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Enterprise funding


Start Up Award – Awards Up To £1,000 

Applications Open: Friday 12th October 2018 (Round One)
Applications Close: Friday 9th November 2018 (Round One)

Applications Open: Monday 18th February 2019 (Round Two)
Applications Close: Monday 18th March 2019 (Round Two)          

Please note: all applications will be considered after the closing date. Applicants must be available to pitch on Tuesday 20th November 2018.

The Start Up Award is to help fund and support students of the University who have a business idea. This funding can go towards finding out if your idea is viable, learning more about what is needed and trying the project on a small scale before further development. To help fund and support students who have a passion and an idea to make a difference in their community and commitment to change the world for the better.

By applying for a Start Up award you have the opportunity to pitch your business idea for a share of the Santander £5,000 prize pool! Get cash and mentoring to put your idea into action and if you impress the judges you will also get a chance to represent Salford at nationwide business competitions with a prize pool worth over £100,000. Click here for further information.

Find out more about the Start Up Award

Santander Universities Travel Award – Awards of £500, £1,000 & £5,000 

Applications Open: Friday 12th October 2018 (Round One)
Applications Close: Friday 9th November 2018 (Round One)

Applications Open: Monday 18th February 2019 (Round Two)
Applications Close: Monday 18th March 2019 (Round Two)

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.

Santander Universities Travel Award is for any student wishing to undertake either a U.K or an  international visit or project. The award will support travel preferably to a Santander Partner University in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, Ghana, Mexico, Poland, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, UAE, Uruguay or USA.

Find out more about the Santander Universities Travel Award

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