Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust Fund bursaries available

The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust Fund offers bursaries to UK undergraduates who are the son or daughter, spouse, widow or widower of a commercial traveller, chemist, or grocer.

According to their definition: (a) Commercial travellers: The representative, agent or principal of any firm of manufacturers or other company or wholesale dealers selling to industry or commerce, but not direct to the public, who has travelled for five consecutive years for at least six months in each of those years, for the purpose of securing orders and/or promoting business. (b) Chemists: A member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society engaged in selling or dispensing medicines direct to the public. (c) Grocers: A person engaged or employed in the retail sale of groceries and related provisions (not considered the distinctive wares of some other class of tradesman), excluding persons owning or employed by a business having more than 50 employees.

For more information or to download an application form, please visit www.leverhulme-trade.org.uk/ Completed applications forms must be handed in to Helen Sykes, Access and Community Engagement, 175 Woodhouse Lane (next door to Halo nightclub) by Wednesday 27 October 2010.

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