Leeke Educational Foundation

leeke flyer September 2017

The Leeke Educational Foundation was established under the terms of the will of the Reverend Canon Edward Leeke (1841-1925), a Sub-Dean of Lincoln Cathedral. He helped pioneer education in Lincoln, notably the school in Christ’s Hospital Terrace, now a part of Lincoln University. It has a policy on safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries which can be viewed on request.

Applications are invited for grants from young people who fulfil all three criteria given below:

  1. Are aged from 16 to 24 when funds will be needed.
  2. Reside, or whose parents/carers reside, within the boundaries of the City of Lincoln.
  3. Are in need of financial assistance through low family income and/or difficult circumstances.

Grants may be awarded towards the following:

  1. Fees and other costs directly associated with courses of study at secondary school, teacher training colleges, universities and other educational establishments approved by the Trustees.
  2. Fees, equipment, tools, books, travel and other costs required in training for a profession, trade or calling.
  3. Costs incurred in using leisure time to develop spiritual, moral, physical and mental capacities.

All enquiries should be sent to leekeclerk@gmail.com 

Completed application forms and references must be submitted by Friday 15th September 2017 at the latest, after which awards decisions will be made.