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Commonwealth Scholarship Endowment Fund

Volume 709: debated on Wednesday 1 April 2009

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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will contribute this financial year to the newly established Commonwealth Scholarship Endowment Fund to mark the 60th anniversary of the Commonwealth. [HL2515]

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has given £500,000 to the new Commonwealth Scholarship Endowment Fund, which marks the 50th anniversary of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan.