With hundreds of international scholarships updated daily, check over frequently to find funding for your selected PhD program. If you have a desire to get enrolled in a reasonable PhD program then you can apply for these scholarship offers. Funding for PhD scholarships from various worldwide universities, private and public organizations is available for international students. This financial assistance is offered in all academic disciplines. Students nowadays opting for some online PhD programs along with regular courses. Doctoral students can also avail the updated list of online distance learning international scholarships and fellowships and can apply through distance mode. Have a look at the suggested links here and go through the details regarding scholarship providers, how to apply, due dates, entry requirements and lots more. Check out the useful resources indicated below to learn about all the international scholarships open for doctoral students.
Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships, 2017-2018
Scholarship Provider: The Schlumberger Foundation
Eligible Students: The applicant should hold a a female and are a citizen of a developing country or emerging economy. You are not eligible to apply if you hold dual citizenship of which one is citizenship of a developed country
Course: Fellowships are available to pursue PhD or postdoctoral studies at leading universities abroad.
Award Details: Faculty for the Future grants are based on actual costs for eligible expenses up to a maximum of USD 50,000 per year and may be renewed through to completion of studies subject to performance, self-evaluation, recommendation from supervisors and strong evidence of re-integration plans into the home country.
Application Deadline September 12th to November 18th, 2016
Israeli Government PhD Scholarships for Foreign Students, 2017
Scholarship Provider: Government of Israel
Eligible Students: The applicant should hold a BA or BSc degree (or higher) and have a good record of academic achievement. The applicant should be a citizen of the country where he/she applies for the scholarship and be under the age of 35 (at the beginning of the academic year); Proof of English or Hebrew language proficiency.
Course: Scholarships are awarded for summer language courses (Ulpan) and for one academic year or research studies.
Award Details: The scholarship are of two types: Full and Partial Scholarships; Full scholarship includes: Tuition fee, Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only) and Basic health insurance; Partial scholarship includes: Part of the tuition fee, Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only) and Basic health insurance
Application Deadline November 30
CIMO PhD Fellowships for International Doctoral Students in Finland, 2016
Scholarship Provider: The Centre for International Mobility (CIMO)
Eligible Students: To apply for the this scholarship The primary target groups in the CIMO Fellowships programme are such Doctoral level students who will be doing their Doctorate (or Double Doctorate) 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.
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing doctoral studies at a Finnish university in Finland.
Award Details: The monthly allowance is 1500 euros. The scholarship is intended to cover living expenses in Finland for a single person. No additional allowance for housing is paid. Expenses due to international travel to and from Finland are not covered by CIMO.
Application Deadline: There are no annual application deadlines in the CIMO Fellowship programme. Applications may be considered at all times.
Google Lime Scholarship for US or Canadian Students with Disabilities, 2017
Scholarship Provider: Lime Connect
Eligible Students: An undergraduate, graduate or PhD student currently enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada are eligible to apply); Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full time student at a university in the U.S. or Canada in the 2016-2017 academic year
Course: Scholarship is available for PhD student who intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Award Details: Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2016-2017 school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California in 2016. Candidates will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities with Google.
Application Deadline 6th December, 2016
Hyundai PhD Scholarship at George Washington University in USA , 2016
Scholarship Provider: The George Washington University, USA
Eligible Students: Hyundai Scholarships of up to full tuition (fees excluded) are awarded for the period of one academic year for J-1 or U.S. Citizens that are incoming and studying full-time at the PhD or Master’s level at GWU in the School of Engineering and Applied Science or the School of Business. (Other schools and programs are not eligible. Current students are not eligible.)
Course: Scholarship is awarded to pursue full time PhD or Master’s level programme.
Award Details: Awards are limited, but are up to $5,000 (full-time) or $2,500 (part-time) for the academic year.
Application Deadline: 7 March 2017
WIMM Prize PhD Studentships at University of Oxford in UK, 2016
Scholarship Provider: University of Oxford
Eligible Students: Applicants must have a First Class or 2.1 degree (UK) or the equivalent degree from an overseas university (EU/overseas students can contact the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (UK NARIC) to work out the equivalency of their degree.
