Want to study abroad in 2015 or 2016? Browse through 100 of the best international scholarships programs for Distance Learning Courses, Training/Short Courses, Bachelors Degrees, Masters Degrees, and PhD Degrees that you should watch out for in 2015.
Distance Learning Scholarships for International Students »
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships
The Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships support candidates to study Master’s degree courses that are either offered in partnership with universities in developing countries, or delivered directly by UK institutions. The scholarships cover the overseas tuition fees at the Masters degree level.
Edinburgh Global Distance Learning Scholarships
The University of Edinburgh will offer scholarships for eligible distance learning Master’s programmes under the College of Humanities and Social Science, College of Science and Engineering, and College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine to students from selected developing countries. Each scholarship will have a total value of £5,000 which will be deducted from the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study.
University of the People Tuition Free Degrees
University of the People (UoPeople) offers everyone with internet access the opportunity to pursue Associate and Bachelor Degree Programs in Business Administration and Computer Science online. Tuition fee is free but students are required to pay around $110-150 Application Processing Fees per semester and an Exam Processing Fee ($100).
Short Courses/Training Scholarships for International Students »
Hubert Humphrey Fellowships (USA)
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides a year of professional enrichment in the United States for experienced professionals from designated countries throughout the world. The Fellowship provides ten months of non-degree academic study and related professional experiences in the United States. The fellowships provide tuition fees, maintenance allowance, insurance, travel costs, English language training, etc.
Australia Awards Fellowships (Australia)
The Australian Awards Fellowships are for short-term study, research, and professional attachment programs in Australia delivered by Australian organizations. Applications are accepted from citizens of developing countries in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America, Caribbean, and Palestinian territories. A maximum of $35,000 per Fellow is provided.
Netherlands Fellowship Program for Short Courses (Netherlands)
Nuffic, through the Netherlands Fellowship Programme, provide scholarships for short courses that are offered by education institutions in the Netherlands for international students from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. An NFP fellowship is intended to supplement the salary that the fellow should continue to receive during the study period. The allowance is a contribution towards the costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance and thesis research.
Talent for Governance Training Scholarships (Netherlands)
The overall aim of Talent for Governance is to strengthen local governments in developing countries and Eastern European (non-EU) countries through training of young civil servants from these countries. The Talent programme will generally cover all basic living expenses during the stay in the Netherlands, travel costs and the training course fee of the chosen training course. The talent must cover any additional costs from their own resources, and also contribute 100 Euros or 200 Euros to their programme costs.
VLIR-UOS Training Scholarships (Belgium)
VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from developing countries to undertake English-taught training programmes at Belgian Universities. The scholarships cover allowance, travel costs, accommodation, insurance, tuition fees, and other program related costs.
Bachelors Scholarships for International Students »
American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship (USA)
The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship is targeted to high-achieving international students who wish to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree at the University and who are dedicated to positive civic and social change. The AU EGL scholarship covers all billable AU expenses (full tuition, room and board).
International Leader of Tomorrow Award at University of British Columbia (Canada)
University of British Columbia (UBC) provides bachelors scholarships for talented secondary and post-secondary international students from around the world. The value of awards is commensurate with demonstrated financial need, up to full tuition costs for the relevant program of study, and living expenses.
Humber Entrance Scholarships for International Students (Canada)
Humber International Entrance Scholarships are open to to new international students beginning classes in September or January of each year. The scholarships are renewable full scholarships.
Reach Oxford Scholarships (UK)
A number of Oxford colleges offer Reach Oxford Scholarships to students from developing countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because equivalent educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries. The scholarships cover university fees and college fees, a grant for living expenses and one return air fare per year.
Westminster Undergraduate Scholarships for Developing Countries (UK)
The University of Westminster offers international scholarships for students from developing countries who wants to pursue a full-time undergraduate degree at the University. The scholarships cover full tuition fee, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.
Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships for Developing Country Students (Any developing country)
The Wells Mountain Foundation funds scholarships for individuals in developing nations or other situations of extreme poverty. Scholarships support tuition and fees, books and materials, and other approved costs.
The Hague World Citizen Talent Scholarship (Netherlands)
The Hague University of Applied Sciences offers scholarships to outstanding international students outside the European Union who would like to start a Bachelor programme at the University. The scholarship will be applied as a tuition fee waiver and is worth € 5,000.
