From care to career
The Eve Brook Scholarship Fund, established in 1998, is for young people, aged 16 – 25, who have grown up in residential or foster care with Birmingham City Council. It is a scheme to celebrate the achievement of young people who’ve been looked after by giving them help to go to college or university.
The Fund’s primary aim is to enable young people who have been in care to access and succeed in higher education: from care to career.
The objectives are:
- to provide financial help to young people, aged 16-25, who have grown up in residential or foster care with Birmingham City Council to go to college or university
- to provide continuing support and care for those who benefit from the Fund
- to campaign for and promote the interests of young people coming out of care and celebrate their achievements
- to work in partnership with other stakeholders, including former beneficiaries, to achieve these objectives
In pursuit of these objectives we work closely with Birmingham City Council’s Division for People, particularly the Care Leavers’ Service.