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Plymouth Marjon University Camp America Bursary, Summer 2021

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Plymouth Marjon University Camp America Bursary, Summer 2021
by Sara Leviston-Rigg - Friday, 23 October 2020, 11:23 AM

Make travel plans with the Plymouth Marjon University Camp America Bursary, Summer 2021 

Have you ever fancied spending your summer in the USA? Camp America enables you to earn pocket money and travel whist making life long memories. Plymouth Marjon University has a long-standing relationship with Camp America to enable Marjon students the opportunity to be part of the cultural exchange experience through funded bursaries. At Marjon we recognise the importance of the overall experience which equips you with an array of transferable skills that gives you the confidence to achieve and grow. There is something for everyone, whether you want to gain experience with working with disadvantaged children, SEN, sports and coaching, outdoor education, journalism, acting, film making, photography, there are a vast amount of opportunities waiting for you. So, what are you waiting for? For further information or to apply email

What the bursary covers! There are 10 bursaries available to new applicants covering £584 worth of fees. What we will cover: Assessment & Circulation Fee £170 Confirmation Fee £214 Medical Insurance £200 Return flights

You will need to cover: Application Fee £45 Your visa $160 (approx. £125) Police checks £50 Your medical form from GP

To apply for a Marjon Camp America bursary you will need to complete the following:

➢ Register and create a profile on the Camp America website ➢ Complete your application, schedule your interview and pay the £45 admin fee. ➢ Submit a current CV and covering letter, along with a creative piece of work i.e. Short film, slide show – the more creative the better, entitled ‘What I can offer Camp America 2021’ to Faye Hatherley-Edwin (Marjon Futures) ➢ Bursary applications must be submitted by 12pm Monday 30th November. You must have had or have scheduled your official Camp America interview and paid the £45 admin fee to be eligible for the bursary. ➢ Short listed bursary candidates will be invited to an online Teams interview early December 2020.

Anyone that is successful in being awarded a bursary must agree to the terms and conditions set out by Plymouth Marjon University. For the latest Coronavirus updates please refer to the Camp America website