Education trust funds



Due to the unprecedented circumstances of the Covid-19 crisis and the uncertainty around school and university closures, the Trustees of both Education Trust Funds have decided not to open applications for 2020/21. Applications for 2021/22 will open in March 2021.

The council administers two education trusts that offer financial assistance to university and college students living in Waltham Forest.

These trust funds apply strict eligibility criteria for application. You can download guidance notes on eligibility and application forms below.

All completed application forms require a supporting statement and signature of referee from present school, college or university.

Applications must be returned to by email or by post to:

Tammy Hanna
Meetings and Events Team
Business Support, Education Charity Trusts
London Borough of Waltham Forest
Sycamore House
Town Hall Complex
Forest Road
London E17 4SU

The closing date for applications is Friday 24 May 2019.


Donations Click to get info

As chairs of the trusts, we are actively seeking donations to continue these good causes.

We are asking you to help us continue to invest in the future of local students. A small or large cash donation could give someone else the chance to reach their goal for a bright successful future.

If you have been in receipt of a grant and would like to give something back, or you are a member of the public who would like to make a donation, please contact  

Success Stories Click to get info

If you are happy to share your success story with us, we would like to hear from you. Please contact