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Educational trusts, bursaries and gift funds

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

The information below has been provided by the bursary 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.

Contact Eddie Bailey.

Email Eddie Bailey

Andium Homes

Applications are invited from 1 March of each year for the next academic year (starting September / October) and must be received by the last working day in April. An annual bursary of up to £5,000, the continuation of any bursary awarded being reviewed annually with the student. ​Six weeks minimum work experience.

Contact Andium Homes by email or call +44 (0) 1534 500700.

Email ​Andium Homes

Appleby

Any degree (must have the intention of returning to Jersey to take up law). ​All applications must be made via the website. Closing date end of February each year. ​Bursary £1,500 per year. ​Minimum period of work experience to six weeks during the academic year.

Contact Louise James by email or call +44 (0) 1534 818175.

Email Louise James

Appleby website

Bedell Cristin

English Legal Practice Course (LPC), the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), or those studying 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.

Contact Anna Ormsby by email or call +44 (0) 1534 814295.

Email Anna Ormsby

Bedell Cristin website

Camerons Limited

Construction related degree (ideally this would be quantity surveying, architecture design, civil engineering etc). Bursary ​£2,250 per year (£750 per term). ​​Work experience during the holiday periods and subject to grades a position within Camerons on graduation. 

Contact Simon Silbernagl.

Email Simon Silbernagl

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 our website. If you would like to apply, upload your CV to our website from 1 November. Applications will close at the end of February. If you have any questions about our student schemes do not hesitate to get in touch.

Email Jessica Blampied

Carey Olsen website

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

Contact Katherine Mercer by email or call  +44 (0) 1481 734237.

Email Katherine Mercer

Email Collas Crill recruitment team

Collas Crill website

David Miller Scholarship

Area of study engineering, geology, geo-technical engineering, metallurgy, or mine planning. Applicants must be Jersey born, 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)

Area of study medical or law. ​Expenses 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

Interest in a career in an engineering or geotechnical industry, and who will be studying AS / A-levels with a view to proceeding to related degree course In ​May / June, candidates who are currently in year 11 should write a short letter to Phil Horsley at Geomarine. The letter should be marked ‘Geomarine AS/A-level bursary’. It should state your career interests, GCSEs being taken and intended AS/A-level courses. In September interviews take place (proof of grades achieved and acceptance on AS level courses) ​Single payment of up to £500 to be spent on IT and £100 for text books per year for two years ​Geomarine will also commit to assisting with arranging or facilitating work experience.

Contact Geomarine by post, email or call +44 (0) 1534 856566.

1st Floor, Les Ruettes, La Grande Route de St John, JE3 4FN

Email Geomarine

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.

Contact Geomarine by post, email or call +44 (0) 1534 856566.

1st Floor, Les Ruettes, La Grande Route de St John, JE3 4FN

​Email Geomarine

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.

Contact Philip Jeune by email or call +44 (0) 1534 857309.

Email Philip Jeune

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. 

Contact Louise Read by email or call +44 (0) 1534 514990.

Email Louise Read

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.

Contact Human Resources.

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

Email Jersey Electricity

Jersey Electricity website

JT

​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.

Contact Andy Holmes.

Email Andy Holmes

Jersey Telecom website

Jersey Water

Area of study engineering (civil, mechanical, electrical etc), 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.

Contact Cheryl Kaye.

Email Cheryl Kaye

Jersey Water website

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.

Morris Bursary

Area of study science subject (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, engineering). ​Open to all sixth form students. Applications must be made via the school, to include a CV and a statement of support from the school head teacher and / or head of subject. Bursary up to £9,000 per year (preference will be given to a student whose family would otherwise struggle to meet the fees).

Contact Jane Williams.

Email Jane Williams

​Mourant Ozannes

​Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), Bar Vocational Course (BVC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC), or those studying for a law degree. ​Send a covering letter and your CV by email by end February. £2,200​ yearly bursary payment towards academic fees. ​Minimum four weeks guaranteed paid work experience per year.

Contact Rebecca Le Meur.

Email Rebecca Le Meur

Mourant Ozannes website

Ogier

​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.

Contact Carla Jost by email or call +44(0) 1534 514467.

44 Esplanade, St Helier Jersey

Email Carla Jost

Ogier website

​Perdurance Philanthropy Bursary Scheme

Any area of study. ​Applicants are requested to fill in the application form. For the 2018 / 19 academic year, this will need to be returned to us by 28 February 2018 at the latest, together with a letter of reference (which should be from a teacher / mentor). ​The bursary awards £3,000 per year towards the course. Contact Perdurance Philanthrophy by email or call +44 (0) 1534 752777.

Forum 4, Grenville Street, St Helier JE2 4UF

Email Perdurance Philanthropy

​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

The Averil Picot Trust Scholarship and The Barreau Art Scholarship

Area of study fine art or architecture.

Contact Société Jersiaise by email or call +44 (0) 1534 758314.

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

Email Société Jersiaise

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.

Contact JSCCA by email or call +44 (0) 1534 734188.

Email JSCCA

JSCCA website

​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.

Contact Student Finance by email or call +44 (0) 1534 449450.

Student Finance, Education Sport & Culture, PO Box 55, Philip Le Feuvre House, La Motte Street, St Helier JE4 8PE

Email Student Finance

Lord Portsea Gift Fund (educational support)

​The 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.

Contact Tom Dingle by email or call +44 (0) 1534 617521.

Email Tom Dingle

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 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.

Contact Emma Stewart.

Email Emma Stewart

Voisin Law website


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

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