Course: Studentships are offered for PhD level of study at University of Oxford.
Award Details: Studentships are fully funded for 4 years and include a stipend of £18,000 pa, University and College fees. There is no rotation in the first year.
Application Deadline: 6 January 2017
MASDAR Institute Full Scholarships for Graduate Study in UAE, 2017
Scholarship Provider: Masdar Institute
Eligible Students: For MSc programme applicant must have: A relevant undergraduate degree in the fields of science, engineering or information technology; A minimum CGPA of 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) or equivalent (2nd class upper in the British system); A minimum GRE Quantitative score of 155 (700 on the old scale).; A minimum TOEFL score of 91 (Internet based) or equivalent paper/computer based TOEFL, or a minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s and doctoral degree program.
Award Details: The scholarship include 100% of all tuition fees
Application Deadline 15th November 2016
Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor PhD Scholarship for International Students in China, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Chongqing Municipal Government, China
Eligible Students: To apply for the this scholarship The applicant of non-Chinese citizen wishes to be a degree student (bachelor degree, master degree, or doctoral degree) or a non-degree student for at least one academic year in Chongqing; The applicant of non-Chinese citizen who has already studied at universities of Chongqing for more than one semester and wishes to pursue a degree (bachelor degree, master degree, or doctoral degree) in Chongqing for at least one year.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral degree program at Universities in Chongqing.
Award Details: First-class scholarship: Doctoral students– 35,000; Master Students- 30,000; Undergraduate students- 25,000; Non-degree students- 10,000 and Second-class scholarship: Doctoral students– 20,000; Master students- 15,000; Undergraduate students- 10,000; Non-degree students-8,000
Application Deadline: 31st March, 2016.
2016 IMPRS PhD Positions in Solar System Science at University of Göttingen, Germany
Scholarship Provider: Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) and the University of Göttingen
Eligible Students: Applicants to the Solar System School should have a keen interest in Solar system science and a record of academic excellence. They must have, or must be about to obtain, an M.Sc. degree or equivalent in physics or a related field, including a written Masters thesis (or a scientific publication), and must document a good command of the English language.
Course: Position is open for pursuing PhD programme at the University of Göttingen
Award Details: Successful applicants are fully funded through an employment contract and are eligible for relocation support.
Application Deadline 15 November, 2015
2016-2017 Facebook Fellowship Award for Domestic and International Students, USA
Scholarship Provider: Facebook, USA
Eligible Students: This Program is open to individuals who are enrolled full-time, as defined by the individual’s university, and in good standing at an appropriately accredited doctoral program focusing on a Topic or Field (whether an individual is engaged in research in a Topic or Field will be determined in Facebook’s sole discretion). Candidates are not eligible to participate in this Program if they are a national or legal resident of those countries in which the United States has embargoed goods (including, without limitation, Cuba, North Korea, Iran, and Syria, unless you are enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the United States or a non-embargoed country, with the exception of nationals and legal residents of Cuba, who are unconditionally ineligible to participate).
Course: Fellowships are available for full time PhD program.
Award Details: Each Facebook Fellowship includes several benefits: Tuition and fees will be paid for the academic year(s) 2016-2017 and 2017-2018; $37,000 yearly grant; Paid visit to Facebook HQ to present your research; Opportunity for paid internship
Application Deadline 1 November 2015
Heilongjiang Government PhD Scholarship for International Students, 2016-2017
Scholarship Provider: Government of Heilongjiang
Eligible Students: Applicants for bachelor’s degree must have acquired a diploma equivalent to Chinese high-school graduate and be under the age of 25, and should also be in accordance with the eligibility of the host institution. Applicants for master’s degree program must have bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35 and should have a bachelor’s degree with letters of recommendation from two professors or associate professors.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, master and PhD program at host institutions in Heilongjiang province.
