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2015 Scholarships for International Students

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This is a collection of best study abroad scholarships for 2015 aiming to support undergraduate, masters and doctoral students, international students and researchers who wish to upgrade their higher education.

Chevening scholarships

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations offer Chevening scholarships for masters’ students. Chevening scholarships cover tuition fees, a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual), an economy class return airfare to the UK. Some Scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK; for example, tuition fees only or allowances only. The application deadline is 15th November 2014.

Bill Gates Scholarship at University of Cambridge 2015

 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. The deadlines are as follows: Round 1 (US citizens based in the USA) – 15 October 2014 and Round 2 (all other eligible candidates) – 3 December 2014.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Master’s Courses in UK, 2015-2016  
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.

Icelandic Government Scholarships for Foreign Students in Iceland, 2015-2016

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 February 1, 2015.

2015/2016 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students in Hong Kong

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.

Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarship-IT4BI for EU and Non EU Students, 2015/2017

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.

2015 Commonwealth Medical Fellowships for Developing Commonwealth Countries’ Students, UK

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.

World Citizen Talent Scholarships for Non-EEA Students in Netherlands, 2015-2016  

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.

International Ambassador Scholarships at University of West London in UK, 2015

University of West London is awarding up to 50 international ambassador scholarships worth up to £5,000 to commence study in January 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 January 2015.

Dean’s International Postgraduate Research Scholarships 2015

2015 Scholarships are obtainable to undertake a research doctorate degree (PhD). Applicants must have achieved a GPA greater than 85 or an average A grade or have a relevant subject specific GPA of 90 or equivalent. These postgraduate research scholarships are awarded for three years subject to satisfactory progress, with a possible extension of up to a maximum of one year. The closing date of applications is 31 October 2014.

Honjo International Scholarships for Graduate Students in Japan, 2015

Applications are invited for Honjo international scholarships available for foreign students to attend a graduate school at a Japanese university April 1, 2015. Up to 15 to 20 scholarships will be awarded. The period of the Honjo international scholarship is set in accordance with the shortest period of time required to complete the intended degree. Applications should be submitted till November 30, 2014.

Rhodes Scholarships for International Students 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.

IWC Full Masters Scholarships for International Students 2015

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. International students can apply until 1 August. Domestic scholarships will be open from 1 July till 1 October.

New Zealand Development Government Scholarships for International Students 2015

New Zealand Development Scholarships are well known scholarships which are awarded each year by New Zealand Government. The scholarships provide financial support for tuition, living costs while in New Zealand and airfares for the duration of the study programme. Up to 64 scholarships are available. Government scholarships for international students will be offered for the whole duration of the programme. Applicants must ensure that the institution receives the completed NZDS application form before the institution’s closing date which varies between 30th April and 1 June 2014.

Japanese Government Scholarships for International Students 2015

Applications are open for MEXT Research Scholarships available to international students for the academic year 2015. The term of scholarship will differ depending on the types of students as accepted in Japanese universities. Each grantee will be provided monthly with 143,000 yen (Research Students (non-regular students), 144,000yen (regular students in Master’s courses or professional graduate courses), or 145,000yen (regular students in doctoral courses). The deadline for applications varies according to the countries.

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships 2015

Each year 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 2015 but no later than 30th November 2015. Applications will close on 30th June 2014.

DAAD Scholarships for International Developing Countries 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 travelling allowance. The general closing dates for applications are 31st July, 2014, 31st August and 15st October (annually).

ISU Bocconi Scholarships in Italy, 2014-2015  

Applications are invited for Bocconi scholarships in Italy available for Italian students, EU-students and Non-EU students from Italian DPR n. 394 of 31 August 1999, enacting Italian D.Lgs. n. 286 of 25 July 1998. Total 520 scholarships will be awarded. Scholarships will be available for students who have been admitted as first-year enrollees at Bocconi or have submitted applications to the admissions test at Bocconi University, or have enrolled for the 2014-2015 academic year for a Bocconi University Bachelor, Integrated Master of Arts in Law, Master of Science or PhD program. Application should be submitted till 12th September 2014.

Mexican Government Excellence Scholarship Program 2015

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 29, 2014.

UNESCO/People’s Republic of China Co-Sponsored Fellowships 2015

Fellowships are available for undertaking advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level at Chinese universities. These UNESCO fellowships are of one year duration. The Chinese authorities will select the twenty-five (25) most qualified candidates. Applicants must hold at least the equivalent of the master’s degree/above or the bachelor’s degree. The application deadline is 6 June 2014 for the academic year 2014-2015.

DAAD Master Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance 2015

2015 scholarships are provided in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of applicant’s home country. A monthly scholarship rate of currently 750 € will be awarded. Scholarships also provide health insurance, travel allowance as well as a study and research subsidy. The scholarships are offered both for young graduates without professional experience and for mid-career professionals. The application deadline is 31st July 2014.

Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award for International Students 2015

Australian Government invites applications for Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award available for international students. The award provides financial support for up to 2.5 years. The award also provides support for English Language Training worth of $10,000 up to 6 months, if required. Applications will close on 30th June 2014.

