In 2006. Rachel Berry from Lingfield became the first recipient of a Snelling Voluntary Service Bursary. She received �1.000 towards the total of �4,000 which she had to raise for her exciting and demanding project. As a result, Rachel is
now teaching chemistry and integrated science in New Amsterdam, Guyana, under the auspices of the Project Trust.
Rachel studied chemistry, biology, geography and maths to A level at Oxted School, and on her return from Guyana intends to read environmental studies at university.
Are you young and interested in doing something in a Gap Year perhaps? The Voluntary Service Bursary might provide the money.
The ideal Voluntary Service Project would involve service to a community - UK or abroad - where the social environment is quite different from your normal surroundings. You must be over 16 and under 22 and normally resident within the
The Fund results from a generous bequest made by the late Irene Snelling. It is administered by the Oxted United Reformed Church. You will have to write a well-developed plan including objectives and costs. On returning, you would write an
account of your experiences.
You can download an Application Form from www.oxtedurc.org.uk
Alternatively write to or ‘phone the following address.
Snelling Legacy Fund
Oxted United Reformed Church
21 Bluehouse Lane, Oxted RH8 0AA
01883 730406 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.oxtedurc.org.uk