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Need to know more about school bursaries or scholarships? We have amassed information on hundreds of scholarships and bursaries for private schools. We also know about charities which help provide a subsidised education.

So how does the consultancy work?

How can you find out what financial assistance might be available to you? And at which school? Would it cover just the tuition or might it stretch to boarding fees and even instrumental fees or help on school trips? And there really such things as state boarding schools where you only have to pay boarding fees?

These are serious and important questions, all of which – along with many others – are covered by our scholarships and bursaries service, which is available to all UK based families.

We won’t be able to tell you exactly what – in raw financial terms – a school might offer you in terms of bursarial help as this will depend on many things eg your income, your financial commitments, the number of children you have etc. But we will be able to tell you the school’s criteria for scholarships and bursaries, how they select their recipients, how many awards they have to offer and, most importantly, their special awards eg for particular skills or talents – sports, arts, music etc.

We should also be able to give you an idea of what your income needs to be to qualify and how to approach a school and when. In addition, we can explain how a scholarship might be topped up by a bursary and answer any other questions you may have. We also know of odd and unusual awards, such as for skills in eg chess, dance, golf or for the children of clergy, sailors or children whose parent has died. We even know of one for vegetarians!

Click to listen to Susan Hamlyn, director of the Good Schools Guide Education Consultants talk on scholarships and bursaries at the Independent Schools Show.


All enquiries are treated individually. You tell us the information you need and we will tell you how much our search would cost before there is any commitment.

Call: 0800 368 7694 (UK) +44 203 286 6824 (from overseas)
Email: [email protected]

Please note we are not agents. You do not need an agent to gain a place at a UK school.

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