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Turing Scheme 2023-24 (Year Abroad)

Turing Scheme funding applications for 2023-24 are now open.

Year Abroad

  • Widening Participation students undertaking a semester or year abroad who are in receipt of the Warwick Undergraduate Bursary and those on the Warwick Scholars programme are invited to apply for Turing Scheme funding in 2023-24. This is in addition to, not instead of the existing bursary you receive OR
  • Any student undertaking an integrated semester abroad (typically in Venice or Monash, Australia) OR
  • Any student undertaking a study placement during their semester/year abroad in Australia, Canada, Japan Switzerland, USA. Deadline for this group is 18 March 2024.
  • Students who do not meet these criteria can apply for the Warwick Mobility Bursary.Link opens in a new window

Semester Abroad

  • Any student undertaking an integrated semester abroad (for example students undertaking a semester in Venice or Monash, Australia)

*Students must have arrived in their host country and started their placement before they can apply.*

Turing Scheme funding is available for:

  1. Any student undertaking an integrated semester abroad (typically in Venice or Monash, Australia) OR
  2. Any student undertaking a study placement during their semester/year abroad in Australia, Canada, Japan Switzerland, USA. Deadline for this group is 18 March 2024 OR
  3. Year Abroad students who satisfy one or more of the following criteria:
  • In receipt of the Warwick Undergraduate Bursary for 2023-24 (must be eligible this academic year)
  • On the Warwick Scholars programme
  • In receipt of the NHS Bursary
  • Students receiving Universal Credit or income-related benefits because they are financially supporting themselves or financially supporting themselves and someone who is dependent on them and living with them, such as a child or partner.
  • Care leavers and students who are care-experienced. This refers to anyone who has been or is currently in care or from a looked after background at any stage of their life, no matter how short, including adopted children who were previously looked after or those who access the Care Experienced Bursary in Scotland.
  • Students who have caring responsibilities. Caring responsibilities refers to a child or young person up to the age of 25 who provides (unpaid) care or intends to provide care for another person in, or outside of, the family home for someone who is physically or mentally ill, disabled, or misusing drugs or alcohol.
  • Estranged Students where neither of the students’ parents can be found or it is not reasonably practicable to get in touch with either of them.
  • Refugees and asylum seekers

How to apply:

1) You must arrange for signing and completion of your Arrival Placement PlanLink opens in a new window by your host university/organisation. You also need to complete your planned module information and it is your responsibility before submitting your Arrival Placement Plan to get your Departmental Study Abroad Coordinator or another representative from your home department at Warwick to sign off on these modules before submission of the form. (Physical or electronic signature required, typed name not sufficient).

WBS instructions: You can upload the Arrival Form provided by WBS instead of this Arrival Placement Plan.

This completed form must be attached within your Turing Scheme Application Form before you submit in order for your grant request to be processed. This form needs to be signed by your host on a date after you have started your placement.

2) You must sign the Turing Scheme Grant Agreement FormLink opens in a new window. (Physical or electronic signature required, typed name not sufficient). This completed form must be attached within your Turing Scheme Application Form before you submit in order for your grant request to be processed.

3) Complete the online Turing Scheme Application FormLink opens in a new window and attach the above documents. You will also need to attach a copy of proof of your travel booking to evidence that you are travelling/have travelled to your host country, and evidence of which eligibility criteria you satisfy if relevant (e.g. Warwick Bursary or Warwick Scholars confirmation letter for 2023-24).

4) Log in to eVision:-

  • Upload your risk assessmentLink opens in a new window to the Documents section (this only needs to be signed by student)
  • Ensure your placement details are accurate
  • Ensure up to date contact details and emergency contact details

5) Submit your bank details online:

  • Go to www.warwick.ac.uk/evision and log in using your Warwick username and password
  • Click on ‘My Student Finance’ on the top bar
  • Click on ‘Providing Your Bank Details’
  • Click on ‘Collecting Bank Details for Payments to Students’
  • Go through the process, ensuring you choose ‘UG payments (departmental awards for undergraduate students only, including URSS)’ from the drop down list)
  • When you have entered your details, please remember to select the ‘validate’ button before submitting.
  • Please note you can only submit bank details for UK bank accounts via our online system. We are unable to make payments into overseas bank accounts.

*It is your responsibility to ensure that you enter your bank details correctly, please double check they are accurate before clicking submit*

What do I need to do?

Before submitting your Application Form you must arrange for completion and signing of the following forms which you will upload on your application:

1) Arrival Placement Plan (WordLink opens in a new window)

a) Page 1 - to be completed and signed by the student on or after your start date.

b) Page 2 - to be completed by host university/organisation

c) Page 2 - to be signed by Warwick academic department

(WBS students who have a different form, please attach this instead of the Arrival Placement Plan.)

(Physical or electronic signature required, typed name not sufficient)

2) Turing Scheme Grant Agreement Form (WordLink opens in a new window)

(Physical or electronic signature required, typed name not sufficient)

3) Complete your online Turing Scheme Application FormLink opens in a new window where you will upload forms 1) and 2) as well as proof of travel booking and evidence of WP eligibility.

eVision:

4) Upload your risk assessmentLink opens in a new window, accurate placement details and up to date contact/emergency contact details to eVision.

5) Submit your bank details

Deadlines for Submission:

Application Forms shall be processed after the following deadlines for submission:

Provisional deadlines

Tuesday 24 October 2023 (12:00 GMT)

Monday 20 November 2023 (12:00 GMT)

EXTENDED to Friday 25 November (9:00 GMT)

Monday 29 January 2024 (09:00 GMT)

Monday 18 March 2024 (09:00 GMT)

Monday 6 May 2024 (09:00 GMT)

Monday 10 June 2024 (09:00 GMT) - last deadline for final year students

Monday 22 July 2024 (09:00 GMT) - non finalists only

Forms received after the preceding date shall be processed after the next submission deadline.

(For example, if you submit your Turing Scheme Application Form, attaching all relevant complete documents after 9:00 on 24 November your forms will be processed after the next submission deadline on 29 January 2024.)

  • It is anticipated you shall receive funds within 6 weeks of the relevant submission deadline.
  • All payments shall be made in GBP Sterling