University or college students from Glusburn and Sutton could receive cash aid.
Grants are being offered by the Sir John Horsfall Exhibition Foundation. To be eligible, applicants must live in the parishes of Glusburn or Sutton or have attended county council and/or voluntary schools there prior to the age of 16.
Application forms are available from the Post-16 Team, NYCC, Jesmond House, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 5QE. Call Lisa Herdman on 01609 534953 or e-mail Post16@northyorks.gov.uk for details.
The deadline is Friday, January 31.