Scholarships for International Students

    Want to study abroad on a Scholarship? Here are a few options for you, divided by continent and country



VLIR-UOS Training and Masters Scholarships – Scholarships for students from developing countries within Africa, Asia or Latin America.

Czech Republic

Charles University Faculty of Social Sciences Development Scholarships – Six scholarships for students from developing countries to study a program in the faculty.


INSEAD Business School International Scholarships – Over 90 different business school scholarships, many aimed at students from developing regions.


Slovak Government Scholarships – Funding provided by the Slovakian government, for students from developing countries.


DAAD Scholarships – The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers many scholarships for international students to study in Germany at various degree levels.

Erasmus+ – The largest provider of scholarships for study in the EU, Erasmus+ is led by the European Commission, funding international students to study in Europe. It provides grants towards living costs when participating in an exchange program to study in Europe.

Heinrich Böll Scholarships for International Students – Scholarships for international students at all levels wishing to study in Germany at an accredited institution.

Kurt Hansen Science Scholarships – Science scholarships to study in Germany, funded by the Bayer Foundation and open to students who are training to become educators in the field of science.

University Scholarships: 

Heidelberg University – A range of scholarships for international students, such as the Amirana Scholarship for students from developing countries to study medicine or dentistry at the university. 

RWTH Aachen University scholarships – Funding opportunities for international and home students at RWTH Aachen University.


Commonwealth Master's Scholarships – For students from developing countries in the commonwealth to study in the UK at master’s level.

Saïd Foundation Scholarships – For Iraqi, Jordanian, Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian postgraduate students to study in the UK.

University Scholarships: 

University of Oxford

University of Westminster

Cardiff University

London Southbank University

London Metropolitan University

Roehampton University

University of Birmingham

University of Nottingham

University of the West of England 


North America


Dag Hammarskjöld Journalism Fellowships – Journalism fellowships for African, Asian, Latin American and Caribbean nationals.

University Scholarships: 

Harvard University

Emory University

Illinois State University

University of Minnesota

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences


Australia and New Zealand 


Australia Awards Scholarships – Scholarships for students from developing countries, particularly the Indo-Pacific region. Unrestricted choice of programs.

Endeavour Awards – Government scholarships and fellowships.

University Scholarships: 

Macquarie University

University of Sydney International Scholarships (USydIS)


New Zealand

New Zealand Development Scholarships

University Scholarships: 

University of Auckland

Victoria University of Wellington 

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