Who can be considered for a grant?
Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria of The Forces Children Education Trust education grant detailed below. Please click here to see if you meet the criteria.
Armed Forces Education Trust Educational Grants Fund
Grants are available for children and young people who are dependents of a father or mother who is currently serving or has served in the British Armed Services, including the Territorial Army or Reserves and whose parents/guardians are living on low incomes. Preference will be given to those studying courses likely to lead to improved employment prospects. In addition, applicants must demonstrate the child/young person will be:
• Studying at a school, college or university, and/or
• In need of support to meet physical, emotional or mental health needs to enhance their learning
What we can help with?
We can help with a wide variety of educational needs including fees, travel, books and equipment.
What we CANNOT help with:
- Items already covered by statutory funding
- Costs already incurred
- Daily living expenses
Who can apply?
Applications can be made by parents or guardians/carers, or directly by the young person seeking support.
How to apply
New applications can be made by emailing us to request an application form, once you have checked that you meet the criteria. Please click here to start the process.
If you are already in receipt of a grant and need to reapply, you can download our application form here and send it to the address shown on the form.