The Beacon Scholarship for Schools

WambuischolarThe vision for the Beacon Scholarship is to provide access to local world-class schools for talented children who in the future will have the confidence and ability to become leaders in their chosen fields in their home country.

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Which School?

Sports2The Beacon Equity Trust has partnered with 11 secondary schools to offer The Beacon Scholarship. It is important for parents to decide which partner 'Beacon School' is appropriate and to check for Beacon Scholarship availability before applying for the scholarship. 

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The Beacon Process

School message boardThere are three distinct processes that underpin the Beacon Scholarship: The Initial Award, Ongoing Monitoring of Performance and Scholarship Renewal

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New Scholar Eligibility

PatrickUp to five new Beacon Scholarships for Schools are awarded each academic year. Applicants must first complete an application form by the deadline. Applications are then evaluated by The Beacon Equity Trust for evidence of leadership potential.

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Financial Disclosure

FinancialIn order for their child to qualify for a Beacon Scholarship parents must demonstrate financial need and undertake full and complete financial disclosure.

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Parental Commitment

ParentconsolataThe parent/ guardian commitment is more than financial. Parents must become an active part of the team educating a Beacon Scholar.

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Mentoring

Mentoring2Mentors are key to The Beacon Scholarship. They are staff members of the Beacon School where a Beacon Scholar is enrolled, and are generally appointed by the Head of the School.

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Scholarship Renewal

RenewalThe parents/ guardian must apply annually for the renewal of the Scholarship - not later than the Closing Date for Scholarship Continuation.  The application will be reviewed by The Beacon Equity Trust in the light of the Award Acceptance Form signed by parents.

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Events & Resources

Scholars Day 1Every academic year during school holidays three leadership events are held for Beacon Scholars. Each event is organised around a structured agenda involving talks by invited speakers, service-led activities and project work - all focused on developing ethical leadership skills and making a difference. 

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Key Dates - Schools

Our deadlines are firm, and as a rule are not movable. This is because we review documentation in batches. No applications are considered beyond deadline dates.