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Recently registered charity

Sion Potel Trust

This charity has been recently registered - it does not need to update its information until 10 months after its first financial period ends.

Charity no. 1178717

Contact details

  • Tel: 02074814448

Public address

  • 3 Elgin Road, London, N22 7UE

Aims & activities

The Sion Potel Trust provides bursaries in Israel to students in need of financial assistance, from the Bokharian immigrant community, or other Israeli students of oriental origin. Applications are made to the Israeli Trustees and are mainly (but not exclusively) for support in studying at the Universities of Telaviv and the Technion at Haifa.

What the charity does

  • Education/training

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals

Charitable objects

THE TRUSTEES SHALL HOLD THE TRUST FUND UPON TRUST FOR THE APPLICATION OF THE INCOME THEREOF IN PERPETUITY FOR THE PROMOTION ENCOURAGEMENT AND ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION IN MANNER HEREINAFTER APPEARING AT THE UNIVERSITIES:- THE UNIVERSITY OF THE NEGEV IN BEER-SHEEVA, THE BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY OF RAMAT-GAN, THE UNIVERSITY OF TELAVIV, THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM AND THE TECHNION, IN HAIFA (WHICH ARE TOGETHER HERINAFTER CALLED THE UNIVERSITIES) PROVIDED THAT THE TRUSTEES SHALL IN EXERCISING THEIR DISCRETION HEREUNDER GIVE PREFERENCE TO THE UNIVERSITIES OF TELAVIV AND THE TECHNION AT HAIFA THE INCOME OF THE TRUST FUND SHALL BE APPLIED BY THE TRUSTEES IN ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING WAYS:- A) IN ASSISTING BOYS AND GIRLS TO ATTEND THE UNIVERSITIES FOR PURPOSES OF EDUCATION IN AGRICULTURE, ARCHITECTURE CHEMISTRY, ENGINEERING HIGH MATHEMATICS, LAW, MEDICINE, PHYSICAL SCIENCE AND SCIENCE (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE SUBJECTS) BY PAYING THEIR FEES OR TRAVELLING OR OTHER INCIDENTAL EXPENSES OR BY PROVIDING THEM WITH MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCES PROVIDED THAT THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE BENEFITS SHALL BE BOYS AND GIRLS OF BOKHARIAN ORIGIN WHO IN THE OPINION OF THE TRUSTEES ARE IN NEED OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND PROVIDED ALWAYS THAT IF IN THE OPINION OF THE TRUSTEES NONE OF THE CANDIDATES AS AFORESAID OR AN INSUFFICIENT NUMBER ARE IN NEED OF SUCH FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE THEN IN THAT EVENT THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE BENEFITS MAY BE OTHER ORIENTAL ISRAELI BOYS AND GIRLS WHO IN THE OPINION OF THE TRUSTEES ARE IN NEED OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE; (B) IN ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING STUDENTSHIPS OF SUCH NUMBER AND YEARLY AMOUNT AS THE TRUSTEES SHALL THINK FIT TO BE FROM TIME TO TIME AWARDED IN MANNER HEREINAFTER MENTIONED TO ISRAELI BOYS AND GIRLS ENTERING THE UNIVERSITIES AS UNDERGRADUATES TO READ ONE OR MORE OF THE SUBJECTS AND TO BE HELD AND ENJOYED AS HEREINAFTER PROVIDED; (C) IN ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE UNIVERSITIES IN ANY ONE OR MORE OF THE SUBJECTS IN SUCH NUMBER AND YEARLY AMOUNT AS THE TRUSTEES SHALL THINK FIT AND SHALL BE CONSISTENT WITH THE REGULATIONS OF THE UNIVERSITIES FOR THE TIME BEING IN FORCE; (D)THE STUDENTSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS RESPECTIVELY SHALL BE AWARDED AT SUCH INTERVALS AND AS THE RESULT OF SUCH EXAMINATION AND IN SUCH MANNER AND SHALL BE HELD AND ENJOYED FOR SUCH PERIOD AND UPON AND SUBJECT TO SUCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS SHALL FROM TIME TO TIME BE DETERMINED BY THE TRUSTEES CONSISTENT WITH THE REGULATIONS OF THE UNIVERSITIES FOR THE TIME BEING IN FORCE (E) IN OTHERWISE PROMOTING THE EDUCATION INCLUDING THE SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL TRAINING OF BOYS AND GIRLS AS DEFINED IN CLAUSE 4 (A) HEREOF

Governing document

TRUST DEED DATED 14 JUN 1969

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Sion Potel Educational Trust
Zion Potel Trust Fund
  • 5 Trustees
  • Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Michael Poteliakhoff Riba None on record
Dr Alexander Poteliakhoff (Chair) None on record
Joseph Bar-Natan None on record
Ben-Zion Pozailoff None on record
Arnon Zahavi None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Israel