Applicants will be asked to submit their Expression of Interest (DOC) forms.

These forms will then be considered over a period of 30 working days.

Applicants will then be informed of the outcome and, if successful, invited to submit an application form.

After the application form is received by Improvement Fund staff, all applicants will be expected to attend an informal interview in January 2018.

Applicants will then be informed of the outcome of their application in February 2018.

Please note: the above is a guideline only and timescales may be subject to change.