Explore America and discover a new you.

The Nottingham Roosevelt Memorial Travelling Scholarship is a unique professional development opportunity that enables you to spend six to twelve weeks in the USA immersing yourself in American culture and your chosen project. It is open to anyone living or working in Nottinghamshire aged between 21 and 35. Applications are closed at present due to Covid 19.


Welcome to the Nottingham Roosevelt Memorial Travelling Scholarship website. Since 1946, 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 between 6 weeks and 3 months to investigate a work related topic of your choice.

If you’re aged between 21 and 35 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, or in certain circumstances up to £3,000, 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.

Our most recent newsletter is available here. For current news from scholars, new and old, please visit our TwitterFacebook and Instagram pages. Both of our new 2019 scholars are now backing the UK. Please see our NEWS section for details.

Applications for the Mayflower 2020 Scholarship have now closed and after a very tight process we are pleased to announce that our 2020 Mayflower scholar is Tom Cable. See link for details Mayflower 2020 scholar details

Meet our new 2020 Mayflower Scholar   Read Scholar Blogs  Interested – Register to find out more


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