Help is available if you need it Help is available if you need it

Found an amazing opportunity but can’t afford to take it? See if you are eligible for one of the options below:


uea logoEmployability Development Bursary

Student Support Service Travel Grant 


erasmumsplus logoErasmus+ funding - for opportunities in Europe


Remember that all global opportunities on MyCareerCentral are paid or funded, so start your search there.

Have you found a paid opportunity but are not sure how far the money will go in your host country? Check what the minimum wage is in the country, so you know that you will be able to sustain yourself while you are there.


travelbird logoTravelbird Scholarship - This scheme has been created for students still attending university. The most successful applicant will win €3,000 to go towards their studies, work placement or travels. This is based on a creative project and the winner will also have the opportunity to complete a paid internship for 3 to 6 months at the Travelbird HQ in Amsterdam.

Other Funding Opportunities

Travelling to


Worldwide The Sir Philip Reckitt Educational Trust

Churchill Grant funds British citizens and resident in the UK, to travel overseas to study areas of topical and personal interest, gain knowledge, and bring back best practice for their profession and community in the UK.

Worldwide World Nomads offer travel scholarships in photography, writing, film making, food and language
EU Schwarzkopf Foundation InterRail Global Passport
EU Student Finance England (SFE) Travel Grant
Germany Schwarzkopf Foundation Travel Scholarships
USA British Association for American Studies
Japan Daiwa Foundation Small Grants