An Irvine-based solicitors have four grants of £250 available for students from the town who have places at a University in Glasgow or Edinburgh.

Taylor & Henderson LLP have acted in the administration of the charitable William Balsillie Trust for many years.

The Trust dates back to 1878. The Trustees are Martin McAllister and Alistair Green, two of the partners of Taylor & Henderson LLP.

This year the Trustees have decided to make four grants of £250. Eligible students can submit their applications for one of four £250 bursaries by September 30 2019.

The application form can be downloaded at: