Bursaries / Travel Stipends

With the generous support of our sponsors, we are thrilled to be able to offer travel bursary/stipends Travel bursary/stipends will be selected and awarded by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Travel bursary/stipends is a financial-need based award that does not have to be repaid. The aim of providing travel funding is to help offset travel costs associated with Coolest Projects events. In order to be eligible for a travel bursary/stipend you must be attending and showcasing a project at one of three Coolest Projects events in 2019; (International, UK, USA)  and must be a member of an active, registered club with CoderDojo, Code Club or Raspberry Jam.

Travel bursary/stipend is intended to cover part and (in some exceptional circumstances all) of a persons travel to Coolest Projects. Travel bursaries/stipends are intended to cover travel expenses such as: flights, car mileage, train tickets and overnight accommodation costs that are expected to be incurred as a result of a community member attending an event.

The selection criteria takes into account many factors including need, geography, community contribution and ensuring a diverse group of participants.  To be considered for this bursary please submit by the deadline for the event you wish to attend.


Coolest Projects International

Thanks to the amazing support of our sponsors, we offer travel bursaries to applicants based outside of Ireland to help offset the costs associated with travel to the event.  

The deadline for Coolest Projects International 2019 has now closed. Successful applicants will be notified by Friday, January 18th, 2019.


Coolest Projects UK

Our aim is to have as many young people travelling from all over the UK to attend Coolest Projects UK. Those travelling from outside the Manchester area are eligible to apply for a travel bursary before 11 February.


Coolest Projects USA

Our goal is to have projects from all over North America at the showcase. Thanks to the amazing support of our sponsors, we’re offering travel stipends to help you offset the costs associated with travel to the event.

order to be eligible for a travel stipend, you must be present and showcasing a project at Coolest Projects USA on March 23, 2019.

The stipend application is open until 11:59pm PT on Feb 1, 2019 — simply enter your details here to apply.