Scholarship and Funding

The Study Abroad Programme Scholarships (exchange and fee paying students)


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* exchange or fee paying student is invited to apply.

Scholarship winners will receive £1,000 if they study in Sheffield for a full academic year (Sept to Feb) or £500 if they come for either the fall or spring semester.

*If you are a student from the USA you should only apply for our unique “University of Sheffield in America” scholarship.

More information & application form

University of Sheffield in America Study Abroad Scholarships

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.

Scholarship winners will receive £1,000 if they study in Sheffield for a full academic year (Sept to June) or £500 if they only come for either the fall or spring semester. Any student from a US university accepting a place at the University of Sheffield is eligible to apply.

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 scholarship awards.

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Richards Study Abroad Scholarship (for University of Texas at Austin students)

The scholarships (6 x £500) 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 - US students only

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

BUTEX is pleased to offer £500 scholarships for undergraduate students currently registered at an institution.

To be eligible to apply you must have been offered a place as a study abroad or exchange student at the University of Sheffield. Deadline to apply: 1 June 2015

More information on the BUTEX Scholarship

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

The award is based on merit and a student will be awarded a maximum of 4,000 Euros which covers airfare, accommodation and living expenses.

Link to NUS Duo information