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 preiod 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 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