DMU Works Travel Bursary

As part of our commitment to employability, you could receive up to £200 per academic year to travel to your job, internship, placement or further study interviews and/or assessments, and employer events such as fairs or open days. You can claim more than once, but the total claimed should not exceed £200 in any one academic year.

Can I apply?

The scheme is open to all UK DMU students who are currently enrolled on an undergraduate degree or HND programme – either full or part-time – and have an income threshold of up to £40,000 per year as determined by Student Finance England.

How do I claim?

You will need to claim your bursary retrospectively, once you have attended the employability event.
This will require you to:

  • Complete the online claim form
  • Gather relevant travel receipts (photos can be accepted)
  • Gather evidence to demonstrate attendance, e.g. an interview invite letter from an employer, registration form for a careers fair or placement offer letter from an employer (photos can be accepted)
  • Email your evidence to Hope Somerville at hope.somerville@dmu.ac.uk

Any conditions?

Before you apply, please read the terms and conditions to ensure you are eligible and understand the conditions by which this bursary operates.

  • You must claim your travel bursary in the same academic year as the employability event took place. Late claims cannot be forwarded to the next academic year.
  • There is a limited amount of money available, so the bursary will operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the annual fund is exhausted, no additional funds will be available until the start of a new academic year.
  • All submitted claims will be assessed within 21 working days of receipt and will be paid directly by BACS into your bank account, within 14 working days from assessment.