University of Canterbury International First Year Scholarships (New Zealand)
The University of Canterbury offers the UC International First Year Scholarship to top-achieving international students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University. The scholarship is currently awarded with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000.
Bachelors/Masters Scholarships for International Students »
Sydney Achievers International Scholarships (Australia)
The Sydney Achievers International Scholarships are for new high achieving, academically meritorious, international students who wants to study an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at the University of Sydney. Each scholarship has a value of AUD$10,000 per annum.
La Trobe Academic Excellence Scholarships for International Students (Australia)
La Trobe’s Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) are targeted towards high achieving international students from all countries across all of La Trobe’s undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs. The scholarship is worth between $10,000 and $20,000 and goes towards tuition fees.
Macquarie University International Scholarships (Australia)
The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding students to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Macquarie University North Ryde campus. The scholarship amount is varied up to AUD$10,000.
Monash University International Merit Scholarships (Australia)
Monash University is offering a number of scholarship programs including the Monash University International Merit Scholarships for outstanding international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Monash University. The scholarship is valued at $10,000 for a full time study load, paid per year
Cardiff University Elite International Scholarships (UK)
Cardiff University offers a highly prestigious International Scholarship Fund designed to attract and reward the brightest students at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught (Masters) levels. The scholarships will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the studies.
Sheffield Hallam University Transform Together Scholarships (UK)
Transform Together scholarships are open to international and European Union (non UK) students applying to study a full-time postgraduate or undergraduate taught course at Sheffield Hallam University. The scholarships include a full fee waiver (100% discount) for postgraduate courses and half fee waiver (50% discount) for each year of an undergraduate course (subject to successful progression).
Bristol University International Office Scholarships (UK)
The University of Bristol is offering ten International Office Scholarships for new international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University. The scholarships are worth £8,500 which will go towards the tuition fee.
University of West London International Ambassador Scholarships (UK)
The International Ambassador Scholarship recognises and provides financial support for outstanding students who wish to pursue a full time undergraduate or postgraduate degree at University of West London. Scholarships are worth up to £5,000 which can go toward tuition fees.
Utrecht University Excellence Scholarships (Netherlands)
The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of outstanding prospective students the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University. Scholars can be awarded a scholarship that covers the tuition fee and 10.000 euro living expenses per year.
Bocconi University Scholarships for International Students (Italy)
Bocconi University offers scholarships to international students enrolling in any Bachelor’s Program or Master of Science Program at Bocconi. The scholarship are in the form of full tuition waiver worth up to €11,500 per year for Bachelor’s Program and up to €12,000 per year for Master’s of Science Program.
Bologna University Study Grants for International Students (Italy)
The University of Bologna offers study grants to deserving international students who wish to register for First Cycle (Bachelors), Second Cycle (Masters) or Single Cycle Degree Programmes at the University of Bologna. Each study grant is awarded for one academic year and amounts to a total of €11,059.
Lund University Global Scholarships (Sweden)
The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is targeted to top academic students who are citizens of countries from outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland) who wish to pursue a Bachelors or Masters Degree Programme at the University. The scholarships may cover 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of the tuition fee.
Emily Boutmy Scholarships for International Students (France)
The Emile Boutmy Scholarship is awarded to top international students from outside the EU who are applying for eligible Bachelor’s or Master’s Programme at the University. The scholarships can take different forms ranging from €5,000 to €16,000 for 2 years of postgraduate study or €3,000 to €12,300 for 3 years of undergraduate study.
Masters Degree Scholarships for International Students »
Joint Japan World Bank Scholarships (various countries)
The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) sponsors students from developing countries to pursue graduate studies leading to a master’s degree at preferred universities around the world. The scholarship covers the scholar’s tuition fees, travel costs, and living allowance.
ADB Japan Scholarship Program (Asian countries)
The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. The scholarship provides full tuition fees, a monthly subsistence and housing allowance, an allowance for books and instructional materials, medical insurance, and travel expenses.
OFID Scholarships (any country)
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) scholarships are open to qualified students from developing countries who wish to pursue Master’s Degree in a subject related to development at any recognized University of his/her choice. The scholarship covers tuition fees, allowance, health insurance, relocation grant, and travel costs.
Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships (any country)
The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies. Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis.
Rotary Foundation Global Study Grants (various countries)
The Rotary Foundation Global Grants can be used to fund graduate-level coursework or research or its equivalent in one of Rotary’s six areas of focus for a term of one to four academic years. The study grants are valued at least $30,000.
