Scholarships

There are a number of different scholarships and grants available for students coming to study at Sheffield as an inbound student.

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Students from European partner universities

We recommend you speak to your home university about your eligibility to for the Erasmus grant.


Sheffield alumni scholarships

Students from a non-European and non-US partner university or applying for direct enrolment

We offer competitive scholarships worth £1,500 for those studying in Sheffield for a full academic year or £750 for one semester.

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Any student from a US university (partners and direct enrolment)

Any exchange student from a US university accepting a place at the University of Sheffield is eligible to apply for this competitive scholarship. Scholarship winners will receive £1,500 if they study in Sheffield for a full academic year or £750 if they come for one semester.

These awards have been made possible by the generosity of Sheffield's American alumni. There are around 2,000 Sheffield graduates and former Study Abroad students currently living in the United States. Their combined support, through donations to the 'University of Sheffield in America Alumni Fund', has enabled us to offer these special scholarships.

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Richards Study Abroad Scholarship (University of Texas at Austin)

The Richards Study Abroad Scholarship worth £750 is open to applications from all students from the University of Texas at Austin who have accepted a place at the University of Sheffield.

These scholarships have been made possible due to the generosity of two of our US alumni.

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External funding

There are some external scholarships and awards available for inbound students coming to study at Sheffield. You should contact your Study Abroad or International Office at your home university to find out if there are any scholarships or grants that you can apply for. You should also consult your government website as they may provide other funding opportunities.

Gilman International Scholarship (US partners and direct enrolment)

This is only open to US students. Over 2,900 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for US citizen undergraduates to study or intern abroad.

Undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant at 2-year or 4-year colleges or universities are eligible to apply. More information on the Gilman Scholarship

The BUTEX Scholarship (non-European partners and direct enrolment)

Each year BUTEX awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year. To be eligible to apply you must have been offered a place at the University of Sheffield.

The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university.

Applications for students studying abroad open annually with a deadline of 15 June. More information on the BUTEX Scholarship

The DUO-Singapore Exchange Fellowship Award - National University of Singapore

This award is based on merit. Full-time National University of Singapore undergraduate students from Singapore and ASEAN members states going to European universities on the student exchange programme (SEP). 

Each selected undergraduate student will be awarded €4,000 for one semester or one year of exchange. This will partially subsidise the cost of airfare, accommodation, living expenses etc. This award carries no obligatory bond period. More information on the DUO-Singapore Exchange Fellowship Award

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