10 Scholarships Abroad That You Should Know About
Chances are, any doubts you still have about studying abroad have something to do with how expensive it is to move abroad and how international student fees keep going up. What you might not know, though, is how many different ways there are to get money to help you pay for it.
10 Abroad Scholarships
Read on to learn about 10 great scholarships that could help you study abroad.
1. Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees
If you took one of the joint master’s degrees offered by Erasmus Mundus, you could get a full scholarship that paid for both your tuition and your living expenses. The program would send you to at least two overseas universities where you would study for between one and two years. Learn more HERE
2. Fulbright Foreign Student Program
These scholarships help postgraduate students, young professionals, and artists who want to study or do research in the US. The requirements for getting in vary by country, and they are all listed here. Choose your country from the list at the bottom of the page, and then wait to be taken to the right page.
3. QS Leadership Scholarship
Each year, this scholarship, worth US$10,000, is given to a prospective postgraduate student who has shown strong leadership skills and/or made a significant contribution to a certain community or cause. Could you be this? Attend a QS World Grad Tour event and send in a short essay to find out.
4. QS Scholarship for Academic Excellence
This postgraduate scholarship is also worth $10,000 and goes to a student who shows academic promise and has the potential to make a big difference in his or her field. It can be used anywhere in the world to pay for tuition for a master’s or PhD program.
.4. QS Undergraduate Scholarship
This undergraduate scholarship was just started in 2016. It is worth $10,000 and can be used to pay for tuition for a bachelor’s degree at a university that is ranked by QS. Applicants are asked to write a short essay about how a person who has inspired them has affected their life and goals.
5. Great Wall Program
The Chinese Ministry of Education pays for the Great Wall Program, which helps people who want to study abroad in China. International students and scholars from developing countries who want to study or do research in China can get a full scholarship. To apply, talk to your country’s National Commission for UNESCO, send the documents that UNESCO gives you to the Chinese university of your choice, and submit your application online.
7. Clarendon Scholarships
The Clarendon Scholarships fund awards 140 highly sought-after postgraduate scholarships at Oxford University based on academic merit. If you apply for your course by January, you will be considered for the scholarship.
8. Adelaide Scholarships International
For international postgraduate students, the University of Adelaide in Australia has scholarships that cover tuition, health insurance, and a stipend. For master’s degrees, the scholarship lasts for two years, and for PhDs, it lasts for three years. To be eligible, you need to have a degree that is the same as an Australian first-class honors degree. To apply, fill out an online application.
9. International Leader of Tomorrow Award
International students who want to study at the University of British Columbia in Canada can get scholarships based on how much money they need and how well they do in school. To be eligible, you must have a good academic record, be an international student, have never gotten a bachelor’s degree before, and show that you need the money.
10. Westminster Full International Scholarship
To get a full scholarship to study abroad at the University of Westminster in the UK, you must be an international applicant from a developing country and have a full-time offer from the university. Here, you can find out if your country is thought to be developing. These scholarships are given out based on how well the student does in school, how much money they need, and how much they can grow.