Founded in 1897, St Benet’s Hall was the only Benedictine institution of higher education in the UK. A constituent part of Oxford University, it closed in 2022.
The Foundation has established an undergraduate scholarship for the benefit of pupils from the following State schools:
Bishop Ullathorne Catholic School, Coventry, West Midlands
Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School, Reading, Berkshire
Cardinal Hume School, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
St Anselm’s Catholic School, Canterbury, Kent
St Bede’s School, Redhill, Surrey
St Benedict Academy, Derby, Derbyshire
St Benedict’s Catholic High School, Alcester, Warwickshire
St Benedict’s Catholic School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
St Benedict’s Catholic High School, Whitehaven, Cumbria
St Benedict’s Roman Catholic High School, Linwood, Renfrewshire
St Benedict’s Sixth Form College, Bradford, West Yorkshire
St Benet Biscop Catholic Academy, Bedlington, Northumberland
St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School, Slough, Berkshire
St Bernard’s High School, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex
St Leonard’s Catholic School, Durham, County Durham
St Robert of Newminster School, Washington, Tyne & Wear
St Wilfrid’s Catholic School, Crawley, West Sussex
St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School, Featherstone, West Yorkshire
St Wilfrid’s Roman Catholic College, South Shields, Tyne & Wear
There will also be an annual Benedictine lecture at Oxford named in honour of St Benet’s Hall.
A panel of advisors has been established to assist the Board in selecting the Scholars and maintaining the scholarship fund.