Prince's Trust Development Awards

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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