Patron: The Countess Mountbatten of Burma CBE

What We Do:
The Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust is a grant making trust
We provide grants for overseas students from the Commonwealth, who are in their final year at a university in the United Kingdom and who are facing unforseen financial difficulties.  These grants are the Mountbatten Memorial Grants
We provide travel grants for recent post doctoral students who are at a university in the United Kingdom

and are undertaking research overseas in the humanities and other fields.  These grants are administered on our behalf by the British Academy. These grants are the Post Doctoral Travel Grants


We also provide grants to organisations involved in higher and adult education, and organisations

providing opportunities for young people to serve overseas. These are Other Grants