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2016 Scholarships

Listed below are the featured scholarships and grants readily available for 2016 intake. This list contains all renowned 2016 scholarships and fellowships available in the prominent countries of the world. Some of them are open for all international countries and some for the students from developing countries. The 2016 scholarships listing comprises of partial/fully funded scholarships endowed by governments and private foundations and universities.

Applications for all listed 2016 scholarships are open. Grasp the opportunity, don’t wait till the deadlines. We strongly encourage students to apply as soon as possible. Explore the list of scholarships below to get the best funding options for 2016:

There is a great opportunity for the students of Israel, Russia, China, Canada, USA and various EU countries. The summer language course scholarships are available for students enrolled in full-degree programmes in institutions of higher education. Applicants can apply for the scholarship under the Cultural Agreements programme to attend a Danish Summer Language Course. Students do not have to pay for the course itself, the scholarship covers the tuition fee. The application deadline for the summer language courses is March 1, 2016.

Each year Government of Ireland awards postgraduate scholarship for scholars. The total value of the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship, and all Strategic Funding Partner Scholarships, will be up to a maximum of €24,000 in any approved year. A maintenance award of €16,000 per annum within the Funding Term. The application deadline is 3rd February 2016.

University of Adelaide is accepting applications for Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) from overseas students to pursue Masters and PhD Degree Courses. Scholarship covers course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only). The application deadline is 31 January 2016.

Center for Economic Research & Graduate Education-Economics Institute (CERGE-EI) is offering PhD Scholarships in economics for September 2016. Scholarships are open for both Czech Republic and international students. All students are awarded full tuition waiver for the entire duration of their PhD program. Strong background in mathematics is an advantage. Individual who should have strong background in mathematics is an advantage. The application deadline is April 30, 2016.

Applications are invited for KAUST Fellowship available for students enrolling in PhD and MS/PhD program. All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship. The fellowship supports students for the duration of their graduate studies. KAUST Fellowship includes full tuition support and monthly living allowance. The application deadline is January 1st, 2016 for Fall 2016.

University of Groningen through its Eric Bleumink fund is offering talent grants for the international students from developing countries. Grants are available for pursuing masters degree programmes (MSc/MA/LL.M.) and PhD degree programme at the University of Groningen. The scholarship grant will cover tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books and health insurance. The application deadline is January 15th, 2016.

Chinese Government and WMO are offering new scholarships for international students to study in China. Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, masters and doctoral degree programs in the Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology and the Hohai University in China. Applications should be sent to CSC by WMO before 29th January 2016.

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden is inviting applications for Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS). Scholarships are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2016. An estimated 300 scholarships will be available. Scholarships will only be granted to candidates who have followed the steps of the university admission and been admitted to one of the eligible master programmes in Sweden. The scholarships cover both living costs and tuition fees. The application deadline is 20 January 2016.

Applications are invited for University Twente Scholarship (UTS) which is available for students from both EU/EEA as well as non-EU/EEA countries. Approximately 30 scholarships are awarded for one year master degree programme. Scholarship have a a value of € 6,000 – € 25,000 for one year. In case of a two-year study programme, students can receive an additional UTS of an amount equal to that in the first year to cover the expenses of the second year. Applicants comply with the general English language test requirement academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) and an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the sub score of speaking skills are eligible to apply. The application deadline is 15 December 2015.

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is offering fully funded masters scholarship for international students. Scholarship is available for pursuing one-year masters level course at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. To be eligible for the scholarship minimum TOEFL score required is 90 overall, with a minimum of 25 in writing and speaking. All students who are admitted receive full scholarships (Accommodation, Meals, Living stipend, Full tuition, Health insurance, Books and materials, Laptop and Travel supplement). The application deadline is February 1, 2016.

Beijing Normal University is inviting applications for international scholarship to undertake undergraduate, masters and PhD degree programme. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with good health who maintain an amicable attitude towards China. The scholarship duration is equal to the duration of study. The application deadline is June 15.

The University of Cambridge, via the Cambridge Trusts offers approximately 80 international scholarships for overseas students who will be registered for a three year research programme, leading to the PhD (including CPGS), that starts in the next academical year. Scholarships are awarded to cover the full cost of fees and maintenance for the duration of the course, i.e. three years. The awards will be made on a competitive basis to those applicants considered by their departments to be the most outstanding.

Applications are invited for JSPS invitation fellowships available for the researchers of all countries having diplomatic relations with Japan. JSPS conducts two programs (a short- and long-term program) under the Invitation Fellowship heading. These programs are intended to help advance the overseas researchers’ research activities while promoting science and internationalization in Japan. Up to 70 long term and 210 short term fellowships will be awarded (110 for Short-term 1st Recruitment and 100 for 2nd Recruitment). A few fellowships will be also awarded for Short-term S 1st Recruitment and 2nd Recruitment. Applications for this program must be submitted to JSPS by a host researcher in Japan through the head of his/her university or institution.