Award Details: Doctoral Degree Student’s Scholarship: scholarship is granted to the student for 2 to 3 academic years with the standard of RMB 30,000 per year: Master’s Degree Student’s Scholarship: Class B scholarship is granted to the student for 2 to 3 academic years with the standard of RMB 40,000 per year.
Application Deadline April 30 each year
2016 Macquarie University Centre for Health Economics PhD Scholarships, Australia
Scholarship Provider: The Macquarie University Centre for Health Economics (MUCHE), Australia
Eligible Students: To be considered for a scholarship the following are essential requirements:
-A first class (H1 equivalent) Bachelor’s degree in economics or closely related subject (mathematics, statistics, and other social science subjects such as epidemiology or allied health, psychology, medically qualified individuals will also be considered);
Course: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.
Award Details: Full scholarships are available (for both Australian and international students), as is the possibility of Research Assistant work to top up any funding, all subject to eligibility requirements. The 2015 MQRES full time stipend rate is $25,849 p.a. tax exempt for three years.
Application Deadline 31 October 2015
2016 University of Cambridge Clutton-Brock Scholarship for Zimbabwean Students, UK
Scholarship Provider: University of Cambridge, UK
Eligible Students: The Scholarships are open to citizens of Zimbabwe, normally under the age of 35 and normally resident in Zimbabwe, who already have, or expect to obtain before 1 October 2016, a first class or high second class degree or its equivalent from a recognised University. Preference will be given to students wishing to study subjects relevant to the development of Zimbabwe.
Course: Scholarships are available for a one-year graduate taught course, leading to a postgraduate qualification (usually the MPhil degree) and a three-year course of research, leading to the PhD degree.
Award Details: Each category of scholarship provides: the University composition fee (home rate: PhD; overseas rate: MPhil); a maintenance allowance for a single student; and a contribution to a return economy airfare.
Application Deadline: 2 December 2015
LKYS of Public Policy Scholarships/Fellowships for International Students in Singapore, 2016
Scholarship Provider: The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore
Eligible Students: Applicants must have good academic and professional records. They must demonstrate leadership and a desire to contribute to public service. Scholars may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship or award without the prior approval from the School.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters and PhD programme at the Lee Kuan Yew School.
Award Details: Although the specific value and coverage may vary, a grant will cover tuition fees, as well as cover additional fees. The Fellowship will fully finance the candidate’s education in the MPM programme. The following items are covered by the terms of the relevant scholarships: Tuition fees, medical insurance fees, examination and other approved fees; A monthly stipend throughout the period of the award; A one-time book and settling-in allowance; Shared housing; Cost of travel from home country to Singapore, economy airfare by the most direct route; Cost of travel from Singapore to home country upon the successful completion of the programme, economy airfare by most direct route; Cost of travel from Singapore to partner university (applicable to MPM candidates only); Cost of travel from partner university to Singapore (applicable to MPM candidates only)
Application Deadline Master Programme: 31 December 2015 and PhD Programme: 15 December 2015
Welcome Trust Research Training Fellowships in Medicine, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Welcome Trust, UK
Eligible Students: The fellowship is open to individuals with a relevant connection to the European Economic Area (EEA) for fellowships to be held in a UK or Republic of Ireland institution. Non-UK candidates should contact the office for advice before submitting an application.
Course: Fellowships are available to undertake substantial training through high-quality research in an appropriate unit or clinical research facility, towards a PhD or MD qualification.
Award Details: Fellowships provide: research expenses (e.g. consumables, travel, support to attend scientific meetings, fieldwork and data collection) and fellow’s salary, set according to age, experience and our policy on enhancement. The necessary equipment and facilities required for the proposed research must be available to the candidate, so it is essential that a laboratory or unit appropriate to the research proposed is selected. Substantial requests for equipment are not accepted. Funding is not provided for PhD/MD tuition fees, although the Flexible Funding Allowance associated with the Fellowship may be used to contribute towards this expense. Funding may be requested for training activities relevant to the aims of the Fellowship, including, and when appropriate, for a Masters or Diploma. Candidates who are currently funded on a one-year grant and wish to pursue a PhD may apply for a two-year Research Training Fellowship. They do not provide top-up funding. They provide appropriate allowances to fellows based in low- and middle-income countries/overseas.
