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.

What you get

Up to £1000.00 towards the cost of future travel.

Who can apply

All undergraduate and postgraduate students from Scotland and the rest of the UK  who are looking to travel between June 2018 to December 2018. 

Applications are currently closed and will re-open in October for students looking to travel from January - May 2019

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 e.g. flight tickets or paid hotel confirmation before funds will be released.  
  • A thank you letter is submitted to be given to the donor (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.