The National Executive Council of Mandate Trade Union has decided to provide financial assistance under certain conditions to members who wish to attend Evening Courses or Classes in the academic year 2014/2015. The conditions are as follows:
Preference will be given to applicants with a record of union involvement at the various committee levels and who have enrolled in courses covering trade union or business studies.
Applications for grants for courses or classes on leisure activities will not be considered.
All or any payment made will be at the discretion of the National Executive Council.
To ensure the continued participation by members who are awarded grants in the courses selected, the National Executive Council reserve the right to pay any grant sanctioned in two or more instalments or as may be decided
Consideration of applications will be confined to those with receipts for fees paid which are received at Head Office by the closing date Friday 7th November 2014. Applications received after that date will not be considered.
The decision of the National Executive Council on all matters relating to this scheme will be final.
Applications must be made on the specified form. The applications should be returned to your local official who should detail the applicant’s union involvement as appropriate to the National Executive Council.
Fees for the courses in question must be paid and the receipt attached.
Please ensure that this is brought to the notice of members in your place of employment as soon as possible.