The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation

About Wingate

A Brief History of the Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation - Tony Wingate
Wingate Scholarships have been offered by the Foundation since 1988 but the Foundation itself was first established by my father as long ago as 1960. Over the years when he was building up Chesterfield Properties, his commercial property and cinema-cum-theatre business, the Foundation became a major shareholder of this company. Read More...

The Early Days of Wingate Scholarships - Jane Reid
In 1988, returning from abroad and with varied experience in teaching, administration and research, I was lucky enough to land the job of setting up and running Wingate Scholarships, the newly conceived offspring of the Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation. Read More...

The Daintons and Wingate - Wingate Scholarships and Science - Professor John Dainton
My Father, who was a distinguished scientist - a physical chemist, as well as a distinguished administrator, was invited to participate in the Wingate Scholarship scheme at its foundation. Read More...

Wingate Scholarships and the 'Wingate Factor' - Dr Harriet Harvey-Wood, OBE
In January 1988 a small but distinguished group of people sat down to discuss a proposal to establish scholarships to be funded by the Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation. The group consisted of Martyn Goff (Chairman), Tony and Roger Wingate, the late Lord Dainton, Jeremy Isaacs, Sir Roy Shaw, Richard Hoggart and Robert Cassen. Read More...

Wingate Scholarships and Music - Robert Ponsonby, CBE
When, not long after leaving the BBC in 1985, I was invited to advise the Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation ion the awards of music scholarships through the newly formed Wingate Scholarships, I had what seemed like useful experience in the field. Read More...