This year’s call for Surrey-Santander PhD Travel Awards is now open and Surrey PhD students are invited to apply by 18th November 2021, 17.00 GMT. The awards aim to enable students to spend up to six months at a higher education institution overseas to engage in research activities that will contribute to their thesis. Amounts of up to £2,000 will be awarded to cover travel and related costs.
Interested in applying? Visit MySurrey to find out more about this and other PhD mobility funding opportunities. Follow the steps at the bottom of the MySurrey page under ‘How to apply’. Then check out the Santander Universities Portal where you can find application guidelines and full details of the Surrey-Santander Travel Award. Applicants should pre-register their placement through the work portal on MoveOn before submitting their application through the Santander Universities Portal.
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The University of Surrey’s partnership with Santander Universities spans 13 years and has provided over £1 million to more than 800 Surrey students, enabling them to embrace and pursue a wide-range of life-changing opportunities.
Santander-supported activities have included student exchanges and visits overseas, staff visits, entrepreneurship workshops and skills courses, work placements and internships as well as support for the University’s Formula Student Racing Team.
Through their support for PhD student mobility, Santander has enabled over one hundred research students to visit Partner Institutions in more than 15 different countries, including Brazil, China, Argentina, USA, Mexico, Ghana, Germany, Spain, Portugal, South Africa, Russia, Chile, Ethiopia, Poland and the Netherlands.