International exchanges grant

  • The aim of the Santander Exchanges Grant is to support students undertaking an exchange at Oxford Brookes partner universities in the non-Erasmus+ countries.

    How to apply

    The next deadline for applications will be on Monday 9 July 2018 at 1pm. To apply please complete the application form and email it to: Successful applicants will normally be informed four weeks after the deadline.

    If you would like to provide some supporting information along with your application form (for example a PowerPoint presentation, images etc,), please send these to: along with your application. 

    Funding criteria

    • Funding is available up to £500. The funds may be used to support international and local travel, accommodation and general living costs in the host country.
    • Funds cannot be claimed retrospectively for exchanges that have already taken place at the time of application.
    • Funds can take up to three to four weeks to transfer to successful candidates upon confirmation of arrival and enrolment at the host university, transfer time can increase depending on the time of year.
    • Successful applicants must produce a short video (submitted by the end of their placement) documenting their exchange experience.  This may be later used by the Exchanges Team for promotional purposes. The film must be no longer than three minutes long and in MP4 format. Students should be mindful that content needs to be appropriate for viewing by a wider public audience and must not utilize copyrighted music. When awarded, applicants must decide on a deadline to submit their video/ photo montage and communicate it to Miriam or Loredana by emailing

    Other requirements

    • Successful applicants will also be required to fill in a summary report on the outcome of their award.
    • Successful applicants' contact details will be made available to Santander Universities.
    • Successful applicants may be asked to take part in future promotional activities for the awards and will be required to attend the Santander Scholar Event.


    If you have any questions regarding the application or the scheme please email or call +44 (0) 1865 488774.