Trusts & Scholarships
Through the generosity of Alumni, in particular, the College is extremely fortunate in having extensive funds to distribute to its students annually in order to support them in academic and social activities that contribute to the overall "Student Experience".
- The Caedmon/Coelfrid Trust: Supports specific activities by College, its students and staff e.g., hire of marquee for College Day, extra-curricular activities, specific cases of hardship and postgraduate research. Provision is also made for 8 annual College Choral Scholarships of £100 each.
- The St Hild & St Bede Trust: A diocesan trust, independent of College, that provides for the full-time College Chaplain, an annual Theology Scholarship of £400 and 3 Organ Scholarships of £330 each.
- The Ann Boynton Memorial Fund: This premier fund was established by the family of a former student to provide for an annual prize(s) of up to £250 for the student(s) who has maintained good academic progress whilst contributing widely to College activities, particularly to the caring and welfare of others.
- The John (Jack) Simpson Greenwell Memorial Fund: Established from the estate of a former student at Bede College to provide undergraduates with bursaries to support their academic work; specifically projects, dissertations, fieldwork etc
- The Gerald Collier Memorial Fund: Established by former students in memory of a former Principal of Bede College to provide an annual prize of £250 to the student who has achieved the best results in Education Studies.
- Discretionary Fund: Composed of regular and specific donations by College Alumni to the University Development Funds, to be used for the benefit of the College and its students.
- College Bursary Fund: Donations made directly to College and used to support students in meeting academic commitments.
- The Adam Thurston Memorial Prize: Established by the family of a former student and member of College Council to provide an annual prize to the student(s) who has contributed most significantly to Student Community Action (SCA), plus a donation to a charity chosen by the recipient(s).
- The Ashley Cook Memorial Prize: Awarded annually to the best graduate in Economics.