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  • Scholarships Available for 2022 for International Students

    If you are a student wishing to study abroad, then check out our selection of the best available and upcoming scholarships in 2022!

    In fact, there are more than 5 000 scholarship opportunities to be seized all over the world!

    This list of scholarships contains:

    • Scholarships Available right now.
    • Scholarships that will be available this month or later this year. In this case, you are given an expected opening date.

    Let’s start with the scholarships available now for 2022 :

    1. MO Ibrahim Foundation Scholarships

    The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship was established in 2011 to identify and mentor the future generation of outstanding African leaders. Each year, three scholarship recipients are selected. Each scholarship is worth $100,000.

    • DEADLINE: October 21, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Internship.

    2. Pan-African University Scholarships

    The Pan-African University Scholarship Program is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. The Pan-African University Scholarship Program provides funding to cover all expenses of applicants during their studies.

    • DEADLINE: September 15, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Masters, PhD.

    3. Chevening

    The Chevening program, of the UK government, offers a unique opportunity for students around the world to grow professionally and academically. Chevening offers full financial support to scholars to pursue a masters course of their choice at an eligible UK university.

    • DEADLINE: November 2, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Masters.

    4. AAUW Fellowships for Women

    AAUW scholarships are open to women worldwide and in any field of study at the Masters, Doctoral or Post-Doctoral level. It offers support to women who intend to pursue full-time studies in the United States and who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

    • DEADLINE: November 15, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Master, PhD and Post Doctorate.

    5. Swiss Government Scholarships

    Each year, the Swiss government awards excellence scholarships to promote international exchanges between Switzerland and more than 180 other countries. Swiss government scholarships are aimed at young foreign students who want to carry out their master’s or doctoral studies, or conduct their research in Switzerland.

    • DEADLINE: November 30, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Master, Doctorate, Research.

    6. IMT Atlantic Excellence Scholarship in France

    All students admitted to an M.Sc. program will be considered for the IMT Atlantic Excellence Scholarship granted as a partial tuition fee waiver, without having to provide a separate scholarship application.

    • DEADLINE: November 15, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Masters.

    7. Qatar University Scholarships

    Qatar University scholarships will cover all your expenses, including airfare. This scholarship program aims to recruit international students with outstanding academic performance.

    • DEADLINE: September 29, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Master, Doctorate, Doctorate in Pharmacy.

    8. University of Melbourne Scholarships

    The UNIMELB scholarship program provides more than 1600 scholarships for international students to study undergraduate, masters, or PhD in any field.

    • DEADLINE: October 31, 2022.
    • LEVEL: License, Master and Doctorate.

    9. KAIST Scholarships in South Korea

    The KAIST scholarship is offered to support talented international students who wish to pursue their masters or doctoral studies. KAIST offers courses in multiple disciplines, through its five colleges.

    • DEADLINE: September 15, 2022.
    • LEVEL: September 15, 2022.

    10. KAUST Fellowships in Saudi Ariabia

    KAUST is an international academic research institution founded in 2006, on the outskirts of Jeddah. KAUST is the first mixed educational university in the kingdom, its campus covers 36 km² on the shores of the Red Sea. It is ranked 27th in the QS WUR Rankings by Subject in 2022. 97% of teaching staff are international in KAUST.

    • DEADLINE: November 13, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Master, Doctorate.

    11. Government of Japan Internship Program

    You can participate in this program either remotely or in-office. Foreigners with sufficient skills and knowledge, currently living in one of the countries on the OECD DAC list, are eligible to participate.

    • DEADLINE: September 30, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Internship.

    12. Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship Program

    The program offers five-month fellowships for practitioners to improve strategies and techniques for building democracy abroad, and five-month fellowships for scholars to conduct original research for publication.

    • DEADLINE: October 17, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Training.

    13. World Bank Group Young Professionals Program

    The World Bank Group Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP) is a two-year leadership development program at the start of a five-year employment contract. Chosen young professionals begin the program in Washington, DC, where they engage in intensive training.

    • DEADLINE: September 30, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Masters.

    14. Mandela Washington Fellowship

    The Mandela Washington Fellowship is a program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) of the United States government. The Mandela Washington Fellowship will bring up to 700 young African leaders to the United States in the summer of 2023 for a comprehensive executive-style program designed to build skills.

    • DEADLINE: September 13, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Training.

    15. Khalifa University Scholarships in the U.A.E

    Khalifa University is a research-intensive university with three colleges, three research institutes, 18 research centers and 17 departments covering a wide range of disciplines in science, engineering, and medicine.

    • DEADLINE: October 23, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Master, Doctorate, Doctorate in Medicine.

    16. McCall MacBain Scholarships in Canada

    McCall MacBain is a comprehensive graduate scholarship in Canada that provides access to mentorship and a global network in an interdisciplinary learning setting. The program will enable you to take full advantage of the opportunities available to you under this scholarship.

    • DEADLINE: September 22, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Masters.

    17. Knight-Hennessy at Stanford University

    The Knight-Hennessy Scholarship Program will admit 100 high-achieving students each year who have demonstrated leadership and civic engagement. Fellows will receive funding for three years to pursue a master’s or PhD degree, or professional program accompanied by training in leadership, innovation, and other curricula designed to develop fellows’ ability to lead ambitious changes in a complex world.

    • DEADLINE: October 12 (annual).
    • LEVEL: Masters, Doctorate.

    18. University of Paris International dual PhD degree

    A thesis co-supervision is a training project allowing a doctoral student to carry out his research/study work while being supervised jointly by two supervisors in two different establishments.

    • DEADLINE: November 19, 2022.
    • LEVEL : PhD.

    19. Schwarzman Scholarships to Study in China

    The Schwarzman Scholarship Program annually supports up to 200 students from around the world to undertake their master’s degree for one year at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

    • DEADLINE: September 20, 2022 – 11:59 p.m.
    • LEVEL: Masters.

    20. DAAD EPOS Scholarships in Germany

    The DAAD, in Germany, is the world’s largest funding organization for the international exchange of students and researchers. This fully funded government scholarship program offers you the opportunity to continue your academic education in Germany as part of a master’s study program.

    • DEADLINE: According to the chosen program.
    • LEVEL: Master, Doctorate.

    21. University of Sydney Scholarships

    The University of Sydney International Scholarship is valued at $35,629 per year. The scholarship helps cover tuition fees and living expenses.

    • DEADLINE: September 30, 2022.
    • LEVEL: Master, PhD.

    22. WTO Internships

    The WTO, World Trade Organization, Internship Program aims to help recent graduates and young professionals from least developed and developing countries to enhance their knowledge in terms of trade law, international economics and international relations in general.

    • DEADLINE: Round year open.
    • LEVEL: Internship.

    23. Banting scholarships in Canada

    The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the best postdoctoral candidates, Canadian and non-Canadian, who will contribute positively to Canada’s economic and social growth and research.

    • DEADLINE: September 21, 2022.
    • LEVEL : PhD.

    24. Mohamed Bin Zayed University Scholarship

    Applicants from all countries and nationalities are welcome. Admission and acceptance to the Mohamed Bin Zayed University Scholarships will be based on a high academic standard and merit. All admitted students, without distinction, are granted, from their acceptance, a full scholarship.

    • DEADLINE : April 30, 2023.
    • LEVEL : Masters, PhD, Research.

    25. Science by Women in Spain

    The program’s goal is to enable African women researchers to play a leading role in the transition of Africa to a knowledge-based and innovation-led economy through research that can be transferred into products, processes, services, and technologies having impact on people’s lives.

    • DEADLINE : September 30, 2022.
    • LEVEL : Research.

    26. Hubert H. Humphrey in the U.S.A

    The program offers mid-career professionals from designated countries in AfricaAsiaLatin Americathe Caribbeanthe Middle EastEurope, and Eurasia the opportunity to improve their professional capacities by participating in specialized 10-month programs.

    • DEADLINE : Depends on your country.
    • LEVEL : Traineeship (10 months).

    Below are some scholarships to come in 2022. Others will, of course, be available too. Click on the name of the scholarship to access its call for applications from the previous year:

    27. Eiffel Excellence Scholarships

    The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program is funded by the French government. The program allows French higher education institutions to attract the best foreign students to enroll in their master’s and doctoral programs.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE: September.
    • LEVEL: Master, Engineering, PhD.
    • FUNDING: Fully funded.

    28. Master Mind in Belgium

    The Belgian Government Master Mind Scholarships will be offered to outstanding international students for master programs in Flanders or Brussels. The Master Mind program aims to promote Flanders and Brussels as a leading study destination.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : December.
    • LEVEL: Masters.
    • FUNDING: Fully funded.

    29. Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

    The Foundation’s Leadership Program aims to empower Scholars to have a meaningful impact on their institutions and communities. It does this by equipping Scholars with key leadership skills, instilling in them values crucial for engaged leaders, such as engagement with a plurality of perspectives, community service, boldness, and innovation.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : October.
    • LEVEL: PhD.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.

    30. China Government CSC Scholarships

    The Chinese government scholarship programs provide funds to international students, teachers, and scholars to undertake studies (bachelor, master, and PhD), study Chinese language or conduct academic research in institutions of higher education in China.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : September.
    • LEVEL: Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate.
    • FUNDING: Fully funded.

    31. Holland Scholarships

    The Netherlands Scholarship is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as several Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. The scholarship amounts to €5,000. The Holland scholarship is intended for international students outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who wish to do their bachelor’s or master’s degree in the Netherlands.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : November.
    • LEVEL: Bachelor, Master.
    • FUNDING: €5000.

