Want to avail academic scholarships in the year 2016? Listed below are the scholarships and grants available for 2016 intake. Get the beneficial information of the most renowned 2016 scholarships and fund your education. This list includes all available international and domestic scholarships and grants of 2016. The list comprises of both partially and fully funded scholarships offered by prominent universities and organizations. Scholarships 2016 are offered for multiple courses at various academic levels i.e. undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and research. Grasp the opportunity, don’t wait till the deadlines. We strongly encourage students to apply as soon as possible. Explore the list of 2016 scholarships below to get the best funding options for the year.
International Postgraduate Coursework Awards (IPCA) in Australia
Scholarship Provider: The University of Melbourne, Australia
Eligible Students: A citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand and not a permanent resident of Australia.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undertaking a postgraduate coursework degree at the University of Melbourne.
Award Details: The scholarship provides fee remissions of between 25% and 100% of tuition fees for the duration of your course.
Application Deadline: December 31, 2020
Excellence Scholarships for Master’s Degree Programme at Leiden University, Netherlands
Scholarship Provider: Leiden University, Netherlands
Eligible Students: The applicant must Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme starting February 2016 or September 2016.
Course: Scholarships are available for master’s degree program at Leiden University.
Award Details: The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme has 3 awards: € 10,000 of the tuition fee; € 15,000 of the tuition fee ; Total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee (also referred to as home fee)
Application Deadline: October 1 and February 1
VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) for International Students in Netherlands
Scholarship Provider: VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Eligible Students: The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) is a Merit scholarship programme) for strongly motivated students with excellent study results.
Course: Fellowship is available for pursuing masters degree at VU University in Netherlands.
Award Details: The VUFP scholarship is a tuition fee waiver. VUFP scholarship does not provide any additional allowance towards study or living costs.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2020
BAYHOST Scholarships for Graduates from CEE Countries
Scholarship Provider: The Bavarian Ministry for Science, Research and Art
Eligible Students: The applicant must have citizenship of one of the following countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia or Ukraine.
Course: Scholarships are meant to finance doctoral or postgraduate studies at Bavarian universities.
Award Details: The scholarship is paid out monthly (700 €) and amounts to 8.400 € per year. Students with at least one child receive 860 € per month, which amounts to 10.320 € per year.
Application Deadline: 1st December 2019
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship for Women in USA and Canada
Scholarship Provider: International Peace Scholarship Fund, Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.)
Eligible Students: An applicant must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study, working toward a graduate degree in a college or university in the United States or Canada.
Course: Scholarships are available to pursue graduate study in the United States and Canada.
Award Details: The maximum amount awarded to a student is $10,000. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs.
Application Deadline: Closed
ASF Scholarships for Dutch and International Students in Netherlands
Scholarship Provider: Amsterdam University College, Netherlands
Eligible Students: ASF Scholarship awardee must be fully admitted to Amsterdam University College. The ASF Scholarship cannot be transferred to another academic year or another academic programme.
Course: An ASF Scholarship awardee must be fully admitted to the Amsterdam University College.
Award Details: The AUC Scholarship Fund offers two types of ASF Scholarship: Full scholarships: EU students: EUR 5100 per year, Non-EU students: EUR 15300 per year. Partial scholarships: EU students: EUR 2550 per year, Non-EU students: EUR 7650 per year.
Application Deadline: 1st November
Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship for International Students China
Scholarship Provider: Chongqing Municipal Government, China
Eligible Students: 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 undergraduate, master and 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
HHMI International Student Research Fellowships in USA, 2016-2017
Scholarship Provider: The Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Eligible Students: HHMI will award three-year fellowships to students while they are engaged in their doctoral dissertation research. U.S. institutions designated by HHMI will nominate students who -have demonstrated exceptional talent and innovation in research.
Course: Fellowships will support the research training of pre-doctoral students at one of the designated institutions.
Award Details: HHMI will provide each International Student Research Fellow with an annual stipend of $30,000, which will be administered and distributed by the host institution.
Application Deadline: November 17 and February 11, 2016
MMMF Grants for Women of Mexican in USA/Canada, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
Eligible Students: The MMMF awards education grants on a competitive basis to exceptional women from developing countries who have financial need and are committed to working to empower women and children.
Course: Grant is available towards the completion of the degree program in Canada and USA.
Award Details: An MMMF grant covers only a portion of the total costs for an academic year.
