Welcome – Explore America and discover a new you.

Welcome to the Nottingham Roosevelt Memorial Travelling Scholarship website. Since 1949, over 200 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.

Our mission is to ” unlock the potential of 21-35 year olds by immersion in American society, industry and culture; so they can realise their aspirations and benefit the wider Notts community.”

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 for you and your employer.

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 Β£2,000 plus a return flight to New York. Applications for the 2024 scholarship will open in January 2024. 

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

One of more recent direct impact and successes has been 2017 Miles Waghorn. Here a link to an October 2022 article and a November 2019 article about his experiences and impact

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