Applications are invited for SINGA Awards for August 2016 intake. Up to 240 SINGA Awards are given every year to top students from all over the world. SINGA only supports PhD studies in the field of science and engineering. PhD training will be carried out in English at applicant’s chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NTU, NUS or SUTD. The award provides financial support for up to 4 years. The application deadline is 1 January 2016 for August 2016 intake.

National University of Singapore is offering PhD scholarship for international students with an aptitude for innovative, high calibre PhD research in Singapore. Applicants must graduates with at least 2nd Upper Honours or equivalent qualification. The scholarships will provide monthly stipend of S$3,200 up to 4 years of the PhD studies or up to date of graduation and as well as computer, book and conference allowance. Applications should be submitted till 15 January 2016.

The Clarendon Fund offers over 140 full scholarships every year to academically excellent graduate students from all around the world. The scholarships cover tuition and college fees as well as a generous grant for living expenses. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit and potential to graduate students from all around the world. Applicant must apply to the University by the January deadline relevant to their proposed course in order to be considered for a scholarship.

Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD, postdoctoral and research programs and fine arts scholarships are for the Master program. The Scholarship is only valid for a full time Postdoctoral Research or Research in Switzerland. Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the Research. Deadline: The application deadline varies according to the countries.

Norwegian Government offers Quota Scheme for Developing Countries’ Students to study at selected Norwegian Universities. The Quota Scheme will only enroll students from institutions (organisations, universities, authorities) which have collaboration agreements with Norwegian universities or university colleges. Norwegian Government offers full scholarships. Deadline: The application deadline is 1st December.

Applications are invited for Icelandic Government Scholarships available for the period from September 1st 2015 to April 30th 2016. Approximately 15 scholarships will be awarded for students of modern Icelandic. Icelandic as a second language is comprised of both theoretical and practical fields of study. The scholarship covers registration fees at the University and a monthly stipend of approximately ISK 130.000 – that should cover room and board for one person, payable at the beginning of each month, September to April. A room will be available for rent in one of the University dormitory. The application deadline is December 1, 2015.

Each year, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funds bill gates scholarship to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge. It also provides additional, discretionary funding. The Gates Cambridge Trust is looking for students with outstanding academic credentials, demonstrated leadership abilities, a passion to contribute to the improvement of society and a good fit with the graduate programme at Cambridge for which they are applying.

Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven) invites students of developing countries for Doctoral Scholarship Programme. Scholarship is awarded for a maximum period of 48 months and eventually for one pre-doctoral year as preparation period for the doctoral programme. Applicants may choose a research topic proposed by one of the KU Leuven Doctoral Schools or may propose their own research topic. The application deadline is November 9th 2015.

The Government of Canada offers PhD scholarships for Canadian and international students in Canada. Scholarship is offered for three years. Each Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is valued at $50,000 per year. Students must be nominated by only one Canadian university, which must have received a Vanier CGS allocation. Deadline: Application deadline is 4 November 2015.

Applications are invited for Israeli Government Scholarships available for foreign students in Israel. The applicant must hold a BA or BSc degree (or higher) and have a good record of academic achievement. The scholarship could be partial, or in rare cases full. Scholarship is offered for partial 8 months only. Deadline: Application should be submitted till November 30 each year.

Scholarships are available for pursuing Master’s, PhD, and split-site (PhD) degree level at UK Universities. Approximately 300 scholarships are awarded each year. Applicants must be available to commence their academic studies in the United Kingdom by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2016. The application deadline for these Commonwealth Scholarships is 19 November 2015.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations fund Chevening scholarships for pursuing full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree at any UK university. Scholarships are awarded to the citizens of a Chevening country. The programme provides full or part funding to cover the tuition fees, a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual), an economy class return airfare to the UK and additional grants to cover essential expenditure. Deadline: The application deadline is 3 November 2015.

The government of Canada offers doctoral research scholarships for international students. The maximum annual value of the scholarship is $20 000. The scholarship holder may also receive up to nine payments totaling $60 000 during the nine sessions or 36 months. Deadline: The deadline for submitting complete files directly to the FRQNT is November 1st, 2015.

