A year of further or higher education ranges from £1,000 - £7,500 depending on the institution and course of study.

We endeavour to support the students most in need.

  • Those from families with low income.
  • Those from families with no history of higher education participation.

We offer:

  • Equal support to both female and male students.
  • Equal support to those with disabilities.

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To apply for a scholarship we ask you to complete an online application form. The selection process will take in to account:

  • University place: Students must have secured a place at university (or other higher or further education establishment).
  • Income: Candidates from lower income families will be prioritised.
  • Family educational background: Priority will be given to candidates who are the first in their family to go on to further or higher education.
  • Gender balance: All genders will be treated equally, although priority will be given to the first of their gender within a family to go onto further or higher education.
  • Disability: Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Funding resources: Spring Up Foundation provides partial scholarships. In the application form please outline how the rest of your fees will be paid.
  • Place of residence: Applications are welcomed from students within the Nablus or Salfit area of Palestine. Priority will be given to students who have a connection to Deir Istya i.e born there, living there now, or family originates from there.


  1. Complete all parts of the application form.
  2. Be able to prove your connection to the Nablus or Salfit area of Palestine.
  3. Provide a copy of the letter of conditional offer from your further or higher education institution.
  4. Provide a written reference from a teacher or tutor.

We will request parts 2, 3 and 4 once we have reviewed your application (part 1).