Globally, free scholarships and financial aids are offered by a number of organizations at school and collegiate level. Fully funded scholarships are awarded mostly on the basis of financial need and academic excellence. Full scholarships for international students are provided to the brightest candidates around the world to upgrade their education level without any fee burden. Free scholarships and grants cover tuition fees, transportation charges and other stipends. Check out the list below for free scholarships around the world.
Vice-Chancellor’s International Free Scholarships
Free scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degree at Macquarie University in Australia. The maximum period covered by Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship is the standard duration of program which is indicated on the scholarship offer letter. Applicants must be of any country other than Australia or New Zealand. Applications will close on 31st January 2015 for Semester 1, 2015.
Rotary Peace Fellowships for International Students
Each year, the Rotary Foundation awards up to 100 fully funded academic fellowships for the citizens from around the world. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (at a minimum) with strong academic achievement is required. The fellowships will be awarded on the basis of personal, academic and professional achievements. The deadline for candidates to submit applications to their district is 31 May. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July for 2016-17 academic year.
NMG-NUST Joint Scholarship Program for International Students
Free scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD degree at Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST). Applicants for undergraduate programs must have senior high school diploma when register and be under the age of 28. Last date of submitting applications is May 31, 2015.
Free PhD Scholarships for International Students
Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies together with the University of Strasbourg is offering free PhD scholarships for international students. Applicants, with no restriction on nationality, must hold a Master of Science (M.Sc.) or a Master of Arts (M.A.) or equivalent title. Full scholarships for international students will be offered for four years. The deadline for applications is May 7, 2015.
Fulbright Vietnamese Student Scholarship Program
Applications are invited for Fulbright Vietnamese Student Scholarship Program to pursue a Master’s degree program. Approximately 20 to 25 free scholarships are granted on an annual basis. Successful candidates will receive a full scholarship which covers tuition and fees, monthly stipend, round-trip airfare to the U.S. and health insurance. The application deadline is April 15, 2015.
Hinrich Full MA Scholarship
The Hinrich Foundation offers full scholarships to study Master of Arts in international journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University. Free scholarships will be awarded for one year taught master course starting in September 2015. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, be fluent in English and able to meet all academic, entrance and other requirements of the university. Applications should be submitted till February 1, 2015.
Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Free Scholarship Scheme
Free scholarship is available for pursuing graduate degree level (DPhil, MPhil and MSc) at the University of Oxford in UK. The scholarships will provide 100% of university and college fees and a grant for living costs. 5 scholarships are offered for the duration of the course. Application should be submitted till 23 January 2015.
Fully Funded PhD Studentship in Data Science
Warwick University is offering Fully Funded PhD studentship in the field of Data Science. The studentship is open to Home/EU and international/Overseas students. PhD studentship will cover tuition fees at Home/EU rate and stipend of £13,726 pa for 4 years. Applicants should have strong programming skills and exciting ideas to join us in developing this research stream, as well as a minimum 2.1 class undergraduate degree in a relevant quantitative discipline and ideally a relevant Master’s degree. The application deadline is 1st July 2014.
Fully-Funded PhD Studentship in Engineering
Swansea University’s College of Engineering invites applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship in biomedical engineering and computational modelling. The studentship covers UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend of £13863 p.a. This studentship is open to UK, EU and international students, but only UK/EU fees will be paid. The application deadline is 15th August 2014.
Chancellor Yunus Scholarship at Glasgow Caledonian University
Applications are available for full scholarships to undertake full time MSc programme at University of Glasgow Caledonian University. Scholarships will be awarded on an overall assessment of merit and promise of the candidate, including their financial circumstances. The application deadlines are 30th June 2014 (for international students) and 31st July 2014 (for UK/EU).
PhD Studentship for International Students
Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship within the School of Engineering and Digital Arts. Funding is open to students worldwide. The ideal candidate has a Master degree in engineering or physics with experience in antenna designs, or electromagnetics or RF or microwave engineering. Working or research experience in antennas or RF or microwave engineering will be a plus. Successful candidate will receive a bursary of £13,863per annum for 3 years. Application should be submitted till 6th July, 2014.
IMLIS Postgraduate Excellence Free Scholarships
The Institute of Management, Law and Information Science is offering two postgraduate free scholarships for September 2014 entry. Full scholarships for international students cover full tuition fees only. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence relevant work or other experience may also be taken into consideration. Application should be submitted till 30th June 2014.