This fellowship is offered for the students from Asia, the Pacific and the USA to participate in the educational, residential and leadership development programs at the East-West Center while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawai. The fellowships will be offered for up to 24 months to cover the cost of tuition and fees, books, housing in an East-West Center dormitory, health insurance, and partial funding toward meals and incidental expenses. The application deadline is November 1, 2015

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS) annually awards postdoctoral fellowship to foreign researchers for a period of 12 to 24 months. JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships will be awarded to conduct cooperative research under the guidance of their hosts with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are included under this program. Up to 120 fellowships are awarded for the each recruitment (September 2015 and May 2016). Applications for this program must be submitted to JSPS by a host researcher in Japan through the head of his/her university or institution.

The University of Melbourne offers about 200 new Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRSs), of which about 150 are normally awarded to international students as MIRSs. These scholarships will be awarded to undertake graduate research degree studies (e.g. master’s by research, PhD or other research doctorate) at the university. Selection will be based on the eligibility criteria and academic merit. The application deadline is 31 October 2015 (Round 1).

Applications are invited for IWC scholarships available for high calibre international and domestic candidates. Up to 6 full scholarships will be awarded for enrolling in the Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) program at University of Queensland commencing in Semester 1, 2015. Successful candidates will be selected on a merit-basis. Deadline: International students can apply until 1 August. Domestic scholarships will be open from 1 July till 1 October.

Up to 100 Sri Lankan Government Scholarships available for foreign students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate degree commencing in December 2014 in Sri Lanka. Scholarships are offered for the whole duration of the course. Scholarships provide free of charge tuition and registration. Deadline: The application deadline is 30 September 2015.

The Shuttleworth Foundation offers one year fellowship program for international fellows to implement their innovative idea for social change. The fellowship is not limited to any specific geographic location. Fellows will work from where they are, with an open door to visit the Foundation’s head office in Cape Town, South Africa. Fellowship includes a year’s salary, a contribution towards expenses plus access to a travel allowance. The fellowship must be taken up on 1 March or 1 September. Deadline: Applications are accepted throughout the year. Applications for the 1 September fellowship intake close 1 May.

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) funds approximately 100 graduate students from more than 25 countries for International PhD Program. The duration of PhD course is 4 years. After successful completion of the research project, submission of a written thesis and a thesis defense, the candidate receives a PhD from the University of Basel. Financial support is provided in accordance with the scale of the Swiss National Science Foundation. To be considered for this program, applicants must hold an MS degree or equivalent, and have a strong background in cell, molecular or computational biology. Deadline: There are two deadlines each year in May and November.

International Peace Scholarship (IPS) Fund provides scholarships for selected women who are citizens of countries other than the United States or Canada. Scholarships are awarded for graduate study at college or university in the United States and Canada. The maximum amount awarded to a student is $10,000. Scholarships are awarded for one year. The amount of the scholarship will be divided into two payments, to be distributed in August and December. The scholarship is based upon demonstrated need. Deadline: December 15, annually

Applications are invited for Rotary Yoneyama Scholarships available for international students to undertake studies at Japanese university or graduate school in Japan. International applicant must have Japanese language proficiency. Applicants must be up to 39 years of age and have scholastic and health requirements. Scholarships will be awarded for a period of two years. Application deadline is 16th October 2016 for both April and October 2016 enrollments.

Leiden University offers excellence scholarships for excellent students from all nationalities and Non-EU/EEA students. Scholarships are awarded for all MA, MSc and LL.M programmes for Non-EU/EEA students and for master’s of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy for students of all nationalities. Scholarships will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a Leiden University master’s degree. The application deadline is 1 October 2015 for all programmes starting in February 2016 and 1 February 2016 for all programmes starting in September 2016.

Victoria University of Wellington is offering doctoral scholarships for New Zealand and international students in any discipline. Total 35 scholarships are available and awarded on academic merit basis. Applicants must be graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enroll full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University. The scholarship includes $23,500 stipend annually + tuition fees up to three years. The application deadline is 1 November 2015.

The scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degree level at Manchester Metropolitan University in UK. Applicants must have an offer of a place on a postgraduate taught course at MMU for September 2015 entry or January 2016 entry. For both undergraduate and postgraduate courses starting in September 2015, the deadline for receipt of applications is 30th June 2015. For postgraduate courses starting in January 2016, the deadline for receipt of applications is 15 th November, 2015.

VINNOVA, co-financed by the European Union through the Marie Curie Action is offering up to 100 VINNMER Marie Curie Incoming Fellowships for financing the research project. This call targets internationally experienced researchers (more than ten years’ full-time equivalent research experience) who are working outside Sweden. The programme offers a planning grant to fund half the salary of the researcher (project leader) for the duration of the project. Additional relevant and justifiable costs relating to mobility will also be covered by these grants. Deadline: 16 September 2015.

