath Street, St Helier, JE2 4ST.


Applicants should be starting a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), Bar Vocational Course (BVC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC), or currently studying at degree level, with the intention of progressing into law. A covering letter should be submitted together with the bursary application form by the end February. A £2,200 yearly bursary payment will be paid towards academic fees. A minimum four weeks guaranteed paid work experience per year.

Email Marianne Stubbs or visit the Mourant website for further information.


​Applications are welcomed from Channel Islands' students looking to pursue a career in law. Applications are accepted from those students completing A-levels, degrees in any subject or GDL / LPC studies, provided that they can demonstrate a real interest and commitment to a career in law. Our application process opens from October to January. More details, including an application form, can be found on the Ogier website. ​The bursary awards £2,500 each academic year for the duration of the studies, together with £200 of book vouchers . Bursary students get guaranteed paid work placements each year, together with preferential consideration for any additional requirements.

Email Carla Jost or call +44 (0) 1534 514467. Visit the Ogier website for further information.

​Olive Brown Bursary

Area of study performing arts. In the form of dancing, music, acting, technical skills (music & theatre) directing or designing. ​Applications are open from January until the end of June and interviews take place in July or August. The bursary is awarded once a year for one student for £1,000 for each year of their course.

Email Alice Bravery or call +44 (0) 1534 617521.

Ports of Jersey

Merchant Navy Officer Cadetship. ​All applications must be made through the Merchant Navy Scholarship Scheme by Trinity House training. Work experience available.

Trinity House training website

​Royal Jersey Agriculture & Horticulture Society Trust Fund

​Area of study agriculture. Apply in writing to The Chief Executive, Royal Agriculture & Horticulture Society, Royal Jersey Showground, La Route de Trinité, Trinity JE3 5JP.

Sure Bursary Specifically for Women

A brand new bursary will assist motivated and ambitious women who are passionate about technology and will be attending university to study a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) related degree. The female only bursary for students planning to go to university in September 2019. To apply submit your CV and a covering letter by 28 February 2019 to the recruitment email.

Applicants will be assessed against their future career aspirations, passion for learning, entrepreneurial mind-set and aptitude for team work. The successful applicant will be offered the bursary by 31 March 2019. The £1,500 a year is to support your studies over the course of a three year degree. There is also six weeks paid work experience annually as well as ongoing support from female mentors in a range of senior positions at Sure.       

For more information call +44 (0) 1481 757602 or email Sophie Ferbrache.

PO Box 3, St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, GY1 3AB. 

The Averil Picot Trust Scholarship and The Barreau Art Scholarship

Area of study fine art or architecture.

Email Société Jersiaise or call +44 (0) 1534 758314.

Miss C M Cornick, Administrative Secretary, Société Jersiaise, 7 Pier Road, St Helier, Jersey JE2 4X.

The Jersey Chamber of Commerce Skills Fund 

The Jersey Chamber of Commerce Skills Fund has been created to provide an opportunity for additional funding for people who want to invest in themselves and their future, who want to upgrade their skills, knowledge and education.

The Skills Fund, of up to £9,400 for 2019, which can be used singularly for one application or shared across a few, will be awarded through a simple application process that is open to everyone who currently resides in Jersey, aged 18+.

Its primary aim is to assist you in striving for your dream or a vision, whether it be to complete training or a college course, an NVQ, a diploma, a BTEC, a Foundation, an apprenticeship, a degree or other courses that underpin your working life.

For further information or to apply visit The Jersey Chamber of Commerce website.

The Jersey Society of Chartered and Certified Accountants (JSCCA)

Considering a career in accountancy?

Students in Jersey starting a degree at university can apply for a bursary from the Jersey Society of Chartered and Certified Accountants (JSCCA). The JSCCA Bursary, valued at a total of up to £5,000 each year for the relevant years of study, is designed to help students from Jersey attend university to pursue an undergraduate degree of their choice, before returning to the Island and considering a career in accountancy.

The closing date for applications for the forthcoming academic year and the online application form can be found on the website, where potential applicants can also find out more about the JSCCA.

Email JSCCA or call +44 (0) 1534 734188.

Visit the JSCCA website for further information.

​The Lord Portsea Gift Fund

Armed forces and civil services. ​Applicants must be under 30 years of age and have been born in the Channel Islands or have a parent who was born in the Channel Islands.

Email Student Finance or call +44 (0) 1534 449450.

Student Finance, Children, Young People, Education and Skills, Bermuda House, Green Street, St Helier, JE2 4UH.

Lord Portsea Gift Fund (educational support)

The Paul Brown Memorial Fund

​Area of study music. ​Open to all music students but support doesn't normally go to undergraduates. ​ ​ 

c/o Mr Rod McLoughlin, Craigour, Lower King’s Cliff, St Helier ​JE2 3GS.

Email Rod McLoughlin

The Paul Brown Memorial Fund website

​Voisin Law

Area of study law. Application submission by the end of July. £600 bursary per term (£1,800 per academic year). Voisin will provide relevant work experience and a mentor throughout the holidays.

Email Emma Stewart

Voisin Law website

Turn to Us

A useful UK website for fund-finding is the Turn2Us website.

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