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Scholarships for Developing Countries Students, 2013

Students from developing countries generally do not have much monetary recourses to pursue a quality higher education or to liven up their dreams of studying abroad. So, this scholarship list will be quite helpful for students from developing countries to find financial aid to study abroad or in the home country. There are numerous international awards available for these students across the world.  To get the full information of these endowments given in the list below, that have been provided by different funding bodies you have to click on the “further scholarship Information and Application” link below each scholarship.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme for Commonwealth Developing Countries, 2013 UK
Study Subject(s): Courses offered by the University
Course Level: Masters
Scholarship Provider: Department for International Development (DFID) , United Kingdom
The award can be taken at: UK
Brief Scholarship Description: Commonwealth Shared The studentships are for taught Master’s courses only. All courses undertaken must be demonstrably relevant to the economic, social or technological development of the candidate’s home country. Awards are available at participating institutions in the UK only. Commonwealth Shared Scholarships prospectus 2013 – includes full details of the UK institutions offering Shared Scholarships in 2013. Application Deadline: 30 April 2013 (annually)………..[ Read more information]

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2013 Developing Solutions masters programme at University of Nottingham, UK
Study Subject(s):Study subjects are Engineering, Medicine & Health Sciences, Science, Environment, Science & Society, Health and Operations Management.
Course Level:This scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree  level.
Scholarship Provider:The University of Nottingham
Award can be taken at:UK
Brief Scholarship Description: The University of Nottingham UK Campus offers Master’s Scholarships in the field of Engineering, Medicine & Health Sciences, Science, Environment, Science & Society, Health and Operations Management for Africa, India or Students of Commonwealth Countries in UK Application Deadline: 26th April 2013 (annually)……[Read more information]

2013 Diplomatic Scholarships for Undergraduate Students at University of Westminster in UK
Study Subject(s): The grant is awarded in all courses offered by the university.
Course Level: The grant is provided to pursue undergraduate degree.
Scholarship Provider: University of Westminster
The award can be taken at: UK
Brief Description: University of Westminster is pleased to offer funding for undergraduates students. The grant is open for the children of diplomats from developing countries,currently stationed in the UK. The grant is offered in the form of reduction in the tuition fees to £4,000. The basis selection will be academic excellence. The awards are limited in number and are competitive.
Application Deadline: 31 May 2013 (annually)……[Read more information]

Wells Mountain Foundation funding for Students of Developing Countries, 2013/14
Study Subject(s): The grant is provided to learn any of the course offered by the university.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing post-secondary school (college, university, polytechnic, trade school).
Scholarship Provider: Wells Mountain Foundation
The award can be taken at: Developing countries
Brief Description: The Wells Mountain Foundation is a public charitable foundation based in Bristol, Vermont, USA, which has been approved under the United States Internal Revenue Service under Section 501(c)(3). The purpose of the Foundation is primarily to support programs and individuals in developing nations or other situations of extreme poverty. Each year the Foundation’s Empowerment Through Education program provides support to students as they pursue various educational objectives.
application Deadline: Do submit your applications till April 1, 2013……[Read more information]

2013 Colin Matheson funding for Developing Countries’ Students of at University of Westminster in UK
Study Subject(s): award is offered for all courses offered by the University.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing Master’s degree level.
Scholarship Provider: University of Westminster
The award can be taken at: UK
Brief Description: University of Westminster is pleased to offer Masters degree scholarships to the students of a developing country. The applicant should hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at the University.. The awards will cover full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st May 2013…….[Read more information]

MIDS-Managed Scholarships for Developing Countries in Switzerland, 2013
Study Subject(s): The grant is provided to study international dispute settlement.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing Master’s degree level(LLM).
Scholarship Provider: Geneva Law School and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
The award can be taken at: Switzerland
Brief Description: MIDS-Managed The studentships are offered to pursue LLM in International Dispute Settlement at Geneva Law School and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Switzerland. The grant is available for students from developing countries. The funding covers the total tuition fees as well as CHF 15,000 toward living expenses. The duration is of 10 months. Applicants must be from developing country.
application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 February 2013……..[Read more information]

VLIR-UOS Call for ICP-PhD Positionsfor Developing Countries Students, 2013
Study Subject(s): Any of the courses offered by the universities.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: VLIR-UOS
The award can be taken at: Belgium and host country
Brief Description: A PhD award in Belgium is fiscally limited to 4 years. You mustn’t have received any PhD award in the past. You must also provide a document from the Belgian university/-ies where you were or are still registered, proving you are entitled to be registered as PhD student for 4 years from 1 October of the reference year onwards.
application Deadline: Do submit your applications till 15 February 2013, 25 February 2013, Deadline for submission of all PhD application files for the respective university to VLIR-UOS-15 March 2013………[Read more information]

2013 Westminster international awards for Developing Countries Students, UK
Study Subject(s): Any course offered by the university.
Course Level: Master’s
Scholarship Provider: University of Westminster
The award can be taken at: UK
Brief Description:  University of Westminster offers fully funded scholarships for developing countries students. The funds are awarded to the students to pursue master’s degree in the university. The studentships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, financial need and development potential.
application Deadline: Do submit your applications till 31 May 2013……..[Read more information]

2013 IRO Doctoral funding for Developing Countries Students in Belgium
Study Subject(s): New applicants are now provided two alternatives: either by selecting amongst the faculty research topics offered by the doctoral schools (Humanities and Social Sciences, Science, Engineering and Technology (Arenberg doctoral school) and Biomedical Sciences) or by submitting their own personal research proposal.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Award can be taken at: Belgium
Brief Description: As one of its contributions to development co-operation, KU Leuven offers each academic year scholarships to deserving students from developing countries to do their PhD in the largest university in Flanders, Belgium. Also commonly referred to as the IRO scholarships (IRO in Dutch stands for Interfacultaire Raad voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking), this application programme has supported more than sixty Ph.D. graduates over the past five years.
Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till 15th January 2013…….[Read more information]

2013 Reach Oxford funding for Students from Developing Countries at University of Oxford, UK
Study Subject(s):All subjects except medicine
Course Level:Undergraduate
Scholarship Provider: University of Oxford
The award can be taken at: UK
Brief Description: A number of Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) are offered to students from low income countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because suitable educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries.
application Deadline: 15 October 2012

2013 Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program Scholarships in Canada
Study Subject(s): Courses offered by the universities.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Government of Canada
Award can be taken at: Canada
Brief Description: ELAP Scholarships provide students with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels. As part of the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program, select graduate-level students will be invited to participate in a study tour focused on Canadian democratic governance and civil society or other key priority areas.
Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till January 3, 2013…….[Read more information]
2013 JFUNU Scholarships for Developing Countries Students at United Nations University ISP in Japan
Study Subject(s): Science in Sustainability, Development, and Peace (Global Change and Sustainability, Peace and Security and International Cooperation and Development).
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree level.
Scholarship Provider: The Japan Foundation
Award can be taken at: Japan
Brief Description: The grants and assistantships available from UNU-ISP are very limited. Only highly qualified candidates from developing countries who can demonstrate the need for financial assistance will be considered for UNU-ISP financial support.

Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till January 3, 2013…….[Read more information]

The Felix Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries [85% for Indians], UK
Study Subject(s):Various
Course Level:Masters, PhD
Scholarship Provider: Felix Foundation
The award can be taken at: UK
Description: One Felix support will be available to a Non-Indian student who is a citizen of and living in a developing country to pursue a research degree at the School of Oriental and African Studies. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition fees at the international rate and provides around £12,316 for living expenses.
application Deadline: 31 January 2013…….[Read more information]

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