Leader and Cabinet Members' Young Person Grant Scheme - SYST Business

Leader and Cabinet Members’ Young Person Grant Scheme

It is a monetary award to support children and young people living in the Borough of Telford and Wrekin between the ages of 15 and 25 years old in one of the following categories:

  • education, training and / or employment
  • equipment
  • travel
  • enterprise funding.

If you are Telford and Wrekin Child in Care or Care Leaver, who is currently not resident in the area, you are also eligible to apply.

It is open to all children and young people who have a desire to achieve in one of the categories but due to their/family’s circumstances are restricted or unable to fund the activity themselves.  The panel is particularly keen to receive applications from children and young people who have the desire to overcome challenging circumstances to enable then to achieve their aspirations.

The scheme will provide grants of up to £500 per young person, to enable them to pursue their aspirations and goals and fulfil their potential.

Please note: you may only apply for this fund once in any year. If you have applied previously in this year and have been unsuccessful you may apply again in a future year. If you have been successful in receiving an award you will be unable to apply to this scheme again for a period of three years.

Please apply for the Leader and Cabinet Members’ Young Person Grant Scheme using our online form.

If you do not have a computer you can go to your local library and ask a member of staff for help or alternatively telephone 01952 384294 or 01952 383220.

Guidance on completing the application form

  • Applicant under 16 years old
    If you, as the applicant, are under 16 years old please do not register for a My Telford account, instead select the ‘Continue without registration’ option and when prompted enter your parent’s/guardian’s details. There is a section on the form to capture your details separately.
  • Applicant 16 – 25 years old
    If you, as the applicant, are 16 – 25 years old you can either sign in to your My Telford account (if you already have one), register for a My Telford account or you can continue without registering – please enter your details when prompted.

Originally published by TELFORD GOV

 

Read more at telford.gov.uk/info/20397/bursaries_funds_or_grants/3308/leader_and_cabinet_members_young_person_grant_scheme