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

 

Opening for applications in January 2020

 

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 June 2019, October 2019 and January 2020

 

 

Education Support Grant

Education Support Grants are open to individuals up to the age of 25 who have a disability or additional learning need, or have been in the care of the local authority.

Applicants must live in Swindon or Wiltshire and either they or their parents/carers are in receipt of means tested benefits or they are in the care of Wiltshire County or Swindon Borough, either in the council's areas or elsewhere. 

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

Grants up to £1000

 

Open for applications - grant decisions are made June 2019, October 2019 and January 2020