Travelling Scholarships

Eligible undergraduates students are invited to apply for a scholarship to fund travel during the Easter or Summer 2019 vacation undertaken for an academic purpose.

About Travelling Scholarships

Award

Travelling Scholarships 2019 Shelia Spire Travelling Scholarships 2019
Value

typically between £300 and £500*

* Supplementary awards may be available to the best applicants

a maximum of £450 per student*

* Supplementary awards may be available to the best applicants

Purpose to encourage students to pursue a topic of interest from their area of study to encourage students to visit and study ancient sites of special historical or architectural interest
Criteria The journey must have a defined academic purpose, but should not be associated with a specific course requirement. the travel project is not expected to directly relate to a student’s course of study but the journey must have a serious academic purpose
Eligibility foundation year, first- or second- year undergraduate students studying full time for a degree foundation year, first- or second- year undergraduate students from any subject discipline studying full time for a degree

How to apply

1.

Please consult the scheme's guidance notes and complete the application form. You must indicate which award you are applying for:

2.

Send your application form marked for the attention of the Secretary to the Travelling Scholarship Board (qualoffice@le.ac.uk).

    Travelling Scholarship reports

    Examples of successful applicants from 2018 are included below:

    • Tally Came travelled to Tenerife to take part in a volunteer programme with the Atlantic Whale Foundation.

    View Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Tally’s travelling scholarship report (PDF)

    • Amy Ducker visited Zimbabwe to participate in a wildlife photography and conservation project.

    View Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Amy's travelling scholarship report (PDF)

    • Charlotte Duggan travelled to Uganda to join a volunteer project building a playground and working with school children.

    View Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Charlotte’s travelling scholarship report (PDF)

    • Wendy Jones visited historical sites in Crete, to explore the developments after the urbanisation of Greece in the last century.

    View Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Wendy’s travelling scholarship report (PDF)

    • Christian McMillan visited Paris to gain a greater understanding of French history and culture by visiting a range of historical and cultural landmarks.

    View Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Christian’s travelling scholarship report (PDF) 

    • Ivana Osredek travelled to Tenerife to take part in a volunteer programme with the Atlantic Whale Foundation.

    View Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Ivana’s travelling scholarship report (PDF)

    • Bethany Randell travelled to Costa Rica to join a conservation volunteer programme, working with big cats, primates and turtles.

    View Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Bethany’s travelling scholarship report (PDF)

    • Kristupas Sirvydis visited Dublin to work shadow at the Smurfit Institute of Genetics, to gain more insight into epigenetics, stem cells and cancer.

    View Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Kristupas' travelling scholarship report (PDF)

    • Jarvis Suslowicz travelled to Norway to undertake a language course at the University of Oslo Summer School.

    View Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Jarvis' travelling scholarship report (PDF)

    For all enquires relating to the Travelling Scholarships, please contact the Secretary to the Travelling Scholarship Board at qualoffice@le.ac.uk

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