Cardiff University IFP Elite International Free Scholarships
Free scholarships are available for international students to study at Cardiff University in UK. Full scholarships for international students cover tuition fees for students studying on the International Foundation Programme. The application deadline is 30th May 2014.
Cardiff University Postgraduate Elite International Free Scholarships
Cardiff University is funding free international scholarships for undertaking postgraduate programme. These awards cover tuition fees for students studying postgraduate taught courses. Scholarships are offered for one year. Application should be submitted till 30th May 2014.
Science and Technology Fully Funded PhD Scholarships
Applications are invited for three free PhD scholarships in the field of Psychology at Lancaster University. UK/EU and overseas students can apply for these free scholarships. The scholarships are for 3.5 years for UK/EU applicants or 3 years for overseas applicants. Online application deadline is May 19, 2014.
International PhD Positions in Biological Sciences
Positions are open for pursuing PhD programme at Max-Planck-Institute for Developmental Biology and Friedrich Miescher Laboratory Tuebingen, Germany. Approximately 20 new PhD students join the program each year. All PhD positions are funded for up to 4 years. The application deadline for round 1 is May 13, 2014.
Full-Time MBA Scholarships for International Students
University of Strathclyde offers free scholarships to full-time MBA programme. 4 scholarships will be awarded. Suitable candidates will be considered on the basis of their MBA applications and interview performance. The application deadline is 31st May 2014.
MBA Full-time Scholarship for Female Students
Free scholarship is awarded for MBA Program at University of Strathclyde. Candidates must demonstrate through their ideas, experience and achievements that they are an excellent team player, with a strong vision for the future. One scholarship of £10,000 will be automatically deducted from tuition fees. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2014.
Masters Scholarships for Low and Middle-Income Countries’ Students
Free scholarships are available for pursuing master degree level at Kasetsart University. Fully funded scholarships include tuition fee and monthly research assistant stipend including research expenditure and health insurance. Free scholarships are available for two consecutive academic years of full-time graduate enrollment. Application deadline is April 30, 2014.
Full Scholarships for International Students
University of Westminster is offering free scholarships for International Postgraduate Students in UK. The scholarships will be awarded on- First Class Honours degree, Minimum Upper Second Class Honours or above, financial need and development potential. The application deadline is 25th April 2014.
Fully-funded MPhil/PhD Postgraduate Research Scholarships
Free scholarships are provided in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, with the awards to be announced in spring 2014. Free scholarship includes fee waiver up to the value of the full-time home/EU rate for MPhil/PhD degrees (currently £3,900). The application deadline is 17th February 2014.
PhD Studentships in the School of Life Sciences
University of Sussex invites applications for PhD studentships available in the School of Life Sciences. Each PhD studentship includes a tax free maintenance bursary of £13726 per year, plus a waiver of UK/EU fees for 3.5 years. Online applications will close on 1 February 2014.
Fully Funded PhD Positions
Free positions are open for pursuing PhD program at University Carlos III of Madrid in Spain. These salaried PhD positions are available for up to 5 years. Applicants must have excellent academic transcripts -Clearly defined Statement of Purpose for PhD research thesis. Application should be submitted by 31st January 2014.
Free Vice-Chancellors PhD Scholarships
Free scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at Nottingham Trent University. 36 fully funded PhD scholarships will be awarded for the duration of three years. Scholarships are awarded within the school of Art and Design, Education and Arts and Humanities at Nottingham Trent University. The deadline for applications is 24 January 2014.
Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Fully Funded Scholarships
Free scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at Nottingham Trent University in UK. The scholarships will cover UK / EU fees and provide a maintenance stipend linked to the RCUK rate (currently £13,726 per annum) for up to three years. 12 scholarships will be offered for the duration of three years. The application deadline is 24th January 2014.
Oxford Postgraduate Free Scholarships
University of Oxford offers over 1,000 fully funded postgraduate scholarships for UK, EU and international students. Free scholarships cover the full academic range of Oxford’s graduate courses. Free scholarships will be offered for duration of the program. Online application deadline is January 24, 2014.
Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Welsh Medium Research Scholarships
Free scholarships are available for pursuing PhD research prgramme in UK. Applications will also be accepted from individuals who will be registering directly on a postgraduate research programme only when it is common practice within the subject. January 17, 2014 is the application deadline.
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