    32. Orange Knowledge

    The Orange Knowledge program aims to contribute to the sustainable and inclusive development of a society. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.

    The scholarships are available for a selection of short courses (duration from 2 weeks to 12 months) and master programs (duration from 12 to 24 months).

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : December.
    • LEVEL: Short courses, Master.
    • FUNDING: Fully funded.

    33. Swedish government scholarships

    The SI Fellowship for International Professionals is a program funded by the Swedish government. It offers you a unique opportunity to develop professionally and academically, to experience Swedish society and culture, and to build a lasting relationship with Sweden and fellow scholarship recipients.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : October.
    • LEVEL: Masters.
    • FUNDING: Fully funded.

    34. “Invest Your Talent In Italy” scholarships

    These Italian scholarships are awarded for Masters courses at Italian higher education institutes that are part of the “Invest your talents in Italy” program. The program also includes a compulsory internship in selected Italian companies that are partners of the initiative.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : December/January.
    • LEVEL: Masters.
    • FUNDING: Fully funded.

    35. Russian Government Scholarships

    The program aims to recruit talented foreign students who wish to enroll in master’s and doctoral programs in Russia.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : September.
    • LEVEL: Masters, PhD.
    • FUNDING: Fully funded.

    36. Government of Ireland Scholarship Program

    The Government of Ireland Scholarship Program consists of two sub-programs: the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Program and the Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

    These programs support suitably qualified research master’sdoctoral and postdoctoral candidates pursuing, or intending to pursue, full-time research in any discipline.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : September.
    • LEVEL: Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
    • FUNDING: Fully funded.

    37. Türkiye bursary for International Students

    Türkiye bursary offers full funding to study at bachelor’smaster’s, PhD or research level at any Turkish university. The program not only offers funding to selected applicants, but also covers the process of preparation and placement in universities. Each year, 150,000 applications are filed from different countries around the world.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : December/January.
    • LEVEL : Bachelor, Master, PhD, Research.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.

    38. The Gates Scholarships Program

    Each year, Gates Cambridge offers 80 fully funded scholarships to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree (Masters or PhD) in any field of study available at the University of Cambridge. About two-thirds of these scholarships will be offered to doctoral students. Approximately 25 scholarships will be available for US students and 55 for students from the rest of the world.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : September.
    • LEVEL :  Master, PhD.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.

    39. University of Helsinki Scholarships in Finland

    The scholarship is intended for excellent students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who wish to complete a master’s program at the University of Helsinki. The university is in the top 1% of research universities in the world and is often ranked among the top 100 universities.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : December.
    • LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING: Partially and Fully funded.

    40. UNIL Master Scholarships in Switzerland

    The University of Lausanne scholarships are excellence scholarships intended exclusively for students who have graduated from a foreign university and whose academic performance is of the highest level.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : September.
    • LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING: Partially and Fully funded.

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  • List of Available Governments Scholarship Programs

    Governments of developed countries such as the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, and many European countries are in an intense race to find and recruit the best and finest international students.

    To attract these talented students, they offer them very generous government scholarship programs covering all their needs and expenses.

    Governments scholarship programs seek to attract and retain top-tier talent, both nationally and internationally, develop their leadership potential and position them for success as leaders and researchers of tomorrow.

    Every government scholarship mentioned below has four main information : A link to a previous/current call for application, its current status (open, closed, to be announced, country specific, or canceled), a brief description and its usual opening dates.

    A scholarship status can be:

    • OPEN : The program is currently open for application.
    • CLOSED : Applications are now closed for the current academic year. Check back next year.
    • T.B.A : The program is not yet announced for the current year. Check back later for updates.
    • COUNTRY-SPECIFIC: Deadline varies depending on your country. The program can be open, or not, for you.
    • CANCELED : The program has been canceled for the current year. Check back next year.

    1. Fulbright CLOSED

    The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational and cultural exchange program. Led by the U.S. government in partnership with 160 countries worldwide, Fulbright provides successful candidates with a maximum of two years’ funding toward a master’s degree or to conduct research in U.S. institutions  for one academic year.

    Expected announcement date: February each year.

    2. Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship CLOSED

    The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program enhances leadership among international professionals who collaborate to address local and global challenges and foster change for our collective good. The Humphrey Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education.

    Expected announcement date: February each year.

    3. Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program CANCELED

    The Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP) is entirely funded by the Government of Canad. The program is a scholarship program designed to build institutional capacities by training employed nationals from developing countries of La Francophonie.

    EXCLUSIVE : A trusted source from the CFSP board told us at mastere.tn that this program has been canceled until 2025.

    4. Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships OPEN

    The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both Canadian and non-Canadian, who will positively contribute to Canada’s economic, social, and research-based growth.

    The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program seeks to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent nationally and internationally.

    Expected announcement date: April each year.

    5. Trudeau Scholarships  T.B.A

    Through its Scholarship, Mentorship and Fellowship programs, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation focuses on the leadership development of our Scholars.

    Beyond providing generous financial support, the foundation support the development of future Engaged Leaders who inspire innovative approaches as they blaze new trails in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

    Expected announcement date: October each year.

    6. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)   OPEN

    The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global center of excellence in research and higher learning.

    Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually, valued at $50,000 per year each.

    Expected announcement date: June-July each year.

    7. China CSC Scholarships  ROUND YEAR OPEN

    Chinese Government Scholarship programs sponsor international students, teachers, and scholars to undertake degree studies (bachelor, master, and PhD) and Chinese language study or academic research in institutions of higher education in China.

    Chinese Government Scholarship covers both major study and Chinese language (preparatory) study.

    8. British Chevening Scholarships  OPEN

    The Chevening Scholarship is funded by the British government. It enables outstanding emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue one-year master’s degrees in the UK. The scholarships are fully funded :flights, accommodation, and course fees are all included.

    Expected announcement date: August each year.

    9. DAAD Master Scholarship for All Academic Disciplines  OPEN

    The DAAD is the world’s largest funding organization for the international exchange of students and researchers. This fully funded government scholarship program offers you the opportunity to continue your academic education in Germany with a postgraduate course of study.

    For applicants from artistic disciplines and the field of architecture, the DAAD offers subject-specific scholarship programs: MusicFine Art/Design/FilmPerforming ArtArchitecture.

    Expected announcement date: Round year open.

    10. Eiffel Excellence Scholarships  T.B.A

    The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program is funded by the French government. The program enables French higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and PhD programs.

    It provides opportunity for applicants to enroll at a master’s level or PhD level.

    Expected announcement date: The Last week of September each year.

    11. Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships  OPEN

    Each year, the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD, and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.

    Expected announcement date: August each year.

    Expected application date: September each year.

    12. Japan MEXT Scholarships  COUNTRY-SPECIFIC

    Japanese government scholarship supports talented foreign students who study in higher education institution. All application procedures for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships are conducted through Japanese embassies, consulates in your countries, or institutions of higher education in Japan.

    Expected announcement date: May each year.

    13. Government of Flanders Master Mind Scholarships  T.B.A

    The Flemish Ministry of Education and Training awards scholarships for master’s programs in Flanders and Brussels to outstanding students from around the world.

    A Master Mind Scholarship includes a grant of €8 200 plus a tuition fee waiver per academic year.  The grant covers accommodation costs, insurances and a significant amount of your living expenses.

    Expected announcement date: December each year.

    14. New Zealand Scholarships CANCELED

    Due to COVID-19, the Tertiary scholarships are available to applicants from the Pacific only. We will be monitoring this program status.

    15. Holland Scholarships T.B.A

    The Holland scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as several Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. The scholarship amounts to €5,000. You will receive this in the first year of your studies.

    The Holland Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.

    Expected announcement date: November each year.

    16. Orange Knowledge Program T.B.A

    The Orange Knowledge Program aims to contribute to a society’s sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.

    Scholarships are available for a selection of short courses (duration 2 weeks to 12 months) and master’s programs (duration 12 to 24 months).

    Expected announcement date: Late this year.

    17. Swedish Institute Scholarship For Global Professionals T.B.A

    The SI Scholarship for Global Professionals is a program funded by the Government of Sweden. It offers you a unique opportunity to develop both professionally and academically, experience Swedish society and culture, and build a long-lasting relationship with Sweden and other scholarship holders.

    Expected announcement date: each fall.

    18. Invest Your Talent In Italy T.B.A

    Scholarships are awarded for courses of Master’s degree at Italian Higher Education Institutes (state-owned institutions or institutions legally recognized by the relevant State authorities) that are part of the “Invest Your Talent in Italy” Program.

    The program also includes a mandatory internship at selected Italian companies which are partners of the initiative.

    Expected announcement date: November each year.

    19. Türkiye Scholarships CLOSED

    Türkiye Scholarships is an international scholarship program fully funded by the Government of Turkey. Scholarships offered under this program are available to international students at associate, undergraduate, master, and PhD level of higher education.

    Expected announcement date: January each year.

    20. Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships  CLOSED

    Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is a program of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government with Scottish universities in the areas of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy.

    Scholarships are available to citizens of the following countries: Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan, and USA.

    Expected announcement date: May of each year.

    21. Ireland Governments Scholarship Programs T.B.A

    The Government of Ireland Scholarship Programs consist of two sub-programs: the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Program and the Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

    These programs support suitably qualified research master’sdoctoral and postdoctoral candidates pursuing, or intending to pursue, full-time research in any discipline.

    Expected announcement date: September of each year.

    22. Russian Government Scholarships Program T.B.A

    The program aims to recruit talented foreign students who would like to enroll in master’s and PhD programs in Russia. Your tuition fee will be paid by the Russian Federation. You will have to cover your travel and accommodation costs, insurance and personal expenses.

