Government Scholarships for International Students, 2016

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Our site has accumulated numerous government scholarships for international students worldwide. This scholarship blog consists of information pertaining to Government funded scholarships. National governments of numerous countries all over the world offer scholarships to international applicants and to their native students. Some of these scholarships are offered based on joint agreements between Governments and Ministries of Education.

The International Scholarships are initiative by the Government to attract the best brains from all over the world to pursue higher academic studies. Governments effort to magnetize, encourage and maintain talented human capital from home and abroad via these scholarships. Brilliant international students with outstanding academic records and excellent co-curricular backgrounds are eligible to apply for these scholarships and enhance their studies in any selected, well-established renowned universities all over the world.

These scholarships are for undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates, doctoral and postdoctoral students. Please follow the links given below for the scholarship information and to read full details about eligibility and application process of each scholarship.

Federal Student Aid-TEACH Grant Program in USA, 2016
Applications are invited for TEACH Grant from students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching. A TEACH-Grant-eligible program is a program of study that is designed to prepare students to teach as a highly qualified teacher in a high-need field and that leads to a bachelor’s or master’s degree, or is a post baccalaureate program. The value of TEACH Grant Program is up to $4,000 a year. The application deadline is June 30, 2016.

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme in India, 2015-2016
Applications are invited for prime minister’s scholarship scheme from Indian candidates who have joined the professional courses in the academic year 2015-2016. These scholarships are available for dependent wards/widows of Ex-Servicemen and Ex-Indian coast guard. A total number of 4000 students will be selected. The application deadline is 30 November 2015.

PEEF Scholarships for Masters Students in Pakistan, 2015-2016
Applications are invited for PEEF Scholarships from talented and deserving students enrolled in Public sector Universities of the Punjab. The student must have Punjab domicile and secured admission as a full time student in the current academic year (2015-16) in one of the partner University/Degree Awarding Institution. PEEF will reimburse tuition fee. PEEF will also pay scholarship stipend to the selected scholars.

CIMO Fellowships Programme for International Doctoral Students
Applications are invited for CIMO fellowship programme available for students and researchers from all countries and from all academic fields to pursue doctoral studies at a Finnish university. Visiting Doctoral-level students and researchers who are doing their Doctorate degree at some foreign university can also be considered eligible, provided that the motivation letter of the hosting Finnish university department presents exceptionally good grounds for such an application. The grant is 1,500 euro/month. The grant is personal and is intended to cover for the subsistence costs of the scholarship holder in Finland.

Israeli Government Scholarships for Foreign Students, 2016
Applications are invited for Israeli Government Scholarships available for foreign students in Israel. First priority will be given to candidates applying for a post doctorate program and to research students and second priority will be given to PhD Students and to MA students. The applicant must hold a BA or BSc degree (or higher) and have a good record of academic achievement. Application should be submitted till November 30 each year.

Mexican Government Excellence Scholarship Program
Mexican Government is offering excellence scholarship program for foreign students. The scholarships are not transferable and cannot be deferred to future years. Two people cannot be awarded a scholarship for the same project. All scholarship applications must be submitted to the Mexican or concurrent embassy of the applicant’s country or to the Mexican host institute.

Macedonian Government Scholarships for International Students
Macedonian Government Scholarships for international students are available for pursuing undergraduate degree at the University of Information Science and Technology. The scholarships are available to outstanding students, not older than 22 years old. 36 scholarships will be awarded to the students. The contract will stipulate that the scholarship provides funds for the first academic year and subsequently for the rest of the three years of the undergraduate studies.

Jiangxi Provincial Government Scholarship for International Students
Applications are invited for Jiangxi Provincial Government scholarship accessible to international students. Scholarship is divided into three categories: Type A Scholarship, 25000 RMB for each person per year, studying for doctoral and master degrees; Type B Scholarship, 20000 RMB for each student per year, for bachelor’s degree and Type C Scholarship, 6000 RMB, used to fund visiting scholars or other foreign students who will study in the university for at least half a year.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists in Switzerland, 2014/15
Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission offers excellence scholarships for foreign scholars and artists in Switzerland. The scholarships are available for pursuing PhD, postdoctoral and research programs at one of the public funded universities or recognized institution. The applicant must not be more than 35 years old at the moment of the application. The Scholarship is only valid for a full time Postdoctoral Research or Research in Switzerland. It is not valid for mixed Postdoctoral Research or mixed Research (part time in Switzerland and part time in a third country).

