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Bursary Fund

Raleigh International is committed to ensuring that all our programmes are accessible to young people from a range of backgrounds.

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The Raleigh Expedition Bursary Fund

Raleigh Expedition brings young people together from all over the world to impact change for the communities you will work with, environmental change, and change in yourself. You will be asked to fundraise £800 towards the programme and Raleigh International will cover the remaining fundraising costs, plus your travel, visa and vaccination costs. For more information, download a bursary guide and then complete an eligibility form to discover whether you can apply. Expedition Bursary Fund applications are now open! Applications will now be accepted for Cycle 3 (Sep – Dec). Closing Date 14 July 2021.

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The Re:Green Bursary Fund

Re:Green is Raleigh International’s first UK Programme. The projects take place in remote areas of Scotland and are designed to address the climate emergency and protect vulnerable environments through campaigning and conservation work. Re:Green challenges young people to step out of their comfort zone whilst increasing their environmental knowledge and awareness. You will be asked to fundraise £150 (2 weeks) or £295 (4 weeks) towards the programme and Raleigh International will cover the remaining fundraising costs. Re:Green bursary fund applications are now open! These applications will be screened on a rolling basis. Applications will not be accepted for Cycle 2 (July-Aug) after 6 June.

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Are you eligible for a bursary?

This opportunity is for you if:

If more applications are received than bursary places available, offers will be given according to the following criteria, to those who:


How to apply

Step 1 – Check your eligibility

Before you sign up, read our Raleigh Expedition or Re:Green Terms and Conditions so there are no surprises when you get started.

Step 2 – Check it’s safe for you to take part

We are well equipped to support volunteers with different medical needs and requirements. However, before applying please read our Raleigh Expedition or Re:Green medical form to check if we can support your needs. You do not need to complete this form until you have applied for the programme. If you have a concern or question about your ability to take part in a Raleigh Expedition, contact our Medical team for a confidential chat on or +44 (0) 207 183 1291.

Step 3 – Check that volunteering with Raleigh International is for you

Raleigh International operates a no alcohol and no drugs policy on all our programmes. To understand why we do this, we ask you to read our Code of Conduct in full before applying.

Step 4 – Complete the Application Form

Please complete the Bursary Application Form. Once we receive this, we will be in touch with the next steps of the application process.

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If you have any questions about the Bursary application or require any special assistance, please get in touch.

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