Rhodes scholarships are awarded for pursuing full-time postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford, UK. 83 Rhodes scholars are selected annually from 14 countries or groupings of countries around the world. The basic tenure of the Scholarship is two years, subject always, and at all times, to satisfactory academic performance and personal conduct. Applications open on 1st June 2015 for 2016 round with different deadlines for each country.

Malaysian Government is offering Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) for pursuing postgraduate and postdoctoral studies at a campus of Malaysian Universities. Each scholarship consists of Air tickets from recipient’s capital city to Malaysia, an approved tuition fees, monthly maintenance allowance, annual grant for books and internal travel, medical /Health Insurance, installation and Termination grant, thesis allowance and visa. Application deadline is 15 August 2015.

Applications are invited for Open Society Fellowship for international students. International Fellowship terms are for one year which covers stipend, accommodation, airfare, visa costs, research assistance, conference fees and health insurance. Most fellows spend a portion of their term in one or more Open Society Foundation offices.The deadline for application is August 3, 2015.

The State Education Development Agency ( Latvian Government) is inviting applications for scholarships for summer schools. Scholarships are available to students, researchers and teaching staff of several countries for studies, research and participation in summer schools in Latvian higher education institutions (HEIs) in the 2015/2016 academic year. The participants of the summer schools have to cover travel expenses from the country of origin to the summer school location in Latvia themselves. The application deadline is 4th May, 2015.

University of Hertfordshire is offering 60 Chancellor’s international scholarships, worth £2,000 each. The scholarship is available for all new full-time students who have been assessed as overseas for fee purposes, who are self-funded and who have been issued an offer to study at the University of Hertfordshire. The value of the Chancellor’s International Scholarship is £2,000. These achievement-based Scholarships are awarded at registration as a tuition fee reduction from the first year of study for self-funding international students who join the University for the first time on either an undergraduate or postgraduate course.

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships are well known scholarships which are funded by New Zealand government each year. NZPS are for both undergraduate and postgraduate study in New Zealand and are available to candidates from the countries in the Pacific region. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate strong academic ability, leadership qualities, and a commitment to the development of their home country. Each country has different eligibility criteria, application procedure and closing date.

Sichuan Provincial Government is awarding scholarships for foreign students. Scholarships are available for doctoral students, master students, undergraduate students, junior college student’s and long term students at higher education institutions, higher vocational colleges and junior colleges. The students will get the scholarship every year until they finish their study on the premise that they are approved by the institutions every year. The application form is accepted every year and it is from January to June.

Applications are invited for Chinese Government scholarship-Chinese University Program from international students to pursue graduate studies at Chinese universities in specific provinces or autonomous regions. Applicant must citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China and be in good health and be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s programs. Applications should be submitted between January and early April.

The German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) awards 60 PhD scholarships per year for three years. Each scholarship is initially awarded for a period of up to one year. After reviewing the progress of work is usually an extension of one year each. Scholarship is awarded to young scientists from all disciplines for carrying out research in the field of environmental protection. Scholarship is available to both international and German researchers. Deadline: 15th June, 2015.

TAFE (Technical and Further Education) NSW is awarding over 100 scholarships available to genuine applicants who want to fulfill their dream of study in Australia. Each scholarship contributes $2,000 towards the tuition fees for a TAFE NSW Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree or a Bachelor Degree. These scholarships will be awarded to international students who have demonstrated academic merit and other achievements. The application deadline is Friday 5 June 2015.

Applications are invited for Romanian Government scholarships available for citizens of non EU countries. Up to 85 scholarships are awarded for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Romania. The monthly amount is granted to the students of the 1st (licenta) and 2nd (master) cycle throughout the whole academic year, the winter and spring vacation included, but not during the summer vacation. For full-time students of the 3rd cycle (doctorate), the monthly amount is granted throughout the whole calendar year. The deadline for submitting the application files is established by each diplomatic mission. The application deadline Foreign diplomatic missions is 15 March 2015.

The International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) is inviting applications for scholarship awards from international students to study in Malaysia and abroad. This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate and CIFP (only for those with Shariah background) programme at recognized institutions of higher learning. Applicants have to secure admission at a recognized institution of higher learning. The applications deadline is 1 March 2015.

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation annually awards fully-funded Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP). The NFP is meant for professionals who are nationals of and work and live in one of the 51 NFP countries. Candidates have to be nominated by their employer to be eligible for the fellowship. NFP will be awarded for master degree programmes, PhD and short courses at a Dutch higher education institution which offers the NFP-qualified course. The chances of obtaining an NFP fellowship increase if applicants live and work in Sub-Saharan Africa and/or if they are women. Candidates now need to apply for an NFP fellowship directly at the Dutch education institution, instead of applying with Nuffic.

