A GRANT scheme for student and graduate businesses has opened for applications.

The Creative Business team at York St John University, in association with the European Union, is offering up to £1,500 to established businesses to promote further development and growth.

The Business Growth Fund grant also provides six months of intensive support from the Creative Business Team, potential use of workspace within the Phoenix Centre, workshops, events and networking opportunities.

Visit yorkphoenix.co.uk for further information and apply by 5pm on February 27.