Boys and girls over the age of 11 who live in the city of Bristol and are attending fee-paying school
(i) Boys and girls over the age of 11 who live in the city of Bristol and are attending fee-paying schools. Assistance is not, however, given on first entry to fee-paying education. Grants for schoolchildren are calculated in relation to family income and actual fees. (ii) Students in higher education up to the age of 25 who have received at least two years' secondary education in Bristol or who have long residential connections with the city.
Grants are not given for trips abroad, for courses outside the UK or for postgraduate study.
Type of grants
(i) Grants, generally between £200 and £1,000 a year, for fee-paying secondary education, where parents are unable to maintain payments because of changed family or financial circumstances. Grants are to help with the cost of school uniforms, other school clothing, books and educational outings.
Occasional help is given to talented pupils at state schools who need help to pay for music lessons.
(ii) Grants of between £100 and £300 a year to students unable to obtain discretionary awards or for higher education courses not qualifying for grants. Grants are awarded only for courses in the UK. Grants can be to help with the cost of books and help with fees and living expenses.
On a form available from the correspondent from Easter onwards. Applications should be submitted directly by the individual (student) or by a parent (schoolchildren). Meetings are held in June/July for junior grants, and in September for seniors. Applications should include length of residence in Bristol, how long in present school (schoolchildren) and whether a definite place offer has been received (student).
Grant provided by: The Christ Church Exhibition Fund
17 St Augustines Parade
Bristol BS1 4UL
Telephone: 0117 930 0301