Travel award opportunity

19th November 2019

News, Student news

Some eight student travel awards of up to £600 are up for grabs from the Gladstone Memorial Trust.

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The awards are intended to give Oxbridge students in their first or second undergraduate year (or third year of a four year course) an opportunity to travel abroad and extend their knowledge of foreign countries. 

Applicants should put together a statement outlining the use to which the money will be put and a provisional itinerary alongside brief details of foreign travel experiences, your academic and other qualifications and financial resources.

The applications should take the form of a single PDF (maximum file size 3MB), to be sent by email with the header "Gladstone Memorial Trust" to Prof George Garnett (

A letter of recommendation from the Head of House, Tutor or Director of Studies should accompany the application or be sent directly to Professor Garnett.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th February 2020 and short-listed candidates will be invited for interview in London on Tuesday 11 March 2020 (travel expenses will be refunded).

Please note these awards are not intended to support scientific expeditions or projects connected with academic courses of research and final year undergraduates are not eligible.