5 reasons to apply for our HE bursary

The Helena Kennedy Foundation are delighted to announce applications are now open for students wishing to apply for our HE bursary. The Helena Kennedy Foundation exists to overcome social injustice by providing financial bursaries, mentoring and support to disadvantaged students from the further and adult education sectors, enabling them to complete their studies in higher […]

Bursary Applications Now Open For 2024

The Helena Kennedy Foundation are delighted to announce applications are now open for students wishing to apply for our HE bursary. We understand that studying at University can be a challenging financial commitment, which is why we offer support that can help individuals achieve their ambitions. A bursary of up to £2,250 is available for […]

Watch: Festival of Learning Awards

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We were delighted to attend the Festival of Learning awards last week where two former HKF bursary winners both received awards. Mica Coleman-Jones was awarded the Patrons’s Award and Jo Wyard, the New Directions Award. If you didn’t manage to watch the ceremony live, you can catch up on their Youtube channel below!  

Success for Emma Prosser!

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At The Helena Kennedy Foundation we are always proud to share the achievements of our alumni bursary winners. We are delighted to share an update from Emma Prosser who was sponsored by ASET, Emma recently achieved a high 2:1 in her BA HONS Education Special Educational Needs and Inclusion) degree at Nottingham University. Alongside her […]

James Corbin – Wireless Festival 2022

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At The Helena Kennedy Foundation, we love hearing what our bursary winners are currently doing and we are delighted to share some fantastic news from James Corbin. James was sponsored by Bedford University  in 2017 and attended City of Westminster College, he has been particularly busy at the moment and is currently producing the Wireless […]

Festival of Learning – Congratulations Mica Coleman-Jones

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Congratulations to former HKF bursary winner and current HKF trustee Mica Coleman-Jones on winning the Patrons’s Award at the Festival of Learning awards 2022 yesterday! Here is Mica’s story: Mica Coleman-Jones has been selected by HRH The Princess Royal to receive the Patron’s Award. Mica found her love of learning as an adult and is […]

Festival of Learning – Congratulations Jo Wyard

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Congratulations to former HKF bursary winner Jo Wyard for winning the New Directions Award at the Festival of Learning awards 2022 yesterday! Here is Jo’s story: Jo Wyard left school with few qualifications, becoming a single mother for the fourth time was a pivotal moment for Jo, as she began to reconsider the role model […]

Help us to celebrate our 25th anniversary!

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This year The Helena Kennedy will celebrate its 25th year Anniversary and we would love to hear your story! Have you previously won a HKF bursary award? We are looking to share stories of previous winners of our bursary awards to highlight people’s stories and their achievements. Find out how you can get involved here 

Volunteering Opportunity -Willowbrook Farm Charity

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The Helena Kennedy Foundation are pleased to share details of a volunteering opportunity. Willowbrook Farm Charity are proud to host the annual arts and music Festival, 6 and 7th August.  Now in its 7th  year the two day 2-day festival weekend at Willowbrook Farm offers a huge range of hands on activities for all ages. Previous WAMs […]

HKF founder receives damehood- Dame Ann Limb

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The Helena Kennedy Foundation staff and Trustees would like to congratulate our Founder Dr Ann Limb who has been awarded with a damehood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Dame Ann Limb DBE CBE FRSA DL is a life-long champion of diversity and inclusivity in all she does, she has also made significant personal charitable […]