Assistant Project Leader role:

This place is available to any University of Manchester student;

  • This includes undergraduate and postgraduate students;
  • There are no financial criteria attached to this role;
  • Students graduating in summer 2019 (before the trip) are eligible, as long as they are not on the payroll of any other employer (e.g. in a full time job) at the time of the trip.

Team Members:

These 14 places are available to undergraduate University of Manchester students who are in any year of study other than their final year, and:

  • In receipt of / eligible for the Manchester Bursary (partial or full), details of which can be found here;
  • OR on an NHS funded course started pre-2017 with a household income less than £35,000. In order for us to check your eligibility please submit a copy of your NHS financial support letter with your application.

To check if you are in receipt of the Manchester Bursary, you should log on and:

  • Select ’Student System’ from the ’Tools’ menu at the top right of the page.
  • Go to ‘Campus Finances’ and then ‘View Financial Aid’.
  • If you have any queries regarding your Manchester Bursary entitlement please email funding@manchester.ac.uk

If you are not eligible:

If you do not meet the eligibility for Team Uganda, don’t worry, you can still…

  • Volunteer with one of our Trusted Partners, organisations all over the world looking for volunteers for projects in the summer! 
  • Find an alternative overseas volunteering opportunity - we have lots of advice to help if you'd like to find your own opportunity.
  • Volunteer with SALVE in the UK now, or overseas in summer 2020 (they are planning to have opportunities next summer with no eligibility).
  • If you are worried about the costs of volunteering overseas there is lots of help available.