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Special Schools Bursary Award

As part of The Joan Christie Legacy Bursary Scheme 2023, each year the Council will award two bursaries of £1,000 to special schools in the Borough for the delivery of horticultural projects.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be a special school in the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough as recognised by the Education Authority.  These bursaries will seek to assist with the delivery of a horticulture scheme or project within the school with the primary purpose to engage and inspire pupils.

Types of projects that will qualify for an award:

The successful submission will involve projects raising involvement in working with plants or garden and horticultural materials and features. Examples of the types of projects that will be successful may well include:

  • Provision of a restful feature in a garden landscape.
  • Projects that support indoor or outdoor schemes that involve living and growing plants.
  • Provision of a sensory plot or growing feature.

Apply Now

Applications will close 31 August 2023.

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