Popular Scholarships Around the World

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Many students would like to pursue higher education abroad. There are various reasons behind it such as quality of education, research scopes, new language and culture, and so on. In general, there are two types of students who pursue their education. One is self-paying students and the other is funded-students. Most of us don’t know about scholarship opportunities around the globe. In this article, I am trying to share some of the prestigious scholarships around the world. So, let’s get started!

1. Japan

Type: Japan Government Scholarship(Monbukagakusho)

Two types of Monbukagakusho scholarship

  • University recommendation

– Application Period: November — January (Each year)

Search university through Google (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_universities_in_Japan)

  • Embassy recommendation

– Application Period: March-May (Each year)

Check education ministry’s website of your country

2. South Korea

Type: Korean Government Scholarship

Application Period: September (Each year)

Check education ministry’s website of your country

3. China

Type: Chinese Government Scholarship

Application Period: September (Each year)

Website: https://www.chinesescholarshipcouncil.com/

Type: The World Academy of Sciences

Application Period: August (Each year)

Website: https://twas.org

4. United Kingdom

Type: Commonwealth Scholarship

Application Period: September — November (Each year)

Check education ministry’s website of your country and UGC website (This is selected by the education ministry and/or University Grants Commission)

5. Germany

Type: DAAD Scholarship

Application Period: September — November (Each year)

Check education ministry’s website of your country. or Check here: https://is.gd/13Fdwl

Type: KAAD Scholarship

Website: https://www.kaad.de/en/stipendien/

6. Belgium

Type: VLIR-OUS

Application Period: September — February (Each year) [ Female applicants will be given preference]

Website: https://www.vliruos.be/en/home/1

7. Netherlands (Holland)

Type: VLIR-OUS

Type: NFP, Nuffic

Prior to getting scholarship, you have to get admitted in online.

Application Period: September — February (Each year)

Website: https://www.nuffic.nl/en/

8. France

Website: https://www.sciencespo.fr/students/en/fees-funding/financial-aid/emile-boutmy-scholarship

9. Austria

Website: https://grants.at/en/

10. European Union

Type: Erasmus Mundus

Application Period: September — February (Each year)

Website: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/emjmd-catalogue_en

11. Sweden

Type: Swedish Institute Study Scholarship (SISS)

Application Period: September — February (Each year)

Website: https://studyinsweden.se/scholarships/swedish-institute-scholarships/

12. Norway

Website: https://bit.ly/2K6lU4e

13. Finland

Website: https://www.studyinfinland.fi/scholarships

14. Turkey

Type: Turkiye Burslari Scholarship

Website: https://www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/?aspxerrorpath=/en/english-home/

15. Australia

Type: IPRS

Application period: Two times in a year

Each university has individual deadline. Therefore, check out the university’s website.

Type: Endevour

Application period: April — June (Each year)

Website: https://bit.ly/2K4VfVv

16. Canada

Each university has individual scholarships.

17. USA

Type: Fullbright Scholarship

Application period: May — October (Each year)

Website: https://www.cies.org/

18. Italy

Website: https://bit.ly/2K3xCMT

19. Denmark

Type: Danish Government Scholarship

Website: https://bit.ly/2K0Cgew

20. Ireland

Type: Ireland Government Postgraduate Scholarship

Website: http://research.ie/funding/

21. Czech Republic

Website: http://www.msmt.cz/eu-and-international-affairs/scholarships

22. EIT Digital School

Website: https://masterschool.eitdigital.eu/

23. InnoEnergy Scholarship

Website: http://www.innoenergy.com/education/master-school/how-to-apply-for-our-programmes/scholarship-and-fees/

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