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Academically accredited courses award

Get funding help for your academically accredited course from the CSP's Charitable Trust.

This fund only supports applications for national academically accredited or validated programmes, such as national vocational qualifications, BTEC awards, access and postgraduate courses. The fund does not support member costs towards undertaking part-time or full-time qualifying degrees in physiotherapy.

File 197334If you are unsure of a programme's eligibility please contact the programme provider or the awards administrator.

Applications for funding should normally be made in the year in which the programme is to be undertaken.

Applications can be made retrospectively, providing they are submitted by a deadline which falls within the same calendar year in which the programme has been completed.

Award amounts will be based on the amount of credit carried by the course. As a guide successful applicants would receive no more than:

  • £300 - for a 20 credit course
  • £600 - for a 40 credit course
  • £800 - for a 120 credit course
  • £1200 for a 180 credit course (MSc)
  • £1500 for a PhD

How to apply

There are two rounds of funding per year for this award - in the spring and autumn. The next deadline for the spring round of applications is Tuesday 21 March at 5pm.

Applications will open on the new CSP ePortfolio from Friday 27 January. The system is currently being upgraded.

Applications to the Educational Awards Panel are to be prepared, submitted and assessed through the CSP ePortfolio, a personal interactive online space specifically designed to support your continuing professional development (CPD).

Use the link below (log in needed) to access your ePortfolio account and remember to join the Educational Awards Workspace to enable you to view and use relevant application forms:

Access your ePortfolio account

Other awards from the Charitable Trust

See more about the CSP Charitable Trust for information about financial assistance for your research project, conference presentation or student elective placement.


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