The University of Westminster is proud to provide a Distant Horizons Awards for undergraduate students who want to take part in academic or employability-related events or activities overseas.

Course Level: The scholarships are open to study at the undergraduate level course.

Study Subject: The scholarships are available to any degree program.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship award Up to £1,500.

Nationality: Internationally

Scholarship can be taken in the United Kingdom

Eligible Countries: International students are invited to apply.

Eligibility Criteria: The travel awards are only open to undergraduate students studying at the University of Westminster.

  • The travel must take place internationally and must be completed by 31 August 2019.
  • The overseas activity must be at least 5 days long. Erasmus+ grant recipients are not eligible for the award.

Method of Application:

  • Make a strong case that the travel will benefit you either academically or in your career. Proof of costs must be provided.
  • Preference will be given to students who: are taking part in a semester or year abroad program, are receiving the Distant Horizons Award for the first time, are not returning to their home country for the overseas activity.
  • In order to promote overseas mobility to groups which are statistically less likely to undertake such actions, the University also has a number of ring-fenced funds within Distant Horizons.
  • Students initially will self-select to be considered for these funds – evidence of eligibility may be requested at a later date if your application is successful.

To apply for the scholarship, the applicants must download the application form below and follow the instructions on the form.

Scholarship Link

Scholarship Application Deadline: February 1, 2019.