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Travel Grants

Travel Grants are available to help initial research conversations with international partners. Each grant has its own priorities, outlined below. If your idea is more developed and you have already identified an external funding call to support your work, please apply to Durham University's Seedcorn Fund.

Latin America MobilityGrants

As part of the University’s Internationalisation Strategy to build long term links in Latin America, we are offering a number of mobility grants kindly supported by Santander Universities.


  • PGR students and research staff undertaking research activity in the eligible countries.
  • Overseas scholars from the countries below wishing to come to Durham for research purposes.

Eligible countries are all Latin American Countries, with priority given to Brazil and Mexico

The latest deadline for applications is 23rd May 2018.

See below for application form and guidance notes:


Global Engagement Travel Grants: NORTH AMERICA

Durham’s Internationalisation Strategy reinforces commitment to supporting international partnerships that enhance our reputation. This round of travel grants focus on deepening our relationships with partners in North America (incl. USA and Canada). Priority will be given to applications engaging with North American Universities that appear in the Top 150 of the THE World University Ranking.

Grants will be up to £2,000 each (larger grants may be awarded in exceptional circumstances).

Application Closing date: Wednesday 23rd May, 2018, 08.00.

See below for application form and guidance note


Durham - Tubingen Seedcorn Fund

Durham and Tubingen Universities have developed a joint seedcorn fund to support joint research between our two academic communities. see the below link for more information.