BUTEX Scholarship for International Students 2020

Applications for BUTEX Scholarship for International Students for the academic year 2020/21 are now being accepted.

British Universities Transnational Exchange is a membership organisation with an elected executive committee. Each year BUTEX awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year.

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

Scholarship Value/Amount

  • The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university.
  • Also a special award in honour of our late Treasurer, the Tony Emmerson Award – £500

Eligibility Criteria

The Scholarship is open to all undergraduate students who are affiliated to a BUTEX Full Member institution.

To be eligible to apply:

  • You must have been offered a study abroad or exchange place which is not eligible for an ERASMUS grant.
  • Your study abroad or exchange placement must be for the UK academic year 2020 / 2021 i.e. your studies should fall between July 2020 and August 2021).
  • Your place must be for either one semester or one year

How to apply

You have two options:
Option 1
: Design a poster or picture  promoting study abroad to students at your university


Option 2: Answer the question

Please provide an example of how and why you think an experience abroad helped to shape both the personal and professional development of alumni from your home or host institution.’ Please provide references, links and citations.

Please choose one of these options. Applicants are not permitted to submit more than one entry. Also, remember to check that your study abroad placement is eligible for this award.



Provisions  of the Award

If awarded a scholarship you must agree to provide a photograph of yourself together with a short statement about the benefits of studying abroad. Please note, this may be used by BUTEX for future publicity. Winners will be notified by the end of October 2020.

Only successful applicants will be notified. The decision of the BUTEX selection committee is final and BUTEX will not enter into correspondence with unsuccessful applicants.

BUTEX is responding to COVID -19, by offering students the second round of scholarships with a new deadline of 30 October 2020.

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