The University Travel Scholarships include the Emily Sarah Montgomery Travel Scholarship, the Sir Thomas Dixon Travel Scholarship and the First Trust Travel Scholarship. These scholarships support students travelling to undertake a period of research or further education or to pursue cultural activities abroad and extend their educational experience.
The Emily Sarah Montgomery and Sir Thomas Dixon Travel Scholarships are open for application twice a year and the First Trust Travel Scholarship is available once annually:
|Travel Between||Applications Open||Applications Close||Recipients Identified|
|APRIL 2020 AND OCTOBER 2020 INCLUSIVE||November 2019||January 2020||March 2020|
|NOVEMBER 2020 AND MARCH 2021 INCLUSIVE||August 2020||October 2020||November 2020|
These scholarships were instituted in 1961 under a bequest of Miss Emily Sarah Montgomery.
One or more travel scholarships are awarded annually to students registered on a postgraduate programme at Queen’s University Belfast for the purpose of travel outside Ireland in connection with a programme of research or further education.
The scholarships will be awarded by the Scholarships and Awards Group. The scholarships are tenable with any other award. The maximum value of an award from the fund is £400, depending on the destination of the recipient.
Students will not receive more than the maximum value of this award in total, although it may be spread over a number of trips.
Students who have received the maximum value of this award, in their current programme of study, will not be eligible for a further award.
These Scholarships were founded by Edith, Lady Dixon, DBE, in 1962 in memory of her husband Sir Thomas Dixon, Bart.
One or more travel scholarships may be awarded each year to undergraduate and postgraduate students of Queens University Belfast intending to pursue cultural activities abroad. This phrase is interpreted in the broader sense in recognition of the fact that cross-cultural activities broaden the horizons and facilitates personal development.
Travel must be outside all of the islands of Britain and Ireland.
The scholarships will be awarded by the Scholarships and Awards Group. The scholarships are tenable with any other award. The maximum value of an award from the fund is £600, depending on available funding.
Students who have received this award, in their current programme of study, will not be eligible for a further award.
This scholarship was established in 1982 through a donation by the Trustee Savings Bank of Northern Ireland to the Development Appeal. It was renamed the First Trust Travel Scholarship in recognition of the merger and name change from TSB to First Trust which took place in 1992.
One scholarship of up to £650 may be awarded annually for travel between April – October.
This award will be made to an exceptional undergraduate or postgraduate student of Queen’s University Belfast in recognition of their outstanding proposal for planned activities outside Britain/Ireland.
The travel must be in connection with a programme planned to extend the student’s educational experience.
Previous First Trust scholarship recipients will not be eligible for another First Trust award.
Applications for travel before November 2020 are now closed. Applications for travel taking place after Novemeber 2020 will open in August 2020.
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