MOD Education Support Fund (ESF) – 2019 Bidding Round Dates
Following a recent announcement by the Secretary of State for Defence that the Education Support Fund would be extended for an additional two years, the bidding round for 2019 is due to open on Friday 14 September 2018, closing at 1800 hours on Friday 19 October 2018.
The ESF is open to publicly-funded schools, Academies and Free Schools in the UK attended by Service children whose parents are subject to exceptional mobility and/or deployment. Applications from Local Authorities in support of these schools can also be accepted.
Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP), which is the MOD’s professional focal point for all matters relating to children and young people associated with the armed forces, are the lead organisation administering and supporting the fund.
Service parents are encouraged to raise awareness of the ESF at their child’s school – further information is available on the MOD support fund for schools with service children: grant application pack page.
Any queries should be addressed to DCYP: DCYP-MOD-ESF-Mailbox@mod.gov.uk.