"In these challenging times for the economy and arts funding, the financial and practical support offered by writers' bursaries
and the mentoring scheme is more important than ever for Wales' culture," says Sioned Williams, chairman of the Literature Wales Bursaries
For this reason, he urged the scholarship beneficiaries to count themselves lucky to have received scholarships and bursaries
from the foundation, considering the number of people who applied for scholarships from the mining company.
Type B: a number of bursaries
of up to 1500 euros each will be available for scholars already holding a doctorate or its equivalent.
Helen O'Sullivan, headteacher at Tonypandy Community College, said: "These bursaries
offer students the experience of living away from home and studying a course that will, in the long-term be life-changing."
Some 82 of the school's pupils currently receive bursaries
, which is about 7% of the total number.
I am lucky that I do not have sole responsibility for awarding the bursaries
, and thankfully share the role with the school's deputy head and a school governor.
A variety of Awards, scholarships and bursaries
are available to NAIT Aboriginal students.
Some 32% of Oxford Opportunity Bursaries
went to first year undergraduates educated in the independent sector.
to help poorer students were introduced in 2006, the same time as top-up fees came into effect, with the aim of ensuring that this group of youngsters were not put off applying to higher education.
The Royal Aero Club Trust has been running the programme for eight years and has awarded a wide range of bursaries
. Activities include gliding, ballooning, paragliding, hang gliding, parachuting, flying microlights, motor gliders, fixed wing or light aeroplanes and helicopters, building and flying model aircraft.
The NOHFC has set aside $5 million to match donations to the general fund and to endowed bursaries
($10,000 or more per year).