Students – have you started thinking about your career yet? Getting admission in universities abroad is not that easy, you have to prepare from now onwards. Universities offer a range of different scholarship programmes for international students to help cover tuition fees or living costs. By studying abroad, students have the opportunity to study in a foreign nation and take in the allure and culture of a new land. Here is a list of top 10 University Scholarships for International Students:
Scholarship Provider: Commonwealth Scholarship Commission
Eligible Students: Applicants from commonwealth country other than the UK are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.
Courses: Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral research programme.
Award Details: Research support grant of £2,500 per annum.
Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,627 per month, or £2,019 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2017-2018 levels).Study travel grant of £1,000 per award towards the costs of approved travel within the UK or overseas.
Application Deadline: December 11, 2017
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Scholarship Provider: The University of Bordeaux
Eligible Students: Candidates of any nationality are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
Courses: Scholarship is available to pursue master or doctoral programme.
Award Details: Eiffel fellows receive a monthly allowance of 1.181 € (€ 1,031 maintenance allowance + € 150 monthly allowance), to which is added the direct support of several services
Application Deadline: Deadline for Master programme: November 15, 2017, and For Doctoral Programme: December 1, 2017.
Scholarship Provider: The of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Eligible Students: Applicants must possess a law degree or an equivalent degree.
Courses: Scholarships are available to pursue a postgraduate degree.
Award Details: The Geneva Academy offers partial and full scholarships. Applicants from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and Western Europe can only be considered for partial scholarships.
Application Deadline: November 20, 2017.
Scholarship Provider: Newcastle University
Eligible Students: Applicants must be a national of one of the following countries: USA, India, Malaysia, South Africa, Kenya, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Algeria and Morocco
Courses: Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate programme.
Award Details: 50% or 100% of tuition fees will be awarded.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2018, April 27, 2018, and June 29, 2018
Scholarship Provider: International Fashion Academy
Eligible Students: All scholarships are open to both domestic and international students.
Courses: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate programme.
Award Details: Scholarships in the total record amount of $163,500 are given. A ‘super scholarship’ of 5000 Euros in cash will be awarded to the scholarship recipient seen as the most talented and promising.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
Scholarship Provider: Örebro University
Eligible Students: Students from countries outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland are eligible to apply.
Courses: Scholarship is available for pursuing masters degree programme at Orebro University.
Award Details: The scholarship covers full or partial tuition fees but does not cover living expenses.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2018
Scholarship Provider: The School of Arts at Birkbeck, University of London
Eligible Students: UK/EU and International applicants are eligible to apply.
Courses: Applications are open to all students applying to undertake postgraduate research.
Award Details: The Birkbeck Postgraduate Research Scholarship awards will include a full fee waiver capped at the value of the full-time Home/EU rate for M.Phil/PhD degrees (currently £4,195), in addition to an annual stipend set at Research Council rates (currently £16,553; pro rata in the case of a part-time award).
Application Deadline: February 14, 2018
Scholarship Provider: The Erasmus Mundus EMLex
Eligible Students: International students are eligible to apply.
Courses: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters programme.
Award Details: The scholarship includes Contribution to subsistence costs: 1,000€ per month for the entire duration of the EMLex study programme (24 months maximum)
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
Scholarship Provider: The Lancaster University
Eligible Students: UK, EU and overseas students can apply for these scholarships.
Courses: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate programme within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Award Details: A variety of scholarships will be awarded up to the level of a fees bursary plus £15,000 maintenance.
Application Deadline: March 2, 2018
Scholarship Provider: Sciences Po or Paris Institute of Political Studies
Eligible Students: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
Courses: Scholarship is available to pursue Dual BA program.
Award Details: The Stephen M. Kellen scholarship covers two years of tuition fees at Sciences Po, in addition to a living allowance of $6.000/year for the two years spent on Sciences Po’s French-German European Campus in Nancy, and a living allowance of $7.000/year for the two years spent at the Otto-Suhr-Institut of Freie Universität.
Application Deadline: June 20, 2018