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Lanarkshire Educational Trust


The Trust awards grants for a number of educational purposes.

Trusts were created in 1930 in the form of educational bursaries and scholarships. These have now been reactivated under the collective heading of the Lanarkshire Educational Trust Scheme for residents that reside within the area formerly known as The County of Lanark in 1930 when the Trusts were established.

The Trust offers financial assistance to:

  • individuals who live within the boundaries of the former County of Lanark
  • clubs, organisations or groups who operate within the boundaries of the former County of Lanark 
  • educational establishments within the boundaries of the former County of Lanark

Grants are made for various purposes:

  • travel scholarships
  • travel grants
  • research scholarships
  • support for clubs or organisations for young people
  • special educational equipment for schools
  • provisions and maintenance of sports facilities
  • educational experimentation
  • promoting education in visual arts, in music and in drama
  • limited aspects of adult education.

The Lanarkshire Educational Trust is administered by North Lanarkshire Council.

Find out more about how to apply as in individual, on behalf or a club or an educational establishment.

Application deadlines

Application closing dates are 15 August and 15 December each year.

All application forms and all relevant evidence must be submitted by these closing dates.

Page last updated:
15 May 2023

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