The Crowther Fund
Named after the late Lord Crowther, The Open University’s first Chancellor. This fund is intended to help Open University graduates who want to build on their first degree by contributing towards further study, research or a period of voluntary work.
The Robert Beevers Memorial Fund
Named after Dr Robert Beevers, one of The Open University’s ‘founding fathers’. Intended for research-related study, it offers contribution towards tuition fees or study-related costs.
How to apply for an OU bursary
Both funds are independent of financial circumstances and you’re welcome to apply to both through the Crowther Fund application.
Applications open each year on 1 November and the application closing date is 29 February 2020.
To apply, download the application form and guidance notes.
For more information about either award, email email@example.com