Sky has announced the launch of new Sky Up Tech Grants designed to support young people and the company is investing £220,000 into the programme. This is part of Sky’s £10m fund to tackle digital inequality.
This new initiative is designed to help young people aged 16-25 to live independently after leaving the care system.
Young people who take advantage of this program will get free Sky Broadband for up to 18 months, a technology package that includes a laptop, backpack, software, and an active digital pen. They will also get access to special events focused on skills, wellbeing, and careers.
Sky today announces the launch of the Sky Up Tech Grants initiative with an investment of £220,000 to provide young people with equipment and connections to get online.
The initiative specifically aims to help young people aged 16-25 to live independently after leaving the care system. It forms part of Sky’s
An ambitious goal to tackle digital inequality and provide support to a quarter of a million digitally excluded people through a £10m fund.
With the Sky Up Tech Grants, Sky aims to support thousands of young people leaving care by giving them individual grants that include a personal tech device preloaded with related software, an internet connection through Sky, and access to skills training.
You can find more information about the new Sky Up Tech Scholarships on the Sky website at the link below.
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