    Bookmark this post, and stay tuned for more governments’ scholarship programs.

    Expected announcement date: September of each year.

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  • Top 40+ Merit based Scholarships for International Students

    If you are a brilliant, talented, and motivated student, then here are our top 40+ Merit based scholarships that you should not miss.

    In fact, Every government and university in the world is in a furious hunt for talented and highly able students. And the best way to attract them, is to offer them a fully funded merit-based scholarship.

    Merit-based Scholarships help financially disadvantaged international students who have “the potential” to forge a great higher education and carrier path.

    In this list, there are :

    • Bachelor merit-based scholarships.
    • Master merit-based scholarships.
    • PhD merit-based scholarships.
    • Summer school merit-based scholarships.

    Here are the list of the best 40 merit-based scholarships in the world. So, save the post and add these scholarships to your checklist.

    Click on any scholarship’s name to see its last year call for application (eligibility criteria, list of eligible countries, amount…).

    Government merit-based scholarships :


    1.Chevening (UK)

    Chevening is the UK government’s international awards program aimed at developing global leaders. It enables outstanding emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue one-year master’s degrees in the UK. To apply for Chevening program, you must have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : August of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All nationalities.

    2. Swiss Government Excellence scholarships (Switzerland)

    Each year, the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries.

    The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : Early August of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Postgraduate, Bachelor of art.
    • FINANCING :Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : 180 countries.

    3. France’s Eiffel scholarships (France)

    The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and PhD programs.

    It gives opportunity to the future foreign decision-makers of the private and public sectors, in priority areas of study, and encourages applicants up to 25 years old from developing countries at master’s level, and applicants up to 30 years old from developing and industrialized countries at PhD level.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : week of September 27 of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master, PhD.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    4. Fulbright (USA)

    The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational and cultural exchange program. There are different Fulbright scholarships available : Master, Training, Teacher traingin, and Research.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : May of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master, Research, Training.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    5. Hubert H. Humphrey fellowship (USA)

    The Humphrey Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education.

    he aim of the Hubert H. Humphrey fellowship program is to provide selected applicants with a comprehensive experience that broadens their perspectivesenhances their ability to take on greater professional responsibilities, and provides them with the opportunity to establish useful professional contacts.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : May of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Traineeship (10 months).
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : Specific countries.

    6. GREAT scholarships (UK)

    GREAT Scholarships offers scholarships from UK universities, across a variety of subjects for students from 18 countries. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year taught postgraduate course.

    Each scholarship is jointly funded by the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council with participating UK higher education institutions.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : November of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : Specific countries.

    7. Government of Ireland scholarships (Ireland)

    Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships Program are awarded to high caliber students from non-EEA countries to study in Ireland for a period of one year.

    Applicants are required to be in possession of a conditional or final offer for admission at the time of application for the scholarship and will be required to submit a copy of the same.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : December of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries except EU.

    8. Scotland’s Saltire scholarships (Scotland)

    Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships is a program of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government with Scottish universities and colleges.

    The scheme offers up to 50 awards, each worth £8000, towards tuition fees for any one year of full-time study on a postgraduate Masters program at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions.

    Scholarships are available to citizens of the following countries: Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and USA.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : April of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan, and USA.

    9. VLIR-UOS’s ICP Connect (Belgium)

    The ICP Connect awards scholarships to applicants from 29 eligible countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to attend one of the selected trainings or master’s programs taught in English at a Flemish university or University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : February of each year
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master, training.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : 29 countries.

    10. Master Mind scholarships (Belgium)

    The Flemish Ministry of Education and Training awards scholarships for master’s programs in Flanders and Brussels to outstanding students from around the world.

    A Master Mind Scholarship includes a grant of €8 400 + a tuition fee waiver per academic year (60 ECTS). The grant is paid in installments and covers accommodation costs, insurances and a significant amount of their living expenses.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : December of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    11. Holland scholarships (Netherlands)

    The Holland Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.

    The Holland scholarship amounts to €5,000.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : November (annual)
    • STUDY LEVEL : Bachelor, Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All counties except EEA.

    12. Italy Government scholarships (Italy)

    This scholarship program is meant for international students and living aboard Italian citizens who want to do their bachelor, master, PhD in Italy.

    The program is offred too to students who wish to do a language or research stay in Italy.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : April-May (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Bachelor, Master, PhD, Language and Research stay.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : More than 100 countries.

    13. Swedish Government scholarships (Sweden)

    The SI Scholarship for Global Professionals aims to develop future global leaders that will contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to sustainable development.

    In 2022, the Swedish Institute granted about 350 scholarships for master’s degree studies in Sweden.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : October (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : 43 countries.

    13. New Zealand International scholarships (New Zealand)

    New Zealand offers scholarships to eligible citizens from developing countries to study abroad at a New Zealand education institution or university or at a Pacific university.

    This program is a fully funded scholarship offered to undertake a Bachelor, Master, PhD degree.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : February (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Bachelor, Master, PhD, Training.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : Developing countries.

    14. Türkiye merit-based scholarships (Turkiye)

    Türkiye, previously called Turkey, Scholarships is a government-funded, competitive scholarship program, awarded to outstanding students and researchers to pursue full-time or short-term program at the top universities in Turkey.

    What makes Türkiye Scholarships unique is that it’s not only inclusive of financial support, tuition fee, accommodation and health insurance but also provides university placement and academic, social and cultural facilities to its awardees at all levels of higher education.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : January (annual)
    • STUDY LEVEL : Bachelor, Master, PhD, Trainging.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    15. DAAD EPOS scholarships (Germany)

    The EPOS program offers individual fully funded scholarships to participants from developing countries so that they may study development-related postgraduate courses at selected universities in Germany.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : Always open.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master, PhD.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : Developing countries.

    16. Australian Awards (Australia)

    Australia Awards are prestigious, transformational scholarships and short courses offered to emerging leaders from developing countries. It is offered for study, research and professional development in Australia.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : February of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Short course.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : More than 30 countries.

    17. China CSC scholarships (China)

    Students can get a full scholarship and study for free or get a partial scholarship where the government takes the majority of their educational expenses. The students who successfully qualify for the undergraduate, master’s, or doctoral programs under the scholarship will receive a monthly stipend in addition to free accommodation and free tuition.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : December of each year.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Undergraduate, Master, PhD.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries

    18. Study in Canada scholarships (Canada)

    The Study in Canada Scholarships provide students from post-secondary institutions located in the new eligible countries/territories with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : Depends on your country.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Undergraduate.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : 21 countries.

    19. Canada-ASEAN scholarships (Canada)

    The Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) program provides students, from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : Depends on your country.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Undergraduate, Master and PhD.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : 10 countries.

    20. Canada-CARICOM Skills Training (Canada)

    The Canada-CARICOM Skills Training for the Green Economy Scholarships provide students from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states with short-term exchange opportunities at publicly funded Canadian colleges and institutes.

    The scholarships support study in programs or disciplines related to the green economy, which include but are not limited to climate-smart agriculture, coastal and fisheries management, renewable energy, sustainable building techniques, and agroforestry.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : Depends on your country.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Training.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : 15 countries.

    21. Invest Your Talents in Italy (Italy)

    The “Invest Your Talents In Italy” Scholarships are awarded for courses of Master’s degree  at Italian Higher Education Institutes. The program also includes a mandatory internship at selected Italian companies, which are partners of the initiative.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : January (annual)
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : 17 countries.

    23. Kazakh scholarships (Kazakhstan)

    A total of 490 scholarships will be offered for the undergraduate’s degree, 50 scholarships for the master’s degree and 10 for the doctoral level. The Ministry of Education and Science manages the Kazakh Scholarships Program.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : April (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Undergraduate, Master, PhD.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

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    24. Rhodes (UK)

    The Rhodes Scholarship is a fully funded, full time, postgraduate award which enables talented young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.

    Rhodes Scholars come to the UK for two or more years and can apply to study most full-time postgraduate courses offered by Oxford University.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : June (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All nationalities.

    2. Bill & Melinda Gates scholarships (USA)

    The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selectivelast-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : July (annual)
    • STUDY LEVEL : Bachelor.
    • FINANCING : Last dollar scholarship.
    • OPEN TO : US citizen, national, or permanent resident.

    25. Gates Cambridge merit-based scholarships(USA)

    Each year, Gates Cambridge offers 80 full-cost scholarships to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

    Approximately two-thirds of these awards will be offered to PhD students, with approximately 25 awards available in the US round and 55 available in the International round.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : September (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master, PhD.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    26. World Bank scholarships (Anywhere)

    The World Bank scholarships program provides funding for international students to continue their studies in one of the many participating programs at universities in the United States, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Australia, Japan, and France in key development areas.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : January (annual)
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : WB members (more than 120 countries).

    The core areas of study of the Japan Africa Dream Scholarship include energy, agriculture, health, environmental sustainability, and engineering.

    The JADS Program is open to applicants from regional member countries of the African Development Bank. The scholarship program provides tuition, a monthly stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : February-March (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : African countries.

    28. Stanford Knight-Hennesy Scholars (USA)

    The Knight-Hennessy scholarship program will annually admit 100 high-achieving students with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment.

    Scholars will receive funding for three years to pursue master‘s or doctorate level degrees, or professional programs along with education in leadership, innovation and other curricula designed to develop scholars’ capacity to lead ambitious change in a complex world.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : August (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master, PhD.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    29. Schwarzman Scholars Program (China)

    Schwarzman is a merit-based scholarships program. It supports up to 200 students annually from around the world for a one-year master’s in global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University.

