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A significant proportion of the Sandhurst Trust is provided for benevolence support.

The Sandhurst Trust provides support to the Officer Cadets under training, the staff and their families at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Initial referrals are forwarded to the charity through the established welfare chain via the College Welfare Warrant Officers, Station Staff Officer, Padres or Chain of Command. Cases are assessed and grants usually provided within 24 hours. The process is discreet, and the Trust does not give out details of the cases.

All Officer Cadets, both British and International, are eligible as well as all Officer and NCO staff serving at the Academy and their immediate family.

We have disbursed close to £800,000 since 2015.

Recent Support

Some recent examples have been:

  • Provision of an electric buggy to move injured cadets to and from their physio appointments.
  • Assistance to our Afghan and Ukrainian cadets and their families.
  • Short notice compassionate flight for a UK cadet.
  • Hotel accommodation for family of an injured instructor to visit them in hospital.
  • Assistance with medical fees for the child of a private soldier on the staff.
  • Renovation of a memorial garden dedicated to an officer cadet.

Disbursement Figures

2024 (to date)



Total since Jul 2015

Latest Benevolence News

The Sandhurst Trust provides every Officer Cadet, who is a member, with a grant towards Adventurous Training. More...

Each term Officer Cadets and staff in Junior term receive a welcome gift from the Sandhurst Trust. More...

Sandhurst Trust - Serving those who Lead

Providing Benevolence

Promoting Leadership

Preserving Heritage


+44 (0)1276 412000 


Old College, RMAS
Camberley, GU15 4PQ

Charity no: 1154476

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