Students from Glusburn or Sutton-in-Craven who are in further education either at universities or colleges can now apply for a small grant to help support their studies, thanks to the Sir John Horsfall Exhibition Foundation.


The committee of the Sir John Horsfall Exhibition Foundation will be considering grant applications for the 2017/2018 academic year. To be eligible for a grant, the applicants must live in or have attended community and/or voluntary schools in the parishes of Glusburn or Sutton-in-Craven prior to the age of 16.

All applicants will be expected to provide a reference from either their current or past tutor to prove their suitability for a grant. In previous years, the value of the grants awarded was around £100.

For further information, contact Lisa Herdman, Business Support Manager on 01609 534953.

Application forms are available from the Post-16 Team, North Yorkshire County Council, Jesmond House, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 5QE, telephone 01609 533693 or email The closing date for applications is 24 November 2017.

This story was published 18 October 2017