Support for students

If you know someone who is leaving school in 2017 and intending to go to university or college, they may be eligible for a grant towards books or study material. The Lady Reade Educational Foundation Charity was started by Dame Harriet Reade of Shipton Court before her death in 1811. Its specific purpose is to fund further education for young people from the parishes of Milton, Shipton, Bruern, Lyneham, Leafield and Ramsden.
The charity is run by St. Mary’s Church, Shipton, and the trustees meet in May each year to award grants. If you know someone who may be eligible for a grant, they need to apply to James Walmsley, the secretary and trustee, at jameswalmsley@mistral.co.uk. They will have to provide a name, address and subject of study along with the university or college where they intend to study.

April – May 2017