The ALBORADA Trust has made an unprecedented commitment to support Veterinary and Medical Science students at Wolfson College Cambridge with a gift of £1.5m, to mark the College’s 50th Anniversary.
Wolfson is home to both mature undergraduate and postgraduate students, who are studying all disciplines. They come from over 80 countries and many describe their time at the College as life-changing. The University’s former Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, has said that Wolfson students have a special role to play in building the future of Cambridge University.
The ALBORADA Trust’s visionary investment will be transformative for the student recipients of the ALBORADA Scholarships and for the College, ensuring that it continues to be at the centre of the University’s vision for the future.
Up to 50 students will benefit from substantial financial assistance for at least three years of their study at Wolfson. This is the largest gift to Wolfson’s £5m 50th Anniversary Campaign to date, and the College is enormously grateful to the Trustees for their outstanding generosity in making this exceptional gift which marks a significant culmination to the College’s 50th Anniversary year.
The grant will secure the award of scholarships at Wolfson College until 2025 and will be a huge help to many students who might otherwise be unable to go into medicine or become veterinary surgeons.