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Turing Scheme 2021-22 (Short Term Mobility)

Students undertaking an overseas (outside of UK) in person study, work, volunteering or research opportunity of more than 2 weeks in duration are eligible to apply for a Turing Scheme grant.

  • A one off payment to support your short term mobility opportunity. Examples of funding level are from £240 for 2 weeks, £480 for 4 weeks, or £960 for 8 weeks (rates of payment based on destination as set by the British Council)
  • Additional funding available for students who meet personal circumstances criteria

Funding through the Turing Scheme is only available to fund summer opportunities up to 31 August 2022.


Deadline to Apply: 18th July 2022 (Final Deadline)

Important:

  • Turing Scheme funding is only available to students undertaking a placement in person in their host country, outside of the UK. It is not available to students undertaking a placement remotely from their home country.

  • Placements must be through a host university or host organisation. Funding cannot be used for self-directed trips, general travel or independent research.

  • Funding provided as a lump sum based on the duration of placement stated in the Confirmation of Placement FormLink opens in a new window.

  • Funding is available to all full time Warwick students, regardless of nationality.

Examples of levels of Turing Scheme funding:

For a 2 week programme (14 days) you will receive £240.

[Students who meet additional criteria (usually those in receipt of Warwick Bursary and Warwick Scholars) will receive £620]

For a 3 week programme (21 days) you will receive £360

[Students who meet additional criteria (usually those in receipt of Warwick Bursary and Warwick Scholars) will receive £767.50]

For a 4 week programme (28 days) you will receive £480

[Students who meet additional criteria (usually those in receipt of Warwick Bursary and Warwick Scholars) will receive £915]

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 university/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 Form and attach the above documents. You will also need to attach a copy of proof of your travel or accommodation booking, or programme invoice to evidence that you are travelling 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’

For Undergraduate students: Go through the process, ensuring you choose ‘UG payments (departmental awards for undergraduate students only, including URSS)’ from the drop-down list

For Postgraduate students: Go through the process, ensuring you choose ‘PG Payments (payments for all PG students except PGCE)’ 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*

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 (only available to those who have undergone means testing through Student Finance England)
  • 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 Form. 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) 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 form where you will upload forms 1) and 2), as well as proof of travel booking.

4) Submit your bank details (see instructions in blue box to the left)

Deadline for Submission:

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

7 March 2022 (10:00 GMT)

4 May 2022

10 May 2022

20 June 2022

18 July 2022

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 on 8 March your forms will be processed after the next submission deadline on 4 May 2022.)

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