Individual Youth Grants Scheme

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                          Club of Currie Balerno

Individual Youth Grants Scheme


The Rotary Club of Currie Balerno offers a range of grants to support young people and help them develop their leadership and educational skills.Support is available, as set out below, for young people performing at National and International level in their respective disciplines,eg  sporting,cultural, humanitarian, eco excellence, who require support with training and travel costs.
 
The Scheme is open to all young people who attend or have attended Currie High School, Balerno High School or Wester Hailes Education Centre, or live within the catchment areas of these 3 schools.

Generally, grants are considered for young people who meet at least one of the following criteria:
Currently compete or perform in National competitions that incur costs which are not covered by other types of funding
Is undertaking a leadership or educational programme

Awards  up to £250 and will be dependent on a range of factors such as funding already in place from other sources, number of national or international events that the applicant will be attending as well as their individual circumstances.

Applicants should complete an application form which is available by following this link

Youth Grant Application Form March 2019.pdf

Applications should be submitted by the end of May and November of each year.

Completed forms should be returned via email or by post to the Chair of the International and Charity Committee. These details are included at the bottom of the application form.

 Rotary  also has schemes such as RYLA and the Georgia Scholarship Programme,
You can find outInformation about RYLA here

RYLA Information Sheet.pdf

 and the Georgia Scholarship Programme here 
Details are sent to schools separately. These programmes are fully funded but requests for help with travel will be considered in cases of hardship.





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