Type of grants: Grants towards fees and living expenses for those pursuing post graduate courses at college or university. This usually constitutes a payment of about £5,000 for the academic year. However, there is a preference for those wishing to study in America, and grants for this can be as much as £8,000 for the academic year.
Eligibility: Those who have been resident within the Carmarthenshire for at least two years during the ten years immediately preceding the date of application. Preference is given to the Kidwelly/Llanelli school districts. Applicants must be under 30 years of age at the date of application, and should possess a good honours degree (I or IIA), but under certain circumstances a lower second class honours may be considered.
How to apply: Email CorporateAccountancy@carmarthenshire.gov.uk or phone 01267 224172 to request an application form.
Return applications to: Head of Financial Services, c/o Emma Davies, Resources Department, Carmarthenshire County Council, County Hall, Carmarthen, SA31 1JP.
Closing date: 30th June