Application Deadline: 16 January 2016
Oxford Graduate Scholarships for International Students
Scholarship Provider: University of Oxford, UK
Eligible Students: The applicant should have submitted course application by the relevant January admissions deadline.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate degree program at University of Oxford.
Award Details: These are fully funded scholarships. The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs.
Application Deadline: 8 January and 22 January
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Applicants at Cornell University, 2016/18
Scholarship Provider: Cornell University Society for the Humanities
Eligible Students: Applicants for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2016/17-2017/18 academic years must have received the Ph.D. degree after September 2010. Mellon Fellowships are no longer restricted to citizens of the US and Canada.
Course: These are postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships awarded for two years.
Award Details: Each fellowship offers a stipend of $45,000/year. While in residence at Cornell, Mellon Fellows hold department affiliations and joint appointments with the Society for the Humanities, have limited teaching duties, and the opportunity for scholarly work.
Application Deadline: December 15, 2015 and November 1, 2015
Young India Fellowship Programme for Postgraduate Students in India, 2016/2017
Scholarship Provider: International Federation for Research and Education (IFRE) and University of Pennsylvania
Eligible Students: Students who are in the final year of their undergraduate or postgraduate degree are eligible to apply.
Course: Young India Fellowship is a one year postgraduate programme at Ashoka University.
Award Details: The Young India Fellowship offers scholarships that cover, in full or in part
Application Deadline: 15th December 2015
Mathematics Research Fellowships for Developing Countries at ICTP in Italy
Scholarship Provider: The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)
Eligible Students: Visiting Fellowships are open to mathematicians of any age and nationality. Visiting Fellows must have a PhD in mathematics prior to the start of their Fellowship.
Course: These visiting Fellowships are open to mathematicians for pursuing research programme at ICTP.
Award Details: A small number of visiting fellowships will be awarded. ICTP also welcomes applications from small groups, two or three scientists, who wish to spend some time working together on a joint project at ICTP.
Application Deadline: 15 December
CBS Innovation International Scholarship for Undergraduates in Australia
Scholarship Provider: Curtin University, Australia
Eligible Students: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the CBS Innovation International Scholarship: International student and hold a valid Student Visa – Higher Education (Subclass 573); Received a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) into an eligible undergraduate degree and major at Curtin University in 2016.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at Curtin University.
Award Details: The CBS Innovation International Scholarship will provide the following support for the expected duration of the undergraduate degree for up to a maximum of three years (based on a full-time study load of at least 100 credits per semester): A total value of up to $9,000 paid as a cash stipend of $1,500 per semester. The amount can be used at the recipient’s discretion to contribute towards educational related expenses. Payments occur post census date each semester. Payments will be made approximately mid-end April and September each year.
Application Deadline: 20 November
Commonwealth Split-site (PhD) Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries
Scholarship Provider: UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Eligible Students: Applicants must be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing Split-site (PhD) (where the CSC supports one year’s study at a UK university as part of a PhD being undertaken in applicant’s home country) studies at UK universities.
Award Details: Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,034 per month, or £1,268 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2015-2016 levels)
Application Deadline: 19 November
Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships
Scholarship Provider: The Schlumberger Foundation
Eligible Students: The applicant should be a female and a citizen of a developing country or emerging economy.
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: November 13th
Quebec MELS Merit Scholarship Program for Foreign Students, Canada
Scholarship Provider: Government of Québec, Canada
Eligible Students: The applicant must have been preselected by a university, the Réseau Trans-Tech (a CCTT), TERI University, the SER or CONACYT before September 23rd, 2015.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral research, postdoctoral and short term research program in Québec.
Award Details: Doctoral Research Scholarship: valued at $25,000 per year; Postdoctoral Fellowship: valued at $35,000 per year for one year non renewable; Short-term research or professional development scholarships: valued at $3,000 a month for a period of up to four months.
Application Deadline: November 1st
IRO Doctoral Scholarship Programme for Developing Countries in Belgium
Scholarship Provider: Catholic University of Leuven’s Interfaculty Council for Development Cooperation, Belgium
Eligible Students: The applicant must be a citizen of one of the countries on the OECD DAC table that are listed under the following categories: Least Developed Countries, Low Income Countries or Low Middle Income Countries.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD program at KU Leuven.
