Are you looking for a complete list of scholarships to apply for? The truth is there are tons of scholarships to apply for but only if you know how to apply and firstly how to find them. In this post, however, I will be guiding you through most of the best scholarship opportunities and programs to apply for.
Not all scholarships are indeed created equal. Some scholarships may come in as only cover for living expenses while some may come in the form of tuition fee covers only. Some scholarship offers may even be a partial cash grant, but do you know that there are some that cover, not just tuition fees alone but also living expenses and sometimes may include insurance, book allowance, travel costs and so many more?
As you may be aware, fully funded scholarships provide almost all, if not all, of the resources you require to pursue your educational goals abroad. And in a moment, I’ll walk you through some of these scholarship programs.
Fully Funded Government Scholarships
Some fully funded government scholarships include;
Fullbright Foreign Student Program (USA):
For international students who need to study for a Master’s or Ph.D. in the US, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program offers a soft grant. The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the review. Most commonly, the award supports educational costs, airfare, a living allowance, medical care, and other expenses.
British Chevening Scholarships (UK):
Chevening Scholarships are awarded by the UK government’s worldwide grant program to exceptional researchers with innovative prospects. Grants are typically for a one-year Master’s degree. Most Chevening Scholarships cover educational expenses, a living remittance at a set rate (for one person), an economy class return flight to the UK, and additional awards to cover basic needs.
Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships (Switzerland):
The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships provide individuals from all fields with the extraordinary opportunity to pursue doctoral or postdoctoral studies at one of Switzerland’s publicly funded colleges or recognized organizations. The grant pays for monthly remittances, educational expenses, health insurance, and living expenses, among other things.
Swedish Scholarships for International Students (Sweden):
The Swedish Institute provides grants in Sweden to highly qualified international students from agricultural nations who wish to pursue full-time Master’s degrees at Swedish universities. The grant covers educational expenses, daily living expenses, some movement awards, and protection.
VLIR-UOS Training and Masters Scholarships (Belgium):
VLIR-UOS awards grants to students from selected non-industrial nations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America to pursue training and master’s programs in development at universities in Belgium. The grants cover educational costs, as well as convenience, remittance, travel, and other program-related expenses.
Other fully funded government scholarships include;
- TU delft excellence scholarships (Netherlands)
- University of Sydney international scholarships (Australia)
- Gates Cambridge Scholarship (UK)
- Warwick chancellor’s international scholarships (UK)
- University of Maastricht high potential scholarships (Netherlands)
- Westminster full international scholarships (UK)
- Clarendon Scholarships at the university of oxford (UK)
- Amsterdam excellence scholarships (Netherlands)
- Erik Bleumink scholarships at the University of Groningen (Netherlands)
- Lester B. Pearson international scholarship program at the University of Toronto (Canada)
- International leader of tomorrow award at university of British Columbia (Canada)
- ETH Zurich excellence masters scholarship program (Switzerland)
These are only a few of the fully funded government scholarship programs that are available to you.
Fully-Funded Institute Scholarships
Some of the fully-funded institute scholarships that are currently available include:
Joint Japan World Bank Scholarships:
The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program provides grants to understudies from World Bank member countries to pursue development-related studies at selected universities around the world. The grant covers travel costs between your home country and the host college, educational costs for your alumni program, the cost of basic clinical protection, and a monthly stipend to cover living expenses, including books.
ADB Japan Scholarship Program:
The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) aims to provide a potential opportunity for highly capable residents of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in financial matters, the board, science and innovation, and other development-related fields at academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. The ADB-JSP covers all educational expenses, a monthly stipend and lodging reimbursement, a stipend for books and educational materials, clinical protection, and travel expenses.
Rotary Foundation Global Study Grants:
The Rotary Foundation provides grant funding through Rotary Foundation Global Grants. The grant covers graduate-level coursework or research for one to four academic years. A worldwide award grant has a base spending plan of $30,000, which can cover the following expenses: identification/visa, vaccinations, travel costs, school supplies, educational costs, food and lodging, and so on.
OFID Scholarship Award:
OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) provides a fully funded grant to qualified candidates worldwide who wish to pursue a Master’s degree at a recognized university. The grants are worth up to $50,000 and cover educational expenses, monthly recompense for everyday expenses, convenience, security, books, movement awards, and travel costs.