Featured scholarships

We offer competitive scholarships for featured opportunities throughout the year. The outcome of your application will be emailed to you within 15 working days of the deadlines below.

Vice-Chancellor’s Mandarin Scholarships

Ten competitive scholarships are available for the prestigious programme covering tuition fees, return flights, visas and accommodation at the Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) for four weeks in August!

When: August 2018

This is an amazing opportunity to spend four weeks in August 2018 learning Mandarin at one of China’s most esteemed universities, Beijing Language and Culture University. This summer school is recommended to students with a demonstrable interest in China and learning the Mandarin language. Prior experience of learning Mandarin is not essential.

“This extraordinary experience has benefited me personally and academically. Living independently out of my comfort zone made me think outside the box and rely on my initiative. The intense course of 20 hours a week has given me great discipline and challenged my academic skills. It has provided me with a strong foundation to learn Mandarin at an advanced level and the competency to speak fluently.” Annie Siti – BA (JH) Business Management and Accounting and Finance.

Application deadline: 14 January 2018

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China summer school scholarships

Competitive scholarships covering tuition and accommodation fees are available for international summer schools at our partner universities in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Beijing, Xiamen and Jinan. 

When: Typically July 2018, but keep checking this webpage for more details.

These summer schools, held in July, are taught in English and typically include a variety of subject-specific curricular and cultural activities, featuring workshops, company visits, sightseeing and social events.
Scholarships, covering tuition and accommodation fees are available for these summer schools hosted by China’s most prestigious universities. Students will be allocated on the basis of their preferred summer schools which you can choose on the application form. 

Download the application form PDF icon and email it to us. 

Application deadline: 25 February 2018


Panjab University Easter School scholarships

Scholarships covering tuition and accommodation fees are available for Panjab University during Easter 2018

When: 2 April – 13 April 2018

This is an amazing opportunity to visit Chandigarh, India’s first planned city, which is nicknamed ‘The City Beautiful’, and experience student life at India’s number one university.

The Easter School will be taught in English. In week one students will participate in classes covering general art and design themes including Phulkari Making, workshops with local artists and the history of art and visual arts. In week two students will participate in subject specific study.

Course details

  • Week one: all students will participate in classes covering general themes such as Tourism and Gastronomy in North-West India, Film Appreciation, History of Art and Visual Arts, Yoga as Philosophy and Praxis, The Partition, and Law and Justice in India.
  • Week two: subject specific courses.

Download the application form PDF icon and email it to us.

Application deadline: 14 January 2018


Prague Summer School scholarship

Scholarships, covering covering tuition and accommodation fees are available for this summer school.

When: Sunday 1 July – Sunday 8 July 2018

This is a great opportunity to explore the beautiful city of Prague while participating in academic week-long Prague Summer School courses.

“I enjoyed the lectures and how friendly and engaging the lecturers were! I also enjoyed all the social events which allowed us to interact with the other students and to get to know each other.” Megan White, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science


  • Crime, Law and Psychology
  • Behavioral Economics and Psychology
  • Development: Sustainability vs. Globalisation
  • European Politics: Interests vs. Culture
  • China: A World Superpower – Myth or Reality
  • Education: The Future of School

Download the application formPDF icon and email it to us.

Application deadline: 25 February 2018


Radboud University

When: 6 – 17 August 2018

This programme offers various courses, including education health care, business, law, language and culture, and science and politics.

Scholarships are available for this Summer School. Download the application formPDF icon and email it to us by 11 March 2018

Application deadline: 1 April 2018 for early-bird discount


University of Seoul International Summer School

Two competitive scholarships are available covering tuition and accommodation fees for the 5-week Seoul International Summer School (SISS).

When: 26 July – 27 July 2018

Join students from universities worldwide to experience Asia in Korea. The summer school offers courses ranging from Korean Language and Korean Studies to International Studies, Business and Economics, and Urban Studies. You will have the opportunity to visit Korea’s famous attractions and participate in free cultural activities about Korean traditions.

“I would totally recommend summer school to any NTU student who has a thirst for travel; the openness to throw themselves into and embrace a totally different culture to the UK; the drive to push themselves out of their comfort zone for a month and most importantly the desire for creating some memories to last a lifetime with some of the most amazing people you will meet in your life.” Ryan McGrath


This opportunity offers programmes around academic and cultural immersion.

  • Korean Language
  • Korean Studies
  • International Studies
  • Business and Economics
  • Urban Studies

Download the application formPDF icon and email it to us.

Application deadline: 25 May 2018