Qualification Criteria

To apply for an award from the Trust, students must:    Union Jack

  •  Be natural born British citizens
  •  Be over 18 years old
  •  Have a basic knowledge of the language to be studied (at least GCSE or equivalent) &   able to hold a basic conversation in that language
  •  Reside in accommodation whilst abroad within the local community with native speakers (rather than with English speakers)
  •  Study at a recognised college or university (or obtain suitable voluntary employment)
  •  Have the clear intention of pursuing a career in the furtherance and support of the export trade of UK goods and services
  • Willing to spend a minimum period of three months abroad (Scholarships offered for 3 months +)


Awards are made following satisfactory application and interview with the Trust Committee. Our bursaries usually cover living expenses and in some cases, travel costs.

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Bursary payments are authorised upon receipt of satisfactory monthly reports (at least 250 words with photographs).  Monthly Reports to be submitted  to the West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

Please contact us for further information or complete an application form for consideration.

PLEASE NOTE:  New Applications are being accepted from 1 September 2024


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