The Leathersellers’ Company

Student Grants

The Leathersellers’ Company awards Student Grants of up to £4,000 a year, to study for a full-time Degree at any UK University.

Application is via our on-line form only – quick and easy to use.

We are now open for applications for the academic year 2017/2018. The closing deadline for submitting your application is midnight Sunday 16 July 2017.

Any UK student enrolled on any full-time degree course at a UK University can apply.

Any UK student with an unconditional offer for a full-time degree course at a UK University may apply.

Priority may some times be given to exceptional students from the Greater London area.

Funding will not be given in support of one year professional conversion courses.

You should put forward a strong case both academically and in terms of personal circumstance as to why you feel you should be considered for an award.

You should be able to demonstrate that you are making every effort to apply for and raise funds to cover your course costs and living expenses, such as applying for other grants & loans, working part time or getting help from your family if possible.

You should be able to explain how your chosen course will enable you to further your career path and gain employment.

Applications are particularly welcomed from students of engineering or subjects connected with the leather trade including fashion students who work with leather.

Applications are also welcomed from graduates & undergraduates who express an intention to take Holy Orders.

The maximum value of an award is £4,000 per annum for up to four years.

Interviews will take place in September 2017 at Leathersellers’ Hall, 7 St Helen’s Place, Bishopsgate in London.

We notify all applicants of the outcome of their application, whether you have been shortlisted for an interview or not. So, unless your e-mail address changes, there is no need for you to do anything else once you have completed your application.

If you are thinking of applying find out if you are eligible by reading our criteria and guidelines for help and hints.

References will be required for all applications and are an important part of the assessment.

Ensure your referee is familiar with your chosen career path and can tell us about your academic and non-academic qualities.