Do you have educational aspirations?
Maybe sporting or creative talent?

The EWS Educational Trust may be able to help you achieve your goals.
How?
By offering you a financial grant, providing you meet certain criteria.
To be eligible you must have a close relative who works or used to work for the UK rail freight industry.

DEADLINE FOR 2017 APPLICATIONS: 31 August 2017

If your Educational course has already started or you are applying for a Special Access, Sporting or Artistic grant make your application before 14 April 2017

A new Exceptional Contribution Award will be announced soon.

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AM I ELIGIBLE?

Sure, if you have a close family member who works or who used to work in UK rail freight industry.

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What kind of help can I get?

Financial help!

The Trust awards discretionary grants, not loans, to help with the cost of higher education and more. Maybe you need support to reach your sporting or artistic goals. Perhaps you face challenges due to a disability or special educational need.

We can help!

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Educational Funding

If you qualify we could provide support towards the cost of being in higher education.

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Sporting OR artistic funding

If you are skilled in the arts or sport but need help to achieve your potential the Trust has the option to award a grant to help with things such as the cost of equipment, fees, specialist training or materials.

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Special Access funding

Some people face barriers to achieving their full potential from an early age because of a disability, special educational need or other circumstances. The Trust may award a discretionary grant to help overcome these barriers.

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How do I apply?

Simple – just fill in one of the appropriate forms. There are three – one for educational funding, one for sports and arts and one for special access funding. You can start the application process here. You will need a number of supporting documents. You can save your application at any time and return to finish it later.

Register and Apply here