Sir Alex Ferguson Travel bursary

Sir Alex Ferguson Travel Bursary Annual Travel Bursary awards enable students to experience life-changing opportunities, including work placements, charity work and public service commitments overseas.

The Sir Alex Ferguson Scholarship and Awards Fund was established in September 2015 to support deserving students at GCU through a combination of annual access scholarships, awards and mobility/Travel funding.

Annual Travel Bursary awards enable students to experience life-changing opportunities, including work placements, charity work and public service commitments overseas.

Due to the current COVID 19 pandemic, the GCU Foundation team will be diverting the funds used for Travel scholarships to emergency funding for GCU students who are affected by the current situation 

Applications have been suspended for this scholarship and re directed to emergency funding.

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 Sir Alex Ferguson.
  • 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