New Funding to Support Bright Disadvantaged Pupils Announced (England)
A £23 million programme to help the brightest pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to reach their educational potential has been announced by the UK government.
Opening in Autumn 2018, state-funded schools and multi academy trusts, charities and research organisations, independent schools and universities will be eligible to apply.
Funding through the Future Talent Fund will support projects delivered in in non-selective, state-funded secondary schools in England.
Trial projects will begin in January 2019 and the scheme will run until 2020.
For more information, please see this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/fund-for-bright-disadvantaged-pupils-launched