Scholarships & funding opportunities

Finn Randall Travel Award

In memory of Finn Randall – an alumnus of Strathclyde University and an intrepid traveller – this award was established to assist a registered undergraduate or postgraduate student of the University with the cost of a particular scheme of travel which is considered to be the most enterprising and the most relevant to their course of study. 

  • Number of scholarships 1
  • Value £300
  • Opens 4 February 2020
  • Deadline 6 April 2020
  • Help with Travel costs


  • The Finn Randall Travel Award is open to all current registered Undergraduates and Postgraduates of the University of Strathclyde.
  • The award is not for travel to the University, conference travel, research, fieldwork or any travel directly associated with, or part of, a course/programme/PhD.
  • Applications for travel that has already taken place, or incomplete applications, will not be considered.
  • If you are uncertain whether your planned travel would be eligible for the Award, please see the "Further Information" tab for examples of previous winners, or email us at with your query.

After the event, the successful applicant will provide a report on his/her travels to those who established the award; the report is to be submitted to the University in the first instance.

Further Information

Previous Successful Awards

A second year PhD Law student volunteered in Ecuador and undertook language training in Ecuador to improve their Spanish skills and enhance their understanding of international law negotiations in South America.

An MPharm student volunteered with a mobile pharmacy team as part of a medical team outreach in Madagascar and had a placement in a local community pharmacy.

A BEd Primary Education student set up and ran a Summer Camp for children in Romania.

An undergraduate in English Studies undertook a poetic voyage of discovery round Northern Italy visiting places with literary connections to use this experience as raw material for their own poetry.

An undergraduate student in SIPBS undertook a trip to the Amazonian jungles of Colombia to learn how native populations derive medicines from their environment.

A PhD Outdoor Education student undertook an expedition to Mongolia to climb various peaks and map the area.

A Masters student in International Business undertook an internship with a fashion company in Argentina, helping develop social media strategies for the company and learning about the business.

An undergraduate student studying French and Italian explored the Indo-Asian islands to gain understanding of the etymology of languages.

Contact us

If you have any queries concerning the Finn Randall Travel Award please contact the PGR Funding Team by email at