THE ASHCOMBE DORKINIAN ASSOCIATION
The Ashcombe Dorkinian Association Bursary is offered to a pupil in the Sixth
Form of The Ashcombe School, intending to study at a university or
approved college of tertiary education within the European Union. The
Bursary, currently valued at £500.00 (five hundred pounds), is awarded on
an annual basis, if appropriate, and is intended to augment other funds
available for the support of the candidate at the university or college.
The ultimate aim of the Bursary is to extend opportunity to worthy pupils
and to promote academic excellence in former Ashcombe School pupils.
eligible for the Bursary, candidates must be aged between 17 and 20 on
1st October of the year of the award, and must have attended The Ashcombe
School for at least 2 (two) full years prior to this date. Proven
intellectual and academic quality of a high standard is the prime
requirement, but considerable significance will be given to candidates'
fortitude of purpose in overcoming obstacles of a personal or financial
nature during their school years. Applicants will also be expected to
show integrity of character, interest in and respect for their fellow
beings, the ability to lead and the energy to use their talents to the
if approved, will be selected from a short‑list of applicants by an
Interviewing Panel comprised, in part, of Dorkinian Association Committee
Members. A Bursary will only be offered to a candidate who, in the
opinion of the panel, meets the required criteria and who, at the time of
the interview, has been accepted by a University or College, or who has
been granted a provisional place dependent upon examination results.
closing date for applications for The Ashcombe Dorkinian Association
Bursary is 31st May of the year of the Award.
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