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.
Area of study Geology (only for students who attend Leicester University).
Work experience may still be available.
Email Simon Collins for more information.
Applications are open to all local students who will be studying at degree level in September or post graduates studying the GDL, LPC or BPTC.
The Bursary award is £2,200 (paid in three term time instalments) plus £250 book vouchers per year. You will be guaranteed six weeks of paid work experience each year. Further detail can be found on the Carey Olsen website.
To apply, please email your CV along with a short covering email or letter.
Email Carey Olsen if you would like further information about the scheme or call +44 (0) 1534 822262.
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.
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.
Email De Lancey and De La Hanty Foundation
Email De Lancey and De La Hanty Foundation
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
Applications are welcome from students who have been accepted on a degree course accredited by the Institute of Civil Engineers. 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.
or call +44 (0) 1534 856566. Post letters to: 1st Floor, Les Ruettes, La Grande Route de St John, JE3 4FN
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, 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 with 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 has a number of bursary and work experience opportunities available for a variety of roles.
Email Jersey Electricity Human Resources to find out more.
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.
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 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.
The Maples Group bursary scheme encourages applicants looking to develop a career in law and/or are starting a Graduate Diploma to apply. The bursary offers £2,000 to the successful applicant.
The scheme has been carefully crafted to grant bursary students the best possible experience, including a structured work experience placement and on-going support from key members of the team while completing your studies.
Apply by sending a CV and covering letter by 30 November. To find out more email Sarah Christofides or by visiting the Maples Group website.
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 Natasha 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.
Seymour Hotels Centenary Bursaries
Celebrating 100 years in hospitality, Seymour Hotels are proud to offer local students the chance to turn their dreams of a successful career in hospitality into reality with a Seymour Hotels Centenary Bursary for university and college.
The University Bursary
You could be awarded a bursary of £3,000 if you’re headed to university to study a hospitality-related undergraduate degree in 2020, including culinary courses.
Includes work experience opportunities during your holidays and appropriate experiences and events during your placements.
The Student Sponsorship Package
You could be awarded a student sponsorship package if you’re headed to Highlands College to study the Hospitality and Tourism or Culinary Arts full-time courses in 2020.
Includes course maintenance costs, a part-time job during your studies, and a work placement following graduation.
Submit your CV to Claire Reynard before Monday 2 March 2020. For more information see the Seymour Hotels website or email Claire Reynard or call +44 (0) 1534 751609.
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.
Applicants will be assessed against their future career aspirations, passion for learning, entrepreneurial mind-set and aptitude for team work. 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 supported by Grant Thornton
The Jersey Chamber of Commerce Skills Fund provides 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 for 2020 could be used singularly for one application or shared across several, and will be awarded through a simple application process that is open to anyone who currently resides in Jersey, aged 18+.
Its primary aim is to assist you in striving for your dream or a vision and could well be a contribution to your funding, 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.
Applications are open on March 2nd 2020 and close on April 6thth 2020, with successful candidates announced on 20th May 2020. 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.
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 young musicians (under 35 years old) but the Fund does not normally support the costs of undergraduate degree study.
c/o Mr Rod McLoughlin, Craigour, Lower King’s Cliff, St Helier JE2 3GS.
Email Rod McLoughlin
The Paul Brown Memorial Fund website
The Touchstone Bursary
If you’re a Jersey student considering a business or IT related degree, then you should apply for the Touchstone Bursary. Touchstone will pay £4,500 towards your university fees over three years and provide four weeks paid work experience during the summer, plus a no obligation job offer once you’ve completed your degree.
Touchstone is the provider of choice for global wealth management administration and accounting systems, specialising in Microsoft’s Dynamics technology, consultancy and development. With offices in Jersey, Australia and Singapore there is also the opportunity to travel if you work for us. Visit the Touchstone website for more information.
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
With offices across Asia, the Caribbean and Europe, Walkers is a leading offshore law firm with a truly international perspective.
As the fastest-growing firm in the Channel Islands they are constantly looking for talented people who fit the Walkers approach to law: commercial, client-focused and entrepreneurial.
Their new bursary scheme is open to A-Level and undergraduate students pursuing a career in law as well as students about to embark on a professional legal qualification. They will offer financial assistance, summer work placements and a mentor to support and guide you throughout your studies.
The closing date for applications is 27 March 2020 and interviews will take place in April 2020.
Find more information on how to apply.
For an informal chat or to apply email the HR Department.
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