Orkney Islands Council
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Kirkwood Bequest

The Kirkwood Bequest is for pupils who are currently attending Stromness Academy and intend to study an approved, full-time further or higher education course in the agricultural or veterinary fields.

Orkney Islands Council is responsible for managing this fund with bursaries being administered by Education, Leisure and Housing.

Application forms and guidance are available in PDF format from the ‘Related Downloads’ section of this page or can be collected from:

• Stromness Academy, Stromness, KW16 3JS.

• Customer Services, Council Offices, Kirkwall, KW15 1NY.

The deadline for completed applications is 5 March each year.


For further information, contact the team at:

Education, Leisure and Housing, Council Offices, Kirkwall, KW15 1NY.

Telephone: 01856873535 extensions 2416 or 2450.

Email: Education Grants.

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