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About the scholarship

 

Foresters is proud to contribute to the success that education can bring to individuals, families and communities. Each year, we offer up to 150 scholarships worth £1,000 each to eligible students pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited university or institute of higher learning in the United Kingdom. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years or until a post-secondary degree or equivalent is earned.

Eligible Foresters members and their spouse, children, grandchildren and children under the legal care of an eligible member can apply.

 


Highlights of the 2019 Scholarship Programme

  • The scholarship application process has shifted from the traditional paper-based form to an online form, which provides all applicants with an enhanced and seamless application process.
  • The scholarship application period begins on 4 December 2018 to 28 February 2019.
  • Applicants can apply at any year of their undergraduate degree.
  • In addition to academic records, applicants also need to provide a community reference letter and essay about their community service/volunteering.
  • Checklist to ensure you have everything you need for your application

 

Renewal
If you are renewing your scholarship, you will NOT need to complete the online application. Renewal applications are emailed in July/August. If you are not in receipt of an email regarding your renewal, please email membership@foresters.co.uk.

Congratulations to all our recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Below is some significant statistical information about the average achievement levels of the winners this year.

Community Service:

  • Approximately 250 hours on average
  • Most of the winners created their primary community service activities (either alone, with a group or they held a leadership position)
  • The average number of different community service activities they were involved in was 5

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