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The Turing scheme is a new UK government funded study and work abroad programme, essentially replacing the Erasmus+ scheme. For 2021/22 UK has allocated £110m to fund international mobility opportunities for 35,000 students with greater emphasis on widening access and participation.

St George’s, University of London has secured the Turing grant for 2021/22 to support International student mobility activities that take place between September 2021 to August 2022 for placements that are from four weeks to a maximum of 12 months.

Participants will receive funding to support cost of living during their planned activities. The funding is grouped into three categories (Group1= High cost of living, Group 2 = Medium cost of living and Group 3 =low cost of living).

Grant rates

Student on placements lasting between four to eight weeks:

  • To Group 1 destinations: £136 per week
  • To Group 2 and 3 destinations: £120 per week

Students on placements lasting over eight weeks:

  • To Group 1 destinations: £380 per month
  • To Group 2 and 3 destinations: £335 per month

Grant rates for disadvantaged backgrounds

Student on placements lasting between four to eight weeks:

  • To Group 1 destinations: £163.50 per week
  • To Group 2 and 3 destinations: £147.50 per week

Students on placements lasting over eight weeks:

  • To Group 1 destinations: £490 per month
  • To Group 2 and 3 destinations: £445 per month

Additional support for those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

The Turing scheme will fund up to a 100% of actual costs directly related to the additional needs.

Find out more

For more information visit the Turing website 

To enquire about your options, discuss with your programme lead or contact the Study Abroad team at studyabroad@sgul.ac.uk.

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