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Promoting learning abroad

How to apply

How to apply

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.

Applications for students studying abroad during academic year 2015/16 are now being accepted and the deadline for all applications will be the 15th June 2015.


You have two options: design a poster or answer the question ‘5 things I wouldn’t study abroad without’.

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 eligible for this award link to eligibility information.


    1. Step One
      Complete the scholarship application form Student Application Form – Poster Entries
    2. Step Two
      Submit a picture or poster promoting study abroad. The dimensions of your picture/poster must not exceed an A3 sheet of paper (297 mm x 420 mm). In the US this is equivalent to ledger/tabloid sized paper (11” x 17”).
    3. Step Three
      Picture / Poster applications should be sent by post to:BUTEX Scholarship Competition,
      c/o Ruth Sheret
      7 Windsor Avenue
      Newcastle upon Tyne
      NE3 1PS

Please note, entries will be mounted and displayed so that they can be judged by BUTEX members. This means that we do need entries to arrive by post as hard copies.

(5 Things I Wouldn’t Study Abroad Without)

  1. Step One
    Answer the following question: Five Things I Wouldn’t Study Abroad Without (Maximum number of words: 250)Please note, your answer need not be an essay or formal piece of writing
  2. Step Two
    Submit your answer online: Submit Your Essay Application