Santander Travel

Santander Travel Scholarship Santander Universities Travel Scholarships of up to £1000 are available for existing Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PhD students and GCU Staff.

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  

Up to £1,000 Bursary towards travel January June 2020 and December 2020

Who can apply 

GCU staff

All undergraduate and postgraduate/ PhD students.


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

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

Applications will close 01 April 2020

Terms and conditions

  • Applicants can apply for multiple travel awards however only one will be awarded for each trip.
  • We cannot accept applications for travel that has already started or taken place as awards will not be backdated.
  • You must provide evidence of travel, for example, flight tickets or paid hotel confirmation before funds will be released.
  • A thank you letter is submitted to be given to the donor (Santander).
  • A report, based on your experience as a scholarship recipient and how this award has made a difference to you once you return.
  • Approval for any use of photographs and quotes to be used in printed media and on University websites.
  • Attendance at any scholarship related events, hosted by GCU.

If you are awarded payments will take around three weeks once the scholarship team has received thank you letter, evidence of travel and bank account details