Education Support Grant

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

To be eligible to apply the child or young person must:

  • under the age of 25 at the time of the application
  • have a long term health, disability or education need
  • have lived for at least two years in Wiltshire or Swindon
  • their parents/guardians are claiming at least one means tested benefit

Grants available (this must be something that school or college funds cannot pay for) - applications for up to £1000 to help pay for:

  • educational resources for use at home
  • out of school activities (which contribute to learning)
  • therapeutic services such as music, play or equine 
  • IT equipment 
  • travel costs – in some circumstances

This list is not exhaustive and if you have an idea that fits within the scope of the education or training please email the Grants Team on

Closed for applications