Volunteer Opportunity: Application Form Scorer

 Volunteer Opportunity: Application Form Scorer Are you passionate about making a difference? Join our team as a Volunteer Application Form Scorer and help us evaluate and score application forms for our programs. Your attention to detail and commitment will play a crucial role in ensuring that we select the right candidates. Role Description: -Review and […]

Kamila Erkaboyeva – A winner’s story

Kamila Erkaboyeva was a guest speaker at our House of Lords award winner’s celebration held early this year. We are pleased to share her story. “I guess my story started when I was 11 years old and I immigrated to UK with my mum from a country no one had ever heard of before. My […]


The Helena Kennedy Foundation exists to support disadvantaged students from the further and adult education sectors to transform their lives through higher education and fair access to the graduate professions. We do this by providing financial support, mentoring, skills training and work placement opportunities. In doing so, we aim to give our students access to […]

Official Photographs – House of Lords Celebration 2024

Last week we celebrated bursary winners at our annual House of Lords winners reception. The event saw students recognised for their achievements and we are pleased to share all the official photos from the event! Thank you to our main event sponsor- Skills and Education Group for all their support. To access them please click […]

HKF House of Lords Celebration

On Monday, March 4, 2024, the accomplishments of more than 80 students, beneficiaries of the Helena Kennedy Foundation, were commemorated at the House of Lords. This celebratory event at the House of Lords, with support from the Skills and Education Group, united students hailing from underprivileged backgrounds, who had advanced from Further Education colleges to […]

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!


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 […]