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And Why Not? …. Apply for the Barry Norman Student Bursary

The Barry Norman Student Bursary has been launched today as a fitting legacy to esteemed broadcaster and journalist Barry Norman. 

It has been established to provide financial support into education for those who wish to follow in his footsteps and seeking a career in media, journalism or film. The Barry Norman Bursary will offer a grant of £2000 which will be jointly funded by the Barry Norman family and from sales of Barry Norman Pickled Onions which are sold in Waitrose, Tesco and Ocado.

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Students who have a conditional or unconditional offer to study on a relevant course within film, radio, broadcasting, television or journalism are invited to enter. To apply, a submission piece must be made, the creativity of which is up to the candidate but they must show a passion for the industry, have a financial need and an offer to undertake either a BA or MA course in 2018.

Applications must be made by 15th June 2018. A panel of judges, which will include Barry Norman’s own family as well some of his respected colleagues will shortlist and decide on the eventual bursary recipient. The winner will be notified mid-August. 

Full application details can be found on our Facebook page ( or by emailing

The launch of the Barry Norman Bursary coincides with a memorial service for Barry held today at All Souls Church in London.

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