The Diamond Education Grant provides assistance to women studying at Cranfield University to help with the cost of tuition fees and study expenses. Read more Read less

This grant-awarding body was set up by the Federation (SIGBI) in 1975. Its purpose is to provide grants to assist women to update their skills after employment breaks or to acquire new skills to improve their opportunities for employment and promotion. Awards are made to help towards the cost of course fees or books/equipment, not for living expenses.

At a glance

  • Funding valueSmall grants
  • Suitable for Applicants fromUK, EU
  • DeadlineOn going
  • Funding provider(s)Soroptimist International

What it covers

Small grants towards tuition fees and other study costs.

Who can apply

To be eligible for a grant you do not have to be a Soroptimist (most of our applicants are not) but you must be female and permanently resident within one of the countries of our Federation. To see a full list of countries and clubs within the Federation and to check your eligibility, please go to the Clubs section of the SIGBI website.

Applicable courses

This funding opportunity is applicable to many courses, please see the 'Who can apply' section for more information.

Further information

The decision of the Trustees is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding individual applications. All applicants will be notified in the June following receipt of their application as to whether or not they have been successful. No personal correspondence will be entered into. You will receive an email confirmation of your application.


How to apply

Apply online at the Diamond Education Grant website.