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Benefits of the Laidlaw Scholarship

As a Laidlaw Scholar you will:

  • Increase your employability by developing your knowledge, skills and confidence in research and leadership.
  • Gain valuable transferable skills in project management, leadership, communications and team working.
  • Undertake a unique research project, which is generously funded, and a Leadership In Action project to put your skills into practice.
  • Have the opportunity to showcase your research at high profile events.
  • Have access to coaching and mentoring with qualified coaches
  • Have access to a network of like-minded peers across the University, the UK and beyond.
  • Receive a £500 per week scholarship payment for the duration of the Research Project period for summer 1 (2023) and receive funding or expenses for the leadership experience in summer 2 (2024)
  • Be eligible to claim additional funds of up to £1,000 for travel and other expenses (including lab costs)
  • Have the chance to apply to join an exciting international leadership expedition in a developing country**

* Please note that all scholarship payments for this programme are managed by the Laidlaw team and you should contact with any questions.

** Dependent upon travel restrictions in place at the time.