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Educational Grants

Sometimes what worked for you in your 20’s does not work so well in your 40’s and there may come a time when you want to re-qualify. Or if you wish to develop a second income stream to ensure greater financial continuity and satisfaction between jobs, then turn to us.  If you’ve reached a crossroad and want to retrain, sharpen your skill set or develop another income stream, we can help make it happen. 

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Who is eligible?

You need to demonstrate 10 years' adult professional work. Sadly, we don’t help musicians, students in higher education  or amateurs.

Each case is considered on its own merit and is dealt with in complete confidence.

Timeline

We hold three education meetings a year. The next deadline for applications is noon on July 17.

 

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We hold three education meetings a year. The next deadline for applications is noon on July 17.

To apply, please download and complete an Education application form 2024, a personal statement which doesn't exceed 400 words along with proof of grades. Please make sure to include the 400-word personal statement in the body of the email.

The application must be saved in your name. We are only accepting applications by email sent to education@equitycharitabletrust.org.uk.

 

 FAQ

  • We don’t fund overseas courses
  • The course must lead to a recognised qualification
  • Courses that are designed to improve one's acting and performance skills won't be considered
  • We don’t offer maintenance grants
  • We rarely cover the full tuition fees and tend to make a contribution towards successful applications
  • We don’t offer student loans
  • If the course lasts for more than a year, you can apply again with proof of grades, bearing in mind that continued support is not a given