    Expenses for Schwarzman scholars are  fully covered by the program

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : April (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    30. ETHZ merit-based Master scholarships (Switzerland)

    ETH Zurich’s merit-based Masters scholarship is an important program that you should not miss. ETHZ is a prestigious European university.

    The program covers living and study costs: CHF 12,000 (USD 13,027) per semester as well as tuition waiver.

    The scholarship is awarded for the regular duration of the master’s program (three or four semesters). This also applies to the tuition fee waiver.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : November (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    31. UNIL Master scholarships (Switzerland)

    The scholarship amounts to CHF 1,600 per month ($1,740), from September 15 to July 15 (i.e., 10 months per year), for the full duration of the Master’s degree. Students selected for a scholarship will be exempt from course fees.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : July (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Partially funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    32. SMARTS-UP merit-based scholarships (France)

    Selected candidates will receive a scholarship of €8,000 paid in two installments (€4,500 in November 2022 and €3,500 in February 2023).

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : December (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Partially funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    33. Friedrich Naumann Foundation scholarships (Germany)

    The scholarships support German and foreign students who study full-time at state or state-recognized universities and technical colleges in Germany.  Funding is initially granted for one year. You may apply for an extension for another year until you complete your studies.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : April and October (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    34. BID Scholarships (Anywhere)

    The Islamic Development Bank Scholarship Program is a unique opportunity for students, researchers, and doctors to benefit from a fully funded scholarship for studies and research at the undergraduate, masters, doctoral and post-doctoral levels.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : January (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Bachelor, Master, PhD, Post-doctoral.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : More than 120 countries.

    35. World Bank Young Professionals (USA)

    The World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP) is a two-year leadership development program at the start of an employment contract of five years. Young Professionals (YPs) begin the program in Washington, DC, where they engage in intensive training.

    The World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program will offer competitive salary ( 82,000.00 USD to 150,800.00 USD) and benefits under a 5-year fixed-term contract.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : June and August (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Internship.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : all countries.

    36. MasterCard Scholarships (Multiple countries)

    The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is developing Africa’s next generation of leaders.

    The Program provides financial, social, and academic support to Scholars. Financial support includes, but is not limited to, tuition fees, accommodation, books, and other scholastic materials. The scope of majors and degrees eligible for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program varies from institution to institution.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : Ongoing.
    • STUDY LEVEL : Bachelor, Master, PhD.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : African countries.

    37. CERN Summer school (Switzerland)

    The CERN summer program is one of the most anticipated and exciting summer schools in the world.  No IELTS/TOEFL, no application fee, no work experience are required to apply for this program.

    CERN Summer Student Program in Switzerland is a fully funded summer Exchange Program.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : November (annual).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Summer school.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : All countries.

    38. OFID Scholarship Award (Anywhere)

    The OPEC Fund Scholarship Award supports outstanding young individuals from developing countries so that they can pursue graduate studies in a development-related field.

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : November (annual)
    • STUDY LEVEL : Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : Developing countries.

    39. ADB Japan Scholarship Program (9 Asian countries)

    The ADB-Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) offers about 135 graduate scholarships a year for studies in economics, business and management, science and technology, and other development-related fields.

    The program enrolls students in academic institutions located in 9 countries within the Region

    • EXPECTED OPENING DATE : Ongoing (depending on universities’ deadlines).
    • STUDY LEVEL : Bachelor, Master.
    • FINANCING : Fully funded.
    • OPEN TO : ADB country members.

    40. Commonwealth Scholarships (UK)

    Commonwealth Scholarships are given to talented individuals with the potential to make a positive impact on the global stage.

    As part of the UK’s ongoing commitment to the Commonwealth, each year, around 800 students are given the chance to undertake postgraduate degrees with UK universities.

    EXPECTED OPENING DATE : Depends on your country.
    STUDY LEVEL : Bachelor, Master, PhD, Distance Learning.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    OPEN TO : Commonwealth country.

    This was our list of the best upcoming merit-based scholarships for international students. This list is valid all the time!

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  • 200 Fully funded Schwarzman Scholarships to Study in China

    Applications for the Schwarzman scholarships program to study in China for the academic year 2022-2023 are now open.

    Schwarzman scholarships program supports up to 200 students annually from around the world for a one-year master’s in global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University.

    In 2020, Tsinghua University was ranked 15th in the world by QS World University Rankings, and ranked 6th globally and 1st in Asia in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings. In 2021, U.S. News & World Report ranked Tsinghua at 1st in Asia and 26th globally in its 2022 Best Global Universities Rankings.

    Scholars chosen for this highly selective program will live for one-year in Beijing.

    The program of study, including all required courses and activities, is one year, beginning with mandatory orientation in late August and concluding with a graduation ceremony early the following July.

    About the Schwarzman Scholarships

    DEADLINE : September 20, 2022 – 11:59PM, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    OPEN TO : All countries.
    HOST COUNTRY : China.
    HOST UNIVERSITY : Tsinghua University.

    Amount and advantages of the scholarships

    Expenses for Schwarzman scholars are  fully covered by the program: tuition, fees, room and board, travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year, in-country study tours, required course books and supplies, a Lenovo laptop, health insurance, and a personal stipend.

    There is no fee associated with applying to the program.

    Interview expenses, such as economy class air or train travel, group meals, and one night in a hotel if needed, are arranged and covered by the program.

    The Tsinghua University will provide the necessary paperwork for requesting a visa. This process begins in the spring after a Schwarzman Scholar is accepted.

    Eligibility

    In addition to demonstrating extraordinary leadership skills, the ability to anticipate and act on trends and changes in their context, strong intellectual capacity, and exemplary character, candidates for the Schwarzman scholarships must meet the following criteria:

    • Must have an undergraduate degree.
    • Be 18-28 years of age as of August 1, 2023.
    • Be proficient in the English language.
    • Must have a degree in Chinese, Asian Studies, Public Policy, Economics, Business, International Relations or any related field. Those who have a degree in a different field, must make a compelling argument in their statement of purpose how the Schwarzman scholarships program will advance their professional, academic, and leadership goals.

    How to apply for the Schwarzman Scholarships?

    Application for the Schwarzman scholarships must be completed online and submitted electronically.

    The application form must be completed in English.

    You do not have to complete the online application in one sitting; you may access, save, and continue work on your application as frequently as needed before submitting the application.

    The supporting documents listed below are required to apply:

    • Resume.
    • Two Essays.
    • Transcript/Academic Records.
    • Three Letters of Recommendation.
    • Video Introduction.

    Applications are reviewed by a distinguished team of readers from around the world. Select candidates are invited for in-person interviews in Beijing, Singapore, London, or New York before international panels composed of CEOs, former heads of state, university presidents, non-profit executives, journalists, and other global leaders.

    For more information about the Schwarzman scholarships, contact [email protected] or [email protected].

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  • 40 Scholarships for International Students Currently Open for Application

    We invite you to discover in this article the 40 best scholarships for international students currently open for application.

    Each month, International governments, universities, and organizations offer hundreds of free scholarships to international students to study anywhere : USA, Canada, UK, China or France…

    In our top 40 scholarships for international students, there are :

    • Government scholarships for international students.
    • Scholarships offered by public universities for international students.
    • A couple of free scholarships offered by private universities for foreign students.
    • One Scholarship organized locally by embassies.
    • Scholarships offered by private organizations.
    • Scholarships offered by world NGO.

    Some of these scholarships for international students are fully-funded while others provide a full or partial tuition fee payment, or provide a stipend to assist you with the costs associated with your studies.

    So, if you are looking for a free scholarship to study aboard, we invite you to discover in this article the 40 best scholarships for international students currently open for applications.

    1. Hubert Humphrey Fellowships in USA

    The Hubert H. Humphrey fellowship is a program funded by the United States government. It offers mid-career professionals from designated countries in AfricaAsiaLatin Americathe Caribbeanthe Middle EastEurope, and Eurasia the opportunity to improve their professional capacities by participating in specialized 10-month programs.

    DEADLINE : Depending on your country (June or August).
    LEVEL : Traineeship (10 months).
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : USA
    DETAILS : HHH Fellowships.

    2. Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

    The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational and cultural exchange program. The program is led by the US government in partnership with 160 countries around the world.

    The Fulbright program enables graduate studentsyoung professionals, and foreign artists to study and conduct research in the United States. Approximately 4,000 international students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

    LEVEL : Master, Doctoral research.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    DEADLINE : Depending on the country.
    COUNTRY : USA.
    DETAILS : Fulbright.

    3. World Bank Scholarship Program

    The World Bank scholarships program provides funding for international students to continue their studies in one of 35 participating programs at universities in the United States, UK, Netherlands, Australia, Japan and France in key development areas.

    LEVEL : Master.
    DEADLINE : May 27, 2022.
    FUNDING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRIES : United States, UK, Netherlands, Australia, Japan and Franc
    DETAILS : World Bank Scholarship.

    4. Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships

    There are six types of MEXT scholarships program: those for research students (master and PhD)teacher training studentsundergraduate studentsJapanese studies studentscollege of technology students and specialized training college students. Applicants can choose between programs taught in English or Japanese.

    LEVEL: Bachelor, Master, PhD, Research, Language stay, Training.
    FUNDING: Fully funded.
    DEADLINE: Depending on country.
    COUNTRY : Japan.
    DETAILS : MEXT.

    5. Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships

    Saltire Scholarships are a program of scholarships offered by the Scottish Government in collaboration with Scottish universities in the areas of sciencetechnologycreative industrieshealthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy.

