ABF: The Soldier’s Charity
Providing individual grants to anyone who is a member, former member or immediate descendant of British Army (regular or reserves).
Armed Forces Covenant
The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly. They also provide grants to schools in support of the education of service children.
Armed Forces Families & Safeguarding (AFFS)
Armed Forces Families and Safeguarding (previously DCYP) provides appropriate professional direction, support and advice in order to ensure that children and young people are provided with every opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and fulfil their potential.
Army Families Federation
The independent voice of Army families, working to improve the quality of life for Army families around the world. Can offer confidential advice, including that relating to educational matters.
Short-term grants are given for children already attending fee-paying schools to help them when parents / guardians find themselves in unforeseen financial difficulties or for children who have exceptional circumstances of social need.
Creating chances for Children- Buttle UK pays for things that we would want all children and young people to have but their parent or carers cannot otherwise afford. This can include boarding school fees.
The confederation of service charities aims to represent, promote and further the interest of the Armed Forces. COBSEO members share a set of common values.
Lord Kitchener Memorial Trust
Scholarships are available for the sons and daughters of those serving, or have served in the British Armed Services and intend to read for their first degree.
Lord Wandsworth College
Renowned for the pastoral care and well-being of our students. The Lord Wandsworth Foundation helps fund a boarding or day place at LWC for children who have lost the support of one or both parents, through death, divorce or separation. Awards are mainly for Year 7 (11+).
MOD Education Support Fund
The ESF gives grants for UK maintained schools with service children of frequently moved or deployed parents.
Naval Children’s Charity
The only charity dedicated to supporting children whose parents serve, or have served, in the Royal Navy or Royal Marines . Help is provided when not available from family or statutory sources.
Naval Families Federation
Can provide independent advice on schools admissions, appeals and Continuation of education allowance.
The NFL Trust awards bursaries primarily to girls aged 11 to 18, contributing to the cost of day education alongside parents, other trusts and the schools themselves
RAF Families Federation
Professional support, assistance and an independent voice regarding issues or concerns that you may have, including in relation to education.
Reed’s Foundation provides bursaries with the aim of improving the lives of less fortunate children both as pupils at Reed’s School and within the wider community.
Reedham Children’s Trust
Reedham Children’s Trust helps transform the lives of the most vulnerable children, we do this by providing the support and assistance they need to attend a boarding school.
SCiP: Service Children’s Progression Alliance
SCiP bring people together to improve educational outcomes for children from military families so that they can make informed and confident transitions through further and higher education into thriving adult lives and careers.
SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity
Provides lifelong support to anyone who is currently serving or has ever served in the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the British Army or the Royal Air Force.
The Emmott Foundation
Grants are made to students for their sixth form years in fee-paying schools when parents or guardians are no longer able to meet their planned financial commitments for education as a result of a sudden or unexpected family crisis.
The Trust provide financial assistance (e.g. contributions toward school fees, boarding fees, etc) to deserving pupils in Year 11 (GCSE) and Year 13(A2), whose parents or guardians are experiencing unforeseen financial difficulties, for instance reduced family income arising from bereavement or loss of employment.