The Ortus Group are delighted to once again provide Aisling Bursaries to students of West Belfast. 

The Aisling Bursaries is an education bursaries scheme delivered by the West Belfast Partnership Board enabling students to access further and higher education and vocational training. Businesses, community enterprises and individuals contribute to the bursary fund and make a firm commitment to developing the skills of the local community and enhancing young people’s capacity to achieve their full potential.

For Ortus, the funds provide valuable opportunities to those within our community to grow and reach their potential. Our commitment is to helping individuals achieve their goals and the Aisling Bursaries are an essential platform for young people in West Belfast.

This year’s recipients were Catherine Calderwood, Nicola Doherty, Ciaran Seacroft.

Ortus CEO, Seamus O’Prey, commenting on supporting the Aisling Bursaries:

“As a social enterprise, Ortus are focussed on the regeneration of the local area. We feel that the financial support supplied by the Aisling Bursaries will make university life more comfortable for these students. The bursaries are offered as part of our giving back to the local community, and we are delighted to once again provide to these fantastic students.

Over the years we have been thrilled to hear how the recipients of the Aisling bursaries have progressed into a wide range of roles, supporting the local economy and making positive changes.”

Seamus O'Prey

CEO, The Ortus Group