    LEVEL : Master and Online Master.
    DEADLINE : 31 May 2022.
    FINANCING : £8000.
    COUNTRY : Scotland :
    DETAILS : Saltire Scholarships.

    6. Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships 2023

    The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both candian and internaional students, who will positively contribute towards Canada’s economic and social growth.

    DEADLINE : 21 September 2022.
    LEVEL : Postdoctoral.
    FINANCING : $70,000 (taxable) per year and during two years.
    COUNTRY : Canada.
    DETAILS : Banting Fellowships.

    7. Politecnico Di Milano PhD Fellowships

    Politecnico di Milano is offering 185 fully funded fellowships. The call is open to Italian and foreign students. Admission to the programs will be based on the evaluation of the applicants’ academic curricula and academic qualificationsthe applicants’ motivation letters and their report on the development of a possible PhD research project.

    DEADLINE : 20th, May 2022.
    LEVEL : PhD.
    FINANCING : Fully Funded.
    COUNTRY : Italy.
    DETAILS : Politecnico Di Milan Fellowships.

    8. Pavia University Scholarships

    The University of Pavia (UNIPV) is awarding 150 scholarships to all international students for the academic year 2022/2023. The University of Pavia will award scholarships on a “first-come, first-served” basis to students enrolling in an undergraduate or master’s program.

    DEADLINE : May 31, 2022.
    LEVEL : Bachelor, Master.
    FINANCING : Tuition fee waiver.
    COUNTRY : Italy.
    DETAILS : Pavia of University Scholarships.

    9. Milan University Scholarships

    The University of Milan Excellence Scholarships will be awarded to the best 155 applicants among all those who have applied for admissions to a master’s program before May 30, 2022. Meanwhile, a number of scholarships will be reserved for applicants in the Medicine and Surgery program.

    LEVEL : Master.
    DEADLINE : May 30, 2022.
    FINANCING : €6000 plus tuition waiver.
    COUNTRY : Italy.
    DETAILS : Milan University Scholarships.

    10. University of Bologna Scholarships

    To encourage international students to enroll in its undergraduate programs, the University of Bologna will fund 15 scholarships worth € 11.059 each (Unibo Action 2) and several more full exemptions from tuition fees for a total amount of € 80,000 (Unibo Action 1).

    LEVEL: Undergraduate, Master,
    DEADLINE: 31 May 2022.
    FUNDING: €11.059 per year or tuition fee exemptions.
    COUNTRY : Italy.
    DETAILS : University of Bologna Scholarships.

    11. Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa PhD Scholarships

    Positions are open to international students in the fields of ancient languages and literatures, Italian language and literature, philosophy and logic, history, art history, archeology, fundamental and applied mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, sociology, political science and IT. Selection is based on the academic assessment of applicants and on interviews.

    DEADLINE : August 25, 2022 (Florence campus).
    LEVEL : PhD.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : Italy.
    DETAILS : SNS di Pisa Scholarships.

    12. Politecnico di Milano Master Scholarships

    Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) offers several merit-based scholarships to the most talented international students admitted into a program of master’s degree in the 1st (September) or 2nd (February) semester. The majority of Politecnico di Milano master programs are taught in English.

    DEADLINE : 26th May 2022 for the first semester, 20th July 2022 for the second semester.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : Three categories.
    COUNTRY : Italy.
    DETAILS : Politecnico di Milano Scholarships.

    13. Unisalento4Talents Scholarships

    The UniSalento Master scholarship program, Unisalento4Talents, is an initiative developed within the framework of the University’s internationalization policies and aimed at increasing the number of international students seeking master’s degrees.

    LEVEL : Master.
    DEADLINE : May 20, 2022.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : Italy.
    DETAILS : Unisalento4Talents.

    14. Rotary Global Grants

    Global grants can fund humanitarian projects, scholarships for graduate-level academic studies, and vocational training teams. The scholarships funds graduate-level coursework or research for one to four academic years.

    DEADLINE : Ongoing.
    LEVEL : Masters, PhD
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : Anywhere.
    DETAILS : Rotary Foundation Global Grants.

    15. Healthtech Excellence Scholarships in France

    HealthTech welcomes high-level students from various disciplines, including but not limited, students in engineering science or computer science, Medical students, and students in economics. Subjects taught range from medical imaging, robotics and artificial intelligence to economics, data science and medicine.

    DEADLINE : May 16, 2022.
    LEVEL : Master (M1 or M2).
    FINANCING: Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : France.
    DETAILS : Healthtech Excellence Scholarships in France.

    16. Université de Montréal International Student Scholarship

    The objective of this program is to help the best talents from around the world to attend one of the best French-speaking research universities in the world. In turn, these international students will contribute to fulfilling our educational mission by enriching the cultural diversity of the university community of Montreal.

    DEADLINE : 1 September 2022.
    LEVEL : All degrees.
    FINANCING : Tuition fee exemption or reduction.
    COUNTRY : Canada.
    DETAILS : Université de Montréal Scholarship.

    17. British Council’s GREAT scholarships program

    GREAT Scholarships program offers scholarships from UK universities, across a variety of subjects for students from 18 countries. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year taught postgraduate course.

    DEADLINE : Varies by participating institution.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : Minimum of £10,000.
    COUNTRY : United Kingdom.
    DETAILS : GREAT scholarships program.

    18. University of New South Wales International Scholarships

    UNSW offers a wide range of scholarships and awards to support International undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students commencing full-time study at UNSW. Students wishing to undertake postgraduate research study should contact the Graduate Research School.

    DEADLINE : 31 July 2022.
    LEVEL : Bachelor, Master.
    FINANCING : Full tuition fee or $20,000.
    COUNTRY : Australia.
    DETAILS : University of New South Wales Scholarships.

    19. Global Wales Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students

    The Global Wales Postgraduate Scholarship program offers scholarships worth up to £10,000 to study a full-time masters program in Wales. The scholarships are available to students from Vietnam, India, North America and countries of the European Union.

    LEVEL : Master.
    DEADLINE : 31 May 2022.
    FINANCING : up to £10,000.
    COUNTRY : United Kingdom.
    DETAILS : Global Wales Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students.

    20. Schwarzman Scholars Program

    Schwarzman Scholars are selected from an international pool of distinguished candidates. Prospective Scholars are expected to demonstrate academic excellence, exceptional results in their field and outstanding leadership qualities. Wherever you are located around the world, you are eligible.

    DEADLINE : Sept 20, 2022.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : China.
    DETAILS : Schwarzman Scholars Program.

    21. Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships

    The University of Edinburgh will offer twelve Masters scholarships for eligible part-time distance learning Masters programs offered by the University. Scholarships will be available for students commencing any online part-time learning Masters program offered by the University in session 2022-2023.

    DEADLINE : 6 June 2022.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : Full tuition fees
    COUNTRY : United Kingdom.
    DETAILS : Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships.

    22. Nottingham Developing Solutions Scholarships

    Nottingham University is offering 105 scholarships covering 50% or 100% of full-time masters tuition fees. These one year scholarships are available for high-achieving international students who live in Africa, India or selected Commonwealth countries.

    DEADLINE : 20 May 2022.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : 50% or 100% of tuition fees.
    COUNTRY : United Kingdom.
    DETAILS : Nottingham Developing Solutions Scholarships.

    23. UWE Millennium Scholarship

    University of the West of England, Bristol, is offering scholarships for selected international students admitted to one of its master’s degree. Recipients of this scholarship will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Office or other departments, and will also be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of the course.

    DEADLINE :  31 May 2022.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : 50% tuition fees.
    COUNTRY : United Kingdom.
    DETAILS : UWE Millennium Scholarship for International Students.

    24. CDU High Achievers Scholarships

    Charles Darwin University offers a limited number of scholarships for international students who have a record of academic excellence and high achievement.  The scholarship applies to an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree, covering 50% or 25% of the tuition fee for the full duration of the course.

    DEADLINE : 30 June 2022.
    LEVEL : Bachelor, Master.
    FINANCING : 25% or 50% of the tuition fee.
    COUNTRY : Australia.
    DETAILS : CDU Vice-Chancellor’s International High Achievers Scholarships.

    25. University of Birmingham Global Masters Scholarships

    The University of Birmingham announced that it will be offering new Global Masters scholarships for international students valued at £10,000 per year. The student population consists of 22,940 undergraduates and 12,505 postgraduatesThe University of Birmingham’s acceptance rate is 13.54%.

    DEADLINE: June 30, 2022.
    LEVEL: Masters.
    FUNDING: £10,000.
    COUNTRY: United Kingdom.
    DETAILS : University of Birmingham Global Masters Scholarships.

    26. Orange Knowledge Program in The Netherlands

    The Orange Knowledge Program (OKP) offers scholarships for international students to undertake short courses in Netherlands for 2-4 weeks. The program is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    DEADLINE : 28 June 2022.
    LEVEL : Short Courses.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : Netherlands.
    DETAILS : Orange Knowledge Program.

    27. Bristol University Think Big Scholarships

    If you apply for this scholarship, you will also automatically be considered for any other University of Bristol international scholarships that you are eligible for. You do not need to submit two separate applications.

    DEADLINE :  13 June 2022.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : £5,000, £10,000 and £20,000.
    COUNTRY : United Kingdom.
    DETAILS : Think Big Scholarships.

    28. University of Sydney International Scholarship

    The University of Sydney International scholarship is valued at $35,629 per annum. The scholarship assists with tuition fees and living costs.

    DEADLINE : 30 Sept 2022.
    LEVEL : Master, PhD.
    FINANCING : $35,629 per annum.
    COUNTRY : Australia.
    DETAILS : University of Sydney International Scholarship.

