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Promising young chemist Keagan Love awarded Brockenhurst College's Greenwood Bursary to study at university

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A BROCKENHURST College chemistry student who will be the first in his family to study at university has been awarded a three-year bursary.

Keagan Love (18), from Blackfield, who has conditional offers from the University of Oxford and the University of Southampton, is currently revising for his final A-level exams in chemistry, maths and product design.

The Greenwood Bursary, which will pay all three years of his undergraduate tuition fees, was set up by John and Marion Greenwood from Lyndhurst in 2019.

Keagan Love has been awarded a three-year bursary
Keagan Love has been awarded a three-year bursary

Each year a talented and hardworking science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) student who faces financial hardship is chosen to benefit from a university education.

The former New Forest Academy pupil said: "This is a wonderful opportunity that I have been given and I want to thank the Greenwoods for their time and generosity and for believing in me – they are lovely people.

"This is a proud moment for my family because I’ll be the first to go to university. Right now, I’m just working as hard as I can to get the best grades I can possibly get."

John said: "Keagan is a talented and hard working young man with extraordinary potential and we wish him all the very best for his undergraduate studies."

College vice-principal Simon Lovegrove added: "I’d like to offer my most enthusiastic congratulations to Keagan and also extend my most sincere thanks to the Greenwoods for sharing our values about the importance of advancement through education."

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