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)
  • Reside in accommodation while abroad within the local community rather than with English speakers
  • Study at a recognised college or university


  • obtain suitable voluntary employment


Awards are made following application and interview with the Trust Committee. Bursaries are paid monthly and 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.

New Applications are being accepted from 1 March 2018


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