Award Details: The scholarship includes monthly basic amount € 1,415 (75% of the net salary of an assistant) paid at the end of each month for doctoral students and €1000 paid at the beginning of each month for Pre-doctoral students, Housing allowance of € 200/month with accompanying partner (and children), Social security covering health insurance, child allowance, occupational hazard and occupational illness, Tuition fee, Affiliation with a Belgian Health Insurance company, Third-party liability insurance (private life), Professional and accident insurance coverage; third party liability insurance (study related matters and for professional liability) and Return flight tickets for the whole family after completion of the doctorate.
Application Deadline: November 13, 2016
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.
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
Canadian Government Doctoral Research Scholarships for International Students
Scholarship Provider: Government of Canada
Eligible Students: To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must meet all eligibility requirements for the competition closing date, which is the 1 st November 2015.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral studies at Québec University.
Award Details: The maximum annual value of the doctoral research scholarship for international students is $20 000. During the eligibility period (nine sessions or 36 months), the scholarship holder may receive up to nine payments totaling $60 000.
Application Deadline: November 1st
MENA Scholarship Programme for Short Courses in Netherlands
Scholarship Provider: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Eligible Students: To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries on the MSP country list valid at the time of application
Course: Scholarships are available for selected short courses at educational institutions in the Netherlands.
Award Details: An MSP scholarship is a contribution to the costs of the selected short course and should supplement your salary which you must continue to receive during the study period.
Application Deadline: Applicants need to apply directly at the Dutch higher education institution of their choice, starting 1 September. Institution submits grant application (nominates candidates) by November.
Honjo International Scholarships for Graduate Students in Japan
Scholarship Provider: Honjo International Scholarship Foundation
Eligible Students: To be eligible for the scholarship the student must be registered to attend or applying for a graduate school starting from April 1, 2016.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate program (Master and PhD) at a Japanese university.
Award Details: The scholarship include: ¥200,000 per month for 1 or 2 years; ¥180,000 per month for 3 years; ¥150,000 per month for 4 or 5 years.
Application Deadline October 31
IBM PhD Fellowship Awards Program for International Students
Scholarship Provider: IBM University
Eligible Students: To be eligible for the scholarship students must be nominated by a doctoral faculty member and enrolled full-time in a college or university Ph.D. program.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD program.
Award Details: The IBM PhD Fellowships are awarded worldwide. IBM Ph.D. Fellows are awarded a stipend for one academic year. Fellowships vary by country/geographic area, and the students will be informed at the time of the award what the value is for their country/geographic area. All IBM Ph.D. Fellows are matched with an IBM Mentor according to their technical interests, and they are strongly encouraged to participate in at least one internship at IBM while completing their studies. Interns are paid by their host site and will be subject to the prevailing terms and conditions of the internship program at that site. IBM is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Deadline: October 27
TÜBITAK Research Fellowship Programme for Foreign Citizens in Turkey
Scholarship Provider: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
Eligible Students: To be eligible for the scholarship applicants should be non-Turkish citizens. Applicants who hold dual citizenship with Turkey are not eligible to apply.
Course: Fellowships are available for PhD students and young postdoctoral researchers to pursue research at universities or research institutes in Turkey.
Award Details: The scholarship include monthly stipend of 2.250 Turkish Liras.
Application Deadline 19 October
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarships for International Students in Japan
Scholarship Provider: Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation
Eligible Students: To be eligible for the scholarship applicant must not be a citizen of Japan nor be residing in Japan.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, master and PhD degree programs at Japanese University or Graduate School.
Award Details: Undergraduates: ¥100,000 per month: Master’s students: ¥140,000 per month; Doctoral students: ¥140,000 per month; Supplemental: Only for the first year of the scholarship, a supplemental of ¥400,000 is provided upon arrival in Japan.
Application Deadline: 16 October
Success and Support Scholarships for International Students in Turkey
Scholarship Provider: Turkish Government
Eligible Students: Applicant must hold foreign citizenship (Turkish citizens holding dual citizenship are ineligible).
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing associate and undergraduate, masters and PhD degree programmes.
Award Details: The value of each monthly scholarship to be paid is: 350 TL for students in undergraduate programmes; 450 TL for students in Masters programmes; 550 TL for students in PhD programmes.
Application Deadline: 15th October
Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships for German and International Students, 2015
Scholarship Provider: The Heinrich Boll Foundation
Eligible Students: In this scholarship applicant has different criteria for doctoral scholarship and for undergraduate or graduate scholarship.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree.
Award Details: The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates and doctoral students.
Application Deadline: 1 September
ISU Bocconi Scholarships for Italian and International Students in Italy
Scholarship Provider: Bocconi University, Italy
Eligible Students: In order to participate, students must be enrolled or declare they intend to enroll in University Bocconi for the 2015-2016 academic year, with the following conditions
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, master and PhD degree program.
