Travel Awards and College Prizes

The winners of the 2015-16 Travel and Research Awards and Career Development Awards and College Prizes have now been chosen

For the full list of this year's winners and the projects they will be undertaking, please visit our 2015-16 Travel, Research and Career Awards and Prizes page.

If you would like to find out more about the winning pieces for the Mary MacPherson Essay Prize and the Max Carey Memorial Prize, they can be found on the 2015-16 winners page

To read the travel reports of the winners of the Travel Awards, including; The Santander Travel Award and Royal Holloway Travel Award, these can be found on the 2015-16 Travel Award Winners page.


The Travel and Research Awards, Career Development Awards and College Prizes will be available again in 2016-17 and it's never too early to start thinking about projects that you could undertake. We expect the Travel and Research Awards applications to open in December 2016 and the Career Development Awards and College Prizes to open in February 2017.

Details of all the awards available in 2016-17 can be viewed on the Award Overview with the detailed criteria found by clicking the relevant link below:

Travel and Research Awards
Ethel Beatrice Abrahams Award
Helen Cam Award
Irene Marshall Scholarship
Royal Holloway Travel Award
Una Ellis-Fermor Award

Career Development Awards
Kathleen Nixon Award
Dame Felicity Lott Bursary

College Prizes
Mary MacPherson Essay Prize
Max Carey Memorial Prize

 2014-15 Winners of Travel Awards and College Prizes

To find out how the 2014-15 Travel and Research Awards winners used their awards, please visit the 2014-15 Travel Awards Winners page.


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Contact Information

If you have any queries or problems regarding the Travel Awards or College Prizes, please contact or tel: 01784 414240  








Award Notifications


All 2015-16 applicants have now been informed of the outcome of their application.