Funding for independent schools

There is a range of funding available to support your Service child at their independent school.

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01   Ogden Armed Forces Bursary Scheme

The tri-Service scheme invites applications for children aged 11+ years who attend a private school.

Eligibility:

  • Parent has served/is serving in the Army, RAF, Royal Navy or Royal Marines
  • Parent has either been killed or injured in Service or has a diagnosis of PTSD

If you fit the above criteria please email Clare Scherer, Director, Royal Navy & Royal Marines Children’s Fund on director@rnrmchildrensfund.org.uk who will ask for more information before submission to the Ogden Armed Forces Bursary Scheme. There is no guarantee of a bursary, the maximum length of any award is 5 years and match funding is required from either another charity or the school. The maximum amount of any award is £8,000 per annum, but the amount of award may not be the maximum.

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02   The Royal British Legion President’s Fund

The Royal British Legion President’s Award Scheme (PAS) offers two separate bursaries for eligible beneficiaries: Educational Scholarships and Educational Grants. Full details here.

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03   Armed Forces Education Trust funding

The Armed Forces Education Trust is a charity working for children and young adults whose education has been compromised or put at risk as a result of parents’ past or current Service in the Armed Forces. Find out more here.

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04   Lord Wandsworth College

The College is an independent boarding and day school on the border of Hampshire and Surrey. The Lord Wandsworth Foundation helps to fund a boarding or day place at LWC in conjunction with other trusts and charities. Find out more here.

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