COSARAF Foundation launches second year of Scholars’ Fund

COSARAF Foundation announces hardship fund for Muslim undergraduate home students in financial difficulties.

COSARAF Foundation launches second year of Scholars’ Fund. In 2020 the Foundation was delighted to support 28 students with over £18,000 of grants between £350 – £1,200.

Students wishing to apply should give full details of their financial situation to their tutor, who can apply on their behalf. This funding will be open to undergraduate home students (excluding post graduate students) in all officially recognised UK universities. Students in significant financial difficulties or suffering unexpected hardship can apply for grants of up to £2,000 per annum, with most grants being between £500 and £1,000.

Applications open: Monday 4 October 2021 at 10am
Closing date: Friday 29 October 2021 at 4pm

The application form will be available on the COSARAF Foundation website from Monday 4 October.

For further details about the scholars’ fund and information about eligibility please visit: or contact

“Tahreem (2020 grantee) has now received the payment and wanted me to send you her deepest thanks for the award. It will really help her to achieve her goals of becoming a doctor.”
Dr Lesley Robson
Head of Year 1 and 2 MBBS, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

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