Case Studies

Our grants have

- supported young people through university;
- provided for equipment and resources for vocational courses and post-16 education and training and
- enabled young people with disabilities and additional learning needs to more fully participate in their education

We have received a couple of small video clips from two of our One Degree More (ODM) Scholarship Students.  Hear what Jordan and Ella have to say about how a grant has helped them with their degree courses. If you would like to make a donation to ODM click here.

Some other examples are....

Natasha was awarded a Scholarship Grant to support her time at university in Wales where she took a degree in food science. She now works for a large local food processing company as a processing technologist

Daisy was awarded a Scholarship Grant to support her studies in London in engineering – she went on to do a Master’s degree in Design and Innovation

Henry was awarded a Scholarship Grant to study Biology – he then went on to do a Master’s degree in Cancer Sciences and then a PhD

Kate is a talented performer and received a Vocational Grant to support her course at a performing arts college. Her ambition is to perform in West End musicals

Jenny needed to purchase specialist winter clothing and pay for accommodation in Russia as part of her degree course. She was awarded a Vocational Grant.

Rebecca has hearing loss and wanted to train to teach children with hearing difficulties. She was awarded a Personal Support Grant to pay for her British Sign Language course at levels 1, 2 and 3. She is now at university taking a teaching degree


Raymond struggles with education with his learning difficulties. He had a Personal Support Grant to buy an iPad, protective casing and apps which help with his education and relaxation time – he can now recognise all his letters and his carers say it has greatly helped his progress