Welcome – Explore America and discover a new you.

Welcome to the Nottingham Roosevelt Memorial Travelling Scholarship website. Since 1949, over 180 scholars have been awarded this prestigious Scholarship. Please take your time to have a look around the website to find out more about this excellent opportunity.

This unique Nottingham Roosevelt Scholarship enables you to visit the USA for 6 weeks to investigate a work / voluntary related topic of your choice. This is unique professional development opportunity enables you to unlock your potential by immersing yourself in American society, industry and culture so you can realise your aspirations and benefit the wider Notts community.

If you’re aged between 21 and 35, employed and living or working in the City or County of Nottingham, then you’re eligible to apply. No formal qualifications are necessary, and this unique career and personal development opportunity provides you with £1,500 plus a return flight to New York with which to make your visit.

Here’s a short video on what the scholarship has meant to recent scholars.

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Applications for the 2023 scholarships will open in January 2023. 

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