EYES ON THE FUTURE: John; Barclay admits the bursary award
will help him achieve his dream of making it to the top flight of Scottish rugby PICTURES: PAUL CHAPPELLS
Makinde never stopped to talk about how thousands of Oyo State children can be availed of the kind of opportunities he enjoyed, while trying to give back to the society that gave so much to him, building classrooms, giving bursary awards
to thousands of students over a period of more than five years and providing assistance to schools.
Drumpellier member Clare Queen has received the highest bursary award
pounds 4000 from the R&A for golfers who choose to study in Europe while continuing to play amateur golf at the highest level.
Stockton's Danny Allinson was one of five young music makers awarded with a golden bursary award
on the BBC's Fame Academy Next Generation programme The 17-year-old percussionist - who was awarded a PS37,500 education grant - was ready to take to the stage for his Teesside fans.
She was also awarded the bursary award
which is given to help towards her training.
George Plumtree also presented a pounds 1,600 bursary award
to the Warkworth Millennium Garden Group in Northumberland.
Maryam Farooq, who achieved two A*s and a Grade A in mathematics, biology and chemistry, was presented with her bursary award
at a ceremony held at OCR's offices in Coventry, ahead of the start of her studies at Cambridge University.
The programme offers business planning workshops, one-to-one mentoring and financial support through a bursary award
for businesses that demonstrate strong growth potential.
Catherine McMillan used a bursary awarded
by Welsh Water to fund the research, for which she won the Mike Panes Memorial Bursary Award
Kathryn, a former pupil of Harris School in Rugby and Binswood College, Leamington, scooped pounds 750 in the Winsor and Newton Young Artists' award and pounds 1,000 through the Stoke Roberts Bursary award
Jordan, just been awarded a BBC Fame Academy Bursary Award
, has already raised more than pounds 1,300 for the CFT by singing at North venues.
The trip is being helped by a bursary award
from Ecclesiastical Insurance.