    29. Singapore International Graduate Award

    PhD training will be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NTU, NUS, SUTD or SMU. Students will be supervised by distinguished and world-renowned researchers in these labs. Upon successful completion, students will be conferred a PhD degree by either NTU, NUS, SUTD or SMU.

    DEADLINE : 1 June 2022.
    LEVEL : PhD.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : Singapore.
    DETAILS : Singapore International Graduate Award.

    30. Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships

    This scholarship is offered to international students undertaking undergraduate study at the University of Melbourne.

    DEADLINE : degree admissions’ deadline.
    LEVEL : Undergraduate.
    FINANCING : $10,000, 50% or 100% tuition fees deduction.
    COUNTRY : Australia.
    DETAILS : Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships.

    31. Humber International Entrance Scholarships

    To recognize academic achievement, Humber offers Degree Entrance and Degree Transfer Scholarships. These scholarships are automatically awarded based on academic average or credential completion.

    DEADLINE : Program’s deadline.
    LEVEL : Undergraduate.
    FINANCING : up to $4,000 renewable.
    COUNTRY : Australia.
    DETAILS : Humber International Entrance Scholarships.

    32. Taiwan Foundation for Democracy

    Taiwan Foundation for Democracy grants a limited number of fellowships to scholars and practitioners from outside Taiwan who wish to pursue research related to Taiwan’s democracy and human rights. TFD Fellows may reside in Taiwan for up to one year to conduct research topics of their own choice that are related to Taiwan’s democracy and human rights.

    DEADLINE : 15 June 2022.
    LEVEL : Research.
    FINANCING : Fully funded
    COUNTRY : Taiwan.
    DETAILS : Taiwan Foundation for Democracy.

    33. Monash University Master of Commerce Scholarship

    The Master of Commerce is a two-year research-oriented program preparing students for a PhD and an academic career.

    DEADLINE : 15 October 2022 (deadline should be updated anytime on the official website).
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : Tuition fees, plus an allowance of $29,000.
    COUNTRY : Australia.
    DETAILS : Monash University Master of Commerce Scholarship.

    34. Université Côte d’Azur Excellence Scholarships

    The Université Côte d’Azur, France, offers 10 scholarships to the best Master’s candidates. The program is an excellence scholarship that covers all your tuition fees and includes a €5,000 allowance paid in two installments during the academic year.

    DEADLINE : 15 May 2022.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : France.
    DETAILS : Université Côte d’Azur Excellence Scholarships.

    35. Institut Galilée Excellence Scholarships

    This is a scholarship to study in one of France’s most prestigious university.

    DEADLINE : 10 June 2022.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : 7500 euros.
    COUNTRY : France.
    DETAILS : Institut Galilée Excellence Scholarships Foreign Students.

    36. TIGER Master Excellence Scholarships

    The TIGER Master Excellence Scholarships are awarded under selection by Aix-Marseille University, France, to Master’s level students enrolled in one of the 16 selected programs from the beginning of the 2022/2023 academic year.

    DEADLINE : June, 30, 2022.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FINANCING : €10,000.
    COUNTRY : France.
    DETAILS : TIGER Master Excellence Scholarships.

    37. University of Vienna LL.M Scholarships

    What’s better than studying a prestigious program in a wonderful city? The selection criteria and the ranking are based on academic achievements, professional qualifications, taking into account self-portrayal and language skills. The decision is made by a commission chaired by the Vice Rector for Students and Teaching.

    DEADLINE : 31 May 2022.
    LEVEL : LL.M
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : Austria.
    DETAILS : University of Vienna LL.M Scholarships.

    38. Italian Governement Scholarships Program

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE) for the academic year 2022-23. Grants are offered to complete study courses and research/training programs in public or legally recognized Italian educational institutions.

    DEADLINE : June, 9, 2022.
    LEVEL : Master, PhD, Research, Language training.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : Australia.
    DETAILS : Italian Government scholarships.

    39. Research Fellowships at the Paris IAS

    The French Institutes for Advanced Study (FIAS) Fellowship Program offers 10-month research fellowships in the six Institutes of Aix-Marseille, Loire Valley (Orléans-Tours), Lyon, Montpellier, Nantes, and Paris.

    The programme welcomes applications from high-level international scholars and scientists to develop their innovative research project in France. The call is open to all disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities (SSH) and all research fields. Research projects in other sciences and in arts that propose a strong interaction and dialogue with the SSH are also eligible.

    DEADLINE : June 2, 2022.
    LEVEL : Research.
    FINANCING : Fully funded.
    COUNTRY : France.
    DETAILS : Research Fellowships at the Paris IAS.

    40. KHAS International Scholarships

    Kadir Has University, KHAS, Turkey, has an extensive scholarship program to support well-qualified international students in their studies at KHAS. Partial scholarships are available for undergraduate studies. 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% tuition waiver scholarships are available for Masters (with thesis) and PhD programs.

    DEADLINE : Ongoing.
    LEVEL : Undergraduate, Master.
    FINANCING : 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% tuition waiver.
    COUNTRY : Turkey.
    DETAILS : KHAS International Scholarships.

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  • Top 10 Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students

    Every month, as usual, we publish a summary of the most prominent scholarships opportunities that are currently open for applications. This time we decided that the list should only contain fully funded scholarships.

    This article features not only 10, but 14 fully funded scholarships program in the USA, Canada, Italy, Turkiye (no, we didn’t mistype it, Turkey did change its name) and much more :

    Fulbright program in the USA

    • Level: Master, PhD
    • Amount: Fully Funded
    • Deadline: Varie by country

    Azerbaijan Government Fully Funded Scholarships

    • Level: Preparatory courses, Bachelor, Master, PhD, general medicine.
    • Amount: Fully funded.
    • Deadline: April 1, 2022.

    Rotary Peace Fellowships

    • Level: Master, Professional development certificate.
    • Amount: Fully funded
    • Deadline: 15 May 2022.

    Australia Awards

    • Level: Fully funded.
    • Amount: Fully funded.
    • Deadline:  29th April 2022.

    E4D Scholarships for Developing Countries in Switzerland

    • Level: MAS, DAS, CAS (continuing education).
    • Amount: Fully funded.
    • Deadline: April 30, 2022.

    GIST Scholarships in South Korea

    • Level: Master, PhD.
    • Amount: Fully funded scholarships.
    • Deadline: April 15, 2022.

    ESED Scholarships

    • Level: Master.
    • Amount: $10,000 / year for two years.
    • Deadline: April 11, 2022.

    Master Mind scholarships in Belgium

    • Level: Master.
    • Amount: €8,400 per year.
    • Deadline: varies by university.

    World Bank Group Youth Summit 2022

    • Type : Event.
    • Amount: Fully funded.
    • Deadline: March 4, 2022.

    Think Big Undergraduate Scholarships in the UK

    • Level: Undergraduate.
    • Amount : £5,000 and £10,000 per year
    • Deadline: 28 March 2022.

    Xian Jiaotong University CSC Scholarship in China

    • Level: Master, PhD.
    • Amount: Fully funded scholarships.
    • Deadline: April 2022.

    Westerwelle Young Founders Program

    • Level: Traineeship.
    • Amount: Fully funded
    • Deadline: 13 March 2022.

    Commonwealth Distance Learning Fully funded Scholarships

    • Level: Online Master degree.
    • Amount: Fully funded.
    • Deadline: 15 March 2022.

    Fully funded PhD scholarships at the SNS di Pisa

    • Level: PhD.
    • Amount: Fully funded.
    • Deadline: March 7, 2022.

    The following fully funded scholarships have a very close deadlines. We are listing them just to make you know what you did miss this year. Maybe, you’re asking, can I apply? Well, the answer is easy: Scholarship deadlines are not like tax deadlines, where there is a single day when all forms are due. Most scholarship requires some documents and a to-be-written original composition (motivation letter, research proposal, pitch…) and such a piece of work would sometimes take a month to be finalized.

    You should probably pass these competitions. It’s better to pass and move on to awards in which you have the time to put together a winning application. Remember, you may be able to apply for these awards next year.

    World Bank Scholarships

    • Level: Master.
    • Amount: Fully funded.
    • Deadline: February 28, 202.

    Turkiye Scholarships Program

    • Level: Bachelor, Master, PhD, Research.
    • Amount: Fully funded.
    • Deadline: February 20, 2022.

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  • Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarships program

    The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP) has announced the opening of applications for its scholarship program “Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED)” for the academic year 2022-2023. The scholarship is valid at any university: The ESED program gives you the freedom to study at any country of your choice.

    GSEP will award a portion of its scholarships to students pursuing master’s degrees at universities based in developing countries. This means if you are already a master student and are currently studying in your home country, then you can participate.

    The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership is an alliance led by CEOs of the world’s leading electricity companies. Its members provide electricity to a significant portion of the world’s population: 1.2 billion people consume electricity supplied by its members, 1/3 of all electricity consumed in the world is generated and transmitted by its members, $3.6 billion is invested in R&D each year.

    Last year, 60% of accepted applicants were from Africa: (1) Nigeria, (1) Egypt, (1) Ghana, (1) Eritrea, (2) Morocco. 30% were from Asia (India, Pakistan, and Indonesia).

    About ESED scholarships

    DEADLINE : April 11, 2022.
    LEVEL : Master.
    FUNDING : $10,000 / year for two years.
    HOST COUNTRY : Candidate’s choice.

    Amount of the ESED scholarships

    The Education for Sustainable Energy Development program offers scholarships to a dozen students each year worth up to $10,000 per year of study for up to two years.

