Sir Godfrey Collins Travelling Scholarships

Description

The Scholarship is intended to defray in part the expenses of a period of travel and study abroad. It is open to graduates of the University of Glasgow of not more than three years’ standing, preference being given to those who propose to follow a career in business or industry, in administration or in the arts. Account will be taken of the applicant’s academic record and the part which he or she has taken in the general life of the University. Awards will be made on the basis of merit.


The Selection Committee may award individual Scholarships of up to £2,500 or may award more Scholarships of lesser value.

Eligibility

You must a graduate of the University (of not more than 3 years) or be about to graduate this year.

Eligible Countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Congo Democratic Republic of
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • East Timor
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • England
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea North
  • Korea South
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgystan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar(Burma)
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Northern Ireland
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wales
  • Yemen
  • Zaire
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Eligible Programmes

Value

Up to £2,500

Number of scholarships

variable

How to apply

The closing date for the receipt of applications in the Senate Office is 28 May 2019 (12noon). Applicants must attend in person for interview which will be held on the afternoon of Wednesday 29 May 2019.

Applications should be addressed to:

Ms Laura McLaughlin
Senate Office
University of Glasgow
Glasgow
G12 8QQ
 

There is no application form, but candidates should submit an application which includes the items listed below. Applications should preferably be typed or clearly written in black ink on A4 paper.
 

This list is a guide to the items which should be included in your application, but you are not restricted to these items:
(a) Full name;
(b) Date of birth;
(c) Full address for correspondence about your application, telephone number and, where possible, e-mail address;
(d) Home address, if different from (c);
(e) Degree course (give result if you are a graduate);
(f) Date of graduation (i.e. 2015-16 or earlier);
(g) Your extra curricular activities;
(h) Your proposed programme of study and travel abroad and how the Scholarship will assist you in pursuing your chosen career in business or industry, in administration or in the arts;
(i) An estimated breakdown in pounds sterling of the costs of your proposed programme of study and travel abroad;
(j) The names, addresses and email addresses of two academic referees.

Please note that, if selected, you will be required to give a written report to the Senate Office on your return, outlining the ways in which the Scholarship has assisted you in pursuing your chosen career.