Our Impact

80% of students said the scholarship made a ‘very big’ or ‘fairly big’ difference to their first year at university.

What They Said

  • "Books are expensive and it is great, as a student from a low income background, not to have to worry about being able to afford the books needed on my course."

    2018-19 Scholarship recipient, now studying at the University of Manchester.
  • "Receiving this scholarship was very encouraging and boosted my confidence in my studies, which has made my first year more enjoyable and productive."

    2018-19 Scholarship recipient, now studying at Warwick University.
  • "The scholarship feels like a great reward for the hard work I have put in to get where I am. I am very thankful for it."

    2018-19 Scholarship recipient, now studying at the University of Exeter.
  • "The scholarship helped me so much and I don't know what I would have done without it. It enabled me to go beyond just the general reading and go further into the topics I am studying."

    2017-18 Scholarship recipient, now studying at Durham University.
  • "I was able to purchase medical books that I would otherwise not have afforded, which has served me well in assignments and exam preparations. Equally as important, I entered university with a positivity I may not have had."

    2017-18 Scholarship recipient, now studying at the University of Plymouth.
  • "I felt really honoured to have been granted the scholarship. My school teachers really believed I had put in so much effort into my studies, and persevered despite all the difficulties I was facing at the time."

    2017-18 Scholarship recipient, now studying at University of Sheffield.

  • "I read Law which requires a lot of expensive books - the Scholarship meant that I was able to buy my own."

    2016-17 Scholarship recipient, now studying at the University of Bristol.
  • "I feel very honoured to receive the award and it motivates me to work harder."

    2016-17 Scholarship recipient, now studying at the University of Birmingham.
  • "I was not expecting to get anything, it was a wonderful surprise and a great way to start university."

    2016-17 Scholarship recipient, now studying at the University of Reading.