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for the ESED scholarships, potential applicants must:

    • Be a citizen of a developing country.
    • (Will or) Undertake master’s level studies in carbon-free energy, smart grids, electric transmission, energy storage, advanced electric technologies, public policy, economics, law, political science or other relevant fields.
    • Pursue full-time study for at least one full academic year (two or three semesters), beginning in fall 2022. Students in their second year of a two-year program may apply.
    • Be an outstanding student: graduate with excellent grades, be in the top 20% of your class, be committed to sustainable energy development, have a history of community involvement, commit to advancing your knowledge and understanding.

    How to apply?

    The ESED scholarships application can take up to a few hours to complete if you have all the correct information on hand. All information entered in the form will be automatically saved. You can return and complete your form  later.

    To apply, follow these steps:

    1. Prepare all required documents.
    2. Create an account to access the online form.
    3. Complete the application form and upload all required documents.
    4. Validate and submit your request.

    Required documents

    You must provide an electronic copy of all documents listed below. If the language of your original documents is not English, a certified translation is required.

    • Passport or birth certificate.
    • Curriculum vitae.
    • A copy of your university transcript(s).
    • Letter of admission to the university program of your choice. If this application is for the second year of a two-year program, please include proof of enrollment.
    • An outline of the curriculum or courses you will be taking for your master’s program. You may also share the URL of a webpage detailing the program of your choice.
    • Two letters of recommendation. One of these must be from an academic referee.

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    READ MORE:

    Top 20 scholarships for international students

    World Bank Scholarships Program 2022-2023

    Turkey’s scholarships program 2022-2023

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  • Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships for International Students

    The Aga Khan Foundation, an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from selected developing countries. The Foundation gives priority to requests for Master’s level courses but is willing to consider applications for PhD programs.

    Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships for International Students
    Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships for International Students.

    The agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) are private, international, non-denominational development organizations. They work to improve the welfare and prospects of people in the developing world, particularly in Asia and Africa. The AKDN works in over 30 countries around the world. It employs approximately 96,000 people, the majority of whom are based in developing countries. The AKDN’s annual budget for non-profit development activities is approximately US$ 1billion.

    About Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships

    LEVEL: Master, PhD.
    DEADLINE: 31st March 2022
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.
    OPEN TO: Specific.
    HOST COUNTRIES: Candidate’s choice.

    Amount of the Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships

    The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses. The cost of travel is not included in AKF scholarships. Funding for PhD programs is only provided for the first two years of study.

    Half of the scholarship amount is as a loan, which must be reimbursed with an annual service charge of 5%. A guarantor is required to co-sign the loan agreement. The payback period is five years, starting six months after the study period.

    Eligibility for Aga Khan Scholarships

    The Foundation accepts applications from nationals of the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar, and Mozambique.

    Furthermore, the candidate must meet the following requirements:

    • Excellent academic records.
    • Real and genuine financial need.
    • Planning to apply, or already admitted, to a highly reputable university or program.
    • Preferred, under 30 years of age.

    Eligible study Countries

    The Foundation accepts applications from students who plan to attend any university in any country in the world except: United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Denmark, Netherlands, Italy, Norway, and Ireland. This exception is applicable only to the 2022-2023 call.

    Application Procedures

    The application procedures of Aga Khan Foundation’s Scholarship Program are decentralized.  Students may obtain application forms as of 1st  January from AKF offices or Aga Khan Education Services / Boards in their countries of current residence.  Completed applications should be returned to the agency from which the form was obtained. They should not be sent to Geneva.

    Before you apply for this scholarship, you should have an offer to study at a university of your choice.

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    Top 20 Scholarships for International Students

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  • 20 Government Scholarships Currently Open for Application

    Are you an international student searching for government scholarships to fund your study aboard? Look no further. On this article, you will find top 20 best government scholarships for international students in the world. All these awards are funded and supervised by foreign governments and international organizations.

    Government scholarships are very generous, and tend to be fully funded and covering all the student’s needs and expenses. These scholarships are offered for undergraduate, masters, doctoral and post-doctoral studies.

    All scholarships listed below are open for applications.

    1. French Government Eiffel Scholarships

    To apply for the Eiffel scholarship, you must first submit an application (master’s or doctorate) to a French university. If you are selected, your application will be sent to Campus France for a second and final selection. Campus France gathers and centralizes all local university nominations. If you are, once again, selected, you will receive the scholarship.

    DEADLINE: January 7, 2022 (closed).
    LEVEL: Master (M1 et M2), Engineering, PhD.
    FUNDING: Fully funded.

    More information on: France Government Eiffel Scholarships

    2. Holland Scholarships

    The Dutch government scholarships are intended for international students from outside the European Economic Area who wish to do their bachelor or master’s degree in the Netherlands.

    DEADLINE:  February 1st or May 1st, 2022 (depending on university).
    LEVEL: Undergraduate, Master.
    FUNDING: 5 000 €, 10 000 € or 15 000 €.

    More information on: Holland scholarships

    3. Italian Government Scholarships

    Invest Your Talent in Italy” offers you an opportunity to develop your skills through a range of Master’s and Postgraduate courses in English geared towards improving your academic, technical and professional skills. There is no maximum number of scholarships.

    DEADLINE: January 14, 2022, to February 15, 2022 (closed).
    LEVEL: Master and Postgraduate.
    FUNDING: Fully and Partially funded.

    More information on: Italy Government Scholarships (last year call).

    4. Belgium’s Government ARES scholarships

    Applicants should not seek prior admission to one of the French-speaking universities in Belgium to be able to apply for the scholarships. If you are accepted, you will be registered in one of the establishments federated by ARES.

    DEADLINE: January 28, 2022 (closed).
    LEVEL: Undergraduate, Master, Training.
    FUNDING: Fully funded.

    More information on: Belgium Government ARES scholarships

    5. Swedish Government Scholraships

    The program is funded by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. It offers you a unique opportunity to develop both professionally and academically, experience Swedish society and culture, and build a long-lasting relationship with Sweden and other scholarship holders.

    DEADLINE: 28 February 2022.
    LEVEL: Master.
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Swedish Government scholarships

    6. Hungary Government scholarships

    The aim of the “Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarships” is to increase the number of foreign students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract top foreign students.

    DEADLINE: 15 January 2022 (closed).
    LEVEL: Undergraduate, Master’s, Doctoral, Non-Degree.
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Hungary Government scholarships

    7. Germany DAAD scholarships

    Germany offers all kinds of scholarships for all levels of studies. Besides Canada, Germany is simply one of the most generous countries in terms of supporting international students.

    DEADLINE: Varies.
    LEVEL: Undergraduate, Master, PhD.
    FUNDING: Fully and Partilly Funded.

    More information on: Germany DAAD scholarships

    8. Russian government scholarships

    The program aims to recruit talented foreign students who would like to enroll in master’s and PhD programs in Russia. All study fields are eligible for the Russian Government Scholarships program.

    DEADLINE: December 10, 2021 (closed).
    LEVEL: Master, PhD.
    FUNDING: Tuition fee waiving.

    More information on: Russian government scholarships

    9. Austria’s government scholarships

    Austria offers many scholarships for international students through its universities. One of them are “Scholarship of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Undergraduates, Graduates and Postgraduates”.

    DEADLINE: March, 1st, 2022.
    LEVEL: Undergraduates, Graduates and Postgraduates
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Austria’s Government scholarships

    10. Switzerland’s government scholarships

    Each year, the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries.

    DEADLINE: Varies by country (closed).
    LEVEL: Master, PhD and research.
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Switzerland’s government scholarships

    11. Denmark’s government scholarships

    The Danish government scholarship program is run through Denmark’s universities. The government do only provides funding while each university run the program on its own. Universities award the scholarships solely based on academic achievement; thus, financial need is not considered.

    DEADLINE: Closed.
    LEVEL: Undergraduate , Master, PhD.
    FUNDING: Fully and Partially Funded.

    More information on: Danish government scholarships

    12. Finland’s government scholarships

    The Finland Scholarship offers international students from outside the EU/EEA help in funding university education in Finland. The scholarship covers a first-year tuition fee and a relocation grant of €5000 as a minimum. Many universities offer further scholarship options for the second year of master’s studies.

    DEADLINE: Ongoing(varies by university)
    LEVEL: Master.
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Finland’s government scholarships

    13. Commonwealth scholarships

    Aimed at students who are committed to creating change in their communities, the scholarships are a life-changing opportunity to experience a new country and culture, to broaden horizons, and to build a global network that will last a lifetime.

    DEADLINE: 10 January 2022 (closed).
    LEVEL: Master.
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Commonwealth scholarships

    14. China government CSC Scholarships

    The Chinese government sets up scholarships for talented students and scholars to pursue higher education or conduct research in Chinese universities. The China Scholarship Council (“CSC”), entrusted by China’s Ministry of Education, is responsible for the admission, enrollment, and administration of Chinese Government Scholarship recipients.

    DEADLINE: Ongoing (varies by university).
    LEVEL: Undergraduate , Master, PhD, research.
    FUNDING: Fully funded.

    More information on: China government CSC Scholarships

    15. Qatar Scholarships

    Qatar Scholarships is a program spearheaded by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD). Qatar Scholarships offers grants in tertiary, language and higher education programs to international students from developing countries interested in studying in Qatar.

    DEADLINE: Ongoing (varies by university).
    LEVEL: Undergraduate , Master and PhD.
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Qatar Scholarships

    16.  Korea Scholarship for Graduate Degrees

    Korean Government’s Global Korea Scholarship program aims to invite 1,278 international students from 154 regions who wish to pursue a graduate level degree (master’s or doctoral) or research in Korea. The deadline will be decided by each institution or office that accepts the application documents, i.e. the Korean Embassy, Institute of Korean Education, or Korean university.