Applications are open for Heinrich Boll Foundation scholarships available for German and international students. The foundation grant scholarships to approximately 1,000 for pursuing undergraduate, graduate & doctoral programme in all subjects offered at universities of applied sciences or universities of the arts in Germany. There are two types of scholarships i.e. student scholarship and doctoral scholarship which is offered for those students who gained their university entrance qualification in Germany to study in Germany or EU country and for those students who gained their university entrance qualification outside of Germany to pursue studies in Germany

Applications are invited for Hungarian Government Scholarship to undertake Master of Science degree courses (MSc) at one of the participating universities. The scholarship will cover application and tuition fees throughout the study period; basic books and notes; dormitory accommodation; and subsistence costs. The application deadline is 28 February, 2015 for 2015-2016 academic year.

Indonesian Government is awarding Darmasiswa Scholarship to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia. This one year scholarship is awarded to study Bahasa Indonesia, Arts, Culinary and Tourism in 54 selected Indonesian Higher Education Institutions in different cities in Indonesia. Monthly allowance will be received by student is Rp 2.000.000,00 (two million rupiah). The application form should be submitted not later than 28 February, 2015.

Approximately 38 scholarships are available for excellent international students at Tilburg University for the academic year 2014/15. Scholarships will be awarded to pursue master (MA, M.Sc. or LLM) program. Candidates applying for one of the research master programs will have to apply for the scholarship again for their second year of their research master program. Scholarships of € 5000 will be awarded to cover living expenses. Scholarships also include a partial tuition waiver of up to € 10,000. Deadline: 1st April each year.

The foremost research institution of Taiwan, Academia Sinica in cooperation with top Taiwan universities offers advanced, inter-disciplinary PhD programs. The program is available in nine fields that span the natural and physical sciences, as well as computational linguistics. All applicants who are admitted to TIGP will receive a fellowship from Academia Sinica. Stipend levels are about USD 11,000 per year, and will be awarded for the first three years. Additionally, the support will be extended to two more years for those students who perform well academically. Deadline: March 31st, 2015, each year.

The Newton International Fellowship scheme is available for the best early stage postdoctoral researchers from all over the world except UK. The fellowships cover the broad range of physical, natural and social sciences and the humanities. Fellowships are tenable for a continuous period of two years. Newton fellows must be based at the UK host organization full time for the two years period. In the 2014 round, approximately 40 Newton fellows will be appointed. Newton Fellows may be eligible for follow-up funding of up to £6,000 per annum for up to 10 years following the completion of the Fellowship. Deadline: 25th February 2015.

VU University Amsterdam is offering fellowship to talented prospective students for pursuing a degree in a selection of Master’s programmes at university. Scholarships are open to international students who do not have Dutch nationality. The award is based on the motivation letter, the quality of previous education and the student’s academic performance therein. Only students following a 2-year Master’s programme may apply for a second year and the prerequisite for a second application is the achievement of at least 80% of the 60 possible credits. Deadline: 1st March 2015.

Faculty of Arts of University of Groningen is awarding talent grant for excellent candidates from non-EEA countries. The grant is usually awarded for a maximum of 2 years for a Master’s degree programme. The amount of the partial scholarship is determined annually. Candidates can write a letter of motivation to apply for this scholarship, which should be included in their application package. Deadline: 1st March 2015.

Hoover Chair of Economic and Social Ethics is offering fellowships for scholars from outside Belgium. Scholars with an active interest in the main research themes of the Hoover Chair’s members are particularly welcome. Fellows will not receive any stipend, but will be entitled to a contribution to their housing costs of up to EUR 300 per month for duration of up to four months. Deadline: 10 March 2015.

Kuwait Program at Sciences Po and Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) are funding KSP student excellence scholarships to graduate students admitted to Sciences Po and enrolled in master’s programs. The scholarship is offered for two years of study (up to 20,000 Euros total), on condition of completing the scholarship requirements. Scholarships are open for all nationalities. Deadline: 8th February, 2015.

Each year the government of Iceland funds scholarships for foreign students to pursue language program at University of Iceland. Approximately 15 scholarships are available for the period from September 1st 2014 to April 30th 2015. Scholarships are intended for Icelandic Studies. The students read both old and modern literature and learn about the history of Iceland from settlement to modern times. Additionally, students are introduced to translations. Preference will be given to a candidate under 35 years of age. Deadline: February 1, 2015.

Leiden University offers Excellence Scholarship programme for excellent students from all nationalities. Scholarships are awarded for all MA, MSc and LL.M programmes for Non-EU/EEA students and for master’s of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy for all nationalities students. Scholarship is available for those students who are enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme starting February 2014 or September 2014. Deadline: 1 February 2015.

