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The Best Travel Grants for Young People

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Young person with a craving for adventure? Parent with a child who might be eligible? Teacher? Youth worker? Coach? Spread the word about these awesome grants that will pay for adventures for young people. 

 

THE WINSTON CHURCHILL MEMORIAL TRUST 

The youth category awards grants of up to £6,000 to fun cross-cultural learning for those aged 18-25. For more information see here

VIVIAN FUCHS YOUTH AWARD

£500 offered through the Captain Scott society for 11-19 year old teenagers embarking on an expedition. For more information click here.

YOUNG EXPLORERS TRUST GRANTS

Four grants available for people under 19 to go on YET approved overseas expeditions. For more information see here

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EARLY CAREER GRANTS

Up to $5,000 (~£4,000) to assist someone leading their first project. For more information see here

LORD MAYOR’S 800TH ANNIVERSARY TRUST GRANTS

Up to £1,000 for a young person to go on an expedition. For more information see here

FERGUSON TRUST 

Hundreds of £300 gap-year grants awarded each year for students travelling with a recognised organisation. For more information see here.

ADVENTURE TRUST FOR GIRLS

Financial assistance for girls between 10 and 20 and living or attending school within 8 miles of Exmouth. For more information see here