People in need who were born in, or whose home is in Dorset.
People in need who were born in, or whose home is in, Dorset. Priority is given to:
- people who are from the parishes of Piddletrenthide, Plush, Piddlehinton and Alton Pancras
- older people who are making a late start after interrupted education
- people with difficult family circumstances (including single mothers)
- children with special education needs.
No loans are made. No grants for fees which can be covered by student loans.
Type of grants
Grants of £50 to £3,000, which can be one-off or recurrent (for a maximum of three years). Grants given include those towards fees, study/travel abroad, books, equipment/instruments, excursions and childcare.
On a form, available from the correspondent or by personal letter. Full details of the proposed course are required, together with a brief cv, some family background information and details of financial circumstances and costs. For applicants who are no longer resident in Dorset, documentary evidence of place of birth should accompany the application. Applications should be submitted in May for consideration in June, directly by the individual, or by the parent if the person is under 16 years.
Grant provided by: The Bridge Educational Trust
Bridge Educational Trust
c/o Piddle Valley School