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas Researchers 2015

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) annually awards postdoctoral fellowship to foreign researchers for a period of 12 to 24 months. All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are included under this program. For the 1st Recruitment (September 2014) approximately 120 fellowships will be granted. For the 2nd Recruitment (May 2015) approximately 120 fellowships will be granted. Application deadline (for host institution): 1st Recruitment: 1- 5 September 2014. 2nd Recruitment: Recruitment: 1-9 May 2015.

KAAD Scholarships for Developing Countries’ Students 2015

Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree or a PhD at a German university or do a postdoctoral research project (2-6 months for established university lecturers) at a German university. Applicants have to request through filling a questionnaire and sending it to the KAAD offices for applying to these scholarships. Applications to be tabled in the March-session of the selection board need to be complete by end of November the previous year. Applications for the September selection need to be complete by end of June.

Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries’ Students 2015

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 2014. Scholarships will open in August.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 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. Applications will open in June.

SINGA PhD Awards for International Students 2015

Applications are invited for SINGA Awards for January 2015 intake. 240 SINGA Awards are given every year to top students from all over the world. PhD training will be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NTU or NUS. The award provides financial support for up to 4 years. The application deadline is 1st June 2014 for January 2015 intake.

HBIGS PhD Fellowships in Molecular and Cellular Biology 2015

The Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular & Cellular Biology (HBIGS) is offering 18 PhD fellowships in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Heidelberg University. The fellowships will provide 1,468 Euro per month; tax-free for three-year. Online application deadline is March 31, each year.

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2015

2015 Scholarship is available to masters and doctoral students for pursuing full time research at an eligible HEI within Ireland. Scholars must be full-time students affiliated with an eligible HEI in Ireland. Applicants must have a first class or upper second-class honours primary degree or the equivalent 4. Applications will close on 28th January, 2014.

2015 Scholarships at Edinburgh Business School

Canon Collins Trust is inviting applications on behalf of Edinburgh Business School for its distance learning MBA programme. This scholarship covers the cost of all tuition, learning materials and examination fees. Up to 50 scholarships will be offered. Online application deadline is 24th June 2014.

Patrick & Kelly Lynch Scholarship 2015

2015 scholarships are accessible for pursuing master program at University of the Arts London in UK. Applicants must have the ability to demonstrate substantial equivalent and applicable experience. The scholarship is worth £12,000 and will cover full tuition fees and maintenance for a Home or EU student. The application deadline is 20th June 2014.

ISH/UAL Graduate Scholarships 2015

University of the Arts London is inviting application for 2015 scholarships available for international students. Applicants must be a graduate, having already gained a good bachelors degree from a Higher Education institution. The Scholarship also covers meals taken in the ISH restaurant up to the value of £2,000 for the 2014/2015 academic year. Applications will close on 13th June 2014.

Chevening/Durham Partnership Award for Masters Students in UK, 2015-2016

Applications are invited for Chevening award available for pursuing one year masters program at Durham University. Up to ten awards will be offered to successful candidates from all Chevening-eligible countries. This award includes full tuition fees for the chosen course at Durham. Selected candidates will also receive the same allowance and stipend package as a main Chevening Award. The application deadline is 15th November.

Oxford-Radcliffe Graduate Scholarships for International Students in UK, 2015  

Oxford University is inviting application for graduate scholarships available for International students. Scholarship is also not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2015-16. The scholarship will include 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £13,863). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. The application deadline is 9 or 23 January 2015, depending on course.

Humboldt Research Fellowships for Experienced Researchers in Germany, 2015

Applications are invited for Humboldt Research Fellowships available for experienced researchers to carry out a long-term research project (6-18 months) at a research institution in Germany. Approximately 500 research fellowships are awarded. Scientists and scholars of all nationalities and disciplines may apply. Applicants choose their own research projects and their host in Germany and prepare their research plan independently. Applications may be sent at any time. Applications should be submitted at least four to seven months ahead of the prospective selection meeting.

Victoria Doctoral Scholarships for New Zealand and International Students in New Zealand, 2015

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 1st November 2014.

Chevening/Southampton Partnership Award for Masters Students in UK, 2015-2016

Applications are invited for Chevening/Southampton Partnership Award for candidates from all Chevening-eligible countries. Awards are available for any one-year taught master’s degree offered at the University of Southampton. Award includes full tuition fees for your chosen course at Southampton; country fee caps do not apply. The application deadline is 15th November.


Vice-Chancellor Scholarships for International Students, 2014-2015

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 2014 entry or January 2015 entry. Application should be submitted till 30th June 2014(for undergraduate students) and 15th November, 2014 (for postgraduate students).

Newcastle University Foundation Scholarships, 2015

Scholarships are available for pursuing foundation programme before enrolling on a Newcastle University undergraduate degree programme. 10 Foundation scholarships are offered.  Students must have a minimum English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 for specified programmes. The first deadline for UK International scholarships is 4th July 2014. The second deadline is 1st August 2014. For January 2015 intake: The deadline for all applications is 7th November 2014.

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