The aim of the Development Awards is to help remove barriers that young people are facing which may be stopping them from getting into a job, training or further education. We can cover the cost of course fees, tools or equipment to help you achieve your goals.
To be eligible you must be:
- Aged 16 to 30 and living in the UK
- Studying less than 14 hours a week or not in compulsory education
- Unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week
Development Awards can support:
- Accredited course fees up to Level 3 (A-level equivalent)
- Tools, equipment or uniforms for a job or qualification
- Job licence fees
- Transport to a new job until your first pay slip
Development Awards can't support:
- Living expenses e.g. rent or bills
- Business start-up costs
- Costs for items that have already been paid for
- Gap year or overseas projects
- Level 4 course fees and beyond (i.e. Higher National Certificate or Diploma)
For further information see: Development Awards
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