British Chevening Scholarships (UK)
Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme which offers awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK. Most Chevening Scholarships cover: tuition fees; a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual); an economy class return airfare to the UK; additional grants to cover essential expenditure. Some Scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK; for example, tuition fees only or allowances only.
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme at UK Universities (UK)
The UK Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are intended for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to afford to undertake Master’s level study in the UK, to gain skills and knowledge which will allow them to contribute to the development of their home countries. DFID and participating UK institutions will jointly meet the full costs of an award holder’s study in the United Kingdom.
Univeristy of Arts London Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships (UK)
The Vice-Chancellor’s scholarships aim to fully support 10 students from countries with low and middle income economies who are on full-time masters degrees at the University. The scholarship covers full tuition fee and stipend to cover accommodation and living costs.
See also ISH-UAL Graduate Scholarships
ISH-London Met Scholarship Scheme (UK)
London Metropolitan University and International Students House (ISH) offers a joint scholarship programme for international students from selected countries who wish to pursue a Master’s Degree Programme at the University. The scholarship programme offers a full tuition fee scholarship and includes one year’s free accommodation at International Students House.
University of West England Global Student Scholarships (UK)
The University of the West of England, Bristol offers more than £100,000 worth of scholarships for international students each year. This includes the Global Student Scholarship wherein the recipient will be required to undertake an internship working within the Global Student Support/International Development Office. The scholarships cover the full tuition fee.
See also: UWE Millennium Development Scholarships
Westminster Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships (UK)
The Westminster Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships is the University’s most prestigious award and is aimed at fully funding a student from a developing country to study a full-time Masters degree at the University. The scholarship includes full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.
Developing Solutions Scholarships at University of Nottingham (UK)
The Developing Solutions Scholarships are designed for international students from Africa, India or one of the developing countries of the Commonwealth who want to study a Masters Degree at the University of Nottingham and make a difference to the development of their home country. Each year, 105 scholarships are awarded– 30 scholarships will cover the full tuition fee while 75 will cover 50% of the tuition fee.
Edinburgh Global Development Academy Scholarships (UK)
The University of Edinburgh will offer scholarships for international students from developing countries as well as UK/EU students towards eligible Master’s programmes offered by the University. The scholarships will cover the overseas rate of tuition fee for students from less developed countries and the “home” rate of tuition fee for UK/EU students.
University of Bradford Scholarships for Developing Countries in Crisis (UK)
The University of Bradford Countries in Crisis Scholarships are intended to aid students in financial hardship due to the fact that they are domiciled in a country that is in crisis as a result of the political situation, war, natural disaster etc. The scholarship are towards any full-time Master’s Programme (except MBA) offered at the University. Each scholarship is worth approximately £20,000 which includes full tuition fees and accommodation plus living costs.
University of East Anglia Development Scholarships (UK)
The University of East Anglia is offering partial and full scholarships for international students who wish to pursue Masters Degree in International development courses offered by the School of International Development. Multiple International Development Scholarships worth £1,000 fees awards and One (1) International Development Full Fees Scholarship are offered.
Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (Netherlands)
The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Programme (LExS) is open to outstanding Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a master’s degree programme offered at Leiden University. The scholarships come in the form of the following: €10,000 of the tuition fee, €15,000 of the tuition fee, or total tuition fee minus the home fee.
University of Maastricht High Potential Scholarships (Netherlands)
University of Maastrichts High Potential Scholarships are made available to talented students from outside the EU/EEA to follow a Master’s programme at Maastricht University. The scholarships cover tuition fee, living expenses per month, insurance, and visa costs.
Radboud University Scholarship Programme (Netherlands)
The Radboud Scholarship Programme offers a selected number of talented prospective non-EEA students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue a complete English-taught Master’s degree programme at Radboud University Nijmegen. The scholarship is not an amount of money that you will receive on your bank account but consists of a partial tuition waiver. The tuition fee will be waived to the level of an EEA student. In addition the Radboud Scholarship also covers costs such as for visa, residence permit, health insurance and liability insurance.
University of Twente Scholarships (Netherlands)
University Twente Scholarships (UTS) are scholarships for excellent students from non-EEA countries who are applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente. The scholarship amount is from € 6,000 – € 25,000 for one year.
Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (Netherlands)
The Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES) awards scholarships to exceptionally talented students from outside the EU to pursue eligible Master’s Programmes offered at the University of Amsterdam. The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 covering tuition and living expenses.
VU University Amsterdam Fellowship Programme (Netherlands)
The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) offers talented prospective students from outside the EU/EEA the unique opportunity to pursue a degree in a selection of Master’s programmes at VU University. The fellowship is worth €15,000 and covers the tuition fee and an allowance towards study and living costs.
The Hague World Citizen Talent Masters Scholarship (Netherlands)
The Hague University of Applied Sciences offers scholarships to prospective Master degree students enrolling at the University. The scholarship is a tuition fee waiver of € 5000 and and will only be awarded once.
TU Delft Excellence Scholarships (Netherlands)
The Delft University of Technology offers the Justus & Louise van Effen scholarship which aims to financially supporting excellent international MSc students wishing to study at TU Delft. The scholarship covers the tuition fees and monthly allowance for living expenses.
Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (Sweden)
The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to highly-qualified international students from several countries who wants to pursue full-time master’s level studies in Sweden. The scholarship covers tuition fee, living expenses, some travel grant, and insurance.
Chalmers IPOET Scholarships (Sweden)
Chalmers will be offering around 50 IPOET scholarships to prospective fee-paying students from outside the EU who wish to pursue any Masters Degree Programme offered at the University. The scholarship is a 75% reduction of the tuition fees for 4 semesters (2 year programme).
Uppsala IPK Scholarships (Sweden)
Uppsala University awards the IPK scholarships to oustanding non-EU/EEA students applying for Master’s programmes at the University. Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition but not living expenses.
KTH Tuition Fee Waivers (Sweden)
A limited number of tuition fee waivers will be available for citizens from non-EU/EEA/EFTA countries who are required to pay tuition fees and who has applied for a Master’s programme at KTH as first priority. If granted a scholarship, the tuition fee will be waived for the total length of the programme.
University of Gothenburg Study Scholarships (Sweden)
The University of Gothenburg Study Scholarship is aimed at applicants who have to pay tuition fees for their studies at the University of Gothenburg. It will be offered for Master programmes starting the academic year 2015/2016. The scholarship covers the tuition fee for the student’s study programme.
Umea University Scholarships for International Students (Sweden)
Umeå University offers scholarships to talented and high-achieving non-EU/EEA citizens who wish to pursue one of the Master’s study programmes offered at the University. The scholarships are in the form of full or partial reduction of the tuition fee.
ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship Programme (Switzerland)
ETH Zurich supports excellent students wishing to pursue a Master’s degree at ETH with two scholarship programmes: the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP) and the Master Scholarship Programme (MSP). The Excellence Scholarship consists of a grant covering living and study expenses (CHF 11,000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver. The Master Scholarship Programme consists of a partial stipend for living and study expenses (CHF 6,000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver.
University of Lausanne Master’s Grant for Foreign Students (Switzerland)
The University of Lausanne in Switzerland offers scholarships to international students who wishes to pursue a Masters Degree at the University through the UNIL Master’s Grants. The amount of the grant is CHF 1,600.- per month from 15 September to 15 July, for a duration not exceeding the regulation minimum period of the programme.
University of Bern Excellence Scholarships for International Students (Switzerland)
The University of Bern Masters Grants are for international students who wish to pursue a Master’s programme at the University. The grant consists of a monthly stipend of CHF 1,600, exemption from one-off application fee, and exemption from tuition fees.
University of Geneva Excellence Master Fellowships (Switzerland)
The Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva offers scholarships for outstanding students from any university who wish to pursue a Masters of Science Programme offered by the Faculty of Science. The Excellence Fellowship consists of a grant amounting to CHF 10,000 to CHF 15,000 per year.
ENS International Selection Scholarships (France)
Each year, the ENS organizes an international selection allowing about thirty of the most promising international students, either in Science or in Humanities, to follow a two or three-year course at the ENS. Scholars receive a monthly stipend of approximately 1,000 Euros.
Ampere Excellence Scholarships for International Students (France)
The Ampère Scholarships of Excellence provide excellent international students with the opportunity to pursue one of the eligible Masters programs offered at ENS de Lyon. The scholarship is worth €1000/month for a duration of 12 months and is renewable.
VLIR-UOS Masters Scholarships (Belgium)
VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from 54 eligible countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America, to follow an English-taught Masters programme at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium. The scholarships cover allowance, travel costs, accommodation, insurance, tuition fees, and other program related costs.
