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How to apply for a Gap Year Grant

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How to apply for a Gap Year Grant

Before starting check your eligibility.

Please email us the following:

  1. A personal signed letter with details of your project, including your date of departure.

    In your letter explain why this project interests you, and what you hope to get out of it. Say also how you propose to raise the balance of the travel costs, and what fundraising you have achieved to date. Send your letter as a PDF attached to your email.
  1. A recent informative CV. Try to give us a good sense of who you are and what you have achieved so far.

  2. Do not fill in an Interview Form.

Email to: Correspondent@roughleytrust.org.uk

Applications open for Birmingham students on October 1, and on April 1 for applications from students in the surrounding area if there are still vacancies.

All Applicants being considered for a Gap Year Grant will be invited for an interview in Birmingham.

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Gap year grant reports

Departure date Place
Leonie Jurkschat August 2017 Rukumkot, Rukum, Nepal
Orla Owen 2017 Kottapakonda, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zeinab Akhter Easter 2016 Nanyuki, Kenya


In 2016 the Trust awarded a Gap year grant to Zeinab Akhter to help with the costs of a Medicine and Healthcare project in Kenya with Projects Abroad.
Read Zeinab's report.


In 2017 the Trust awarded a Gap Year Grant to Leonie Jurkschat. Leonie taught English in Nepal with Project Trust.
Read Leonie's report.