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BMTA Trust

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Short-term grants are given for children already attending fee-paying schools to help them when parents / guardians find themselves in unforeseen financial difficulties or for children who have exceptional circumstances of social need.

Buttle UK

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The Rev. Frank Buttle founded Buttle UK over 60 years ago. An adoption pioneer in the early 20th century, Frank also wanted to help educate the children of poor, single parent families. Buttle UK gives grants to help with fees at independent or state boarding schools for children and young people who have a boarding need. Buttle UK does not fund day fees.

The Girls' Day School Trust

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The Girls' Day School Trust (GDST) is the UK's leading family of independent girls' schools, with nearly 4,000 staff and 20,000 students between the ages of three and 18.

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.

Royal Merchant Navy Education Foundation

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We are a British national children's educational charity, which provides funding for the needy British children of Merchant Navy seafarers, professional sea-going fishermen and RNLI lifeboat crew members, who have served or are serving at sea and who are unable to meet their children's educational needs. Our Patron is HM The Queen and our President is HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT, OM.

"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."

The parent of a child who was supported by Reedham Children's Trust

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