Application Deadline 4 December 2015
Aston School of Engineering & Applied Science PhD Studentship in UK, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Aston University, UK
Eligible Students: Applicants should have been awarded, or expect to achieve, a first or upper second class Honours degree or a Master’s degree in a relevant subject (or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution). Please provide transcripts of the marks you have already achieved with your application. If your qualification is suitable and your grades are good, we would normally accepted this as providing evidence of your research potential.
Course: Studentship is available for pursuing full-time PhD programme at the Aston University.
Award Details: This studentship includes a fee bursary to cover the home/EU fees rate plus a maintenance allowance of £14,057 in 2015/16. Applicants from outside the EU may apply for this studentship but will need to pay the difference between the ‘Home/EU’ and the ‘Overseas’ tuition fees, currently this is £11,448 in 2015/16. As part of the application you will be required to confirm that you have applied for, or, secured this additional funding, or confirmation that this funding support is in place will be required as part of the application process.
Application Deadline 15 October, 2015
ECU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Australia, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Edith Cowan University (ECU), Australia
Eligible Students: Applicants should have completed at least four years of tertiary education study at a high level of achievement
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate research (PhD or Master by research) programme at Edith Cowan University.
Award Details: Scholarship provides $27,000 per year stipend/living allowance plus tuition fees and overseas health cover paid. The scholarships provide the recipient with tuition fee and health care cover for the duration of their research degree.
Application Deadline 30 October 2015
Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award In USA, 2016-2017
Scholarship Provider: The Hertz Foundation
Eligible Students: Eligible applicants for Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical,biological and engineering sciences who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency (see our Moral Commitment section).
Course: The Foundation supports graduate students working towards the PhD degree at one of the Foundation’s currently participating schools. The Foundation does not support study in pursuit of the MD degree or work in descriptive biology, although it may support the PhD portion of a joint M.D /PhD study program.
Award Details: Fellowship consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. Successful applicants have the choice of two Fellowship options:Option 1 – Five Year Hertz $32,000/ 9-month personal stipend; Full tuition equivalent Renewable for up to 5 years; Option 2 – Five-Year Coordinated Hertz Period – Two Years $38,000/ 9-month personal stipend; Full tuition equivalent; Other Fellowship Period – Up to Three Years $6,000/ year supplemental stipend from Hertz; Requires Awardee to accept a 3-year Fellowship from another source
Application Deadline 30th October, 2015
Marketing and Management: SQUIZ / Macquarie University Scholarship for PhD in Australia, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Macquarie University, Australia
Eligible Students: The scholarship is available to eligible candidates to undertake either: Research Training Pathway (RTP) MRes Year 2 followed by a possible Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) for a 3 year PhD. This is referred to as an MRes/PhD ‘bundle offer’. Direct entry to a 3 year PhD program.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at Macquarie University.
Award Details: The value and tenure of the scholarship is: The MRES Year 2 full-time stipend rate is $16,000 per annum for students achieving a GPA of 75-84% in the qualification used for entry, tax exempt, for 1 year. In 2015, MRES candidates who have attained a GPA over 85% will receive a stipend at the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) rate for PhD, $25,849 per annum (in 2015) tax exempt (indexed annually); The MQRES full-time stipend rate is $25,849 per annum (in 2015) tax exempt, for up to 3 years (indexed annually).
Application Deadline 9 October 2015
BNU Scholarship for International Students in China, 2015
Scholarship Provider: Beijing Normal University, China
Eligible Students: Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with good health who maintain an amicable attitude towards China.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree programme at Beijing Normal University.
Award Details: Scholarships include; Waives full tuition during the duration of study; Provides a living allowance during the duration of study: Undergraduate students: RMB 2,000yuan/month, Master students?RMB 2,500yuan/month and Ph. D students?RMB 3,000yuan/month; Provides comprehensive insurance.
