The Ukraine Bursary Fund

Find out more about the College’s ‘Ukraine Bursary Fund’ and how we are supporting Ukrainian pupils in the College.

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Ukraine Bursary Fund

St. Columba’s College, like all schools, are having to play their part in welcoming Ukrainian refugees into their communities. We do not have the capacity to offer a large number of places, but we have offered places to three Ukrainian pupils to come here as boarders since last September; a boy in Form I and a girl in Form II. Additionally, we welcomed a young Ukrainian Maths teacher to the Common Room for this academic year.

The Ukraine Bursary Fund is designed to assist with pupil fees but, for the most part, for other expenses such as uniform, travel and even, if it should prove necessary, counselling.

I am very pleased by how these young people have settled into College routines and by what they bring to our school community. We know that we are blessed to have what we have and I hope that we can play our part in making life considerably more hopeful for these wonderful children and our member of Staff.

If you would like to contribute to this fund, you can do so using PayPal or debit/credit card using the button below. Many thanks in advance.

To make a donation to the Ukraine Bursary Fund click ‘donate’ below. You can pay using PayPal or any credit or debit card. Donations can be once-off or recurring.

Please note: that if an individual or business donates €250 or more in a year, they can claim a refund of tax paid on that donation.

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