Chancerygate Foundation Bursary

The Chancerygate Foundation Bursary

The Chancerygate Foundation Bursary aims to help diversify the UK’s real estate industry.   

Chancerygate Foundation ‘believe nobody should be prevented from accessing and thriving in the property industry just because they didn’t go to the right school or their parents didn’t have the right connections.’*

* Taken from Chancerygate Foundation’s mission statement

This bursary opportunity is open to applicants who identify as being from an African and Caribbean heritage background, aiming to study on specific undergraduate surveying courses that lead to Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accreditation. It will encourage and enable qualifying students to break barriers and build long-term careers within the property industry.

Student beneficiaries will receive £10,000 per year for living expenses, as well as access to real work experience opportunities in the industry.

Applications for the Bursary are now closed for the 2022/23 intake.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this opportunity with us, please email us at - we're here to help!

Bursary Eligibility Criteria

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Meet the two successful recipients of our first round of Chancerygate Foundation Bursaries:

Tyreece Philips

Tyreece Philips, BSc Building Surveying student.

"Receiving this bursary has made my university experience the best possible experience it could have been as it has enabled me to get things that contribute to my studies"

Read Tyreece’s story here.

Mohamed Warsame, BSc Quantity Surveying student.

"It not only allows me to focus and dedicate my time solely for study and not be diverted by work and thinking how can I pay for my livelihood and fees simultaneously in addition to balancing studies on the other end"

Read Mohamed’s profile here.

Meet some of the Chancerygate Foundation Team:

Amanda Walker, Director of Chancerygate Foundation.

“There’s so much more to supporting students than just handing over a cheque”

Read Amanda’s story here.

Eddie Cook (LSBU alumnus, BSc Building Surveying, 1986), Trustee of Chancerygate Foundation.

“I want more people to know what a great, rewarding and enjoyable career working as a surveyor and in the built environment can be”

Read Eddie’s profile here.


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No Barriers to Brilliance

The LSBU Group are committed to breaking barriers to success through our No Barriers to Brilliance Philanthropic Programme.

If your organisation is interested in supporting students through a bursary programme, please contact us at