Grant funding open to young people in Diss area

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Young people living or going to school in the Diss area could acquire a financial boost if they apply for a chance to gain grant funding to further their careers.

The Taylor and Hammond Educational Foundation is accepting applications for a share of a funding pot containing thousands of pounds from people under the age of 25, to be used to help finance university expenses, academic books, equipment and Duke of Edinburgh award expenses.

The Trust will also consider applications for one-off funding towards special achievements.

Applications are only being accepted on the official form, which is obtainable from the Clerk to the Trustees, Pat Simms by sending an email to

Submissions must be made by April 3, 2015. The funding will be allocated at the trustees meeting in May.