Santander Mobility Scholarships

Santander Universities Travel Scholarships of up to £1000 are available for existing Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PhD students and GCU London staff.

This scholarship could fund spending a period of time, a semester or a study visit at another university within the Santander network. Alternatively, it could be for a work-related research project with a commercial partner or for GCU London staff the scholarship could be used to enhance collaborative working within the Santander University network or attending work-related conferences developing the awareness of GCU.

What do you get?

Up to £1,000 bursary towards travel January June 2020 and December 2020.

Who can apply?

GCU London staff.

All existing postgraduate/PhD students at GCU London.


Applicants applying for this scholarship must be travelling to one of the following countries or to one of the Universities in the Santander Network:

  • Argentina
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • United Arab Emirates
  • UK
  • Uruguay
  • USA

Applications will close 1 April 2020

Terms and conditions

  • Applicants can apply for multiple travel awards however only one will be awarded for each trip.
  • We cannot accept applications for travel that has already started or taken place as awards will not be backdated.
  • You must provide evidence of travel, for example, flight tickets or paid hotel confirmation before funds will be released.
  • A thank you letter is submitted to be given to the donor (Santander).
  • A report, based on your experience as a scholarship recipient and how this award has made a difference to you once you return.
  • Approval for any use of photographs and quotes to be used in printed media and on University websites.
  • Attendance at any scholarship related events, hosted by GCU London.

If you are awarded payments will take around three weeks once the scholarship team has received a thank you letter, evidence of travel and bank account details.


For any more information, please contact Andrea Butler on +44 (0) 141 331 8770 or email