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Gold Scholarships Opportunities Fund

A project by: University of Bath Crowdfunding

pledged of £4,000 target
5 months, 2 weeks ago

Seven days left to donate! 

The countdown is on! 

We’re now three weeks into our campaign, and have so far raised £3,143 – that’s 78% of our extended target!  

We’d like to extend a huge thank you to all of the donors who have brought us to this point. Your donations really do make a huge difference to our Gold Scholars. 

You now have just one week left to donate and help us reach our goal of helping our scholars reach theirs! If you’ve yet to donate, please do consider making a gift  – no matter what the size, it will bring us closer to our target.  

Can’t donate? Please share this page with your friends to help us spread the word. 

5 months, 3 weeks ago

Onwards and upwards! 

Fantastic news: we’ve smashed our original fundraising target of £1,000 in just 18 days! We can’t thank you enough for your gifts and the impact they will have on our Gold Scholars. 

Excitingly, we have now secured a further £1,000 of match funding from Kate Aldridge – can you help us meet our extended goal? 

Donate here and please do share this page with friends to help us spread the word and help as many of our students as we can. 

5 months, 3 weeks ago

Building skills: Amalia and Mason’s stories 

Your donations are being used to support a wide range of opportunities – including helping scholars to make the most of extracurricular training here at our Claverton Down campus.  

Last year, the Fund provided grants of £390 each to two of our scholars, Health & Exercise Science student Amalia Gimbuta and Sport & Exercise Science student Mason Excell. This contributed towards tuition fees for vocational courses at the Team Bath Sports Training Village in sports massage and strength and conditioning, respectively. 

Courses such as these can open doors for students, giving them the chance to broaden their knowledge base, explore subjects that may not be covered by lectures and develop skills that will prove attractive to employers.  

Donate now to help more scholars like Amalia and Mason, and share this page with friends to help us reach as many people as possible. 

5 months, 4 weeks ago

How do your gifts help? Read Victor’s story  

Your generosity is helping our students to broaden their experiences and apply knowledge from their courses in a real-world context. 

Thanks to a £920 grant from the GSP Opportunities Fund, Civil Engineering student Victor was able to visit Rome, explore its historic landmarks and develop his understanding of classical architecture – and its impact on the world around him.

You can read Victor’s story here.

Please share our page with your friends and fellow Bath graduates – the more donors we reach, the more we can do to support our Gold Scholars in their personal development. 

6 months ago

73% of the way to our goal! 

A big thank you to all of our donors so far – as a result of your help, we’re more than halfway to our target, just one week into our campaign! 

Every donation helps us to support our Gold Scholars, giving them opportunities they may otherwise be unable to access.

The more we raise, the more students we can reach, so please do share this page as widely as you can to help us exceed our goal. 

6 months ago

What could your donation fund? Read Ghazala’s story 

Thanks to your donations, we’re 20% of the way to our goal! Your gifts will help our Gold Scholars to do some incredibly worthwhile things. 

 Last September, third-year Scholar Ghazala Al Ous used £1,400 from the Fund to spend a fortnight with Medical Volunteers International in Athens, providing medical care to refugees. 

 You can read more about Ghazala’s trip, in her own words, on our blog: https://blogs.bath.ac.uk/on-parade/2020/02/06/gsp-opportunities-fund-ghazalas-story/ 

 Don’t forget to share our page with your friends to help us reach as many people as possible!