GCU and Santander

‌GCU is a member of the prestigious international Santander Universities network, which brings together almost 1,000 universities, throughout Spain, Portugal, Latin America and the UK.

This strategic partnership between the University and Santander has created a range of opportunities for both staff and students to participate in a range of activities and to encourage exchange and interaction between members of GCU and other member universities of the Santander Universities network.

Network facts:

  • Santander Universities have invested £600 million in higher education since 1996 and began to operate in the UK in 2007.
  • Santander Universities Scholarships are open to applicants from the following countries

    America

    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Mexico
    • Peru
    • Puerto Rico
    • United States 
    • Uruguay

    Europe

    • Belgium
    • France
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Spain
    • United Kingdom

    Other Countries

    • China
    • Qatar
    • Russia
    • Singapore

To find out more about Santander Universities visit www.santander.co.uk/universities.

Santander Scholarships

Santander Campus Branch @ GCU

Santander has a branch on campus, located in the CEE Building. This branch provides a wide range of services tailored to GCU staff and students. To find out more just drop into the branch or email Andrew Lockhart, Branch Manager.

Santander 5K Postgraduate Scholarship

‌A special Santander fee scholarship of £5,000 is available to study a full time Masters level programme at GCU or GCU London commencing September 2017. You must have been offered a place to study at GCU or GCU London before applying for this scholarship.

What you get 

£5,000 towards fees

Who can apply 

You MUST have been offered a place on a  GCU Masters level programme and  be from one of the following countries:

America

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States 
  • Uruguay

Europe

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

Other Countries

  • China
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Singapore

No other nationalities will be considered

How to apply 

Apply here for study in September 2017

Closing date for applications: Monday 19 June 2017 

For further information please contact Andrea Butler on scholarships@gcu.ac.uk or call 0141 331 8770

** award is non transferable to any other programme if you change course to the one specified at time of application

Santander Travel Bursary

Santander Universities Mobility Scholarships of up to £1000 are available for GCU staff and both undergraduate and postgraduate students already studying at GCU.

This scholarship could fund spending a period of time, a semester or a study visit at another university within the Santander network. Alternatively it could be for a work related research project with a commercial partner or for GCU staff the scholarship can be used to enhance collaborative working within the Santander University network or attending work related conferences developing the awareness of GCU.

What do you get  

 £1,000 towards fees

Who can apply 

GCU staff

All undergraduate and postgraduate/ PhD students.

Requirements:

Applicants applying for this scholarship must be travelling to one of the following countries or to one of the Universites in the Santander Network;

  • Argentina
  • Belgium, Brazil
  • Chile, China
  • Colombia
  • Germany, Ghana
  • Mexico
  • Peru, Poland, Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Singapore, Spain
  • Venezuela
  • United Arab Emirates, UK, Uruguay and the USA.

 

How to apply 

Applications are now closed and will reopen in September 2017

If you have any questions please contact Andrea Butler scholarships@gcu.ac.uk or call 0141 331 8770 

U Hatch Entrepreneurial Funds

U Hatch is Glasgow Caledonian University’s small business accelerator space at it's GCU Glasgow campus, designed to assist entrepreneurial students, graduates and alumni in the development and growth of commercial and social enterprises/businesses.

Santander Universities has made available funding to encourage entrepreneurial activity.  U Hatch companies may apply for up to £1000 in ‘seed’ funding in order to grow their business. This funding must only be used for business related expenditure that directly assists organisation growth and development.  Applications are restricted to approved U Hatch start-up companies, sole traders, partnerships and social enterprises. U Hatch companies who are successful will receive funding in two payments of £500.  The first instalment will be awarded following successful application and the second within six months of application subject to receipts and evidence of appropriate expenditure and business impact.

Further information on how to become a U Hatch start-up company can be found by click on U Hatch.

To apply for the £1,000 seed funding contact Becca Murray on 0141 273 1801

Magnus Magnusson Awards

GCU students can apply to the Magnusson Fund to support their dream project. Perhaps you would like to….

  • Create your own business?
  • Travel overseas to volunteer?
  • Set up a community project? 

What you get

Awards of up to £5,000

Who can Apply

Any student who is in their second year upwards, or to young researchers in the early stages of their academic careers. Applications from any discipline and from any part of the University or for almost any kind of proposal that will help individuals to reach their dreams are welcome.

However, judges will be especially pleased to receive applications from areas relating to any of Magnus Magnusson's personal interests, including the media, history, language, literature and the natural environment. Applicants must demonstrate achievement in their chosen area, and have a clear plan to take their work forward

How to apply

Applicants should review past Magnusson Award projects before completing this form. Go to www.gcu.ac.uk/magnusson

Then Click here  to apply

Applications close on the 10 February 2017

**Please note applications for essential elements of a degree course (e.g. payment of fees, or a vacation placement) are not eligible.