New Zealand Development Government Scholarships for International Students
New Zealand Development Scholarships are well known scholarships which are awarded each year by New Zealand Government. The scholarships provide financial support for tuition, living costs while in New Zealand and airfares for the duration of the study programme. Up to 64 scholarships are available. Government scholarships for international students will be offered for the whole duration of the programme. Applicants must ensure that the institution receives the completed NZDS application form before the institution’s closing date which varies between 30th April and 1 June 2014.

Ministry of Education Short Term Research Award 
Awards are available to undertake short term research in the Republic of China (Taiwan). There will be approximately 20 to 40 STRA Awards available per annum, depending on the annual budget, for the current fiscal year. The short term STRA research period will generally from 2 to 6 months. Applicants shall have their application packet arrived at the university or MOE affiliate institute no later than September 30th for the following year’s research project.

Aichi Scholarship Program for Asian Students
The Aichi Prefectural Government is offering ten scholarships to graduate level students from Asian countries who are nominated by the universities in Aichi. Applicants must be under 35 years of age as of April 1, 2014, i.e. born on or after April 2, 1979. Scholarships will be awarded for a period of 6 months (as a research student) and 2 years (as a master’s course student). Applicants must apply through graduate schools located in Aichi between March-May 2014. Application forms must be handed in to the Aichi Prefectural Government by May 16, 2014.

Japanese Government Scholarships for International Students
Applications are open for MEXT Research Scholarships available to international students for the academic year 2015. The term of scholarship will differ depending on the types of students as accepted in Japanese universities. Each grantee will be provided monthly with 143,000 yen (Research Students (non-regular students), 144,000yen (regular students in Master’s courses or professional graduate courses), or 145,000yen (regular students in doctoral courses). The deadline for applications varies according to the countries.

Heilongjiang Government Scholarship for International Students
Government scholarships for international students are available to pursue undergraduate, master and PhD program at host institutions in Heilongjiang province. The scholarship is divided into the following three categories: Class A Scholarship for Doctoral Degree Student’s (24,000 per year for 2 to 3 academic years), Class B Scholarship for Master’s Degree Student’s (19,000 per year for 2 to 3 academic year) and Class C Scholarship for Bachelor’s Degree Student’s (13,000 per year for 4 academic years). Closing date of applications is April 30, each year.

Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award for International Students
Australian Government invites applications for Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award available for international students. The award provides financial support for up to 2.5 years. The award also provides support for English Language Training worth of $10,000 up to 6 months, if required.

Tianjin Government Scholarship (TGS) for International Students
Tianjin Government is offering scholarship for international students to undertake undergraduate, masters’ and doctoral program in Tianjin. Applicants must be foreign self-funded undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD student who has normally enrolled in Tianjin. The Higher Education Institutions must submit scholarship list and application documents to Tianjin Municipal Education Commission by June 15.

Sichuan Provincial Government Scholarship for Foreign Students
Sichuan Provincial Government is offering scholarship for foreign students. The students will get the scholarship every year until they finish their study on the premise that they are approved by the institutions every year. The application form is accepted every year and it is from January to June.

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is a well known fellowship program for international students to study in USA. The Humphrey Program is a non-degree program. The ten months fellowship is provided to cover many expenses. Applicants must have limited or no prior experience in the United States. Application deadlines vary by country.

Shandong Provincial Government Scholarship for International Students
Government scholarship for international students is available for undergraduate and language program at Qingdao University in China. Applicants shall have got good marks and not been awarded with other scholarships. Applicants shall be foreigners who are sound and age from 18 to 40. Government scholarship will include full tuition Fee, Accommodation Fee, Fee of Comprehensive Insurance for international students in China. The application deadline for submitting student’s application documents to the recommending institute is May 30, 2014. The application deadline for submitting documents to International Students’ Office is June 13, 2014.

UNESCO/People’s Republic of China Co-Sponsored Fellowships 
Fellowships are available for undertaking advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level at Chinese universities. These UNESCO fellowships are of one year duration. The Chinese authorities will select the twenty-five (25) most qualified candidates. Applicants must hold at least the equivalent of the master’s degree/above or the bachelor’s degree. The application deadline is 6 June 2014 for the academic year 2014-2015.

MOFCOM Master Degree Government Scholarships for International Students
The Government of the People’s Republic of China through the Government of Fiji is offering master degree scholarships for developing countries’ students. Scholarships will be awarded for a period of one year. Scholarship is available to study master program in any one of these universities: East China Normal University [ECNU], Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU), China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU), Beijing Normal University, Jilin University and Peking University (PU) in China. The application deadline varies for each university.

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