Midlothian Educational Trust Fund (METF)

We award METF grants of up to £500 to residents aged between 16 and 25, living in specific areas of Midlothian (as designated by the trust fund).


  • You must be aged 16 to 25 years.
  • You must live in one of these areas:
    • Borthwick
    • Cranston
    • Dalkeith
    • Fala
    • Gorebridge
    • Loanhead
    • Newtongrange
    • Temple.
  • Grants are awarded for people undergoing:
    • Higher education
    • Further education
    • Training
    • Activity agreements
    • Volunteering
    • Modern or trade apprenticeships.

Purpose of the grant is to provide support with:

  • Provision of special equipment including equipment, tools, fees and books
  • Educational excursions
  • Professional child care costs to allow participation in education, training, volunteering, apprenticeships and activity agreements
  • Initial travel costs.

The grant need not be used specifically for these purposes. All applications will be considered on an individual basis.

Application forms