Distant Horizons Awards at University of Westminster, London, UK

The Distant Horizons Awards are international travel awards for our undergraduate students who want to take part in academic or employability-related events or activities overseas but who may not have the financial capability to do so. The Awards are granted only to the successful applicants.


Short-term abroad (under 3 months) – up to £500. One semester abroad (3 to 6 months) – up to £1,000. One academic year abroad (over 6 months) – up to £1,500.


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 2020. The overseas activity must be at least 5 days long. Erasmus+ grant recipients are not eligible for the award.


Exchanges or Work Placements/ Traineeships(for a semester/ year abroad)Full-year1 July 2019
Semester 11 July 2019
Semester 21 November 2019
Short-Term Mobility¹(e.g. internships, volunteering, summer schools, field trips)October 2019 – February 20201 September 2019
March or April 20201 February 2020
May or June 20201 April 2020
July or August 20201 June 2020

More info: https://www.westminster.ac.uk/current-students/university-life/student-finance/other-funding-options/scholarships-for-current-students/distant-horizons-awards

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