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The Educational Charity of John Mathews



The Educational Charity of John Mathews is a registered Charity (525553) operating under a scheme laid down by the Charity Commission. It exists to provide assistance towards the cost of education for young people defined in the following extract from the scheme dated 8 May 1989 who are in need of financial assistance:


a   Persons under 25 years of age who are kindred of John Mathews, the founder of the charity.

b   Persons under 25 years of age resident in the North Wales areas comprising the communities of Chirk, Llanarmon-Yn-Lal, Llandegla, Llangollen Rural and Llantysilio.

c   Persons under 25 years of age resident in the North Wales areas comprising the District of Full details of the Charity may be viewed on the Charity Commission website, and the Borough of Wrexham Maelor, both in the County of Clwyd and the Borough of Oswestry in the County of and keying the charity number 525553 into the search box.


Background and Ethos of The Charity



John Mathews left his estate in Trust in his Will on 27 October 1630 so that young people should be able to nurture their talents and overcome financial barriers that may stand in their way. Today the charity of John Mathews follows the same ethos and encourages applications from young people seeking to build upon their talents and improve their educational and career prospects.


The Charity has supported musicians, actors, journalists, tree surgeons and medical students, to name just a few, to assist with purchasing specialist equipment or specialist course fees. Please read carefully the application requirements, and feel free to contact us. As a guideline the Trustees normally meet twice a year in around May and November, when applications are considered, although meetings may be held more frequently if the volume of applications merit it. 




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