Students who have attended John Ruskin School are welcome to apply to the following funds for financial support with studies undertaken after Year 11.
Applications must be submitted using the relevant application form, and can be emailed to email@example.com or sent by post to The John Ruskin School, c/o The School Business Manager. Applications will be considered by The Governing Body of the Fells Federation of John Ruskin School and Coniston Primary School.
The John Ruskin School Prize Fund
The John Ruskin School Prize Fund (sometimes referred to as The Tom Usher Fund) can provide funding towards sixth form studies, an apprenticeship or a Further Education course. Applicants must be under 18 years old. Only one application per student can be made. Please refer to the Charity Commission website to understand the purpose of this Fund, using THIS LINK.
Applications will open 1 September each year, and forms must be submitted by 31 October in the same year for the John Ruskin School Prize Fund.
Please only send completed application forms between 1 September and 31 October each year. Forms received at other times of the year will be returned.
The Dorothy Mandall Strong Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Dorothy Mandall Strong Memorial Scholarship Fund can provide funding towards Higher Education. A maximum of three applications per student, one per year of their undergraduate studies, can be made. Applicants must be under the age of 25 years at the time of application. This Fund was established with funds from Dorothy Mandall Strong’s husband, Robert Strong, who survived his wife by seventeen years. The gravestone for Robert and Dorothy is in the cemetery annex (Hawkshead Old Road) of St Andrew’s Church, Coniston. Details of this Fund are on the Charity Commission website.
Applications will open 1 September each year, and forms must be submitted by 30 November in the same year for applications to the Dorothy Mandall Strong Memorial Scholarship Fund. Please only send completed application forms between 1 September and 30 November each year. Forms received at other times of the year will be returned. Applications for funds above the £300 limit set by trustees will only be considered where specific items to support learning are identified and proof of purchase is provided in advance of any funds being issued.
A fund of money is available to support Higher Education studies at University undertaken by ex-JRS students
Students can apply in any year of their course.
Maximum of three applications in the lifetime of any student
Only undergraduate studies are covered
Students to be under 25 when they apply
Return your completed form by 30th November to: