Wigtownshire Educational Trust

The Wigtownshire Educational Trust provides financial assistance to residents in the Wigtownshire area that need financial assistance with their education or training. Applicants must live in Wigtownshire, receive unemployment and/or disability benefit, and have no other sources of funding.

The Trust can help with the cost of:

  • attending a course
  • obtaining a qualification
  • obtaining practical experience in a trade
  • travel to a course
  • equipment needed for education or training

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

Individuals who need financial assistance with their education or training and:

  • are resident in Wigtownshire
  • have no other sources of funding
  • receive unemployment and or disability benefit

How to apply?

The trust is open to applicants from the start of January each year. Application forms must be received before the end of December.

Download an application form from Dumfries and Galloway council's website

Contact details

Business Support, Dumfries and Galloway Council
Sun Street
Stranraer
Dumfries
DG9 7JJ
Telephone: 01776 888423
Email: committeeadmin-communitiesdirectorate@dumgal.gov.uk
Web: https://www.dumgal.gov.uk/article/16756/Wigtownshire-Educational-Trust

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