Activities and Sports Participation Grant 


The Activities and Sports Participation Grant is here to help students take part in Edinburgh University Students’ Association activities and University of Edinburgh Sports Union/Sports Clubs activities. The aim of the fund is to widen access to these activities by reducing financial barriers. It can help towards the cost of equipment, travel expenses to society events, tournament related fees and more. You can apply for up to £200. 
The Grant is open UK undergraduate students at the University of Edinburgh and UK postgraduate students who did their undergraduate degree at the University of Edinburgh.

This grant will open at 9am 30th November 2020. 


The deadline for applying is 12 noon, Monday 18th January 2021.




Student Opportunities and Development Fund


This fund provides one off financial contributions of up to £500 to support, enhance and develop student-led projects. However, additional funding may be considered for exceptional circumstances.  


Applications are open 19 August – 5pm, 30 November and 11 January – 5pm, 1 March. However, they may close early should allotted funds for each Semester be granted.


This is a new fund and replaces the: Activities Development Fund, Social Enterprise Fund, Peer Learning and Support Fund, and Volunteering Impact Fund. Activities that would have been supported by these previously are eligible to apply. Please read the guidelines and criteria carefully. 


Read the Student Opportunities and Development Fund Terms and Conditions here.


Student Opportunities and Development Fund Checklist


Student Opportunities and Development Fund FAQs




Student Council

Do you believe that the Students' Association should make a statement of principle on an issue relating to students? Do you have an idea for a campaign or project that you think the Students' Association should run? Do you need funding for your own campaign?
If yes, then you should submit a proposal to Student Council!