Grants of £100 are available for any child who will attend an Argyll and Bute Council school and whose parent(s) receive:
Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
Income related element of employment and Support allowance
Council Tax Rebate or Housing Benefit (25% reduction for single occupancy is not included)
Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit (income should not exceed £7,330)
Universal Credit (monthly take home pay for period must be under £610)
Pupils aged between 16 and 18 years who receive any of the above benefits in their own right also qualify.
To complete an online application form please visit https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/education-and-learning/childcare-school-and-education-grants-0. Alternatively, please contact Customer Services: Education on 01369 708548 or your local benefit enquiry office.
Please note that the above eligibility criteria is correct at time of publishing (October 2020) and may be subject to change by the start of August 2021. The link above will contain the most up-to-date information.
If you are not eligible for any of the benefits listed above there is a separate application process available and you should contact either 01369 708548 or your local benefit enquiry office for details.