The University of Salford has funding to support staff wishing to undertake an international visit or project. The award will support travel to the following countries (other countries could be considered), preferably at a Santander University Partner.
The programme offers awards of £500, £1,000 & £5,000.
Applications will be accepted from all current University of Salford staff.
To apply for funding applicants must submit an online application detailing their project and the need for funding. The criteria will be checked and a judging panel will determine if funding is awarded.
Apply for a Santander Universities Travel Bursary – Awards of £500, £1,000 & £5,000
Applications Open: Monday 9 January 2017
Applications Close: Friday 17 March 2017
Please note all applications will be considered after the closing date and there will be an initial shortlisting round before applications are revived at the assessment panel.
All applications will be reviewed by a committee who will make awards based on the following criteria:
Funding can be used for travel (economy only), accommodation, subsistence and other necessary costs for an overseas visit.
There is no set format for your visit/project and examples of activity that could be funded include:
All Santander Award recipients are required to participate fully in the University's donor engagement activity as and when requested to do so. This includes, but is not limited to, providing reports or updates (including photos if appropriate) on the project or work undertaken when requested by a member of University staff, which may then be included in University communications as appropriate; attending donor thank you events (usually one or two a year) when requested by University staff; allowing details such as your name, school and project to be included in public University communications.
Please also note that all successful Santander Universities award recipients must sign an award acceptance agreement prior to awards being confirmed, and agree to some personal information linked to or submitted as part of their application being shared with Santander Universities (a full explanation of this policy is contained in the award acceptance agreement).
Please ensure that you discuss your application with your Associate Dean for Research and/or Research Centre Director.
For more information or to discuss your application further please contact RIfirstname.lastname@example.org.