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Prizes and Travel Bursary applications now open for students

Did you know that as a student you have the opportunity to apply for a number of prizes and travel bursaries?

Each year, Loughborough University offers several fantastic opportunities for students to enhance their learning experience and expand their knowledge in their chosen subject area. This year we are delighted to announce that we have a number of prizes for which students are able to nominate themselves.

Ursula Lockley Travel Bursary

A bursary or bursaries to the total value of £600 is awarded annually to assist individual students or groups of students to undertake activities to promote Anglo-German relations.

Loughborough College of Education Commemorative Awards (School specific)

An annual award or awards to the total value of £500 are given to assist students studying in English, Drama, Geography, the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and the Design School, to enable them to participate in extra-curricular educational activities.

John Guest Phillips Travelling Scholarship

An annual travelling scholarship to the value of £500 may be awarded to registered full-time postgraduate research students. The purpose of the scholarship is to ensure that promising research students are given the opportunity to extend their knowledge of their subject, either within this country or overseas.

Please note: The scholarships will not normally be awarded to fund conference attendance.

University Prize via nomination

The Sir Robert Martin University Prize is the premier award of the University. The Prize consists of an award of £1,500 plus a commemorative medal and may be awarded annually to an outstanding student of the University for a combination of both academic and non-academic achievement. Students are nominated by staff members. A further award of £1,000 known as the Sir Robert Martin Achievement Prize may be awarded to another outstanding student for a combination of academic and non-academic achievement.

Further information on the criteria and nomination process can be found here. The deadline for all nominations is Friday 13 May 2022.