Small Project & Mobility Grants

Grant details

The grants are one-off contributions, designed to help students and staff fund a project, travel, research, or study which is beneficial to their study, personal development, areas of responsibility, professional expertise or academic knowledge.

Value per annum: up to £1,000 per applicant

Duration: One-off awards


Undergraduate students

Full-time matriculated students in the 2nd year or above at Edinburgh Napier University. Priority will be given to students who have carried no failed credits into subsequent years during their studies.

Postgraduate students

Full-time matriculated students at Edinburgh Napier University.


Recipients must be employees of Edinburgh Napier University.  Should a recipient leave the University before a project is carried out, the grant must be repaid.

Please note, applications from staff will only be eligible for consideration for the Santander Universities Mobility Fund. As a result, awards will be limited to projects, travel, research, or study in countries within the Santander Network (Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, Ghana, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, UK, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and USA).

Sources of funding

The Small Project & Mobility Grants are funded by a range of funds, including: Santander Universities, The Dame Joan Stringer Fund, The Student Grant Initiative and The Peter KK Lee Mobility Fund.

Application process 

Applications for grants of up to £1,000 per project are due to open on Monday 22 January 2018 and will close Monday 19 February 2018.

Please note, confirmation for successful applicants will be provided after an awards panel of academic and professional support representatives has convened on Monday 19 March 2018.

If you have any queries regarding the Small Project & Mobility Grants, please contact Answers to frequently asked questions can be downloaded below.

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