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The Mitchell City of London Charity and Educational Foundation

We provide a grant for single parent families when the child is over the age of 11 or a bursary for students with one or both parents, where the student is aged 16-18.

Applicants must already be attending an independent day or boarding school, or state boarding school, and have been at the school for one year. Applicants must also have the Foundation's City Qualification. That is the child must be attending a City School or either parent must have lived or worked within the City of London, the square mile, for at least five years.


For further information please contact Mrs Lucy Jordan, Clerk to the Trustees, The Mitchell City of London Charity and Educational Foundation, 24 Station Lane, Holme on Spalding Moor, York. YO43 4AL.


Alternatively email mitchellcityoflondon@gmail.com or call 0845 600 1558.

Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust

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The Fashion & Textile Children's Trust provide education and wellbeing grants to support children (0-18 years) whose parents or guardians work, or have recently worked in the UK fashion and textile industry. This trade connection needs to be for a minimum of three years, within the last 9 years.

Thornton Smith & Plevins Young People's Trust

We provide financial assistance to Sixth Form students in independent education whose families no longer have the sufficient means to pay the required fees.

Royal National Children’s SpringBoard Foundation

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The Royal National Children's Foundation merged with The SpringBoard Bursary Foundation to create the Royal National Children's SpringBoard Foundation (Royal SpringBoard). Royal SpringBoard considers direct referral applications for an educational bursary for children with one or no parents, and whose home circumstances are seriously prejudicial to the child's normal development.

Wispers Trust

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The Wispers Trust was formed following the closure of Wispers Girls School, Haslemere in 2008. It exists in order to provide financial assistance (e.g. contributions toward school fees, boarding fees, etc) to deserving pupils in Year 11 (GCSE) and Year 13(A2), whose parents or guardians are experiencing unforeseen financial difficulties, for instance reduced family income arising from bereavement or loss of employment.


Preference is given to applicants living in Greater London, Surrey, Hampshire and Sussex.


Application forms are available via the Trust's website www.wisperstrust.btck.co.uk.

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"Please pass on my very grateful thanks to the Trustees for the support given to my daughter. I am delighted to be able to tell you she gained A* A A for her A levels. She will be taking up her place at Cambridge to read Theology in 2015."

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