Featured scholarships

Vice-Chancellor’s Mandarin Scholarships – Beijing Language and Culture University, China

This is an amazing opportunity to spend 4 weeks in August 2019 participating in Mandarin language classes at one of China’s most prestigious universities!

There are up to ten scholarships available which cover tuition, accommodation, visa and return flights to Beijing! As well as improving your Mandarin, the summer school will enable you to experience Chinese culture and make friends from around the world!

“To learn Mandarin is one thing, but to actaully do it in China made it so much easier and better, and learning about Chinese culture was amazing too.”
Joseph Watkin BSc Psychology

BLCU is the top university in China for students learning Chinese as a foreign language. One third of the students there are international giving BLCU the nickname of the ‘Mini United Nations’!

These scholarships are open to fully-enrolled NTU students who have a demonstrable interest in China and learning Mandarin and can attend the whole of the language programme. Visiting / incoming exchange students, and final year UG / PG students who graduate in July 2019, are not eligible to apply.

The application deadline is Sunday 3 March 2019.


Summer Schools in China

NTU Global have scholarships available for summer school places at some of China’s most prestigious universities including Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and Sichuan University. The summer programmes are taught in English and typically combine subject specific and cultural sessions along with excursions and social events. The scholarships are an amazing opportunity for you to experience Chinese culture and make friends from around the world!

“After spending just two weeks in China I feel more open to and understanding of different customs and cultures. I have also started thinking about future travel destinations because now that I’ve been to a place that I may have never gone if it wasn’t for this summer school, I realise that it is not impossible.”
Davanya Deveaux – Discover SWUFE International Summer School.

These scholarships cover tuition and accommodation fees – successful students will be responsible for the costs of their visa, return flights to China, and living expenses.

Who can apply?

Full-fee paying and fully-enrolled NTU students who are available to attend the whole of the summer school (usually July). Visiting/incoming exchange students and final year UG / PG students who are due to graduate in July 2019 are NOT eligible to apply.

How to apply?

Please complete the application form PDF icon and return it to summerabroad@ntu.ac.uk by the deadline of Sunday 3 March 2019.


Discover Erasmus Exchange Scholarships

Coming soon!

Discover some of Eastern and Northen Europe’s less travelled destinations with the help of NTU Global’s Discover Erasmus Summer School Scholarships! Our generous funding of up to £1250, depending on destination, will cover most of the costs of attending a summer school at one of the amazing locations.

These scholarships are a fantastic way to discover new countries, teaching, cultures, and friends in a short amount of time. Your participation will be recorded in your Higher Education Achievement Report too!
More details and the application cycle will open after Christmas so please keep checking this page from January 2019 onwards and look out for our flyers!

“Expand your knowledge, learn about other cultures, learn about other attitudes, as it is amazing to learn something new every day, and experience life outside of the UK.”
Gordon Brown (attended the University of Tampere Summer School, Finland)
“I enjoyed the lessons with practical knowledge and a lot of group work which helped me improve my presentation skills and my communication skills. I also met kind and intellegent friends from other countries. This is an amazing opportunity for me to expose to other culture and broaden my knowledge about cross-culture.”
Thuy Anh Dang (attended St Petersburg Polytechnic University Summer School, Russia)