Travel and Special Project Grants for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Students

Funding is available from Somerville towards the cost of course-related activity such as medical electives.

Eligibility

All enrolled Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (BMBCH) students can apply for this funding. Students who are on suspension are not eligible. Applicants should be in need of financial support for travel or projects relating to their studies. Applicants should ensure that they also apply to other funding sources such as department or faculty travel grants.

Award levels

Up to £1,250 over the length of the course. In exceptional circumstances, it is possible to make awards above this level.

Application process

Please note that applications have now closed.

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 deadlines

There are two application rounds in Trinity Term.

First round of applications

Applications for the first round of applications must be received by 12 noon on Monday of minus 1st week (12th April). It is not possible to consider applications received after this deadline.

The planned travel or project must start after Wednesday of 1st week (28th April). It is not possible to be considered for retrospective funding unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Second round of applications

Applications for the first round of applications must be received by 12 noon on Monday of 6th week (31st May). It is not possible to consider applications received after this deadline.

The planned travel or project must start after Wednesday of 8th week (16th June). It is not possible to be considered for retrospective funding unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Decisions

All applications will be acknowledged once the deadline has passed. 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.

The following links have information about other funding offered by Somerville:

Catherine Hughes Grants

Thatcher Development Awards

Alice Horsman Grants for Finalists

Internship Awards