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Further Education Trust Fund

This fund is intended to benefit those who have who have attended a secondary school in the area of the former County of Glamorgan, including Howells School, but excluding schools which were in the areas of the former County Boroughs of Cardiff, Swansea and Merthyr Tydfil, for not less than two years.

Awards are available in the form of:-

  1. Financial assistance for those attending approved courses not provided for under the normal student support scheme, including professional and technical courses, and;
  2. Financial assistance towards the purchase of outfits, clothing, tools, instruments, or books for those leaving school or college to assist their entry into a profession, trade or calling.

Apply online

Application forms are available from:

Director of Education, Leisure and Lifelong Learning,
School and Family Support Team,
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council,
Civic Centre
Port Talbot
SA13 1PJ

Requests should be marked “Glamorgan Further Education Trust Fund” and be accompanied by a stamped address envelope.

The CLOSING DATE for applications is 31st May of each year.

File type Document File size
pdf GFETF Application Form 2017-2018 294 KB
doc GFETF Criteria 41 KB

Student Finance

Student Finance Wales now processing all applications

Student Finance Wales, based in Llandudno Junction, is now responsible for processing, assessing and paying student finance for all applications.

For details on how to apply for student finance visit Student Finance Website

If you have a query about your student finance account you should contact Student Finance Wales on:

0300 200 4050.

The Student Finance Wales Facebook and Twitter pages can also provide information and regular updates.