Applications open for Swaledale educational grant fund

Muker. Photo: Dennis Turner.

Residents of Swaledale can now apply for a grant from the Muker Educational Trust

Applications are invited from any resident of the Ecclesiastical Parish of Swaledale with Arkengarthdale for a grant from the fund towards any expenses, costs, projects or other scheme concerned with education.

A spokesperson for the trust said: “If you have costs associated with any of the above, including travel, books, tuition fees, the Muker Trust may be able to help by making a grant.

“Residency in the parish and education generally are pre-requisites to any application.”

Application forms required by individuals or any other group so qualified, may be obtained from the secretary to the trust, Michael B McGarry, McGarry & Co Solicitors, Market Place, Hawes, DL8 3QS or email

All applications initially and thereafter must be accompanied with a stamped addressed envelope.

The closing date for applications is October 30.