Grants to Individuals

Wiltshire Community Foundation offers a range of different education grants to individuals to support young people to access education and training in the county.

Below is the full list of grants available and you will be able to read further information on the eligibility criteria for each grant from the table links below. Before requesting an application pack please ensure you meet the criteria. If you have any further questions or would like advice on how to apply please contact The Grants Team on 01380 729284 or by email info@wiltshirecf.org.uk.

Grant Programme

Grant Available 

University Bursary - One Degree More

A University Bursary is available to young people from Wiltshire and Swindon who are under

25 and are about to start or are currently enrolled on an Undergraduate Degree course at a UK university.

For further information visit: University Bursary 2020

£1600 for each academic per year

 

Open for applications for academic year 2020/21

 

Vocational Grant

Vocational Grants are open to individuals aged between 14 and 25 to support course costs - especially vocational courses - as well as young people on Apprenticeships or looking to start a business.

Applicants must live in Swindon or Wiltshire and either they or their parents/ carers must be in receipt of means tested benefits. 

For further information and to request an application form visit: Vocational Grant

Grants up to £1000

Open for applicaitons - grant decisions are made in:

  • January 2020
  • March 2020
  • June 2020
  • November 2020
  • January 2021

Education Support Grant

Education Support grant is available to children and young people (under the age of 25) who need support with their education due to a physical disability, learning difficulty or health problem.

Applicants must live in Swindon or Wiltshire and either they or their parents/carers are in receipt of means tested benefits.

For further information and to request an application form visit: Education Support Grant

Grants up to £1000

Open for applications - grant decisions are made in:

  • January 2020
  • April 2020
  • June 2020 
  • November 2020
  • January 2021