The Ayrshire Educational Trust

The Trust's purpose is to promote formal education, such as that provided through schools and universities, and less formal education which may take place in the community. This covers education, training and research, and broader education in the development of individual capabilities, skills and understanding.

The Ayrshire Educational Trust can award grants for a range of educational purposes for people in need who live in Ayrshire:

  •     Competitive University/College Entrance Bursary

  •     Travel Scholarship

  •     Foreign Language Grant

  •     Travel Grant

  •     Assistance in Obtaining Practical Experience of Trades

  •     Special Equipment Grant

  •     Support of Clubs

  •     Adult Education Grant

  •     School Excursions Grant

  •     Holiday Homes

  •     Holiday Travel.


Last updated on 9 August 2019

Who is eligible?

Eligibility depends on what kind of educational grant you need.  However, applicants must live in Ayrshire.

See the Ayrshire Educational Trust webpage on the East Ayrshire Council website for more information.

How to apply?

The Trust meets four times per year in February, May, September and November to consider applications for assistance.

Contact the charity at the contact details below for an application form and more information. Applications are usually considered four times a year. They should be submitted directly by the individual.

Contact details

The Ayrshire Educational Trust, East Ayrshire Council
Education Service, Civic Centre South, 16 John Dickie Street
Telephone: 01563 555650

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