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Global opportunities

Turing Scheme summer opportunities

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

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2024 Turing applications are now closed

Applications for the Turing Scheme are now closed as of 15 November. The Global Opportunities Team will be in contact with students by the end of December 2023 to confirm the outcome of applications for Summer Opportunities.
For information on how to apply for Study Abroad, visit our how to apply page.

The Turing Scheme

The Turing Scheme is the UK government's programme to provide funding for international opportunities in education and training across the world.

York St John University have a limited number of spaces available for eligible students on projects for Summer 2024.

Dates and duration

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

Funding is only available for trips of 4 weeks minimum (28 days) and as listed below in the Funding Eligibility section.

Funding eligibility

The Turing scheme prioritises the following groups for funding:

  • Students with an annual household income of £25,000 or less
  • Students who have caring responsibilities
  • Care leavers and students who are care experienced
  • Estranged students

What may I be eligible for if I qualify for Turing Funding?

You will receive a monthly cost of living grant, as well as a travel grant. You may also have essential costs, such as visa, insurance and medicals refunded. Any costs associated with SEND may also be refunded.

Below lists the monthly cost of living grant and flight grant available per project for those who meet Turing’s eligibility criteria. Please note that any projects not listed within these tables are ineligible for Turing funding.

Monthly Cost of Living Grant

Cost of Living Monthly Grant Programme
  • Japanese Summer School
(Between 4 to 8 weeks)
  • Think Pacific
  • Play Action International
  • South Korean Summer School
  • Travelteer
  • Pagoda
(Between 4 to 8 weeks)

(From 9 weeks)

  • TTI Recruitment

(From 6 weeks)

Flight Grant

Flight Grant Location
£1,360 Fiji
£905 South Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, Vietnam, Thailand, USA (depending on distance)
£745 Nepal, Kenya, Uganda, USA (depending on distance)
£250 Portugal

Turing funding will be allocated to students based on information disclosed during the application process. There may be Turing funding for students who do not meet the above criteria, but this is subject to Turing funding availability and will be a lower rate.

Contact us

Please contact for any queries or book a meeting with us via Handshake by selecting a Global Opportunities Appointment.

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