External funding

Aside from NTU funding, there are many external opportunities available.

External funding can vary by eligibility, destination, course, or level of study. Please research the opportunity before you apply. These are competitive opportunities, meaning you'll need to produce a strong application. The NTU Global team is here to offer you support and advice.

If you apply for one of these schemes, please let us know.

www.educations.com – Study a Masters in Europe Scholarship 2021

Are you considering applying for a Masters in Europe next academic year? If so, www.educations.com is offering a €5,000 scholarship to help cover the costs of your tuition fees. The scholarship is open to students from any country. You must be intending to study for a Masters degree at a European university or graduate school.

The application deadline is 17 May 2021 at 12 pm CEST.


BUTEX awards a number of £500 scholarships to students studying abroad. You must be abroad for either a semester or a full academic year. To apply, you must have been offered a study abroad or exchange place which is not eligible for an ERASMUS grant.

The Scholarship Hub

Search and apply for UK scholarships, grants, or bursaries for university. A comprehensive database of funding for UK and EU undergraduates and postgraduates.

National Union of Students

Provides advice on higher education funding for:

  • studying outside the UK
  • studying and working abroad as part of your course.

Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarships are for talented and motivated individuals. They allow them to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development. They're offered to citizens from low and middle-income Commonwealth countries. Scholarships are funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).These scholarships:

  • contribute to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests
  • supporting excellence in UK higher education
  • sustain the principles of the Commonwealth.

ISEP Community Scholarship

Supports ISEP’s mission of extending access and affordability of study abroad. ISEP students from any ISEP member with demonstrated financial need can apply. Students underrepresented in study abroad are encouraged to apply. For 2020/21, a scholarship of $500 was awarded. The application deadline is usually September.

ISEP Massey University Scholarship

Apply for this scholarship if you are attending Massey University in New Zealand. You must be attending for a semester or full-year programme on ISEP Direct. Up to NZ $4,000 is awarded. The deadline is usually March for the fall semester and October for the spring semester.

Rotary International

Offers scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study.

There are lots of databases to search. These include:

  • Last updated: 05/01/2021