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Turing Scheme Global Placement – Bath Spa University

Turn your ambitions into reality with funding to help you volunteer or undertake a work placement abroad.

The Turing Scheme is the UK government’s programme to provide funding for international opportunities in education and training across the world.

Through this scheme, Bath Spa University is able to provide a limited number of grants. A grant is non-repayable, and will be used to cover some costs towards your trip abroad, such as flights, insurance, accommodation and other living expenses.

Funding available

If your placement is between four to eight weeks, you can receive:

  • £136.25 per week for Group 1 destinations
  • £120 per week for Group 2 and 3 destinations

If you meet certain eligibility criteria, you will receive a higher weekly amount, as well as a contribution towards your flights, depending on how far you travel.

  • 10–99km: £20
  • 100–499km: £165
  • 500–1999km: £250
  • 2,000–2,999km: £325
  • 3,000–3,999km: £480
  • 4,000–7,999km: £745
  • 8,000–12,000km: £905
  • 12,000km or more: £1,360


This award is aimed at students who are going abroad to undertake a work or volunteering placement.

  • The placement must be at least 28 days long.
  • Both undergraduate and postgraduate students are eligible.
  • The placement can only be funded up until 31st August 2024.
  • Applications for retrospective funding will not be considered.

Deadline for applications

There is a monthly deadline for this award. Applications must be submitted by the last working day of every month.

How to apply

Please submit your application via the AppHub.

Once you are logged into the AppHub, click 'Scholarship Applications'. Next, click 'Add Application' and select ‘Turing Scheme Global Placement'.

Please take your time to respond to the questions.

What happens next

Applications will be reviewed in the first week of each calendar month.

If you are successful in your application, you will be notified within three weeks. We will then ask you to sign a Grant Agreement document and complete a risk assessment. The funds will be paid to you before you are due to travel abroad.

Should you have any questions or require assistance completing the application form, please contact the Go Global Team at

Terms and conditions

Successful recipients will be subject to the following conditions:

  • The award must be used for the purpose stated on your application form.
  • If, by reason of any emergency or other circumstance, the Award holder is unable to complete the international placement, he or she will be required to refund all or part of the Award as may be considered reasonable.
  • Recipients will be expected to complete the feedback questionnaire that will be emailed once the placement has been completed. Comments may be used on the University website or in other promotional material.

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