Bursary Winners

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The winners of the Derry City and Strabane District Council sponsored bursary scheme which will see three lucky local individuals embark on an exciting sailing adventure with the 2015-16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race are:

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Jilly St John aged 32

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David Pollock aged 31

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Conor Shortland aged 22


The ‘Your Next Chapter’ bursary was open to people aged 18 and over, who are currently unemployed, participating in an employability programme, or in receipt of benefits, and living in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.

The bursary winners will be called upon to rely on their own resolve and, also learn to work as an effective team that can survive at sea and race competitively.