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Cash boost for brightest students


For immediate use
7 November 2001

Kents brightest students could benefit from a new scholarship scheme at Imperial Colleges Wye campus.

The College is offering up to 10 scholarships, worth £1,500 each, to students starting degrees at its campus near Ashford in October 2002.

The scholarships will be awarded to students based on their performance in A2 and AS level examinations.

Shortlisted students will be invited for interview and results will be announced on 31 March, 2002.

Admissions Tutor, Nigel Williams, who will supervise the award of the new scholarships, commented:

We realise that finding funds for university education is a problem for many. We hope that this financial incentive will encourage the brightest students to come to Imperial College, Wye and benefit from our excellent teaching and learning facilities.

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For further information contact:

Wendy Raeside
Press Officer, Imperial College at Wye
Tel: +44 (0)20 7594 2624 or +44 (0)1233 813473
Email: w.raeside@imperial.ac.uk

Nigel Williams
Admissions Tutor, Imperial College at Wye
Email: n.williams@imperial.ac.uk

Note to editors:

Imperial College at Wye was formed in August 2001 following the merger between London Universitys Wye College and Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. Undergraduate degrees offered by the Department of Agricultural Sciences at Wye cover biological sciences, environmental science and management, business management and agriculture. Most degrees are available in three or four year options, leading to Bachelor of Science or Master of Science qualifications. Website: www.wye.ic.ac.uk

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