List of List of Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships for International Students
As part of their commitment to international development cooperation and to promote internationalization of their education systems, governments of developed countries such as USA, UK, Australia, Japan, and many countries in Europe award government-funded scholarships to outstanding international students from around the world.
Do you want to study at a top University abroad? The Word’s Top Universities can be found in different parts of the world – USA, Australia, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, France, etc. A number of these top Universities offer scholarship programs for oustanding international students. We list scholarship programs offered by Universities included in the top 250 universities around the world in 2014.
There are a significant number of scholarships offered by Universities, Foreign Governments, and International Organizations that support development-related studies such as agriculture, education, global health, environment, public policy, peace, water and sanitation etc. There are also those scholarships that support general fields of study that help in the development of one’s home country.
Germany has become a popular destination for foreign students looking for an international education. German Universities offers internationally recognized programs at a relatively cheaper cost compared to UK, USA or Australia. Moreover, there are a significant number of available scholarships that allows foreign students to study in Germany for free.
Although not all, most scholarship programs are merit-based meaning scholars are chosen based on academic merit or in others forms such as leadership, athletic, or artistic merits. Merit-based scholarships are sometimes referred to as excellence scholarships since it seeks out the most bright and most talented students. In this list, scholars4dev.com highlights the most popular merit-based scholarships out there.
University-wide scholarships, as its name implies, are scholarships which are generally available for any subject, course, or field of study offered at the University*. Although there might be some exceptions (e.g. Medicine, Law, MBA, etc.), these scholarships generally cover all or most courses offered by the University. Knowing this type of scholarship could help you find more scholarship options in different Universities around the world.
Finding a scholarship for an MBA Degree can prove to be a challenging task but there are a significant number to be found – over a hundred. To help prospective MBA students find these scholarships, scholars4dev.com and mbascholarships101.com compiled links to scholarship pages of top Business Schools and prepared a list of International MBA Scholarships for developing country students and women.
One of the most well-funded international scholarships are research scholarships. Foreign governments fund international research scholarships to establish their countries as global research hubs. Universities set up international research scholarship programs to attract high quality students to contribute to their research efforts. Research scholarships are usually towards Masters by Research/Thesis or PhD Degree.
Under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP), member countries of the Commonwealth offer Commonwealth Scholarships to other member countries. Through the scholarships, citizens of developing/developed Commonwealth countries can study in other developed/developing member countries*. Aside from Commonwealth scholarships, there are University scholarships that are targeted to students from Commonwealth countries.
Through scholarships, women are encouraged to pursue higher education and research in fields such as Science, Business, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Peace, and International Development. To celebrate International Women’s Day, scholars4dev.com presents a list of top 10 International Scholarships for Women.
Chancellor’s/Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships are some of the most prestigious scholarship awards offered by some Universities in UK and Australia to excellent international students. Typically, it is funded by the Chancellor’s/Vice-Chancellor’s office and could either be in the form of full/partial tuition fee waivers and may include stipend/bursary.
Do you want to study in the New Zealand for free? The New Zealand Government and some New Zealand Universities provide a number of scholarships for international students who wants to study in New Zealand. To help you, scholars4dev.com prepared a list of top New Zealand International Scholarships.
Higher Education in Denmark is free for EU/EEA students while Non-EU students have to pay tuition fee of around 6,000 to 16,000 Euro. To attract excellent non-EU/EEA students, the Danish Government and Institutions provide a number of scholarships for international students for study in Denmark.
If you want to study anywhere or in your own country and at the same time want the benefit of an international education, distance learning education is for you. It is cheaper than actually studying abroad because everything is done online. scholars4dev.com made a list of distance learning scholarships to help you get an online degree for free.