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The Hugh and Montague Leney (Travelling) Awards Trust

The Leney Travelling Awards are available for students who are thinking of taking a gap year and are undertaking a humanitarian project overseas.

  • Are you between 16 and 19 years old?
  • Do you want to go travelling and do something to help others?
  • Would you like some money to help with the cost?

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The Hugh and Montague Leney (Travelling) Awards Trust

If you are thinking of taking a gap year and doing some sort of charity volunteering or humanitarian project work, then up to £2500 could be yours.

To qualify you need to be at least 16 at the time of your trip and your project should be for a minimum of 4 weeks (although strong applications for shorter periods will still be considered).

For more information on how to apply go to the Leney Trust website

The closing date for applications is 31 January 2020.

Please send your completed application to Lyn Edwards at or The Leney Trust, C/O Kent County Council, Room 2.39, Sessions House, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XQ.

Please display The Hugh and Montague Leney (Travelling) Awards Trust poster (PDF, 151.2 KB) in your school, sixth form or college, and share this information with your students who are aged between 16 and 19.