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:

Holiday Lettings are offering a UK student a £500 scholarship towards studying abroad in 2017!  The winning student can put the money towards tuition fees, accommodation or travel costs to make their trip abroad easier and evern more enjoyable.

Want to enter?

Simply write a 500 word article about where in the world you’ve chosen to study and why.

We’ll judge the entries on their content, style and creativity. As well as winning the £500 scholarship, the winning article will be published on our website, which attracts an audience of around 7 million visits per month, and promoted on our social channels to over 250K followers!

Entries should include…

  • Your name
  • The name of the university / college / higher education institution you currently attend
  • Postal and email addresses
  • Documentation to show enrollment in a programme of study abroad

 Email your entry to The deadline for applications is Monday 14th August, 2017 and entries are limited to one per student.

Am I eligible?

If you’re over 18 and a full-time UK college or university student enrolled in a current or upcoming programme of study abroad, then you can enter.

The small print

Dying to know the nitty gritty? The full Terms & Conditions are available here.

Need inspiration?

Love the idea of studying abroad but not sure where to start? Check out our blog post on historic university towns around the world for a little inspiration.

Think of the world as your favourite book: if you don’t travel, you’d never get past the first chapter.

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”).

Applications for the 2017/18 Generation UK - China scholarship programmes are closed.  Sign up to the newsletter here to stay up-to-date on all the latest offers from Generation UK - China.

GoEuro Scholarship giveaway!

Are you planning to study abroad in Europe in 2018 and looking for a scholarship to help finance your exchange? To encourage travel around the continent, GoEuro, the platform for finding and booking trains, buses and flights is offering:

  • 10 x €2000 scholarships for students studying abroad in Europe
  • 2 x €500 Instagram competition prizes
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