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UoB Funding Available to Undergraduate Volunteers!

UoB Funding Available to Undergraduate Volunteers!

Date Posted: 29/01/2015
If you are a University of Birmingham under-graduate student looking to volunteer in Africa, then take a look at the following grants and bursaries available to you if you volunteer with Volunteer West Africa...
The University of Birmingham offers VWA applicants the following Work Experience Bursaries:
'Careers Network' provides a number of bursaries every summer to support undergraduate students who are undertaking voluntary or low-paid work experience opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering with VWA, and you feel you may benefit from financial support, please read the information below or contact the team at Careers Network at: internships@contacts.bham.ac.uk for more information.
Careers Network offers bursaries from four streams, one of which is for work overseas:
Key points:
  • These are competitive applications; you must demonstrate how this money will help you develop skills, improve your career prospects and make you more employable. Please see the online guidelines for more information
  • Open only to undergraduate students up to and including their penultimate year of study (final year students and postgraduate students are not eligible)
  • Open to students from all disciplines
  • You do not have to have your placement confirmed or finalised in order to submit an application
  • Deadline: 29th March 2015
You may also be able to apply for the Gateway Work Experience Bursary if you meet the eligibility criteria:
If you are undertaking other work experience for research purposes or within the UK, please see the other available Bursary Streams.
Author: Volunteer West Africa

Donation Payment Methods


Charity Checkout accepts all major debit and credit cards and allows you to make one-off or monthly donations that will be used to support our charity in general, so if you would like to donate to a specific appeal, or become a sponsor of our Daycare & Nursery Centre, please follow the donation information provided within those specific appeals. All donations to PWA are regulated by the UK Charities Commission and in line with our Terms & Conditions. Thank you.


JustGiving is a great fundraising site for friends of our charity who would like to set up their own fundraising pages, alllowing your friends and family to donate towards your specific project, aims or objectives with PWA. If you set up a JustGiving fundraising page, you describe your story and reasons for supporting PWA & your donors can link through to PWA's JustGiving page to learn about our charity & its work. All donations are regulated by the UK Charities Commission and made in line with our Terms & Conditions. Thank you.

Direct Bank-to-Bank Transfers

PWA banks with the Co-operative Bank, UK, the leading bank for charitable organisations. If you are a UK or international bank account holder, donations can be made quickly & simply online. You can also use this method to make one-off donations or to set up monthly donations to our charity. Please contact us to request our bank account details to set up a bank transfer. All donations made to PWA are regulated by the UK Charities Commission & made in-line with our Terms & Conditions. Thank you.

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