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Enterprise Funding Opportunities & Awards

 

Make THE Difference Award – Awards Up To £1,000 

Applications Open: Monday 18th September 2017 (Round One)
Applications Close: Friday 17th November 2017 (Round One)
 
Please note all applications will be considered after the closing date. Applicants must be available to pitch on Wednesday 29th November 2018.
 
Applications Open: Friday 12th January 2018 (Round Two)
Applications Close: Friday 30th March 2018 (Round Two)
 
The Make THE Difference Award is to help fund and support students of the University who have a passion and an idea to make a difference in their community. This funding is for people with vision, drive and commitment  to change the world for the better.

Start Up Award – Awards Up To £1,000 

Applications Open: Monday 18th September 2017 (Round One)
Applications Close: Friday 17th November 2017 (Round One)
 
Please note all applications will be considered after the closing date. Applicants must be available to pitch on Wednesday 29th November 2018.
 
Applications Open: Friday 12th January 2018 (Round Two)
Applications Close: Friday 30th March 2018 (Round Two)
 
The Start Up Award is to help fund and support students of the University who have a business idea. This funding can go towards finding out if your idea is viable, learning more about what is needed and trying the project on a small scale before further development. 
 
By applying for a Start Up or Make THE Difference award you have the opportunity to pitch your business idea for a share of the Santander £5,000 prize pool! Get cash and mentoring to put your idea into action and if you impress the judges you will also get a chance to represent Salford at nationwide business competitions with a prize pool worth over £100,000. Click here for further information

Santander Universities Travel Award – Awards of £500, £1,000 & £5,000 

Applications Open: Monday 18th September 2017 (Round One)
Applications Close: Friday 24th November 2017 (Round One)
 
Applications Open: Friday 12th January 2018 (Round Two)
Applications Close: Friday 6th April 2018 (Round Two)
 
Please note all applications will be considered after the closing date and there will be an initial shortlisting round before applications are revived at the assessment panel. 
 
Santander Universities Travel Award is for any student wishing to undertake either a U.K or an international visit or project. The award will support travel preferably to a Santander Partner University in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, Ghana, Mexico, Poland, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, UAE, Uruguay or USA. 

Other Funding Opportunities 

 
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