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Wessex Scholarship


Thank you for your interest in the Wessex Scholarship. The scholarship is now being administered by the IWK Foundation. It is their intention to continue to provide the Wessex Scholarship annually but given the current circumstances with COVID-19 they have postponed the application process for 2020.  

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Previous winners:

  • 2016: Amelia English
  • 2017: Holly Mathias
  • 2018: Maria MacDonald
  • 2019: Kianna Benson