Applications are invited for the 2015 round of the New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships (NZIDRS). The NZIDRS are open for international students (except from New Zealand, Australia and Fiji) to undertake PhD study at a New Zealand university. In order to receive the scholarship, applicants must meet the requirements for direct entry into a PhD programme at a New Zealand University. The NZIDRS provides full tuition fees plus a living stipend for up to 36 months. Deadline: 15 July 2015

Each year, Finnish Government awards scholarships of 3-9 months for Doctoral level studies and research at Finnish universities or public research institutes. Scholarship is open to young researchers from Australia, China, Cuba, Egypt, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Ukraine and from all academic fields. The scholarships will provide a monthly allowance of EUR 1200. Deadline: 14 th February, each year.

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) in partnership with UK universities offers Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries. Shared Scholarships are usually tenable for one-year Master’s courses only. Candidates are recruited and selected by UK host universities in the first instance. Selection criteria include: the academic merit of the candidate, as well as the likely impact of their work on the development of their home country. The EAS will close to applicants on 16 April 2015 and no further applications can be submitted after that date.

Applications are invited for Erasmus Mundus masters scholarships available for European students and Non European students. Scholarship is awarded to pursue two years IT4BI masters program at Free University of Brussels (ULB) in Belgium, University of Tours (UFRT) in France, Ecole Centrale Paris (ECP) in France, Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in Spain and Technical University of Berlin (TUB) in Germany.

Applications are invited for Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship available for international students (non-Chinese) to pursue higher education at Chongqing University. There are two types of scholarships available i.e. First-class scholarship (25,000 35,000/year) and Second-class scholarship (8,000-12,000/year; Medicare fee is also included) .The applicant must satisfy application requirements of Chongqing University for foreign students. The application deadline is March 30.

Hague University offers talent scholarships for international (Non-EEA) students. Students from Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland or Surinam are also not eligible. 54 scholarships each worth EUR 5,000 are available to prospective bachelor degree students. Scholarships each worth EUR 5,000 are available to prospective bachelor degree students for the 2015-2016 academic year. The application deadline is 31 March 2015.

Sciences Po has created this scholarship to welcome the very best international students from outside of the European Union. Scholarships are offered up to three years for undergraduate programme and two years for master program. The Emile Boutmy Scholarship is awarded to top students whose profiles match the admissions priorities of Sciences Po and individual course requirements. Deadline: 2nd May, 2015 and for master’s programme is 20th March, 2015.

UK Department for International Development (DFID) is inviting application for Medical fellowships available for doctors and dentists from Developing Commonwealth Countries. These fellowships are for mid-career clinical staff to learn a new medical or dental skill, to practise the new medical or dental skill, and to network with others in the same and related specialties. Awards are tenable for between three months and six months at any approved UK University Hospital; experience suggests that a minimum of 4 months is sensible. The EAS will close to all applicants on 3 December 2014.

Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong offers PhD Fellowship Scheme for international students in Hong Kong. More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2015/2016 academic year. The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years. For awardees who need more than three years to complete their PhD studies, additional support may be provided by the chosen institutions. For details, please contact the concerned institutions directly.

University of West London is awarding up to 100 international ambassador scholarships worth up to £5,000 to commence study in September 2015. Students are eligible to apply for the scholarship if they have been offered a place to study on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University of West London, commencing in September. The International Ambassador Scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who demonstrate enthusiasm and the ability to be an excellent international student ambassador. The application deadline is 17 July 2015.

DAAD, German Academic Exchange Service offers scholarships for developing countries students. These scholarships provide monthly installment of EUR 750.00. and also include the costs for health, accident and liability insurance in Germany and an adequate traveling allowance. Deadlines: 31st July, 2014, 31st August and 15th October (annually).

SMU Cox School of Business annually awards merit scholarships to US and international students for MBA programme. Awards are ranging from 10-100% of tuition and fees for the entire two-year period, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The performance on the GMAT scores will also be included at the time of funding the scholarship. Females are strongly encouraged to apply for these MBA scholarships. The application deadline is December 2014.

Shanghai Municipal Government awards 3 types of government scholarships for international students. Type A scholarship is granted for Master/Doctor degree program in USST, Type B scholarship is granted for Bachelor/Master/Doctor degree program in USST and Type C is granted for long term degree program at University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST). Deadline: Type A is December 1st to Jun 10th every year, Type B is November 1st to June 10th every year and Type C is March 1st to September 30th every year.

Scholarships are available to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. 90 Scholarships are awarded annually. These are prestigious and highly competitive awarded to citizens of any country outside the UK. Bill gates scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge. Deadlines are as follows: Round 1 (US citizens based in the USA) – 15 October and Round 2 (all other eligible candidates) – 3 December.

