Monmouthshire Further Education Trust Fund

Blaenau Gwent, Monmouthshire, Newport, and Torfaen

Applications for this grant are closed

This fund is currently closed to applications. It will reopen in August 2022. Applicants will be informed of the outcome within 2 months of the deadline. We would also recommend that you sign up to our Grants Newsletter to keep up to date with any developments.

Monmouthshire Further Education Trust Fund provides financial support to individuals from the Gwent area (specifically the County of Monmouthshire as it existed in 1956) who are pursuing further/higher education or training.

Funding can be used for:

  • costs associated with entering into further/higher education including equipment, materials, overseas travel, and course/exam fees
  • costs associated with preparing to enter a trade or profession including equipment, materials and training

Grants Available

  • Applicants can apply for grants of up to £1,000 per year.

We recognise how important it is for individuals to be able to plan for the future, and that having secure funding can give you confidence and reassurance during your educational studies.

Monmouthshire Further Education Trust Fund now offers the opportunity to apply for multi-year funding of up to 3 years.

Who can apply?

  • Applicants must reside in the County of Monmouthshire as it was in 1956 i.e. the Local Authorities which became Gwent: Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Newport and Monmouthshire (in part or whole)
  • Applicants must also have attended a Secondary School in Gwent for a minimum of 2 years
  • Applicants must be aged 25 or under

How to apply?

Applicants must complete the online application form. Please ensure you read the criteria carefully before you apply to make sure you are eligible.

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