Funding is available for undergraduates from Somerville towards the cost of academic-related activity such as discretionary travel or projects. Please note that these awards cannot be used to fund core or compulsory elements of a student’s degree.

Applications will close at 12 noon on Monday 18th October 2021 (2nd week). If you have any queries, please email the .

Eligibility

All enrolled undergraduate students can apply. Students who are on suspension and visiting students are not eligible. 

Applicants should be in need of financial support for travel or projects relating to their studies. They should ensure that they also apply to other funding sources such as department or faculty travel grants. Please note that these awards cannot be used to fund core or compulsory elements of a student’s degree.

For Michaelmas Term applications, the planned travel or project must start after Wednesday 3rd November. It is not possible to be considered for retrospective funding unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Award levels

Up to £750 over the length of the course. In exceptional circumstances, it is possible to make awards above this level.

Application process

Applications are accepted three times a year. Applications will close at 12 noon on Monday 18th October 2021 (2nd week). Students should complete the application form and email it to the Scholarships and Funding Officer with any evidence of estimated or actual costs. Applications will be forwarded to Personal Tutors for their comments.

Application form

UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATION

Application deadlines

There are three application deadlines for undergraduates:

  • Michaelmas Term: 12 noon on Monday 18th October 2021 (2nd week)
  • Hilary Term: 12 noon on Monday 24th January 2022 (2nd week) 
  • Trinity Term: 12 noon on Monday 11th April 2021 (minus 1st week)

Decisions

Decisions are made by the Somerville College Travel and Special Project Grants Committee.

Reporting

Successful applicants will be expected to submit a brief report after the completion of their project.

Queries

If you have any queries, please email the Scholarships and Funding Officer.