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Adrian Lester

Adrian Lester joins Cowrie Scholarship Foundation as a patron

We are delighted to announce that Adrian Lester CBE joins the Cowrie Scholarship Foundation as a patron, supporting our aim to fund 100 Black British students through university over the
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University of York logo

New University Partnership – University of York

We are happy to announce our newest university partnership with the University of York. York will join our current university partners, who can be found here: https://cowriescholarshipfoundation.org.uk/partners/ Each of our partner
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Radio interviews

Learn more about the Foundation- Interviews

We are grateful to have been given the platforms to talk about the Cowrie Scholarship Foundation and motivation behind it. If you missed the interviews, or would just like to
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Harrison and Mecklenburgh story

Donation Story- Harrison and Mecklenburgh Families

We would like to thank Rosemary Mecklenburgh and the Mecklenburgh and Harrison families for sharing their donation story with us.   A Note for the Cowrie Scholarship Foundation   We
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University of Glasgow logo

New University Partnership – University of Glasgow

We are excited to announce our newest university partnership with the University of Glasgow. Glasgow will join our current university partners, who can be found here: https://cowriescholarshipfoundation.org.uk/partners/ Each of our partner
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Uni logo KCL

New University Partnership – King’s College London

We are happy to announce our newest university partnership with King’s College London. King’s will join our current university partners, who can be found here: https://cowriescholarshipfoundation.org.uk/partners/ Each of the six
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Woman at protest holding up a sign with a drawing of a fist

Liverpool Responds Talk: Enabling Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

We are very excited to announce that our founder, Richard Oreffo, will be speaking on the University of Liverpool’s event series Liverpool Responds. Liverpool Responds is a fortnightly online event
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Cowrie Scholarship Talk with Social Impact Lab

We are excited to announce our founder Richard Oreffo will be joining Social Impact Lab to discuss ‘Transforming lives through access to higher education’. Richard will be joining Dr. Pathik
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Man facing away from the camera wearing headphones on computer. Pink sunset out of the window he is sat by.

Cowrie Scholarship Biz Talk with CirQulate

We are very excited to be on Biz Talk this week, a webinar/talk show hosted by CirQulate. Our founder Richard Oreffo will be talking about the foundation including our exciting
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Adrian Lester

Adrian Lester joins Cowrie Scholarship Foundation as a patron

We are delighted to announce that Adrian Lester CBE joins the Cowrie Scholarship Foundation as a patron, supporting our aim to fund 100 Black British students through university over the
Read More
University of York logo

New University Partnership – University of York

We are happy to announce our newest university partnership with the University of York. York will join our current university partners, who can be found here: https://cowriescholarshipfoundation.org.uk/partners/ Each of our partner
Read More
Radio interviews

Learn more about the Foundation- Interviews

We are grateful to have been given the platforms to talk about the Cowrie Scholarship Foundation and motivation behind it. If you missed the interviews, or would just like to
Read More
Harrison and Mecklenburgh story

Donation Story- Harrison and Mecklenburgh Families

We would like to thank Rosemary Mecklenburgh and the Mecklenburgh and Harrison families for sharing their donation story with us.   A Note for the Cowrie Scholarship Foundation   We
Read More
University of Glasgow logo

New University Partnership – University of Glasgow

We are excited to announce our newest university partnership with the University of Glasgow. Glasgow will join our current university partners, who can be found here: https://cowriescholarshipfoundation.org.uk/partners/ Each of our partner
Read More
Uni logo KCL

New University Partnership – King’s College London

We are happy to announce our newest university partnership with King’s College London. King’s will join our current university partners, who can be found here: https://cowriescholarshipfoundation.org.uk/partners/ Each of the six
Read More
Woman at protest holding up a sign with a drawing of a fist

Liverpool Responds Talk: Enabling Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

We are very excited to announce that our founder, Richard Oreffo, will be speaking on the University of Liverpool’s event series Liverpool Responds. Liverpool Responds is a fortnightly online event
Read More
Instagram Post (1)

Cowrie Scholarship Talk with Social Impact Lab

We are excited to announce our founder Richard Oreffo will be joining Social Impact Lab to discuss ‘Transforming lives through access to higher education’. Richard will be joining Dr. Pathik
Read More
Man facing away from the camera wearing headphones on computer. Pink sunset out of the window he is sat by.

Cowrie Scholarship Biz Talk with CirQulate

We are very excited to be on Biz Talk this week, a webinar/talk show hosted by CirQulate. Our founder Richard Oreffo will be talking about the foundation including our exciting
Read More