Championing Young People


The Starr Trust supports young people aged 10 - 18 to fulfil their potential in Art, Sport and Education with awards of up to £5000.



To apply for an Edward Starr Award please click here.


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    Two of our Champions prepare for the expedition of a lifetime!

    We have teamed up with the British Exploring Society, who work with relatively small groups of young people to deliver transformational youth development in the wilderness. They create unique expeditions to challenge and transform the expectations and future…

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    Champions’ Tuesday - Champions Chats

    Whilst Meghan and Harry were signing their nuptials, Starr Trust Champions were being given a backstage tour of the Theatre Royal Brighton. The tour began at the Stage Door, which hundreds of famous actors have walked through. This…

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    Champions’ Tuesday

    Our Champions feature on BBC South Today and BBC Radio Sussex.

    The Wembley to Soweto Foundation, headed up by Director David Westhead, recently selected 2 of our Champions to attend their three week photography course at Brighton’s i360.…

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    Rob Starr Reveals How the Starr Trust Came to Be

    Ian Trevett, Director at Platinum Business Magazine talks to Rob Starr about his vision for the Starr Trust, which is going into its 10th year this September.



    “It was a visit from my dad’s window-cleaner…

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    Sussex Businesses Tee Off at our Annual Golf Day!

    The sun was shining this year at our Annual Golf Day and the idyllic setting of East Sussex National Golf Club in Uckfield put a smile on everyone’s face.

    Around 50 golfers took part in this popular…

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    Champions’ Tuesday – Exciting news about Stuart and Ava

    Our Champion Stuart has been taking part in an amazing three week photography course being held courtesy of the Wembley to Soweto Foundation which is based at Brighton’s stunning i360.

    We have just heard…

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