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Alternative guide to postgraduate funding

Discover advice and information about applying for alternative sources of funding, particularly from charities and trusts.

Charities are an underrated funding resource and often make awards to students of any subject and any nationality. The guide was written by 2 postgraduate students who between them have won over £45,000 from 55 different charity awards. It contains model personal and financial statements and over 500 links to voluntary sector funding sources.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding is independently published by GradFunding.

Access the PDF publication

To request a PDF copy of Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding, please get in touch with alternativeguide@arts.ac.uk stating whether you're an applicant or current student (include ID number), College and course you’re on or applying to.

Access the Alternative Guide Online (AGO)

AGO is for enrolled UAL students only. To access, please visit the Postgraduate Funding Gateway and register for personal username/password.