Providing grants to local students

in the pursuit of education based activities.

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Do I qualify?

  • Do you live in the Borough of Basingstoke and Deane?
  • Or are you a current or ex-student of Queen Mary’s College in Basingstoke?

If you can answer yes to one of these questions – you can apply!

The Foundation’s aim

is to support individuals seeking to further their education either through a formal course or a broader educational experience. In the past we have assisted with the purchase of equipment, paid for course fees, travel, or any other item required

The Foundation can

only assist individuals – we cannot fund an association or group. And we can only accept one application per year from a student.

The decision to

award funds lies with Foundation Trustees who decide between applications on the basis of where it believes its limited funds will achieve the most good.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world:

Nelson Mandela

Case Studies

Dan Jackson is a year 9 student at a local secondary school. With the support of his parents he committed to a Camps International volunteering trip to Peru, taking place in 2018. To



The Brian Edney Art Award
Brian Edney
1909 – 2000
Brian Edney was former student of Queen Mary’s School when it was in Worting Road. He was also a Governor of Queen Mary’s


Knowledge is power

Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Kofi Annan

Intellectual growth

should commence at birth and cease only at death.
Albert Einstein

Develop a passion

for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
Anthony J. D’Angelo

Contact us

The Clerk, Queen Mary’s Foundation,
Queen Mary’s College, Cliddesden Road, Basingstoke RG21 3HF

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01256 417500