WCTA bursary for ADIT students outside the UK

The Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers is a City of London Livery Company whose objects are primarily to advance the standing and profession of tax advisers but also include the promotion of education in the field of taxation.

The Court of the WCTA has decided to award this bursary annually to a deserving candidate for the ADIT qualification.

Eligible Persons

Those permanently resident and studying outside the UK, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man for the ADIT qualification.

Funds Available

A maximum of £1,500 over a 12-month period to be paid against supplier receipts for purchased books, other materials and/or tuition fees necessary or relevant for the purpose of studying for the ADIT qualification.


Proven need for financial assistance in paying for ADIT tuition and/or study materials. This is to be shown by a general explanation of your financial position on a separate sheet of paper to be attached to the application form. This information will be treated in the utmost confidence and will be destroyed after the decision with regard to the application has been made.

All application forms will be assessed by the CIOT; the Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers will rely heavily on the CIOT’s assessment.

Applications for 2021 should be received by the CIOT on or before 31 October 2020. The applications will be considered after this date, and the decision regarding the successful applicant will be communicated thereafter.

The rules and an application form are available to download below. Please read the rules carefully before submitting an application.

Discounts on studying

Discounts are available to all ADIT students on a number of international tax books and resources - even if you don't qualify for the bursary. You can find more information at www.adit.org/discounts.