Alderman Newton’s Educational Foundation (Bedford branch)

Grants for people aged 13 to 25 who live in the town of Bedford and are attending school, university, or another educational course. There is a preference for people who have lived in Bedford for at least three years. Grants may be given for financial assistance, outfits, tools, instruments or books to assist in their education. Grants are not normally more than £500.

Last updated on 11 March 2018

Who is eligible?

To apply you must be:

Aged 13 to 25 years (and you should have normally completed your course by your 25th birthday)

Live in Bedford (there is a preference for applicants who have lived there for three years)

Studying at a school, college, university or other educational institution

Grants are not normally given for travel expenses.

How to apply?

Download an application form from Bedford Council's website:

You can also call 01234 228193 to request an application form.