Grant Of Friendship July 2020

Soroptimist International Of Great Britain and Ireland Yorkshire Region, United Kingdom


Yorkshire2Soroptimist International of Yorkshire Region of SIGBI (sigbi.org/Yorkshire) is offering a grant to two Soroptimists travelling independently or together, from outside the UK.

We invite you to visit the beautiful and diverse region of Yorkshire in July 2020 to arrive the weekend of 3-5th July and leave 17-19th July. The visit will be for a period of 2 weeks, and will be planned to allow our guests to attend the Regional President’s Summer Event.

Preference will be given to applicants who have not have been to the UK before. The successful applicant (s) will not previously have been a recipient of a Grant of Friendship. A good working knowledge of spoken and written English is essential, as is the ability to correspond by email.
Visitor(s) will be responsible for the payment of their own travel expenses to and from the UK and into Yorkshire. It would be preferable if the successful applicants could fly into Manchester, Leeds Bradford or Newcastle Airports. All accommodation, meals, hospitality, sight-seeing trips and travel between hosting clubs will be provided by the Yorkshire Region.


An itinerary will be planned to include visits to a variety of Clubs in the Region to reflect, where possible, the interests of the successful applicant(s).
For an application form please contact Chris Clark - email address: chrisclark553@gmail.com. Please include ‘GOF’ in the subject line.


Your application form must be accompanied by an endorsement from your Region/Union/National Association. Please note all completed applications must be typed and contain a contact telephone number and email address.
Closing date: 31st October 2019.