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					                               THE MEERS-GREY TRUST
                         UNIVERSITIES OF GLASGOW & STIRLING
                            TRAVELING SCHOLARSHIP FUND

                                       REGULATIONS


1. The Meers-Grey Trust is prepared to consider applications for the support of
   expeditions by students or groups of students from either the University of Glasgow or
   the University of Stirling, which fulfil the requirement, set out below.

2. The main concern of the Trust is the furthering of student expedition and adventure
   activities.

3. Staff and Students must be matriculated at university of Glasgow or Stirling at the time
   of award.

4. The Expedition must have a coherent plan of objectives, planning and costs.
   Applicants must satisfy the trustees that they have adequate experience and ability to
   fulfil the expedition. This may involve an interview with applicants during the
   application process.

5. The Trust will consider support for individuals, organised parties or recognised societies
   of the University.

6. The maximum single award will be £1,400.

7. Applicants are responsible for obtaining necessary visas to enter the country and/
   government permission, where this is required. They must also obtain adequate
   insurance and seek medical advice on any necessary precautions for visiting that
   country.

8. The closing date for applications in the current academic year is 31st May. Late
   applications will not be considered.

9. It is a requirement that an expedition report be submitted to the Trust. Extracts of such
   reports may be publicised and will be circulated to trustees.

10. All decisions of the selection committee will be final.




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                               THE MEERS-GREY TRUST
                        UNIVERSITIES OF GLASGOW AND STIRLING
                            TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP FUND


                                      APPLICATION FORM


The application form must be completed in the light of the Regulations, and should reach
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the Trust by 31 May. Where necessary please attach additional sheets.


Name of expedition: ……………………………………………………………………………………........................................

Name of applicant/expedition leader: ………………………………………………………………...............................

Contact email address: …………………………………………………………………………..................................

Postal address for correspondence: ………………………………………………………………….................................

……………………………………………………………………………………………………….….......................................................

……………………………………………..................       Post Code: ………………………………………………........................

Telephone Number: ………………………..             Fax Number: …………………………………………..........................

Expedition destination: ………………………………………………………………………....................................

Dates of departure and return: ………………………………………………………………………...................................

Duration in the Field (weeks): ………………………………………………………………………......................................

Expedition Point of contact: …………………………………………………………………………..........................................

Are Visas required?      YES/ NO

If yes, have they been sought? YES/ NO

Has any other necessary consent been sought? YES/ NO

If yes, please provide details of this consent: …………………………………………………........................

…………………………………………………………………………………………………...............................................

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Expedition Plan

Please provide a concise summary of the objectives of the expedition:




Names, Universities and Degree programme(s) of all members of the expedition:

For students – names, matriculation numbers, institution name, and degree
programme(s) of all members of the expedition

For staff – names, employee numbers, institution name, and job titles of all
members of the expedition




Summary of the experience and competency of the expedition members:




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Expenditure

Please provide a breakdown under the main headings and the total cost of the expedition.




Other sources of funding (if any)

Please provide information on other sources of funding sought or acquired. It is not a
condition that funds from other sources are necessary.




Sum sought from Trust £ ………………………………


Signature: ………………………………………………. Date: …………………………………

Please email completed form to arrive by 31 May to:

Euan Smith
Assistant Director, Sport & Recreation
University of Glasgow
euan.smith@glasgow.ac.uk



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