ENHANCEMENT GRANT

  • Do something character building. enhance your employability. volunteer your time or skills to support others
  • Benefit or enable others. a feat of achievement. assist in further education, new experiences
  • Develop more rounded, mature, understanding individuals. become more worldly and appreciative
  • Build confidence and unlock your potential

The Old Decanian Society awards up to eight grants of £150 per year to support projects, travel or physical challenges where there is benefit to the participating individual, and others.

Applications are accepted for projects no more than 12 months in advance and applications open on January 1st of each year. As the funding is from a limited pot, applying early increases your chances.

Who can apply?

We welcome applications from 6th formers applying for travel or activity to be undertaken after leaving school and Old Decanians that have left within the last ten years. For joint projects, we will only fund one individual.

Prior recipients of this grant cannot reapply. We will not accept resubmitted applications but do welcome new applications from the same person

You can NOT apply if:

You are in full time employment
You are looking for funds to cover living costs

Your project will only benefit you and show no potential for wider benefit

How does it work?

Complete the form below to apply.
Qualifying applications will be forwarded to the awarding committee and a decision will be made and communicated to applicants within three weeks.

If you have any queries or have a project that may not quite fit the above stated criteria, please contact the office on ods@deanclose.org.uk or 01242 258048.







Explain why your project is worthwhile and how will bring real benefit to yourself and others. Tell us about who will benefit and how.

Supporting Documents


We take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide the information you have requested from us.

However, from time to time we would like to contact you with details of our events and open days. If you consent to us contacting you for this purpose please tick to say how you would like us to contact you:



Recipients of the Grant are expected to:

Submit a report and photographs where relevant for publication in the Flecker and on OD & School Web and social media. You will need to tell us:

  • Who you are
  • What you did with the money / where you went
  • Who benefitted and what impact did you make
  • How you benefitted

In some instances if we do not receive a report or if you cancel or change your plans, we may seek to reclaim the grant.

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Shelburne Road
Cheltenham
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United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1242 258000
Fax: +44 (0)1242 258004
Email: office@deanclose.org.uk

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