Sheffield Scholars

A golden opportunityGlobal Scholars, a scholarship for UK/EU students, is part of our Sheffield Scholars scheme.

We'll pay your air fare to an overseas summer school, as well as tuition and accommodation while you are there.

If you'd like to talk to someone about Sheffield Scholars then email or telephone + 44 (0)114 222 1319.

SingaporeGlobal Scholars

Applications are now closed for 2017. We'll open applications for 2018 soon.

You get

Your air fare to an overseas summer school, as well as tuition and accommodation while you are there

You need

  • A*AA grades at A Level (or equivalent) or higher. You can apply with lower predicted grades but you must get the above or higher to receive the scholarship. If your qualifications are from before 2010 then we'll accept AAA at A Level


  • Have a household income of £40,000 or less, as assessed by Student Finance England (or equivalent funding body)


  • For courses across all faculties
  • There are 30 awards available for students who apply based on their grades and 30 awards available to those who apply based on their household income
  • If you meet both criteria you only need to submit one application form
  • The summer school will be at one of our partner institutions in selected countries – we'll confirm placement opportunities after you have registered with us in September
  • You'll need to go in the summer after your first or second year
  • Summer schools are not subject specific
  • You should familiarise yourself with the summer school opportunities available, you will be asked to discuss your preferred choices as part of the scholarship application
  • We'll let you know by the end of April if you're provisionally successful and this will be fully confirmed once we know your grades
  • This scheme isn't available to you if you're starting a foundation year course or if your course includes a compulsory year abroad
  • You'll need to put the University of Sheffield as your firm choice before 19 July 2018
  • The award is only for new undergraduate students starting their first degree at the University