Award Details: The scholarship include € 4,447.00; € 3,876.00; 3,328.00 + one free meal per day at the Bocconi University canteen services, during the entire period the service is open, for those in the third ISU Bocconi bracket
Application Deadline: 30 September
Commonwealth Professional Fellowships for Developing Commonwealth Countries in UK
Scholarship Provider: Commonwealth Scholarships Commission (CSC), UK
Eligible Students: For this fellowship the applicant must be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country.
Course: Fellowships support mid-career professionals to spend a period of time with a UK host organization working in their field for a program of professional development.
Award Details: A monthly (or pro rata) living allowance for the duration of the Fellowship at the rate of £1,563 per month (£1,938 per month for those based in the London Metropolitan area) – rates quoted at 2014-2015 levels. Exceptionally, depending on the programme arranged, a peripatetic living allowance may be payable. Further details if applicable will be given at the time of offer.
Application Deadline: 14 September
Mexican Government Scholarship Program for Foreign Students in Mexico
Scholarship Provider: Mexican Government
Eligible Students: Applicant must hold Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree, as required by the program for which the scholarship is requested.
Course: Scholarships are available for a specialization, master’s degree or doctorate, conducting graduate-level research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program in Mexico.
Award Details: Monthly stipend of 4 times the minimum salary in Mexico City for undergraduate mobility scholarships
Application Deadline: August 31
Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars, 2016/2017
Scholarship Provider: Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission
Eligible Students: There are different eligibility criteria for Research; PhD and Postdoctoral
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD, postdoctoral and research programs and fine arts scholarships are for the Master program (according to the ECTS credits).
Award Details: PhD Scholarships and Research scholarships: The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of 1920 Swiss Francs. Exemption of the tuition fees (except for EPFL), Mandatory Swiss Health insurance paid by the FCS (for non-EU or EFTA grantees only), A lump sum for air fare for non-European grantees only (provided at the end of the scholarship), Special 300 Swiss Francs lodging allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship),1 year half-fare public transportation card and Counseling and various trips, dinners and sigh seeing tours organized for Swiss Government Scholarship holders.
-Postdoctoral scholarships: The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of 3500 Swiss Francs Exemption of the tuition fees (except for EPFL).
Application Deadline: Varies according to country
Heilongjiang Government Scholarship for International Students
Scholarship Provider: Heilongjiang Government
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.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree programme.
Award Details: 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).
Application Deadline: April 30, each year
CIMO PhD Fellowships for International Doctoral Students in Finland
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.
Israeli Government Scholarships for Foreign Students
Scholarship Provider: Government of Israel
Eligible Students: To be eligible, the applicant should hold a BA or BSc degree (or higher) and have a good record of academic achievement.
Course: Scholarships are awarded for summer language courses (Ulpan) and for one academic year or research studies.
Award Details: 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
Scholarships for Foreign Students at Fatih Sultan Mehmet VakIf University
Scholarship Provider: Fatih Sultan Mehmet VakIf University (FSMVU), Turkey
Eligible Students: To be eligible for any of these scholarships Master’s candidates must have an undergraduate degree, Doctorate and Proficiency and Art candidates must have Master’s degrees.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s and PhD programme at the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Foundation University.
Award Details: Starting from the 2015-2016 academic year, all successful applicants will receive 50% scholarships from the University Board of Trustees. Full scholarships will be awarded for master and PhD programs in Civilization Studies; Master’s – Doctorate program in Islamic Sciences and for Master’s program in History of Science.
DAAD Scholarships for Developing Countries’ Students
Scholarship Provider: BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development)
Eligible Students: To be eligible for any of these scholarships for postgraduate courses held in English request an international TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based) or IELTS (band 6). Some courses may expect a different level. For detailed information see the website of the relevant course.
Course: Scholarships are available to pursue a postgraduate degree at German institutions of Higher education.
Award Details: The DAAD pays a monthly scholarship installment, currently set at EUR 750.00. In addition, the scholarship includes costs for health, accident and liability insurance in Germany and an adequate travelling allowance, in so far as the home country or another donor is not already covering these expenses. Furthermore, the DAAD pays an annual research grant. However, the universities might charge additional fees not covered by the scholarship.
Application Deadline: Please contact the respective eligible institutions regarding the application deadline, because the application deadlines may vary from university to university.
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