Top 100 International Scholarships to Watch out for in 2017

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Want to study abroad in 2017 or 2018? 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 2017.


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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.

Edinburgh Global Distance Learning Scholarships 
The University of Edinburgh will offer 4 scholarships for distance learning Master’s programmes offered by the University. Scholarships will be available for students pursuing any distance learning Master’s programme offered by the University. Each scholarship will cover the full tuition fees over three years.

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 an application Processing Fee (up to $50) as well as an Exam Processing Fee ($100) per end-of-course-exam. Scholarships are available to cover these fees.

 

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.

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) (USA)
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (also known as the Global UGRAD Program) provides one semester scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from around the world for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, professional development, and cultural enrichment. The scholarship will cover international travel, tuition, room and board, accident/sickness insurance, a small monthly stipend, and funding for books.

Future Global Leaders Fellowship (USA)
Freshmen students are invited to apply to the 2017 Future Global Leaders Fellowship, an internationally competitive program granting first generation and low-income students entry into the Fortis Society – the world’s first private network for diverse leaders. This program has gathered students from leading universities worldwide including; Harvard University, the University of Oxford, Sciences Po, and Peking University. All programme costs are covered the by the Future Leaders Foundation.

Endeavour VET Scholarship (Australia)
The Endeavour VET Scholarship provides financial support for international applicants to undertake VET at a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree level in any field in Australia for up to two and a half years. The scholarship includes travel allowance, establishment allowance, and monthly stipend.

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 Full International 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.

Denys Holland Scholarship at University College London (UK)
The Denys Holland Scholarship aims to support undergraduate students from any country, who without the support of  the scholarship would be unable to secure the funding required to study at University College London (UCL), and who can demonstrate their intention to make full use of the activities offered by UCL and the Student Union.  The scholarship is worth £9,000 per annum and scholars may choose to use all or part of the scholarship to cover fees.

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.  The scholarships range from $300 USD to $3000 USD annually and can be used for tuition and fees, books and materials, and other approved costs.

Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships (Australia)
The International Undergraduate Scholarships were established by the University of Melbourne in recognition of the significant contribution made by international students to the diversity of the University’s student population.  The scholarships are in the form of partial and full tuition fee waivers.

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 value is $10,000-$20,000.

 

Bachelors/Masters Scholarships for International Students »

 

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 Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships (Australia)
The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding students from a country other than ASEAN, a European country, Mongolia, Australia or New Zealand to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Macquarie University North Ryde campus.
 The scholarship amount is varied up to AUD$10,000 which will be applied towards the tuition fee.

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.

See also Monash International Leadership Scholarships

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 undergraduate or postgraduate taught course at Sheffield Hallam University. Half fee waiver (50%) is available for postgraduate courses and for each year of an undergraduate degree.

Bristol University International Office Scholarships (UK)
The University of Bristol is offering five International Office Scholarships for new international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate 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 recognizes 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.

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 or Master programme at the University. The scholarship will be applied as a tuition fee waiver and is worth € 5,000.

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 €12,700 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 €11,000.

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.

See also Lund University 350th Jubilee Scholarship

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 one of the preferred and partner masters programs at participating 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. Each scholarship provides approved tuition and examination fees, approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award, stipend, thesis grant, warm clothing allowance, study travel grant, and excess baggage allowance.

Univeristy of Arts London Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships (UK)
The Vice-Chancellor’s scholarships aim to fully support up to 8 students from countries with low and middle income economies who are on full-time masters degrees at the University. A scholarship provides a £25,000 award to cover tuition fee charges and make a contribution towards living costs. Scholarship recipients will also be offered International Students House (ISH) accommodation for the duration of their study.

University of the West of England Chancellor’s 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 Chancellor’s Scholarship wherein the recipient will be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of the course. The scholarship covers the full tuition fee for one academic year.

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.

See also  Westminster Full Tuition Fee Waivers

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.

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 £25,000 which includes full tuition fees and accommodation plus living costs.

University of East Anglia Development Scholarships (UK)
The University of East Anglia is offering one full scholarship for international students who wish to pursue Masters Degree in International development courses offered by the School of International Development. The scholarship covers the full fees.

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.

Utrecht University Excellence Scholarships (Netherlands)
The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of outstanding prospective students the opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University. The scholarship can be awarded as tuition fees OR tuition fees plus 11,000 euro living expenses.

University of Maastricht Holland High Potential Scholarships (Netherlands)
University of Maastricht Holland 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/EEA 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 for one academic year.

See also Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

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 VUFP scholarship is a tuition fee waiver. VUFP scholarship does not provide any additional allowance towards study or living costs.

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/EEA 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.

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. The scholarship covers the tuition fee for a Master’s 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 English-taught 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 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 twenty of the most promising international students, either in Science or in Arts & Humanities, to follow a three-year Master’s Degree and Diploma at the ENS. Scholars receive a monthly grant 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 ARES 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 10,000 Euro for 1 year. The scholarship 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.

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.

George Washington University Global Leaders Fellowship (USA)
The Global Leaders Fellowship is for incoming graduate students (master’s and doctoral) at the George Washington University who will return to their countries of origin to apply skills learned through their formal education at the GW. The fellowship is intended for GW graduate students who will be future leaders in their fields in their home countries. The award will cover up to 18 credit hours. The grantee is to provide funds from other sources for books, living, and other expenses, and must provide certification of this support.

Australia Awards Scholarships (Australia)
Australia Awards Scholarships provide opportunities for people from developing countries, particularly those countries located in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study 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. It also provides additional, discretionary funding.

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.

See also Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld and Hoffman Scholarship and Leadership Programme at Oxford University

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 at the University of Groningen.  The grant covers tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance.

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 various individual allowances. 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 will offer, via the Cambridge Trusts, the Cambridge International Scholarships to international students undertaking PhD studies at the University. The Scholarships pay the University Composition Fee and a maintenance allowance sufficient for a single person.

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.

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships (UK)
The University of Edinburgh will offer 30 scholarships to outstanding overseas students who intends to pursue a PhD Research Programme in any field of study offered by the University. Each scholarship covers the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that chargeable to an overseas graduate student. The awards do not cover maintenance expenses.

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 Research Scholarships (Australia)
The Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS) are awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne. Benefits provided by the MRS include living allowance, relocation allowance, paid sick, maternity and parenting leave, full fee remission and Overseas Student Health Cover.

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.

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