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Turing Scheme 2022-23 (Year Abroad)

Students undertaking an in person study or work abroad placement outside of Europe (or those attending certain limited European universities) as part of year abroad are eligible to apply for a Turing Scheme grant.

Turing Scheme Funding is available to support International Mobility taking place between 1 September 2022 and 31 August 2023 only.

Students going abroad in 22-23 who are eligible for Turing Scheme funding for their semester 1 or full year placement shall be contacted by the Student Mobility Team in August 2022 to confirm next steps as set out on this webpage.

Students undertaking a placement in Europe may be eligible for an Erasmus+ grant. How to apply for an Erasmus+ grant .Link opens in a new window

Full Year Abroad

All students undertaking a full year abroad at the same host university/organisation Outside of Europe (or certain limited European partners) are eligible for up to 6 months funding through the Turing Scheme from £335 per month. (Top up available if you qualify for the additional personal circumstance funding outlined in box below).There are enhancements for students attending certain countries which the Department for Education have deemed to have a high cost of living. The rates of payment and duration of funding has been decided by the Department for Education.

Important:

  • Turing Scheme funding is only available to students studying/working in their host country. It is not available to students studying/working remotely from their home country.
  • Funds shall be paid as a lump sum based on the duration of placement stated in the Turing Scheme Arrival FormLink opens in a new window.

How to apply:

1) You must arrange for signing and completion of your Turing Scheme Arrival FormLink opens in a new window by your host university/organisation. You also need to get your Departmental Study Abroad Coordinator or another representative from your home department at Warwick to sign off this form before submission. (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. This form needs to be signed by your host on a date after you have started your placement.

2) You must sign the Turing Link opens in a new windowSchemeLink opens in a new window 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 TLink opens in a new windowuringLink opens in a new window 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.

4) 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.

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

Split Placement Year Abroad (two placements in one year)

All year abroad students undertaking an in-country term-long placement Outside of Europe are eligible for up to 3 months funding through the Turing Scheme as follows from £335 per month (top up available if you qualify for the additional personal circumstance funding outlined in box below). Students undertaking a term abroad in Venice as part of their degree are also eligible. If you are undertaking a split placement you will need to complete these steps again to request funding when you start your second placement. Please complete the requested documentation for your first placement only at this stage. There are enhancements for students attending certain countries which the British Council have deemed to have a high cost of living. The rates of payment and duration of funding has been decided by the British Council.

Important:

How to apply:

1) You must arrange for signing and completion of your Turing Scheme Arrival FormLink opens in a new window by your host university/organisation. You also need to get your Departmental Study Abroad Coordinator or another representative from your home department at Warwick to sign off this form before submission. 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. 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.

4) 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.

Additional Funding for students who meet select personal circumstances criteria:

Students who meet one or more of the following criteria, as specified by the Turing Scheme, are eligible to be considered for the above PLUS additional Turing Scheme funding to support with travel costs and an increased grant to support cost of living expenses:

  • Students with an annual household income of £25,000 or less
  • 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
  • In receipt of Warwick Bursary
  • On the Warwick Scholars programme

If you believe that you are eligible for additional funding because you meet one or more of the above criteria, please indicate this on the Turing Scheme Application FormLink opens in a new window. You shall then be contacted by a member of the programme team separately. Students must be able and prepared to evidence their eligibility for the criteria.

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) Turing Scheme Arrival Form (WordLink opens in a new window / PDFLink opens in a new window)

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

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

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

Then

3) Complete your online Turing SchemeLink opens in a new window Application Form Link opens in a new windowwhere you will upload forms 1) and 2) as well as proof of travel booking.

4) Submit your bank details (see instructions in Full Year Abroad and Split Placement Year Abroad boxes)

Deadlines for Submission:

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

31 October 2022 (midnight)

5 December 2022 (midnight)

Spring Term Dates to be confirmed

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