Are you 16-24 and living in LE11 or LE12? Do you need financial support to access Education and/or training? If so then the LET may be able to help! Line drawing of a man and a large pencil


  • Formed by Leicestershire County Council following the sale of the Sainsbury’s site in the mid 1980s
  • Purpose of the trust is to provide support to local people aged 16-24 who are in financial need, with funding towards education and training
  • Transferred to Loughborough College when the Charity was registered in June 2007
  • Board of Trustees are set by Loughborough College Governors (4 Governor nominated & 3 external co-opted)
  • Report to Loughborough College Board of Governors
  • Loughborough College are custodians of the Charity funds


  • Aged 16-24
  • Live in LE11 or LE12 post code OR be affiliated with Loughborough College via course enrolment
  • Require financial support in order to be able to access education and/or training


If you are eligible then the LET could able to supply funding for:

  • Travel and transport to school/college/training provider
  • Books and resources
  • Work equipment or uniform
  • Costs towards educational trips
  • Funds towards additional qualifications (First aid, health & safety) to boost employability
  • Costs towards clothes for interviews and/or travel to interviews or university open days