The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding

What is it?

A web resource for current and prospective postgraduate students who are looking to fund master's, PGCE or PhD study in the UK through grants from the voluntary sector. 

What are the details?

  • Search a database of nearly 1,000 sources of funding from charities, trusts, and foundations, with more added each month. 
  • Gain charity funding for fees, maintenance, conferences, field trips, and travel. 
  • Learn about finding and applying for funding from a guide developed and written by real students. 

Who’s it for?

Students and alumni looking to fund postgraduate/PhD study or research expenses. 

Who'll benefit the most?

Anyone unsure about what they want from their career  
Those who have some ideas about what they might like to do and would like to explore these further
Anyone who would like to gain skills and experience related to their career plans  
Those ready to apply for, or who have started applying and interviewing for opportunities

How do I get started?

I'm a student ready to go

I'm alumni ready to go