Here's where you'll find out about new funding opportunities as they become available.


Sussex Learning Network Uni Connect Schools and Sixth Forms Projects 

The fund is looking for innovative projects that will provide impartial information and enrichment experiences that motivate students to progress onto higher education.

The maximum amount available for each grant is £5000.  Applications with smaller budgets are welcomed.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 19th October 2022 with decisions being made and announced by Monday 31st October to allow schools and sixth forms to plan and deliver activities and complete their projects before 24th July 2023.

Please speak to our Schools Liaison Programme Programme Manager, Fay Lofty before submitting an application.

Projects will support students in Years 10 – 14 with:

  • Aspiration
  • Attainment
  • Attendance
  • Parental Engagement

Students considered eligible for funded activity will meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Live in a Uni Connect ward (we can provide a postcode checker)
  • Receive Free School Meals
  • Looked-after children
  • Care leavers
  • Estranged learners
  • Young carers
  • Black, Asian and minority ethnic learners
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller young people
  • Children of military service personnel


Guidance notes
Application form