Fifteen Level 3 Health and Care students have been offered scholarships to study at University, recognising them as academically gifted.
Katy Kennington, Niamh Morris, Amie Devine, Louise Dickinson, Ellie Robinson, Britney Ali-Parrott, Jemma Nicholson, Katie Goodman, Emma Sayer, Niamh Raistrick, Max Roberts, Shalaa Abdulrob, Jessica Kerr-Morgan and Holly Kirk have all been awarded The Rutherford Scholarship at Northumbria University for outstanding academic achievement. The £1,500 scholarship is awarded to students who are expected to achieve triple distinction stars in their College courses, the highest possible grades.
Jessica Stephenson, a talented golfer has also been awarded a sport scholarship to study Social Work at Northumbria University. Jess has played golf since she was four years old and has represented Yorkshire and England in the sport.
Jess said “I enjoy College but I am really excited to move to Newcastle for University. It’s a chance to become independent.
“I would love to go into golf professionally, but I have also really enjoyed my course at College and that’s why I have decided to study at degree level.”
Many students from the Health and Care course have also been offered unconditional places to study at various Universities across the UK. Hollie Gilroy is off to study Adult Nursing after accepting an unconditional offer. Hollie said “I have found my course at College really rewarding and it has helped me decide to study nursing at University.
“My placement in midwifery at College was one of the best experiences I have had and I would love to continue studying after my degree and become a qualified midwife.”
Jessica Kerr-Morgan has secured her place to study Child Nursing at Northumbria University and will receive the £1,500 scholarship towards her studies. Jessica said “I have always loved looking after children and my Course at College, especially my placements have helped me decided to go into child nursing.”
Amie Devine is set to study Criminology at Northumbria University and has also been offered an unconditional place and scholarship. Amie said “My course at College has been really interesting as I have really enjoyed learning about Psychology and the mind.
“I chose to study at Middlesbrough College as everything I wanted to learn was offered in one course. The facilities are also excellent. This course has opened a lot of doors for me and I am ready to take the next step in my career.”
View our Level 3 Health and Care course and apply here.