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

Student Development Fund
The Student Development Fund is open to all Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) students of QMU. The fund supports 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 previously funding projects.

Deadline for applications: Friday 15 December 2017.

How to apply: application form

Please read the application guidelines carefully before applying.

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. The fund was created 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 previously funding projects.

Deadline for applications: Applications must be received by the end of March of each year

How to apply: application form

Please read the application guidelines carefully before applying.

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


Santander Universities Community 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. Applicants are able to apply for funding of £500 towards their charity in order to support their activities.

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

Deadline for applications: TBC

How to apply: application form

Please read the application guidelines carefully before applying.

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

Santander Universities Mobility & Research Fund
Santander Universities Mobility & Research Fund 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.

Deadline for applications: TBC

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 current opportunities.  

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

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