Application Deadline June 15
CAS-TWAS President’s PhD Fellowship Programme in China, 2015
Scholarship Provider: Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
Eligible Students: Applicants must: Be maximum age of 35 years on 31 December 2015; Not take up other assignments during the period of his/her fellowship; Not hold Chinese citizenship;
Course: Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD studies at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) or Institutes of CAS around China.
Award Details: CAS, fellowship awardees will receive a monthly stipend (to cover accommodation and other living expenses, local travel expenses and health insurance) of RMB 7,000 or RMB 8,000 from CAS through UCAS/USTC, depending on whether he/she has passed the qualification test arranged by UCAS/USTC for all PhD candidates after admission. All awardees will also be provided tuition and admission fee waivers.
Application Deadline 31 March 2015.
International Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for Research Excellence in UK, 2015
Scholarship Provider: University of Nottingham, UK
Eligible Students: Applicants can apply for this scholarship if you: are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes and already hold an offer to start a full-time research degree programme, PhD or MPhil, at Nottingham in September or October 2015, any subject area.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time research degree programme, PhD or MPhil.
Award Details: Scholarships cover full tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 6 March 2015.
Fujian Government Scholarships for International Students in China, 2015-2016
Scholarship Provider: The government of Fujian Province
Eligible Students: Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens and be in good health. Education background and age limit
Course: Scholarships are available for undergraduate programs or long term language, masters programs, doctoral programs, general scholar programs and senior scholar programs at Fujian Universities.
Award Details: The scholarship is divided into the following categories and is granted to the relevant institutions that accept international students: Governor Special Scholarship Program: 60,000 RMB/person/year; International Liaison of Provincial partnership cities study in Fujian program: 30000 RMB/person/year; International Liaison of Provincial partnership cities trainees program; Non-academic language students: 30,000 RMB/person/year, granted to the student for one academic year; Short-term program trainees: 5,000 RMB/person/month, granted to the student for individual study period; Independent recruitment program by Fujian universities:; Undergraduate program or long term language students: scholarship is granted to the students pursuing a bachelor’s degree for 3 academic years and students pursuing a bachelor’s degree for 4 years of 30,000 RMB/person/year; Master’s degree or general scholar students: scholarship is granted to the student for 2 to 3 academic years with the standard of RMB 40,000 per year.Doctoral degree or senior scholar students: scholarship is granted to the student for 3 to 4 academic years with the standard of RMB 50,000 per year.
Application Deadline: April each year
Marine Scholarship for International Students in China
Scholarship Provider: State Oceanic Administration (SOA) and the Ministry of Education of China, China Government
Eligible Students: The applicant should be a citizen of non-Chinese nationality in good health, from a coastal/island country of South China Sea, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific and its surround island countries or an African developing country.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters and doctoral degree level at Xiamen University, Zhejiang University, Ocean University of China and Tongji University.
Award Details: Exemption from registration fees, tuition fees, laboratory fees, internship fees, and fees for basic learning materials and accommodation on campus
Application Deadline: Every year, from 1st January to 30th April
MOE-AU Scholarship for Singaporean Students, 2015
Scholarship Provider: The Ministry of Education-Autonomous University (MOE-AU), Singapore
Eligible Students: To be eligible to apply for the scholarship applicants must be Singapore Citizens. They should have a strong interest in pursuing an academic career at one of the local Autonomous Universities, and demonstrate high achievement and aptitude for the academic field or subject that they wish to specialise in.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate studies at any local or overseas institutions after which the scholar is expected to apply for and obtain an AU-sponsored postgraduate scholarship to pursue a PhD from the AU to which they are paired.
Award Details: The MOE-AU Scholarship covers: All tuition and compulsory fees. A monthly stipend, to cover accommodation and sustenance costs. A one-off pre-studies allowance. Return economy airfare (only for scholars pursuing studies overseas). Sponsorship for one overseas exchange programme (only for scholars pursuing studies at local universities).
Application Deadline: 31st May 2015