These grants will be discontinued from 1 April 2017. Please do not complete Form G1 after this date.
The Talented Young Persons and Talented Performers Grants will continue as outlined below.
Talented young person aged 18 and under who has been invited to participate at national or international level – 75% of the cost of participation or a maximum of £110.00 per trip.
Talented performer aged 19 and over who has been invited to participate at national or international level – 75% of the cost of participation or a maximum of £110.00 per trip.
Forms G2-3 must be completed and returned to the Council at least 2 weeks prior to the event for which the application is being made. No more than 2 trips may be applied for at one time and no application will be accepted more than 3 months in advance. These forms can be downloaded in PDF format from the ‘Related Downloads’ section of this page.
A hard copy of the above forms can also be obtained from:
Education, Leisure and Housing, Orkney Islands Council, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY.
Telephone: 01856873535 extension 2416.
Email: Education Grants.
Please be aware that the General Travel Grants of £6.50 and £13.00 are no longer available with effect from 1 April 2017.
Form G4 must be completed and returned to the Council within 1 month from the date of the event. This will be sent out to applicants once their initial application has been approved.
Enhanced grants will be subject to a maximum of 3 claims per person, per year.