Microgaming Education Bursary and Other Financial Assistance
Introduced in 2014, the Microgaming Education Bursary provides funding for exceptional students from the Isle of Man whose financial circumstances may otherwise stops them from attending or continuing at university.
The scheme is open to any student who is eligible for a maintenance grant and has secured a place on an approved undergraduate degree course (any subject). Students who received the bursary last year should submit a new application, giving details of how they have met the requirements agreed to in their previous application.
Applications for the 2020/21 academic year are now closed
You may also be entitled (subject to eligibility) to assistance from one of the following:
The Howard Bequest
Administered through the Isle of Man Medical Research Committee.
This Student Award is made as a single payment of £500 (Five Hundred Pounds) to Manx-Educated Students attending undergraduate degree courses in Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy. It is awarded on confirmation of attendance at the University with copies of the confirmation offer and union or University library card.
Applications or enquires should be sent to Secretary to the Isle of Man Medical Research Committee at email@example.com
Certain Social Security Benefits
+44 1624 685656
Or visit the Social Security Division's webpages.
Educational Trust Funds
There are a selection of funds administered by the Department. Students under the age of 24 suffering hardship may apply in writing to:
Department of Education Sport and Culture
The Lady Monica Cockfield Memorial Trust
The Trust is directed towards encouraging studies at postgraduate level in matters directly related to the European Union. Applications should be forwarded via the Department in writing to the Lady Monica Cockfield Memorial Trust and must include a copy of your CV.
Spencer Wright Bursary
This fund is available to assist with the purchase of equipment or materials needed by students enrolled on an undergraduate drama/musical theatre training course.
For details, please contact the Manx Amateur Drama Federation by email.
Lloyds Scholars is a unique social mobility programme run by Lloyds Banking Group. Partnering with leading universities across the UK, Lloyds offer students from lower income households a complete package of financial support, paid internships, a business mentor and the opportunity to develop their employability skills.
Robert Hunter Cain & Hilda Cain Scholarship
Helping talented Manx born students to cover the cost of University.
Applications for the 2020/21 academic year are now closed.
Manx born students, educated at the island's state schools, can apply for additional assistance to enable them to attend a 3 year degree course in the United Kingdom. The scholarship is open to qualifying students who have secured a place on any approved undergraduate degree course and who will be eligible for a DESC maintenance grant.