Bexhill College student awarded prestigious scholarship

A Bexhill College sport student has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to support his studies.

Talented Jay Pepper has received the Vice-Chancellor Scholarship at the University of East London (UEL).

This prestigious and highly competitive scholarship will cover all of his tuition fees for the three-year duration of his course.

Jay thanked his teachers and said: “It truly has been an amazing couple of years at Bexhill College and I will never forget them.”

The scholarship is awarded to a maximum of two people each year and is based on academic and non-academic achievements, as well as personal attributes which embody the University’s morals and ethics.

During the application process Jay mentioned past academic achievements from his primary school, secondary school and Bexhill College, as well as his passion for the subject.

From a non-academic perspective, Jay also spoke about his volunteering experience and accomplishments which he has gained through Scouting.

A Bexhill College spokesman said: “We’d like to congratulate Jay on this outstanding achievement and wish him every success at university.”

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