The Alan & Cyril Body Trust

Registered Charity Number 1133557

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who can apply to the trust?

Full or part-time students at Cardiff University in the following disciplines may apply:

• Medicine – which includes:

o     Dentistry

o     Nursing & midwifery

o     Other healthcare professions including Optometry

o     Pharmacy

o     Pharmacology

o     Psychology and Biosciences   - if students are

             proceeding  to study Medicine

• Law – (LPC students should read the Criteria carefully)

• Education

• Engineering 


In cases of hardship the Trust can help with the cost of

• Living expenses

• Course materials

• Books

• Dissertation costs


Applicants should bear in mind that the Trust is relatively small, and normally will not be able to award more than about £500 to each applicant.


The Trust will not normally fund the purchase of computer equipment unless a student can establish why s/he cannot use the University computing facilities.


The Trust will not normally fund elective placements abroad, nor the purchase of optometry equipment.


Students may apply more than once during a course of study, though the Trustees may prioritise first-time applications.