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Bursary Awards for charitable work

Over the years, many students from King Edward VI College have been involved in valuable service to communities around the world and in this country – volunteering to work with children in orphanages or in hospitals overseas, participating in literacy and homelessness support projects, and a full range of other valuable, life-changing work.

Application Form

This year, the college is offering students the opportunity to apply for two different awards – both of which support students performing this valuable service during their ‘gap year’ (year 13 students) or summer activity (year 12 students) as follows:

  • The Roy Award (at home or abroad):  this is an endowment left to the Foundation Trustees by the late Dr Dilip Kumar Roy.  A total bursary of up to £10,000 is available to ONE successful applicant – the panel will award a sum to that student, which is commensurate with the scale and scope of the proposed community service project.
  • The King Edward VI College Bursary Award for Community Service (at home or abroad):  students may wish to use the award to support voluntary work in which they are currently involved, or an activity which they are planning.  A total bursary of up to £2500 is available to be SHARED between the successful applicants

The deadline for applications is Friday 22 March 2024 (Mid-day).

For successful candidates, there will be an interview whereby an informal ten minute presentation will be required to showcase your project/ideas on Monday 15 April in the afternoon.

Completed application forms can be emailed to studentsupport@kedst.ac.uk or handed into the Student Support Helpdesk.

If you require any further clarification regarding these awards, please contact your Personal Tutor or Student Support :studentsupport@kedst.ac.uk