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.

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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 Post16@northyorks.gov.uk. The closing date for applications is 24 November 2017.

This story was published 18 October 2017