Hillsborough Trust Fund

The Hillsborough Trust Fund is intended to support students who are permanently resident in Merseyside who are in financial need.


Who can apply?

Awards are made to students who demonstrate they are in financial hardship, you must be:

  • Permanently resident in Merseyside.

How much are awards from the Hillsborough Trust Fund?

There is no set amount but awards are normally between £100 - £600.


How do I apply?

Students should complete an Access to Learning Fund application form, available from the Financial Support Team, Ground Floor Student Services Centre.


I have already secured other funding. Am I eligible to apply?

Yes, but priority is given to students who are considered to be in the most financial need. You will be required to declare any other source of funding on your application form.

For more information, please contact the Financial Support Team.