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Turing Scheme (Recent Warwick Graduates)

Students who graduated from Warwick in 2020/21 and are undertaking an in person work placement in one of the following countries may be eligible to apply for a Turing Scheme grant: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain

Students receiving funding through the Erasmus+ scheme as a Recent Graduate Erasmus+ Trainee are not entitled to funding through the Turing Scheme.

Criteria for being considered for funding:

  • Must be within one year of graduation from the University of Warwick
  • Undertaking a work placement ideally of at least 3 months duration in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands or Spain ending no later than 31 August 2022. Placements of more than 1 month in duration will be considered.
  • Turing Scheme funding is only available to former students working in their host country. It is not available to those working remotely from their home country.
  • Funds shall be paid as a lump sum based on the duration of placement stated in the Confirmation of Placement FormLink opens in a new window.

How to apply:

1) You must arrange for signing and completion of your Confirmation of Placement FormLink opens in a new window by your host organisation (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.

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.

4) Submit your bank details. Details to follow if funding allocated.

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

Additional Funding for those who meet select personal circumstances criteria

Former 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:

  • Former students with an annual household income of £25,000 or less
  • Former 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 former 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.
  • Former 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 former 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

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. Former 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) Confirmation of Placement 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 Scheme Application FormLink opens in a new window where you will upload forms 1) and 2) as well as proof of travel booking

4) Submit your bank details 

DEADLINES FOR SUBMISSION:

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

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

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

(For example, if you submit your Turing Scheme Application Form, attaching all relevant complete documents on 6 December, your forms will be processed after 28 January 2022.)

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