Newham students goes to MIT

Tafsia Shikdar, daughter of a Bangladeshi migrant was awarded a scholarship to MIT, a top ten university worldwide. The girl went to school in Newham and lives in a normal flat with her father, an IT support worker, her mother, a school lunch time supervisor and her three brothers. However, the girl’s outstanding GCSE results …

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Scholarship funded by Beyoncé

In a world where tuition fees for all stages of education are constantly increasing a new form of funding has entered the market: scholarships sponsored by celebrities. The times where stars only donated their money to charities are over. Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Beyoné amongst many others have announced competition to win scholarships for school …

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A scholarship literally changed my life

In a recent guardian article, Stephenie Jimenez tells the story of how a scholarship has changed her life. While she grew up in Queens, New York as a child of a migrant family, she did not go to a public school like all the other children in the Neighbourhoud but went to a Private school …

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Scholarships provided by Thy English Academy

At Thy English Academy, we take inequality seriously; we want to make an actual difference in local families’ lives. Hence, we were able to make a full year of tuition available to one child. This boy receives Maths tuition at Thy English Academy every other week. This will help him prepare for his upcoming entrance exams. Next academic …

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