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Unlocking Success bursary scheme reopens for applications

Unlocking success learning

The Unlocking Success Bursary Scheme has reopened for its third round of funding, with a number of £500 grants available to tenants who want to further their learning.

The scheme is funded through the Northern Housing Consortium Charitable Trust. Since launching the scheme in 2019, the Northern Housing Consortium has paid out 47 awards to the value of £16,400. Six of these awards have benefited Gateshead Council tenants.

Grants can be used to support learning itself, or go towards associated costs such as equipment, childcare or travel.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must be:

  • 16 years old or over
  • Housed by a social landlord
  • Using the grant to enhance their skills and further their development

The deadline for applications is 30 June 2021.

Any tenants who would like support with their application should contact the Employment Team on 0791 911 0998, or email workinggateshead@gateshead.gov.uk.

Unlocking success learning
04 June 2021

The Unlocking Success Bursary Scheme has reopened for its third round of funding, with a number of £500 grants available to tenants who want to further their learning.

The scheme is funded through the Northern Housing Consortium Charitable Trust. Since launching the scheme in 2019, the Northern Housing Consortium has paid out 47 awards to the value of £16,400. Six of these awards have benefited Gateshead Council tenants.

Grants can be used to support learning itself, or go towards associated costs such as equipment, childcare or travel.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must be:

  • 16 years old or over
  • Housed by a social landlord
  • Using the grant to enhance their skills and further their development

The deadline for applications is 30 June 2021.

Any tenants who would like support with their application should contact the Employment Team on 0791 911 0998, or email workinggateshead@gateshead.gov.uk.

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