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Santander Universities Research Awards 2024 are now live

Santander are providing the opportunity to win one of 50 research awards worth £1,000 each for staff conducting any form of research and postgraduate students.

The grant can be used for any research-based expenses, such as equipment, resources, travel, and workshop or conference attendance.  

To enter, you'll need to meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • You must be a postgraduate student (including taught or research, master’s degree, doctorates (PhDs) and postgraduate diplomas) during the 2023/2024 or 2024/2025 academic year or a member of staff conducting any form of research.
  • You must be a UK resident.
  • You must be able to provide a valid University Student ID number or valid University Staff ID number.
  • You must confirm that you attend Loughborough University.

Applications close on 11 July 2024; to apply, applicants must visit the Santander Open Academy platform, where they’ll need to register for an account.


Find more information on the Santander Open Academy website.