A premier scientific organization in India, Indian National Science Academy (INSA) has instituted the INSA-JRD TATA Fellowship available to the scientists and researchers from other developing countries. 10 fellowships are awarded annually for a maximum period of three months. Fellowships are available to undertake short-term, participatory research studies in all major disciplines of science and technology including engineering and medical sciences at premier research institutions in India. Deadline: 31st October each year.

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) awards research fellowships to support the research training of predoctoral students at one of the designated institutions in USA. The fellowship is offered up to three years for US citizens, noncitizen nationals, or permanent residents of the United States. For applying the fellowships, applicants must be nominated by their institution through the specific nomination process determined by their institution.
Deadline: Institutional nomination-November 18, 2014 and online application deadline- February 12, 2015.

Fellowships are available for pursuing doctoral studies at a Finnish university in Finland. The grant is from 900 to 1,200 euro/month. The Fellowships period may vary from 3 to 12 months. There is a rolling deadline. Applications must be submitted at least 5 months before the proposed scholarship period.

Australian Government awards Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship for international students. The award provides financial support up to 2 years for a master’s and up to 4 years for a PhD. Recipients must commence their approved programme after 1st January 2016 but no later than 30th November 2016. Deadline: 30th June, each year.

Mexican Government is offering excellence scholarship program for foreign students. The scholarships are not transferable and cannot be deferred to future years. Two people cannot be awarded a scholarship for the same project. All scholarship applications must be submitted to the Mexican or concurrent embassy of the applicant’s country or to the Mexican host institute. The application deadline is August 14, 2015.

Each year New Zealand Government funds NZIDRS for international students (except from New Zealand, Australia and Fiji). Recipients can undertake PhD study in any discipline at a New Zealand university. These are merit based scholarships available for a period of up to 36 months. The NZIDRS provides full tuition fees, plus living and other allowances for successful applicants. Deadline: 15 July, each year.

Applications are open for Japanese Government Scholarships available for international students to pursue undergraduate studies in Social Sciences and Humanities and Natural Sciences at Japanese universities. Scholarship awards will be tenable for five years from April 2016 to March 2021, including one-year preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects due to be provided upon arrival in Japan. Deadline: The deadline of the applications differs according to the country. Please contact with Japanese embassy or consulate general in your country.

Hungarian Scholarship Board (hereinafter HSB) is sponsoring scholarships for foreign students, lecturers and research fellows in higher education institutions. These scholarships will be available for conducting studies or research in the academic year 2014/2015 and for summer university courses in the summer of 2014. Scholarship-holders must stay in Hungary during the entire period of their studies or research. Deadline: 7th April each year (as per postmark).

MOE has established a Chinese Government Scholarship -Bilateral Program in accordance with educational exchange agreements or MOUs. This program includes both partial and full scholarships for international students (non-Chinese citizens) to study in China. Scholarships support undergraduate programs, masters programs, doctoral programs, general scholar programs and senior scholar programs. Deadline: Applicants should apply to the dispatching authorities for overseas study in their home countries between January and early April.

Bocconi University offers up to 30 need-based scholarships for international students applying to a Bachelor program or a Law Program at Bocconi for the AY 2014/15. The scholarship provides a full tuition waiver, worth approximately € 11,000.00 per year for a maximum of 3 academic years (for Bachelor programs) or 5 academic years (for the Law program). Deadline: March 20, each year for second/Spring round

These scholarships will be awarded to support studies in Russian educational institutions of higher education at the expense of federal budget allocations in an academic year 2014/2015. Scholarships also provide free accommodation in a residential area in the hostels of educational institutions. Foreign citizens (specialists with higher education) will be accepted as students for an internship program. Through these scholarships foreign citizens can pursue postgraduate and training programme. Deadline: March 15, each year.

Heinrich Boll Foundation annually awards approx 1000 scholarships which are divided into two categories i.e. student scholarship and doctoral scholarship. Scholarships are available for undergraduates, graduates and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities, who are pursuing their degree at universities, universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’), or universities of the arts (‘Kunsthochschulen’). Students who have gained their university entrance qualification in Germany can study in Germany or EU country and who have gained their university entrance qualification outside of Germany can pursue their studies in Germany. The application deadline is 1 September 2015.

The la Caixa” Foundation will award four fully funded fellowships for supporting the highly qualified graduate students during 2014. Students will carry out their experimental work towards obtaining a PhD degree at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO; Spanish National Cancer Research Centre) within an International PhD Programme. Fellowships will be awarded for a period of 4 years regardless of nationality. Deadline: February 28, each year.

