Scholarships for non-European destinations

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Study abroad scholarships 2022/23

We are excited to announce we have £500 scholarships on offer to students in receipt of a University of Sheffield bursary who will go on a year or semester abroad in the academic year 2022/23, with some of the awards generously supported by alumni donations. These awards are being made to eligible students who are studying in the EU and those studying outside the EU by the end of June. Eligible students have been contacted by email with instructions.

External scholarships & awards

There are some external scholarships and awards available for students on the Study Abroad programme. Below are some of the scholarships we are aware of, but there are others and it is worth checking if your host institution offers any funding and if it is competitive and you need to apply for it.

You must have a place on the University of Sheffield Study Abroad Programme in order to apply for any of these scholarships.

The BUTEX Scholarship

BUTEX (British Transnational Exchange Association) offers scholarships worth £500.

To be eligible to apply you must have been offered a place as a study abroad or exchange student for the academic year. The entry options are to submit a poster by uploading it, or to submit an essay on a topic BUTEX has chosen. It is highly recommended you enter a poster.

Deadline: mid-June (see website)

BUTEX Scholarship

The JASSO Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the Japan Student Services Organisation (JASSO) to privately financed international students with excellent academic performance and character who are experiencing financial difficulties in pursuing their studies in Japan.

Link to JASSO scholarship

DUO Scholarships

These scholarships are applied for through your host university, and involve a student from the partner coming to Sheffield for a semester. The scholarship only covers the first semester of the year abroad and usually have a maximum value of 4,000€. Countries known to offer DUO scholarships include Singapore and South Korea. 

Travel grant

You may be able to claim a retrospective travel grant from Student Finance England following your period abroad. Read more about the travel grant.

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