The Governors of this charity, founded in 1656 by William Perkins of Salford Priors and London, invite applications for awards from young people under the age of 25. Grants are available to help with expenses in courses of study in further and higher education, vocational training such as apprenticeships, and in some circumstances, structured programmes of personal development such as overseas visits. Awards are not normally given to those under 17 years of age.
Applicants must have been resident in one of the following parishes – Salford Priors, Bidford, Kings Broom, Cleeve Prior or Harvington –for not less than two years immediately prior to their application.
The application form may be completed via the website:
Please note that first time applicants must also provide a testimonial from a teacher, tutor or employer.
Application forms may also be downloaded and posted or submitted by email.
The deadline for applications is 15thOctober, 2023.
No applications received after that date can be accepted for consideration by the Governors for the academic year 2023-2024.
Applicants may be required to attend before the Governors for an interview at a time and place to be notified in due course by the Clerk.
Dated this 13th day of May, 2023.
The Clerk to the Governors
Perkins’ Educational Foundation
10 Elm Court
Registered Charity No: 528678