Scholarships Bursaries Grants And Awards

Want an independent school education but can’t afford the fees?

 

Paying school-feesMost good independent schools now offer scholarships - often worth very little - and bursaries - potentially worth  a lot - in order to attract talented pupils. These are highly competitive but more plentiful than they were.

 It takes determination and hard work on your part, and exceptional abilities on the part of your child, to have a good chance of securing a high-value bursary.

The Good Schools Guide Advice Service now has a Scholarships and Bursaries Service -  http://www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/help-and-advice/consultancy-services/22847/scholarships-and-bursaries -  which will guide you to the right financial support for your child.

Means testing means most scholarships are of little monetary value - a few per cent off the fees for the sake of an accolade and possibly  a programme of activities designed to stretch bright young things, but that doesn't mean the deserving but needy will miss out...

Following rulings from The Charities Commission, an increasing number of schools are proposing to allocate more funds to those who would otherwise be unable to pay the fees.

The key is finding out what funds are available and whether your child might qualify but how?


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