Shaftoe Educational Foundation

The Shaftoe Educational Foundation can help with grants for people in need who live in the parish of Hayden and is either enrolled in education, or is about to start a trade or apprenticeship.

Last updated on 6 May 2020

Who is eligible?

Students who live in the parish of Hayden and are enrolled in a further or higher education academic courses (for any year of their course).

Students taking vocational courses or apprenticeships can also apply for a support grant and/or a contribution to the costs of their tools.

How to apply?

Download an application form from the Shaftoe Charities website  

 The Governors meet 3 times a year to consider grant applications, normally on the 2nd Thursday of March, July and November.

Other information

The foundation also offers housing for older people aged 60+ at affordable rents.

Contact details

Shaftoe Educational Foundation, The Office
St. Aidans, Belmont Gardens,
Haydon Bridge, Hexham,
NE47 6HG

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