About our trust

Newcastle Upon Tyne Ragged School was built in 1854 to designs by John Dobson. The school was to provide education for the deprived children of the City. It later developed into a ragged and industrial school.

Our Criteria

Applications for grants must comply with the below criteria and must also satisfy the Trustees both as to how the grants will be spent and as to the educational benefit which will be obtained.


Are under the age of 25 years


Are in need of financial assistance


A resident in the City of Newcastle for the last 5 years

Are you in need of financial assistance to help with your education

Our new scholars

Below are students who have benefited from our educational trust and are studying at Newcastle University

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