Money to make a difference


The fund is available to support the education of students under the age of 25 years who are, or whose parents are, resident in the former County Borough of Dewsbury.

In short, any students that live within the WF12 and WF13 postcodes could be entitled to money.

The trustees can make grants:

  • For outfits, clothing, tools instruments or books.
  • To facilitate travel in furtherance of courses (but not travel expenses to and from home).

To apply, please complete the Application Form, and return to the below address by Monday 31st October 2022.

Mr M G Parkinson – The Clerk, Wheelwright Old Boys War Memorial Fund, 6 Rectory View, Thornhill, Dewsbury, WF12 0NN.

Applications must be made in writing by post in the attached form. Applications by e-mail will not be accepted or considered. Where possible, please attach official purchase receipts as once a grant has been approved in principle the trustees will require proof of expenditure prior to release.

The trustees are next due to meet in the second or third week of November. Applicants will receive written confirmation of the outcome of their application by the end of November.