Educational Trust Funds

These funds made available by local charities and are not our funds. We provide the administration support only.

Hull Education Foundation

The Hull Education Foundation helps young people prepare to enter a profession, trade, occupation or service. The funding can be used to pay for clothing, tools or instruments.

To apply for this fund you must -

  • be 13 or over
  • attend or have attended a Hull school or academy 

Applications for the Hull Education Foundation are considered in November and February. The closing date for this trust is the last week in October and the middle of February.   


Leon Salingar Award 

The Leon Salingar Award was set up to help students starting a music course at a university or recognised music college.

The applicant must be entering the first year of a music course at a university or music college and meet at least one of the following criteria - 

  • live in Hull
  • attend or have attended a Hull school or academy

Please note you are ineligible if you are studying a music foundation course.


Hull Youth Trust

This trust helps individuals or groups aged up to 25 years old wishing to advance their personal development as a member of society through traveling abroad.

To apply for this trust you need to provide full details of the trip including an idea of what it will cost.

You need to send the details via email to through to

Alternatively you can send them by post to - 

Young People, Skills and Employability team
Kenworthy House
98 - 104 George Street

Elizabeth Walker Foundation

The Elizabeth Walker Foundation was set up to support students studying a degree or higher degree in hard sciences such as chemistry, mathematics and physics. 

Applicants must be - 

  • Studying a degree or higher degree in hard sciences such as chemistry, mathematics or physics
  • between 18 and 25 years old at the start of the course 
  • a resident of Hull for at least two years
  • able to provide termly reports on progress and attendance from university tutors

Please note applicants are considered in September.

For all enquiries please contact the young people, skills and employability team on 01482 300 300.

Cecil William Rutherford Trust 

The Cecil William Rutherford Trust provides funding for ex pupils of Newland St. Johns Church of England Academy and South Holderness Technology College. Ex pupils from age 16 upwards are eligible providing they are working towards qualifications related to electricity, plumbing, building, architecture and medicine including nursing and physiotherapy.

Courses can be full time, part time, further or higher education or apprenticeships. Funding is paid following confirmation from the education or training provider that the applicant has commenced their course. 

Scholarships are awarded to ex pupils of each school alternately every year, and the trustees started with South Holderness in 1995. Applicants for this year are sought from  ex pupils of South Holderness Technology College by Friday November 8th 2019.

For further information email

If you would like to discuss any of the bursaries further contact 01482 300 300.