Universities with Full Scholarships for International Students

Pursuing a degree at your dream-college / university is not just a fantasy, especially if you have potential as the keys to succeed in your college / university application. All you need to do to make your dream a reality is to focus on improving your skills and academic qualities. Financial difficulties shouldn’t hold you back from success. Many prestigious universities around the world offer fully funded scholarships for international students who wish to study abroad. Below are some of the most prestigious universities that offer full scholarships to international students.

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  1. Maastricht University – UM Holland-High Potential Scholarships

Study level Postgraduate / Master’s
Amount –    Living expenses: €12,350 (13 months) or €23,750 (25 months)

–    Health & liability insurance: €700

–    Visa application costs: €171

–    Tuition fees: €13,000, €15,000 or €17,500 depending on the tuition of study program

–    Pre-Academic Training costs: €695

Eligibility Applicant must:

–    Hold nationality in a country outside the EU/EEA and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands;

–    Have applied for admission to a full-time Master’s program at Maastricht University. See the full list of the Master’s program participating in this scholarship program;

–    Meet the specific admission requirements of the UM Master’s program to which has been applied for;

–    Have never participated in a degree-seeking higher education program in the Netherlands. Students who have completed exchange programs in the Netherlands are welcome to apply;

–    Be no older than 35 years of age

–    Have obtained excellent results during the prior education programs, as demonstrated by the applicant’s latest grade transcript or certified by academic excellence

Duration –    13 months for a one-year Master’s program

–    25 months for a two-year Master’s program

Number available 24
Deadline 1 February (annually)
University website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl
Scholarship page Maastricht University Holland-High Potential Scholarship
Other Other Scholarships
  1. University of Amsterdam – Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship

Study level Postgraduate / Master’s
Amount €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses)
Eligibility Non-EU students from any discipline who graduated in the top 10% of their class. Selection is on the basis of academic excellence, ambition and the relevance of the selected Master’s program to a student’s future career.

Specific eligibility requirements and selection criteria vary for each Faculty / Graduate School.

Duration One academic year (may be extended for two-year Master’s programs)
Number available 15
Deadline Differ per Graduate School
University website www.uva.nl
Scholarship page Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship
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  1. University of Westminster – Westminster Undergraduate Full International Scholarship

Study level Undergraduate
Amount Full tuition fee award, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London
Eligibility Applicant must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University. The scholarship will be renewed each year subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Students of the following countries are not eligible to apply for this scholarship: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Vatican City.

Criteria Academic excellence, financial need and development potential
Number available 1
Deadline 31 May 2019
University website www.westminster.ac.uk
Scholarship page Westminster Undergraduate Full International Scholarship
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  1. University of Cambridge – Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Study level Postgraduate
Amount Core components:

–    The University Composition Fee at the appropriate rate

–    A maintenance allowance for a single student (₤17,500 for 12 months; pro rata for courses shorter than 12 months)

–    One economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the courses

–    Inbound visa costs and the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge

Discretionary components:

–    Academic development funding – from ₤500 to ₤2,000

–    Family allowance – up to ₤10,120 for a first child and up to ₤4,320 for a second child

–    Fieldwork

–    Hardship funding

–    Maternity / Paternity funding

–    Some fourth year funding for PhD Scholars may be provided

Eligibility Applicant must be:

–    A citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom

–    Applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge:

–    PhD (three year research-only degree)

–    MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree),

–    One year postgraduate courses (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

Criteria –    Outstanding intellectual ability

–    Leadership potential

–    A commitment to improving the lives of others

–    A good fit between the applicant’s qualifications an aspirations and the postgraduate program at Cambridge for which they are applying

Duration Dependent on study level and course
Number available 90
Deadline –    Round 1: October

–    Round 2: Dependent on the selected course, usually December / January

University website www.cam.ac.uk
Scholarship website www.gatescambridge.org
Other Fees and financial support
  1. The University of Adelaide – Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI)

Study level Postgraduate
Amount –    Course tuition fees

–    Annual living allowance ($27,596 in 2019)

–    Student visa (Subclass 500) for visa holders. The award provides compulsory standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Worldcare policy for the student and their spouse and dependents (if any) for the standard duration of the student visa

Eligibility –    Successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honors degree. All qualifying programs of study must be successfully completed.

–    International applicants must not hold a research qualification regarded by the University of Adelaide to be equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree or, if undertaking a Research Master’s degree, not hold a research qualification regarded by the University of Adelaide to be equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Master’s degree

–    Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia, and citizens of New Zealand are ineligible

–    Not undertaking research via remote candidature

–    Have not commenced the degree for which the applicant is seeking an award

–    Must commence study at the University of Adelaide in the semester the scholarship is offered

Criteria Academic merit and research potential
Duration –    Two years for a Master’s degree by Research

–    Three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only)

Deadline –    Round 1: August

–    Round 2: February

–    Round 3: April

University website www.adelaide.edu.au
Scholarship website Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI)
Other All scholarship opportunities
  1. University of British Columbia – International Leader of Tomorrow Award

Study level Undergraduate
Amount Proportional to financial need (determined by totaling tuition, fees, and living costs, and subtracting the financial contribution the student and his/her family can make each year)
Eligibility –    Be an international student who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit

–    Be entering UBC from a recognized secondary school, college, or other university

–    Be applying for the student’s first undergraduate degree

–    Meet UBC’s admission requirements, including general and degree-specific requirements and the English Language Admission Standard

–    Demonstrate superior academic achievement (achieve all As or equivalent standard)

–    Demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent from pursuing a UBC degree

Criteria Demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, and recognized achievement in other key areas
Duration Throughout the whole period of study program. The award may be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study or to degree completion – whichever comes first – provided the student achieve satisfactory academic standing in the faculty, continue to demonstrate financial need, and maintain the Canadian study permit (student visa)
Deadline –    1 December: Submit the award application and complete the online application for admission to UBC

–    31 January: Meet UBC’s English Language Admission Standard

University website www.ubc.ca
Scholarship page International Leader of Tomorrow Award
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