Services offering education support
Educational Trusts' ForumThis site includes registered charities that are prepared to consider grants and awards to assist families in need who cannot afford educational or boarding fees. Some of these have given to support children of mission workers at independent schools. e.g. Lloyd Foundation, Mercers' Company and Royal Medical Foundation.
Independent School Fees Advice (SFIA)
Royal National Children's FoundationRoyal National Children's Foundation helps vulnerable children and young people in Britain whose circumstances are seriously prejudicial to their normal development and where no other care is available. They can also provide information about grant making trusts for children of clergy and overseas workers.
Web: www.rncf.org.ukLocation: London
The Qualifications and Curriculum AuthorityThis QCA is the guardian of standards in UK education and training.
Web: www.qca.org.ukLocation: Carrickfergus
The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)UKCISA provides advice and information to international students studying in the UK and to staff who work with them. Their site includes information about student financial support for those coming to or back to the UK for further education, as well as advice for UK students contemplating study abroad.
Web: www.ukcisa.org.ukLocation: London