Every talented young person deserves the opportunity to achieve their potential
Every aspiring star in Cornwall, whether they’re a musician, athlete, creative writer, or STEM enthusiast, deserves a chance to thrive. Talent flourishes with the right support, not just financially, but through mentorship and connections that cultivate their skills and confidence. It’s about more than meeting costs—it’s about enriching journeys and ensuring that no potential is left untapped due to limited resources.
Let us be the catalyst for their dreams…
Let us help…
The exceptional talent in Cornwall is diverse, and so is our range of awards.
All of Cornwall's exceptional talentSupporting young sportspeople, performing/visual artists and creative young people with the support they need to achieve in their field. No one is excluded.
Creative WritersIf you're a talented writer who dreams of seeing your work in print, performed on stage or on screen, this award is designed with you in mind.
Spirit of Trevithick Award
Scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematiciansAre you an aspiring STEM innovator? Would you love to be mentored by a leading Cornish company in your field? Would you benefit from a financial award to help you bring your ideas to life?
Giving you the chance you need
Led by the Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, our aim is to ensure that Cornwall’s future stars are given the opportunity to achieve their potential, regardless of financial means or background.
Thanks to our generous sponsors, hundreds of deserving students have now beneﬁtted from over £250k in donations so their potential can be reached.
Young & Talented Cornwall (previously known as The Lord
Lieutenant’s Fund) now boasts an impressive range of alumni including a number of Olympians, world championship competitors and national stars, each of whom is an incredible role model for Cornwall’s rising stars of the future. Could you be one of them?