See also CIUF-CUD Scholarships
K.U. Leuven Scholarships for International Students (Belgium)
The Science@Leuven Scholarship are for motivated and talented international students, interested in participating in an international master programme of the Faculty of Science of the K.U.Leuven. The amount of the scholarship can be up to 8,000 Euro for 1 year and will always cover the tuition fee for 1 year, the insurance and a basic health insurance coverage. The amount awarded for living expenses can vary.
Ghent Master Grants for Developing Countries (Belgium)
Ghent University provides Master Grants to candidates from developing countries who wish to obtain a master’s degree at Ghent University. The scholarship consists of an insurance, an allowance of 1000 euro per month, an installation fee of €500 and a refund of the yearly tuition fee with a maximum of €105.
DAAD Scholarships with Relevance to Developing Countries (Germany)
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides scholarships for international students for a range of postgraduate courses at German Universities which aim at providing academically educated young professionals from developing countries with further specialized studies. Full and partial scholarships are available.
KAAD Scholarships for Developing Countries (Germany)
The KAAD scholarships are targeted to post-graduates and academics from developing or emerging countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Latin America who already gained professional experience and who are interested in postgraduate studies (or research stays) in Germany.
Danish State Tuition Fee Waivers and Scholarships at Roskilde University (Denmark)
A limited number of Danish state tuition fee waivers and scholarships are offered to highly talented students at graduate level, who come from countries outside of the EU/EEA and need a residence permit to study at Roskilde University. The scholarships include a tuition fee waiver and approximately DKK 7,800 per month to cover living expenses in Denmark.
Masters/PhD Scholarships for International Students »
Fulbright Foreign Student Progam (USA)
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals, and artists from abroad to research and study in the United States for one year or longer at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions. The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study including tuition, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance.
Erasmus Mundus Scholarships (European Countries)
The Erasmus Mundus Scholarships, funded by the European Union, are exclusively awarded to students coming from both EU and non-EU countries that have been selected to attend one of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes at Masters or Doctorate level. The programme offers scholarships and/or fellowships that cover monthly allowance, participation costs, travelling and insurance costs of the students.
Australia Awards Scholarships (Australia)
Australia Awards Scholarships, formerly known as Australia Development Scholarships (ADS) are scholarships for international students who wants to undertake vocational education and training courses, undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees, and PhD degrees at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions. The scholarship benefits generally include full tuition fees, return air travel, establishment allowance, contribution to living expenses, health insurance, etc.
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Awards (Australia)
The Endeavour Postgraduate Awards provide full financial support for international students to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters (up to 2 years) or PhD level (up to 4 years) either by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia. The scholarships include tuition fees, travel allowance, establishment allowance, monthly stipend, health and travel insurance.
UK Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries (UK)
The Commonwealth Scholarships are intended for students from developing Commonwealth countries who wants to pursue Master’s and PhD study in the UK. Each Scholarship provides airfare to and from United Kingdom, tuition and examination fees, personal maintaining allowance, thesis grant (if applicable), initial arrival allowance, among others.
Gates Cambridge Scholarships (UK)
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. The scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge, namely the University Composition Fee and College fees at the appropriate rate, a maintenance allowance for a single student, one economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course, and inbound visa costs.
Clarendon Scholarships at University of Oxford (UK)
The Clarendon Fund is a major graduate scholarship scheme at the University of Oxford and are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential across all degree-bearing subjects at graduate level at the University of Oxford. The scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full and a generous grant for living expenses.
Netherlands Fellowship Program (Netherlands)
The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) promote capacity building within organisations in 51 countries by providing fellowships for training and education for professionals. The NFP offers fellowships for Master studies, PhD studies, or short courses at Dutch Universities or academic institutions. An NFP fellowship is intended to supplement the salary that the fellow should continue to receive during the study period. The allowance is a contribution towards the costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance and thesis research.
Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme (France)
The Eiffel scholarship program was developed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a tool to allow French higher education institutions to attract the best foreign students for Master’s and PhD degree programs. Eiffel scholarship-holders receive a monthly allowance and other expenses such as return trip, social security cover, and cultural activities. It does not cover tuition fees.
