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The Skipton Mechanics Institute

 

Skipton Mechanics’ Institute is a Charitable Trust pledged to encourage local organisations, associations, schools, colleges and individuals in the pursuance of studies as well as assisting any form of activity or recreation for the improvement of young people by way of a financial grant or scholarship.

 

The Trustees meet three times per year (April, September and December) to conduct business and consider applications.

 

Application forms for a grant or scholarship are available on this website along with guidance notes to help applicants determine whether their application meets the objectives of the Skipton Mechanics' Institute. Application forms should be returned to The Secretary of Skipton Mechanics’ Institute, as detailed on this website or on the form.

 

Registered Charity No 529116

The Trustees of the Skipton Mechanics’ Institute:

 

Tom      Ashworth – (Chair  )

Robert   Bellfield – (Secretary )

Ken       Oxley – (Treasurer  )

 

Other Trustees:

 

Mrs. J.A Baines

Mr. W.J Barron

Mr. A.G Barrett

Mr. D. Grant

Mr. D.J Handley

Mr. D.T Hayes

Dr. K.C Jackson

Mr. G. Jolly

Mr. I. Lockwood

Mr. W.T McKenna

Mr. J. Mukherjee

Mr. H. Nicholas

Mr. D.E Nutter

Mrs. S. Peel

Mr. S.R Smith

Mrs. S.E Watson