Scholarships and Funding

The Study Abroad & Exchange Scholarship

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.

scholDue 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 exchange or fee paying student is eligible to apply, apart from students at US universities who are eligible for different scholarships explained below.

Application form

University of Sheffield in America Study Abroad Scholarship

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.

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.

International Office at UT Austin

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 they may provide other funding opportunities.

Gilman International Scholarship 

This is only open to US students

Over 2,900 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study or intern abroad.

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 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), and undergraduate students from partner universities in Europe coming to the National University of Singapore 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.

More information on the DUO-Singapore Exchange Fellowship Award

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