Recent Awards from the Trust

The aim of the trust is to provide funds for educational purposes to young people in the area around Alvechurch, in strict confidence.

PLEASE NOTE GOVERNORS MEET THREE TIMES A YEAR. APPLICATION DEADLINES ARE: 1ST JANUARY, 1ST MAY,1ST SEPTEMBER.
If you miss a deadline, your application will be considered at the next meeting.
All awards are made in the strictest confidence. Please check you qualify and you need to be able to demonstrate that you are in need of financial assistance.

Recipient

Purpose of the Grant

Amount

Individual Contribution towards the cost of tennis lessons at Barnt Green Tennis Club. Total cost £1933 p.a. £400
Individual Pupil wishing to attend residential  school trip to Kingswood Activity Centre in May 2013.
Cost £143-82 + £5 pocket money.
£148.82
Individual Studying for degree in Nursing at University of Birmingham. As part of degree has chosen to undertake voluntary work in Tanzania. Total cost £2500 of which she has so far raised £1000 from part-time work. Seeking contribution towards overall cost. £750
Individual Pupil wishing to attend residential school trip to Kingswood Activity Centre in May 2013.
Cost £143-82 + £5 pocket money.
£148.82
Individual Attending College on an Arboricultural Course as part of his apprenticeship.
Assistance with purchase of safety kit and equipment.
£400
Individual Help required with costs of school uniform £250. £ 125
Individual 2nd year Student at Bournemouth University studying for BA Events Management. Assistance required towards costs of books, deposit for next year’s accommodation and general living costs. £ 400
Individual Assistance with costs of school uniform totalling £125. £ 125
Individual Studying at Sussex University for degree in Medical Neuro Science – 3 year course. £ 500
Individual Studying for an MSc in Architecture and Sustainability at De Montfort University.
Assistance required towards tuition fees.
£ 400
Individual Post Graduate of Exeter University. Seeking assistance with fees and transport costs a four week course to obtain a recognised qualification to teach English as a foreign language. Hoping to obtain part funding under British Council Postgraduate Scheme. Also intending to take Masters in French, communication, theatre studies and culture in Toulouse next year. £ 400
Individual 1st year student at De Montfort University taking Health Studies.
Seeking assistance with cost of laptop, books and accommodation fees.
£ 500
Organsiation Purchase of furnishings for new room in Parish Centre, created primarily for children and youth groups. Assistance up to £1330 required. £ 1330
Individual School trip to Paris in May 2012 to help learn about French culture and language.
Total cost £545.
£ 545
Individual School trip to Kingswood Activity Centre to help improve social skills.
Cost £135 + £5 spending money.
£ 140
Individual School trip to PGL Shrewsbury costing £210. £ 210
Individual History field trip to Battlefields of Belgium. Cost £495. £ 495
Individual G.C.S.E. Language trip to France costing £330. Also Duke Edinburgh Silver Award costing £165. £ 495
Individual School trip to PGL Shrewsbury in July 2012 to develop social skills. Cost £210. £ 210
Individual School trip to PGL Shrewsbury in July 2012 to develop social skills. Cost £210. £ 210
Individual School trip to Kingswood Activity Centre in May 2012 to help develop learning and social skills.
Cost £135 + £5 spending money.
£ 140
Individual Assistance with costs involved in taking part in D of E Bronze Award.
New boots and waterproofs costing £60 in total.
£ 60
Individual Assistance with costs involved in taking part in D of E Silver Award.
New boots and sundry equipment costing £60 in total.
£ 60
Individual Studying Business Management at Southampton Solent University.
Cost of a replacement laptop.
£ 400
Individual Studying for BSc in Sound Engineering and Production (Hons) at Birmingham City University. Requires assistance with purchase of books and equipment for course and help with travel costs. £ 400
Organisation Purchase of sensory equipment and toys costing £200, purchase of storage containers for packing up all equipment needed on a daily basis costing £400 and purchase of 2 tables costing £400. £ 500
Organisation Cost of Dance Workshops and exhibition materials to showcase young artistic musical and creative talent in conjunction with 4 Middle Schools to celebrate a 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
£500 required.
£ 500


Application forms can be downloaded from here or obtained from the Clerk to the Governors
whose details are given below.

Applications along with any relevant supporting documents should be submitted by January 1st, May 1st and September 1st each year.
Evidence of need should be demonstrated and is incorporated in the application form.

Completed applications and any supporting evidence should be posted to:
Mr Richard Keen

The Highlands
Hollow Tree Lane
Vigo
Blackwell
Birmingham B60 1PR

Telephone no : 0121 445 3594
E-mail: enquiries@alvechurchgst.org.uk

  • Recent Grants

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  • In the past 12 months the trust has made more than 30 awards, e.g. towards the cost of books or IT equipment required for further education.
    Grants are also provided for educational trips, both at home and abroad.

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  • Do you qualify?

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  • Are you under 25?
    Are you in need of financial assistance with your educational studies?
    Click the link below and check if you live within the area of the old Parish of Alvechurch?

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  • Application Form

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  • If you qualify, then please download, complete and return the Application Form.
    Voluntary charitable organisations with an educational emphasis, working with children within the area outlined above can also apply.

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