FundingEducation and Training Grant Scheme: Application Form

The Training Grants scheme was developed to meet objective 2 of the Westray Development Trust:

The Westray Development Trust Directors have agreed to an annual training bursary fund, to assist the goal of “advancing education and in particular to promote opportunities for learning for the benefit of the general public.”

Bursary awards will be limited to 50% of course fees up to a maximum of £500 per person per year.

The education and training courses eligible for these grants are for personal development either socially, academically or vocationally. Statutory workplace courses will not be considered.

In the case of individuals who wish to obtain a full driving licence, WDT will fund up to 50% of the costs of up to 10 hours of lessons, 1 theory test and 1 practical test. This can only be obtained once per individual.

Applicants must be ordinarily resident on Westray i.e. Westray is where they live for most of the year.

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Section 1: About You

Section 2: About your Training

If you are applying for funding towards driving lessons you can apply for funding towards the cost of a maximum of 10x hours of lessons, 1x practical driving test and 1x theory test.

At the end of your training, you will be asked to provide feedback on the Education & Training Grant, how the training went, and how it has helped you. This will be emailed to you. 

Where possible you may also be asked to send a photograph of your new skills in action for the Trust’s publicity if appropriate.

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By completing this form and submitting it to Westray Development Trust (WDT) you are consenting for this form and the data within to be processed and stored by WDT in order for WDT to fulfil its functions as a community development trust. You are also consenting to receive communications from Westray Development Trust. Under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 you can request to see any data held on you at any time, simply get in touch with WDT office at [email protected].