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Sustainability Scholarship - Lower School

Applications are now open for the RIC Sustainability Scholarship for students joining Year 7 in September 2024.

This scholarship is for students who show a passion for nature, outstanding knowledge and understanding of the natural world and/or have taken action to help environmental sustainability. The student awarded the RIC Sustainability Scholarship will be expected to take an active role in our Ecology and sustainability curriculum and will be required to be a sustainability representative on the Student Council.

100% tuition in the Lower School - starting in Year 7 and finishing on the completion of GCSE exams in Year 11. Holders of the RIC Sustainability Scholarship will be expected to sit the Natural History GCSE which is being launched soon.

Come to one of our taster days and discuss the scholarship with staff.

How to apply:

  • Complete the RIC application form

  • Provide school reports which show exemplary behaviour and high levels of effort

  • Write or record a personal statement of no more than 500 words to support your application, explain your interest in the environment and action you have taken to improve the environmental sustainability

  • Submit evidence of the action you have taken to help the environment. This could be photographs, certificates, letters or other forms of evidence

Please email to:


If shortlisted, students will be interviewed and may be asked to submit further examples of their work.

For further information about the scholarship and sustainability at RIC please see our website.

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