Erik Bleumink Scholarships at University of Groningen (Netherlands)
The Eric Bleumink Fund awards scholarships to talented students and young researchers from developing countries who are pursuing a 1 year or 2 years Master’s degree programme or a a 4-year Ph.D programme at the University of Groningen. The grant covers tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance.
Quota Scholarship Scheme (Norway)
The Norwegian government provides scholarships for students from developing countries in the South and countries of Central- and East-Europe and Central-Asia under the Quota Scheme. The scheme normally includes courses at the Master and PhD level, in addition to certain professional degrees offered by state universities and colleges in Norway. Each student receives the same amount of money as a Norwegian student would do in an equivalent educational programme. About 30 per cent of the amount is given as a grant and 70 per cent as a loan (which is waived when the student returns to his/her home country after completing the course of study).
Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships (Germany)
The Heinrich Böll Foundation awards scholarships to international students who gained their university entrance qualification from a school outside of Germany who wish to study a Masters or PhD Degree in Germany. The scholarship value is €750 per month for Masters Students or €1000 per month for PhD students, plus € 100 mobility allowance per month. Tuition fees are not funded.
Research/PhD Scholarships for International Students »
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Canada)
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. The scholarships are towards a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD). The scholarships is worth $50,000 per year for three years.
University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (Canada)
The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) are merit-based awards that are open to students of any nationality who will be registered as full-time graduate students (Masters or PhD) at the University of Manitoba. The value of these fellowships is $18,000 (Ph.D.) and is $14,000 (Master’s) for a 12 month period.
Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme (UK)
The University of Cambridge offers, via the Cambridge Trusts, approximately 80 Cambridge International Scholarships to Overseas Students who embark on a research course at the University. Each award will underwrite the full cost of fees and maintenance for the duration of the course.
Warwick Chancellor’s International Scholarships (UK)
The Warwick Graduate School awards around 25 Chancellor’s International Scholarships to the most outstanding international PhD applicants yearly. The scholarships are open to students of any nationality and to any discipline offered at Warwick. The scholarships include the full payment of overseas tuition fee and a maintenance stipend.
Nottingham Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship for Research Excellence (UK)
The University of Nottingham offers scholarships for outstanding international students who wish to pursue a PhD or MPhil research programme at the University. The scholarship covers full tuition fees.
International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) (Australia)
The IPRS program enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers. The scholarships are available for a period of two years for a Masters by research degree or three years for a Doctorate by research degree. The scholarship covers tuition fees and health cover costs.
University of Sydney International Scholarships (Australia)
The University of Sydney invites candidates who are eligible to undertake a Postgraduate Research Degree or Master’s by Research program to apply for the University of Sydney International Research Scholarship (USydIS). The USydIS will cover tuition fees and living allowance for up to three years with a possibility of one semester’s extension for PhD students.
Adelaide Scholarships International (Australia)
The University of Adelaide offers the Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) program to attract high quality international postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort. The scholarships includes course tuition fees, annual living allowance, and health insurance.
Melbourne International Research Scholarships (Australia)
The Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) are awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne. Benefits provided by the MIRS include living allowance, relocation grant, thesis allowance, and paid sick, maternity and parenting leave, and insurance.
Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships (Switzerland)
The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships provide graduates from all fields with the opportunity to pursue doctoral or postdoctoral research at one of the public funded university or recognized institution in Switzerland. The scholarship covers a monthly allowance, tuition fees, health insurance, lodging allowance, etc.
New Zealand International Doctoral Scholarships (New Zealand)
The NZIDRS, funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand, provides scholarships for international students to undertake PhD study at a New Zealand university. The NZIDRS covers University tuition fees and associated student levies for 3 years, an annual living stipend per month for 36 months, and an annual medical insurance coverage for 3 years.
IRO Doctoral Scholarship Programme at K.U. Leuven (Belgium)
As one of its contributions to development co-operation, K.U. Leuven offers IRO (Interfaculty Council for Development Co-operation) scholarships to deserving students from developing countries to do their PhD at the largest university in Flanders, Belgium. The scholarships include a monthly allowance, housing allowance, tuition fee, health insurance, accident insurance, and return tickets.
CIMO Doctoral Fellowships (Finland)
The CIMO Fellowships programme is open to young Doctoral level students and researchers from all countries and from all academic fields who wish to pursue their Doctorate (or Double Doctorate) at a Finnish university. The scholarship period may vary from 3 to 12 months. The monthly allowance is worth €1,500 and is intended to cover living expenses in Finland for a single person.