    DEADLINE: Ongoing (varies by institution)
    LEVEL: Master, PhD.
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Korea Scholarship for Graduate Degrees

    17. CSA Group Graduate Scholarship in Canada (foundation)

    The purpose of the CSA Group Graduate Scholarship is to support graduate students in the pursuit of knowledge generation related to standards. Graduate students at the Masters level studying at a publicly-funded, accredited Canadian university are eligible to apply.

    DEADLINE: May, 31 2022.
    LEVEL: Master.
    FUNDING: $10,000 per year for 2 years.

    More information on: CSA Group Graduate Scholarship

    18. Lester B. Pearson Scholarships (foundation)

    The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships at the University of Toronto provide an unparalleled opportunity for outstanding international students to study at one of the world’s best universities in one of the world’s most multicultural cities.

    DEADLINE: January 17, 2021 (closed).
    LEVEL: Undergraduate
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Lester B. Pearson International Student Scholarships

    19. Pierre Elliot Trudeau Scholarships (foundation)

    Three-year leadership program designed to train Engaged Leaders, equipping outstanding doctoral candidates with the skills to translate their ideas into action, for the betterment of their communities, Canada, and the world. Scholars are selected each year and receive leadership training in the context of Brave Spaces, in addition to generous funding for their studies.

    DEADLINE: December, 21 2021 (closed).
    LEVEL: PhD, research.
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Pierre Elliot Trudeau Scholarships

    20. Singapore “A*STAR” scholarships

    The “A*STAR” scholarship in Singapore provides scholarships and fellowships to enable young aspiring scientific talent to pursue their passion in science, and prepare them for a rewarding career in R&D.

    DEADLINE: Ongoing (varies by university)
    LEVEL: Undergraduate, Master, PhD, Research.
    FUNDING: Fully Funded.

    More information on: Singapore government “A*Star” Scholarships

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  • Most Anticipated Governments Scholarships With The Opening Dates

    Imagine waking up one day, take your phone, and you notice the “You’ve got mail” notification. You open it up and holy moly you’ve been accepted to your dream Government scholarship program !

    A scholarship where you don’t have to spend a penny on your education. Don’t you want to score that government scholarship ? Don’t you want to make this dream come true ?

    Well, in this post, we’ll try to help you make that dream true. Governments scholarships are always special and getting on will change your life.

    This list is devoted to programs that are open to all international students, whatever their nationalities. Country-specific programs are not listed here (generally, they are managed by embassies in cooperation with the local government).

    Please be advised that due to the current pandemic situation, governments’ scholarship programs’ dates and eligibility are subject to change or cancellation at anytime. For example, New Zealand has shutdown its entire program for almost all the world except Pacific countries.
    Governments scholarships programs for international students
    Here is our list of governments scholarships programs !

    The order of mention of these governments’ scholarships programs is based on competitiveness. The higher the rank, the more competitive it’s. (We decicde the competitiveness based on the the number of aplicants.)

    1. USA: FULBRIGHT AND HHH FELLOWSHIP

    USA is one of the most expensive country in which to pursue higher education, but don’t let that put you off, as there are a lot of opportunities to gain funding for your studies in the USA.

    The federal governement operates two well-known scholarships programs to study in the USA : The Fulbright (master’s degree) and the Hubert H. Humphrey. Both programs have different opening dates, depending on your original country.

    Check the first program hereFulbright Program For Foreign Students

    And check the second program here : Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

    2. CANADA: WELL… THEY ARE A LOT !

    There are many governments scholarships programs in Canada. In fact, Canada has a very important number of scholarships sponsored by governments (provincial and federal).  These programs vary widely by country and many focus on specific degrees and disciplines.

    Check out ALL Canada governments scholarships here : Canada Government Scholarships Programs

    BONUS : Check out ALL Canada universities scholarships here :Canada Universities Scholarship Programs : The complete List

    3. AUSTRALIA: DAP AND RTP

    Australia government offers three main scholarship programs for international students. They are : Australia Awards ProgramDestination Australia Program and the Research Training Program (RTP). Since the Australia Awards is a (very) region-specific program, we are not going to enlist it.

    The Destination Australia Program (DAP) is a new mobility program for domestic and international students to study in regional Australia. Over 1000 scholarships will be available each year for master’s of PhD’s degree.

    The Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships are provided to support both domestic and international students undertaking postgraduate research degrees.

    4. UNITED KINGDOM: CHEVENNING SCHOLARSHIPS

    The United Kingdom government scholarships program is called “Chevenning“. Chevening Scholarships enable outstanding emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue one-year master’s degrees in the UK.

    Application for 2022-2023 chevenning program will open, for Canada and most of other countries, 3 August.

    US students are not eligible for this program. They have their own specific program : Marshall scholarships program.

    Check the program details here : Chevenning scholarships

    The program is now open for the 2022-2023 academic year. Check the details here !

    5. CHINA: CSC SCHOLARSHIPS

    Chinese Government Scholarship is a program managed by the Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC), aiming to develop outstanding international talent and improve the perception of China’s higher education.

    The program is open for Bachelor, Master or doctoral (Ph.D.) degree courses in various disciplines taught in English & Chinese language in Chinese Universities. CSC Scholarships are offered in over 243 Chinese Universities every year.

    The program is open all the year.

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    More information about this program here : China Government CSC Scholarships 

    6. GERMANY: DAAD

    Every year, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), through hundreds of scholarship programs, supports well over 100,000 German and international students and researchers around the glob.

    DAAD scholarships usually consist of a monthly scholarship payment (€ 861 for graduates and € 1,200 for doctoral/PhD students) and a flat-rate travel allowance. Besides, in many cases, DAAD provides you with health, accident and personal liability insurance.

    Opening and closing dates differs depending on your country.

    Check out this program details here : DAAD

    7. FRANCE: EIFFEL SCHOLARSHIPS

    The Eiffel Excellence Scholarships Program was established by the French government to enable their higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and PhD programs.

    The program is open to developing countries in its master’s level, but, to all countries including industrialized at PhD level.

    This year’s call for application will be in : week of September 28.

    Check this program details here : France government scholarship program : Eiffel

    8. SWITZERLAND: GOVERNMENT EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

    Swiss Federal Government operates one scholarship program : Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships.

    The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.

    The yearly program announcement will be early this august, while applications will be starting this September.

    Check the program details here :Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists

    9. JAPAN: MEXT

    Some 102,000 students from approximately 160 countries and regions around the world have studied in Japan as Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship students. There are four types of Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships :

    •  Research Student Scholarship (PhD).
    • Undergraduate Student Scholarship (Master’s degree).
    • Specialized Training College Student Scholarship (Bachelor).
    •  Japanese Studies Scholarship.

    Find more details about these programs here : Japan Government MEXT scholarships

    10. BELGIUM: MASTER MIND

    The Flemish Ministry of Education and Training awards scholarships for master’s programs in Flanders and Brussels to outstanding students from around the world. A Master Mind Scholarship includes a grant of €8 200 and a tuition fee waiver per academic year.

    The opening date is usually January of each year.

    Find more information here : MASTER MIND scholarships

    11. NEW ZEALAND

    The New Zealand Government offers four government managed scholarships. Three of them are region-specific, and the fourth one is for almost all international countries. This last one is called “New Zealand Scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate study“. It’s a full tertiary scholarship for eligible international students to a full time study (Master and PhD).

    The program starts usually in May of each year.

    12. NETHERLANDS: HOLLAND AND ORANGE PROGRAMS

    The Netherlands government operates two scholarships programs : The Holland Scholarship and the Orange Knowledge Program.

    While the Holland program is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s, the Orange Knowledge program is open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.

    The Holland scholarship program will be available this November.

    The Orange program has 3 rounds : Round 1 between February and March for courses, round 2 for short courses between May and June, and the last round for short courses too, between September and October.

    Details about the Holland program : Holland Program

    More information about Orange Knowledge ProgramOrange Knowledge Program

    13. SWEDEN: SI SCHOLARSHIP FOR GLOBAL PROFESSIONALS

    The Swedish government operates one scholarship program named “SI : Swedish Institute Scholarship for Global Professionals”. The program is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It offers a unique opportunity to develop both professionally and academically, experience Swedish society and culture, and build a long-lasting relationship with Sweden and other scholarship holders.

    The call for the next academic year will be published during the fall.

    More information on : Swedish Institute Scholarship for Global Professionals

    14. ITALY: INVEST YOUR TALENT IN ITALY

    Italy’s government scholarship “Invest Your Talent in Italy” offers an opportunity to develop skills through a range of Master’s and Postgraduate courses in English geared towards improving academic, technical and professional skills of applicants.

    The program is usually opening between February and March of each year.

    More information onInvest Your Talent In Italy

    15. DENMARK

    The Danish Government offers a number of scholarships to certain applicants in recognition of the important investment that overseas students make during their education. The scholarship consists of two parts:

    • A full tuition fee waiver,
    • And a grant, to help cover living costs.

    The opening date varies from university to another.

    There is no official website for the scholarship, but you can check some of its details in some Danish universities websites.

    16. IRELAND : INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

    The government of Ireland International Scholarships are awarded to high caliber students from non-EEA countries to study in Ireland for a period of one year. Amounting to €10,000 for one study year, This fund is directed at supporting student costs and living expenses.

    The scholarship may be for:

    • The final year of an undergraduate program;
    • One year of a taught master’s degree program or;
    • One year of a research program.

    More information about this program hereIreland Government Scholarships

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