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Turing Scheme summer opportunities

Find out more about Turing Scheme funding opportunities for volunteering, internships and summer schools abroad.

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The Turing Scheme is a government funded scheme which offers grants to students travelling abroad.

Travel opportunities can include international volunteering, internships and summer schools.

Destinations

York St John students wanting to travel abroad can travel to a range of destinations. These include:

Volunteering

Summer Schools

  • Chung-Ang University: Seoul, South Korea (please note places are now full for this opportunity and we will not be accepting any additional applications).

Dates and duration

To receive Turing Scheme funding, your travel abroad (including end date) must take place before 31 August 2023.

Funding is only available for trips of 4 weeks total.

Funding

Who can apply and what can I get?

If your funding application is successful, you will be eligible to receive up to £590 for the 4 week duration that you are abroad (£147.50 per week).

Below is a table that shows what you will be able to claim for.

Please contact GO@yorksj.ac.uk for more information about funding eligibility.

Eligibility criteria Monthly Cost of Living Grant (£590) Monthly Cost of Living Grant (£480) Travel Grants Exceptional Costs (for example, visas) SEND Support (if applicable)
Students with an annual household income of £25,000 or less Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Receiving Universal Credit or income-related benefits Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Students who have caring responsibilities Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Care leavers and students who are care experienced Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Estranged students Yes No Yes Yes Yes 
None of the above No Yes No No Yes

Travel grants

Country Travel grant
Nepal £745
Saint Lucia £745
Uganda £745
Cambodia £905
Mauritius £905
Peru £905
South Korea £905
Thailand £905
Fiji £1,360

Find out more and apply

Applications for Summer Turing funding are now open and will be closing on 24th February 2023.

Please contact GO@yorksj.ac.uk for any queries.

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