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Santander Widening Participation Travel Awards 2016-17

26/04/2017

Santander Widening Participation Travel Awards Application Form 2016-17

 

We have now received 12 eligible applications for the 2016-2017 Santander Widening Participation Travel Awards. The application process is now closed, thank you for your interest.

 

Queen’s University Belfast is proud to be a member of the prestigious international Santander Universities network, which brings together over 1,200 universities across the world, including Spain, Portugal, Latin America and the UK. To find out more about Santander Universities visit www.santander.co.uk/universities.

 

The following travel awards are available for undergraduate and postgraduate students to assist with travel relating to study, research or work experience. The awards are primarily intended to support a student during the academic year 2016-17 (including summer period) to assist with travel and accommodation expenses. Students must have a period of study at Queen’s after the trip/activity.

 

The awards are set up to support those groups who may encounter greater barriers in taking up QUB opportunities in terms of internships, study abroad etc. due to their personal circumstances and to widen the participation of these groups in these activities.

 

There are a maximum of 12 WP Travel awards each of £500. It is intended that students should use these awards to provide financial assistance with travel relating to study, research or work experience.

 

The awards are available to students who are;

Care experienced

Carers

Students with dependants

Mature students with dependants

 

 

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