There are a number of organisations that offer financial support to certain groups of medical students. The list below is not exhaustive so it’s worth searching the internet for other options.
Foulkes Foundation Fellowships
The Foulkes Foundation offers grants to people studying medicine following a PhD in a science subject.
Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust
This trust provides grants to students who are over 24 years old and have already done a degree.
Gilchrist Educational Trust
This trust provides grants to students in the later part of their course who find themselves in severe financial difficulty. It also provides funding for people who study abroad for part of their course.
The Frank Buttle Trust
This organisation provides funding for 16-21 year olds facing severe social, emotional or health problems, to help them through education (e.g. people who are estranged from their family / adopted or fostered / caring for an ill relative etc).
The Leathersellers’ Company
This organisation offers funding to students who are undertaking a second degree.
The Elizabeth Nuffield foundation
This foundation offers funding to women who have young children or who care for a sick or disabled relative, undertaking a degree for the first time.
Professional Classes Aid Council
This council provides financial support to medical students who have planned funding for their degree but their funding arrangements have ‘broken down’.
The Grundy Educational Trust
This trust provides funding for students studying medicine as a second degree at certain universities.
MacLoghlin and Morris Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to medical students who are facing severe financial hardship.