We make grants to Quaker members and attenders continuing their education as mature students.


These grants are particularly aimed at members and attenders gaining further or higher education to equip themselves to serve society and/or Quakers in Britain.

To apply you should be a mature student or graduate, either in membership of Britain Yearly Meeting or an attender of at least five years. You should be in need of financial support to take the course.

The course should be offered at a reputable institution within the UK.

Case study

PhD in Criminology - why it is that some life-sentenced prisoners are more able than others to find positive, meaningful experiences while imprisoned? (PDF)

How to apply

Applications are currently closed. Applications for 2023-2024 will be open from January - April 2023. You'll find the 2022 guidance, letters for referees, and application form below for reference in the meantime. However please do not use these for your application as updated documents will be provided in January.

Contact us

Ann Pfeiffer
Grants Programme Officer
020 7663 1053