Every year, the ENS Cachan welcomes between 15 and 30 foreign students who are currently studying or have studied and obtained their most recent qualification outside of France. Scholarships are available for a second year Research Master (RM2) or for a joint PhD in order to follow or pursue research training in one of the departments or laboratories of the ENS Cachan (Cachan campus). The scholarships are awarded for a minimum period of 6 months and a maximum period of 12 months not renewable. The application deadline is 26 April 2015.

The Flemish Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) is offering 8 PhD scholarships in life sciences. Selected candidates for the VIB International PhD Program will be fully funded with a yearly net salary of €25.000 and are expected to start in October 2014. Scholarship is available to all non-Belgians, currently not living in Belgium. Deadline: 15 th February each year.

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) annually fund Graduate School Scholarship Programs (GSSP) for international students to pursue doctoral degree at German universities. Selected doctoral programs receive a commitment for a total of four DAAD PhD Scholarships (two in 2015 and two in 2016). Each DAAD PhD course is awarded up to three years but in the case of PhD students from developing and emerging countries, scholarships are awarded up to four-year. Deadline: 20th January each year.

CIMI LabEx in Toulouse offers two postdoctoral fellowships for French and foreign students. The positions are funded for one year and may be extended for a second year. Each post-doctoral fellow will receive a net salary of €2,140 per month and thus benefit from health insurance and social coverage. Deadline: January 15th, each year.

The International Post-Doc Initiative (IPODI) fellowship program of the Technical University of Berlin is co-financed by the Marie Curie Programme of the European Union. IPODI awards seven fellowships per year per year (in 2014, 2015, and 2016) in three internationally open selection rounds with international peer-review. Fellowships are available for all excellent female researchers regardless of their nationality or age and from all fields of research represented at the TU Berlin. Successful candidates will also receive additional training in career development and research management. Applications have to be submitted in English via the IPODI Application Portal by 15 October 2015.

Fellowships are available for postdoctoral research program. Ten fellowships are awarded for the academic year 2014-16. Stipends range from EUR 1700 to 1900 per month. Applicants from all disciplines, fields and nationalities who have completed their education (BA, MA, or PhD) within ten years of the date of appointment are eligible to apply. Deadline: 12th January each year.

The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs awards Eiffel Scholarships for international students (except French students) to pursue a master degree at French host higher education institutions and a PhD through a thesis joint supervision or co-tutorship with a foreign higher education institution partner. The scholarship is awarded for a maximum duration of 12 months for M2, a maximum of 24 months for M1, maximum duration of 36 months for an engineering science diploma and for a maximum duration of 10 months for PhD program. Applications for 2015/2016 academic year will close on January 9 th, 2015.

New York University School of Law is inviting applications for one year global fellows program. The Global Fellows Program is open to foreign nationals and to U.S. and dual-nationality citizens who are teaching, working, or studying outside of the U.S. Preference is given to applicants who intend to visit for the academic year. Deadline: January 6, each year.

VLIR-UOS offers scholarships for students from 54 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America to pursue training and masters programme at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium. The master programmes last for one or two academic years and the training programmes last for one to four months. The scholarships cover all related expenses. Applications that are sent to VLIR-UOS directly by the candidate will not be considered. Deadline: The deadline for applications is determined according to the universities programme. Check the list of eligible programmes 2015 to find out which calls for scholarships are currently open.

Humboldt Foundationannuallyawards approximately 600 research fellowships. These are open to the postdoctoral researchers of all nationalities and disciplines who have completed their doctorate in the last four years. Fellowships are awarded to carry out a long-term research project (6-24 months) at a research institution in Germany. Applicants can choose their own research projects and their host in Germany and prepare their research plan independently. The fellowship is worth of 2,650 EUR per month and includes some additional benefits. Deadline: Applications may be sent at any time. Selection committee meetings take place three times a year, in March, July and November. Applications should be submitted at least four to seven months ahead of the prospective selection meeting.

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is a well known fellowship program for international students to study in USA. It is a non-degree program. Participants may complete academic coursework at their host universities to update their academic and professional knowledge in their field, but they do not receive an academic degree as a result of their participation in the Program. The ten months fellowship is provided to cover many expenses. Deadline: Application deadlines vary by country.

Government of the People’s Republic of China and UNESCO are inviting applications for Great Wall Scholarship Program available for general scholars and senior scholars to undertake one-year English-taught programs. Scholarship recipients of Chinese-taught programs without adequate Chinese proficiency are required to get the approval from both CSC and UNESCO for one-year Chinese language study. Applicants should apply to the National Commission for UNESCO in their home country between January and early April.

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