The Eileen Drummond and Sheila Anderson Fund (EDSA)

The Eileen Drummond and Sheila Anderson Fund (EDSA)

The Eileen Drummond and Sheila Anderson (EDSA) awards offer support to first-year Law students in need of financial aid.

Who should apply?

To be eligible to apply, you must be:

  • Home UK undergraduate.
  • In your first year of single honours Law at the University of Bristol Law School.


  • Have an assessed household income of under £42,875.

See full eligibility criteria.

What is it?

  • Up to five awards are available each year.
  • The award covers the cost of the tuition fees (£9,250) for the first year of study only.

How do I apply?

Applicants need to complete an online application form. The application form for 2018/19 will be available soon.

  • Follow @UoBrisFunding on Twitter to be notified when the application form is available.

Terms and conditions

Please refer to the terms and conditions of the award before applying.

Sheila Anderson

Sheila Anderson graduated from Bristol in 1956, and went on to pursue a career in law. She was keen to give something back to today’s students and established a generous fund, through a gift in her Will, to support students in the School of Law.

Read more about Sheila Anderson.

'I much enjoyed my time there. I wish to give others, who may otherwise be unable to afford it, the opportunity to study Law at the University.

Sheila Anderson (LLB 1956)