YSJ Opportunity Fund

16-17 applications are now open!

YSJ Opportunity Fund provides students with the chance to participate in voluntary work either in the UK or overseas with a registered charity.

The scholarship of up to £500 is available to all current York St John students for voluntary work taking place before September 2017. The opportunity cannot be part of your course or be credit bearing in any way. The opportunity has to be additional to your course.

The deadline for applications is Friday 31 March 2017.

Successful applicants will receive 50% of the award at the start of the project and the remaining 50% upon completion. The charity will be required to confirm that you have completed the work to a satisfactory standard.

On completion of the opportunity you must provide a 500 word case study along with photos, in order to promote the benefits of volunteering.

To apply complete the following application form including relevant evidence from the charity about the voluntary work, including costs. 

YSJ Opportunity Fund application 16-17 (PDF, 63kB) 

For more information contact the Student Funding Advice Team:

T: 01904 876939

E: fundingadvice@yorksj.ac.uk