Education Loans


We are an Equal Opportunity organisation, and eligible candidates may borrow up to £10,000 interest free for 9 years in order to assist with the cost of post-graduate courses anywhere in the world.

To be eligible for consideration for a loan you must be:

  • over 18 and under 35 years of age;
  • resident in Leicestershire or Rutland for the last three years (Northampton residents should contact;
  • have a gross annual income of less than £15,000 per annum;
  • have liquid assets of less than £40,000;
  • able to demonstrate a real need for the loan;
  • applying to study or already studying on a post graduate course.

How it works

    1. You can telephone 0116 204 6620, or fill in the contact form below for application details. You will need 2 guarantors for the loan, each guaranteeing a maximum of £7,500.
    2. Once completed, return the application pack. An interview will then be arranged with a small group of Trustees so you can explain why you require the loan.
    3. Interviews take place in February, May, August and November. Applications are required at least 4 weeks prior to the interview dates.
    4. If successful, you and your guarantors will sign a joint and several bond.
    5. The loan is interest free for 9 years, but becomes repayable by equal instalments after 3 years.

Register for an application pack today

Simply fill out the contact form below and we’ll send one out to you.

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