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Travel Grants

Thanks to the generosity of Alumni and friends of the College, a number of travel grants are available to assist undergaduates. 

Only one travel grant will usually be made in the course of any undergraduate career. However, recipients of a Modern Linguists Travel Grant may still apply for a travel grant. 

Successful applicants must write a short account of their trip, to be submitted to the Senior Tutor in the first week of the term following, along with receipts to the value of the grant, or the College will ask for the grant to be repaid.

Application forms and references must be returned to the Academic Administrator by noon on Friday of third week of  each Term. 

1. General Travel Grants

The College has a limited number of travel grants of £100-£250 to support travel directly connected with an undergraduate's studies or of general educational and cultural value or for charitable purposes. Full details and application forms are circulated each term.  Applications are not accepted for travel scheduled after the completion of FHS.  Two grants (one of £100 and one of £200 are available) in each term.

 

2. Modern Linguists' Grant

Modern Linguists can apply for a £200 travel grant as well as the standard travel grant. This can be used towards the cost of the year abroad, or for a separate visit to the country whose language is being studied. Students should apply in the same way as for general  travel grants. Applications are not accepted for travel scheduled after the completion of FHS.

3. The Clifford and Mary Angell Travel Awards

These awards are intended to provide opportunities for travel and education overseas to  undergraduates at Lincoln College.   Applications may be made to the Fund in support of expenses related to participation in exchange programmes, conferences, fieldwork, site visits, summer schools, or other kinds of educational travel outside the UK.  The typical value of an award will be £400-£800, but the the Travel Grants panel has discretion to vary this amount should the cost framework of particular projects merit a larger or smaller award.  Applications will be invited each Trinity Term.  Students should apply using the application form above.  Applications are not accepted for travel scheduled after the completion of FHS.

4. Kenneth Sears Travel Grants

These awards are available to 2nd and 3rd year historians to support travel connected with their historical studies, particularly, but not exclusively, in preparation for the final year thesis. Applications must be supported by a reference from a Tutor.  The maximum award available to any one student is £200. Apply using the form above. Applications are not accepted for travel scheduled after the completion of FHS.

5. The Felicity Brown Fund

The Fund was established in memory of Felicity Brown, a medical student at Lincoln, and it enables a Lincoln student to travel and undertake some charitable work that he or she might otherwise not have been able to afford. Clinical medical students are eligible to apply for this grant to help with travel in their elective period. One grant of £200 is made each year. Students should apply in Trinity Term, using the application form above. Applications are not accepted for travel scheduled after the completion of FHS.

6. 2027 Medical Award

The 2027 Medical Award is intended to support a medical student undertaking a research project, or extending their medical knowledge in other interesting ways. One award of £500 is made each year, in Trinity Term.  Students should apply using the application form above. Applications are not accepted for travel scheduled after the completion of FHS.

7. Senior Tutor's Fund

This fund is maintained by the Annual Fund and provides grants for proposals linked to academic purposes, directly relating to the individual's FHS (e.g. money for going on archaeological dig). The maximum award is £200  Applications are accepted year round, there is no deadline date.  Please submit an application form or contact the Academic Administrator for more details.

Undergraduates are permitted to receive more than one award from the Senior Tutor's Fund during their career.