Funding Opportunities for Current Students

The Development and Alumni team co-ordinate a number of funding opportunities which are available to students and graduates of QMU.

There are also a number of other prizes and awards that are promoted throughout the year through internal channels (moderator and plasma screens).

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  • Opportunities for Students & Graduates

The Lord Forte Foundation Scholarships

The Lord Forte Foundation Scholarships are open to all 3rd and 4th year BA (H) Events Management and BA (H) International Hospitality & Tourism Management students who are averaging a 2:1 or above.

Six awards of £2,500 are available to students who can demonstrate that they intend to work within the hospitality industry once graduated and that the Scholarship would make a significant impact on their progression.

See our case studies of previous Lord Forte Foundation Scholars.

Deadline for applications: Applications are now open and should be submitted no later than Friday 19th October at 5pm. 

How to apply: Application form and guidelines

For further information contact: development@qmu.ac.uk

 

Student Development Fund
The Student Development Fund is open to all Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) students of QMU. Awards of up to £500 are available to support student led projects, initiatives and activities which are UK based and can be demonstrated to have a positive benefit to the applicant, the University or the local community.

See our case studies of previous funding projects.

Deadline for applications: Now closed for 2017/2018.  The call for 2018/2019 will be issued in November 2018.

For further information contact: development@qmu.ac.uk

 

The Vice-Chancellor’s International Travel Fund

The Vice-Chancellor’s International Travel Fund is open to all Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) students of QMU. Awards of up to £500 are available for the specific purpose of broadening our students’ horizons, providing the means to travel abroad to study or take part in exchange programmes.

See our case studies of previous funding recipients.

Deadline for applications: Applications for 2018 are now closed.  Applications for 2019 must be received by noon on 29 March 2019.

How to apply: application form

Please read the application guidelines carefully before applying.

For further information contact: development@qmu.ac.uk


Santander Universities Community Awards Fund
The Santander Universities Community Fund is open to all Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) students of QMU who volunteer with a local charitable organisation. Up to eight awards of £500 are available to support the charity's activities.

Previously funded charities include Chest Heart Stroke Scotland, Rowan Alba, Autistic Initiative Scotland and East Lothian Special Needs Playscheme.

Deadline for applications: Applications for 2018 are now closed.

How to apply: application form

Please read the application guidelines carefully before applying.

For further information contact: ssands@qmu.ac.uk

 

Santander Universities Continuing Student Scholarships

Two Santander Universities Continuing Student Scholarships of £5,000 each are available to current PG students who are continuing into the second year of a 2-year PG programme in 2018/2019, and recent QMU UG graduates who have applied to study a PG taught programme in 2018/2019.  

Deadline for applications: 1 October 2018

How to apply: application form

Please read the application guidelines carefully before applying.

For further information contact: santander@qmu.ac.uk

Santander Universities Funding
Santander Universities Funding is open to all Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) students and all staff of QMU. The fund supports research or study opportunities proposed by students as part of their programme of study or by staff in their area of expertise. It can also be used to help with the costs of attending and presenting at international conferences.

See our case studies of previous funding recipients.

Deadline for applications: Applications for 2018 are now closed. 

How to apply: application form

Please read the application guidelines carefully before applying.

For further information contact: Santander@qmu.ac.uk

Santander Universities Internships
The Santander Universities Internship Programme is open to all Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) students as well as all graduates of QMU. We offer a variety of paid three-month, full-time internships and four-week, full-time work-placements with SMEs (small to medium-sized enterprises).

These internships offer students and graduates the chance to gain valuable experience in the workplace, to work on live projects, and put theoretical knowledge into practice. Previous internships have been in the areas of marketing, events, business and healthcare.

See our case studies of previous internships.

See our current opportunities.  

For more information contact: Santander@qmu.ac.uk

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