FOLLOWING the success of previous years, Ceredigion Youth Service are
fortunate enough to accept another opportunity generously provided by
West Wales Holiday Cottages to support young people with a cash bursary
again this year.

The purpose of the bursary is to provide a £1,000 opportunity which
young people aged 11-25 can apply for, to help them with their future
aspirations. The successful application(s) will be chosen by Ceredigion
Youth Forum, which is a panel made up of young people from all over
Ceredigion.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday, 10 August
2022. Anyone interested can get in touch with Gwion Bowen on 07790
812939 or e-mail Gwion.Bowen@Ceredigion.Gov.uk for an application form.

Gwion Bowen, Ceredigion Youth Service’s Children and Young People’s
Participation Officer said:

“We are very grateful and appreciative to West Wales Holiday Cottages for providing us with this opportunity for young people in Ceredigion again this for young people in Ceredigion this year. Like ourselves, West Wales
Holiday Cottages recognise that many young people living in Ceredigion
may experience difficulties in accessing training, support and social
activities due to socio-economic issues. The bursary was extremely
successful last year, with three young people gaining financial support
to help them with their projects. We hope that the bursary is a success
again this year, and that it will benefit a young person or people in
Ceredigion.”

Do you need financial support to reach your goals? Would you benefit
from having financial support to help you with training or equipment
that is required for your chosen vocation? Are you looking for support
to start your own enterprise? Or are you a member of a community group
and looking for financial support to purchase resources or equipment?

For more information or to find out what opportunities are available head over to their Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages at
@GICeredigionYS or contact the team on
PorthCymorthCynnar@ceredigion.gov.uk.

By Gwynoro Jones

Former MP for Carmarthenshire, Gwynoro Jones joined the team covering politics in Wales. He has a wealth of experience in politics and has been a regular commentator on radio, TV and in newspapers in Wales. Email: gwynorojones@walesnewsonline.com

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