Applications for the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Scholarship are open to undergraduate students studying abroad in 2017/18 who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • You must be undertaking a full academic year of study abroad at an international partner university.  Students studying abroad via the Erasmus scheme are not eligible.
  • You must be in receipt of the Access to Exeter Bursary.
  • You must have achieved an average 65% or better in first year assessments, if you are studying abroad in the second year of your degree; or 65% or better in first and second year assessments, if you are studying abroad in the third year of your degree.
  • You must be willing, during your year abroad, to produce a report, video diary, blog, photo archive or other record to be shared with the student community at Exeter.
  • Students studying abroad in their home country will NOT be eligible for the scholarship.

    Application deadline - Friday 30th June 2017

Each year BUTEX awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year.

The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university.

BUTEX will also make a special award in honour of our late Treasurer, the Tony Emmerosn Award.  This scholarship will be awarded in the event of an American Studies student being successful in the competition. The award will also be for £500.

Applications for students studying abroad during the academic year 2018/19 are now being accepted and the deadline for all applications will be the 15th June 2018.

How to apply

You have two options: design a poster or answer the question "Studying Abroad - Global Learning, Global Life-changing.  The Study Abroad experience can have a major impact on a students' career, academic outcome and skills development.  Discuss."

Please choose one of these options.  Applicants are not permitted to submit more than one entry.

Please remember to check that your study abroad placement is eligble for this award.

Option 1: Design a poster
Complete the SCholarship application form
Submit a picture or poster promoting study abroad.  The dimensions of your picture/poster must not exceed an A4 sheet of paper.
Picture/poster applications should be sent by post to: BUTEX Scholarship Competition, BUTEX Administrator, 4 Clifton Drive, Ashby de la Zouch, UK LE65 2QL
Entries will be shortlisted by members of the BUTEX Executive Committee.  The shortlisted poster entries will be mounted and displayed so they can be judged by BUTEX member.  This means that we do need entries to arrive by post as hard copies. Please note, we cannot send entrants confirmation of receipt.  Please also note that applications sent with inadequate postage will not be accepted.
Option 2: Answer the question
Answer the following question: "Studying abroad - global learning, global life-changing.  The study abroad experience can have a major impact on a student's career, academic outcome and skills developement.  Discuss." 
(Maximum number of words: 250) Please note, your answer need not be an essay or formal peice of writing
Submit your answer online.


The Bessie Rook Memorial Travel Scholarships are awarded to students who will be studying abroad in Germany and/or French speaking countries.  The the most up-to-date information please see:

The Languages for World Peace and Understanding Scholarship is worth £500 and is awarded each year to a student who will be undertaking a study abroad year in a Spanish/ or French speaking country, for the most up-to-date information see:

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) offers scholarship for qualified international students who are accepted by a Japanese university, graduate school, junior college, college of technology (3rd grade or upper) or professional training college (hereinafter referred to as “Japanese school”) under a student exchange agreement or other student exchange arrangement on a short-term basis from 8 days to one year between Japanese school and their home higher educational institution outside Japan (hereinafter referred to as “home school”).

The Leverhulme Trust provides funding for research projects, fellowships, studentships, bursaries and prizes; it operates across all the academic disciplines, the ambition being to support talented individuals as they realise their personal vision in research and professional training.

The Study Abroad Studentships scheme supports students who wish to undertake a period of advanced study or research at a centre of learning anywhere in the world except the UK and the USA. We are currently accepting applications for awards commencing from June 2018.

A copy of the scheme leaflet for Study Abroad Studentships, which provides some further details about the awards can be found on our website here:

Deadline: Monday 8th January 2018 - 4pm (GMT)

Waseda University are offering a new scholarship MA program.

This program is sponsored by the Japanese government and awards a full scholarship including a round trip air fee, tuition, entrance fee, and monthly stipend for 2 years of MA program in Japan.

The application period for September 2018 admission is January 29 - February 7 2018. 

GSAPS flyer / poster

Detailed information regarding this scholarship application process can be found on the following website soon.

Scholarship Admissions / Japanese Government Scholarship Opportunity


University of Exeter Study Abroad