Funding Opportunities for Current Students

The Development and Alumni team co-ordinate a number of funding opportunities which are available to students and graduates of QMU.

There are also a number of other prizes and awards that are promoted throughout the year through internal channels (moderator and plasma screens).

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  • Opportunities for Students & Graduates

The Lord Forte Foundation Scholarships

The Lord Forte Foundation Scholarships are open to all 3rd and 4th year BA (H) Events Management and BA (H) International Hospitality & Tourism Management students who are averaging a 2:1 or above.

Six awards of £2,500 are available to students who can demonstrate that they intend to work within the hospitality industry once graduated and that the Scholarship would make a significant impact on their progression.

See our case studies of previous Lord Forte Foundation Scholars.

Deadline for applications: Applications for 2019-2020 are now closed.  

For further information contact: development@qmu.ac.uk

 

Student and Vice-Chancellor's Development Fund

The Student and Vice-Chancellor's Development Fund is open to all Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG) and research students of QMU.

Awards of up to £500 are available to support students achieve their academic, personal or vocational goals.              

These student-led projects can be based in the UK or overseas, and must demonstrate to have a positive benefit to the student, the University or the local community. 

Deadline for applications: Applications for 2019-2020 are now closed.   

For further information contact: development@qmu.ac.uk

 

Santander Universities Community Awards Fund

The Santander Universities Community Fund is open to all Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) students of QMU who volunteer with a local charitable organisation. Eight charity awards of £500 each are available, with an additional £100 personal award for each successful student applicant.

Previously funded charities include Chest Heart Stroke Scotland, Rowan Alba, Autistic Initiative Scotland and East Lothian Special Needs Playscheme.

Deadline for applications: Awards for 2019-2020 are currently on hold.    

For further information contact: cmenozzi@qmu.ac.uk

 

Santander Universities Mobility Funding
Santander Universities Mobility Funding is open to all Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG) and Research students.  The fund supports research or study opportunities proposed by students as part of their programme of study.  It can also be used to help with the costs of attending and presenting at international conferences.

See our case studies of previous funding recipients.

Deadline for applications: Awards for 2019-2020 are currently on hold.  

For further information contact: Santander@qmu.ac.uk

Santander Universities Internships
The Santander Universities Internship Programme is open to all Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) students as well as recent graduates of QMU. We offer a variety of paid eight-week, full-time internships with SMEs (small to medium-sized enterprises).

These internships offer students and graduates the chance to gain valuable experience in the workplace, to work on live projects, and put theoretical knowledge into practice. Previous internships have been in the areas of business, events, finance, healthcare, marketing and media.

See our case studies of previous internships.

See our current opportunities.  

For more information contact: Santander@qmu.ac.uk

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