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Sponsorship - HMC Projects Scholarship Programme

Stover School offers one fully funded boarding place to HMC pupils on an annual basis. HMC (Headmaster's and Headmistresses Conference) Projects gives students from Central and Eastern Europe an unparalleled opportunity to study for two years in a British school.

Aims

The aim of the scholarship programme is to foster bonds of understanding and friendship between young people across Europe and to give young people from the former communist countries in Central and Eastern Europe an enriching and rewarding experience in some of the best schools in the world. In return, British children meet and learn to appreciate friends from countries they may not know well.

Background

Stover School has strong links with the HMC Projects Scholarship Programme. Each year the school fund a free Sixth Form boarding places for able pupils from Europe to study for their A-levels at Stover.

The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC), founded in 1869, is an association of the heads of more than 300 leading independent schools, the majority of which are in the UK. As an organisation, it is heavily involved in all aspects of education.

Resources

Stover School provides a fully funded boarding place for one Sixth Form pupil per year. The A-Level course is two years long and pupils are required to stay for the entire duration.

Impact

The programme has nurtured excellent contacts between young people as they advance in their careers and retain a deep understanding of other countries' traditions and culture. One of our HMC Scholars has recently graduated from her university course in Aerospace Engineering.

Pupil Involvement

HMC Scholarships are for pupils entering Sixth Form. Aged 16 - 18

Frequency

Stover School accepts one HMC pupil per year.