Scholarship and Funding

The Study Abroad & Exchange Scholarships

Anyone accepting a place at the University of Sheffield is automatically eligible to apply for a 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.


Due to the generosity of our alumni, we are excited to offer scholarships to students who have accepted a place on our Study Abroad Programme. Any (not including US) exchange or fee paying student is eligible to apply.

Application form

University of Sheffield in America Study Abroad Scholarships

Any student from a US university accepting a place at the University of Sheffield is eligible to apply. 

Scholarship winners will receive £1,500 if they study in Sheffield for a full academic year or £750 if they come for one semester.

We are delighted to offer a number of Study Abroad scholarships for American students studying on the Study Abroad Programme at the University of Sheffield.

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.

"Don't hesitate to apply, you stand a really good chance and it really helped alleviate the financial pressures."

Mariah Woltman, St Olaf University, USA

More information & application form

Richards Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all students from the University of Texas at Austin who are accepting a place at the University of Sheffield. alex

Scholarships of £750 are available.

These scholarships have been made possible due to the generosity of two of our US alumni.  University of Texas at Austin students should contact their home exchange office for information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Study Abroad Office (SAO)

External Funding

There are some external scholarships and awards available for people taking part in the Study Abroad Programme at Sheffield.

You should contact your Study Abroad/International Office at your home university to find out if there are any scholarships/grants that you can apply for.

You should also consult your Government website as there may also be further information on their site.

Gilman International Scholarship 

This is only open to US students

820 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study abroad.  Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being $4,000.

Undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at 2-year or 4-year colleges or universities are eligible to apply.

More information on the Gilman Scholarship

The BUTEX Scholarship

 sloaneEach 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 as a study abroad or exchange student 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 during academic year 2017/18 are now being accepted and the deadline for all applications will be the 15 June 2017.

More information on the BUTEX Scholarship

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

This award is based on merit.  Full-time NUS undergraduate students from Singapore and ASEAN members states going to European universities on the student exchange programme (SEP), and undergraduate students from partner universities in Europe coming to NUS on exchange, are eligible to apply for the DUO.

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.

Link to NUS Duo information