The Worshipful Company of International Bankers has links with a number of schools in London and runs an annual essay competition for London state schools in conjunction with our partner charity The Brokerage.
The annual WCIB Schools Awards Ceremony run with The Brokerage took place on 3rd December 2019 hosted by ING. 17 schools took part with students writing an essay on the subject "Do banks still need branches on the high street?"
The Overall Winner was Sema Darmon from St. Saviour's and S. Olave's School Southwark.
Runners Up were:
Alec Lau London Academy of Excellence
Leo Huseiyn Woolwich Polytechnic School
Richard Gerakyyan Chingford Foundationclick here to read the winning essay
The WCIB Lord George Bursary at Dulwich College is awarded annually in memory of WCIB Past Master Lord George of St Tudy (Eddie George) who was Governor of the Bank of England from 1994-2004. The bursary is awarded to a sixth form pupil on the recommenation of the school.
In 2018/19 the recipient of the WCIB Lord George Bursary was Girinath Haridas. We are delighted that Girinath has been awarded a place at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) to read Maths and Economics.
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