Friday, May 1, 2020

Master's Full Scholarships for International Students

Searching through all the international scholarships especially for Full Scholarships can be a pretty mammoth task. But we’ve tried to make this easier by creating lists of Full scholarships to study abroad for pursuing Master's Degree. Some of these scholarships are offered by individual universities, some by government agencies and others by external funding organizations and charitable enterprises.

List of Full Scholarships (Master's Degree) for International International Students are as follows:

1. Adlerbert Study Scholarships at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

University/ College:  Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
For studies at: 1st year Master's programme applicants

Five scholarships will be awarded in 2019 to students who are citizens of one of 143 countries (link below). The scholarship comprises a full tuition fee waiver and is funded by the the Adlerbert Foundations.

> Covers 100% of the tuition fees (4 semesters/2 year programme)

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Scholarship application for the academic year 2020/21 is now closed

2. Uppsala IPK Scholarships for International Students, Sweden
University/ College:  The Uppsala University in Sweden
For studies at: Master’s programmes

Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University Master’s programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 31 August 2020.

Eligibility criteria:
> Citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
> Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
> Students can only be awarded a Uppsala University Global Scholarship if a programme at Uppsala University is chosen as first priority.
> You must have applied for the Master's programme before the University Admissions deadline.
> You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions.
> The programme must be delivered on campus. The scholarship is not available for distance learning programmes or programmes partially taught at other universities outside Sweden.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Application Opens: 16 January
Application Close: 3 February 2020

3. Eric Bleumink Scholarships at University of Groningen, Netherlands
University/ College:  University of Groningen in Netherlands
For studies at: All Master Programmes (MSc/MA/LL.M.) offered at University of Groningen

The grant is awarded for a 1 year or 2 years Master’s degree programme. The grant covers tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance.  Please note that a considerable number of students apply for this scholarship each year, whereas the University can issue only a limited number of grants.

Only applicants that have received a (conditional) admission offer for a master programme before February can thus be considered. In order to allow for enough time to process the application to a master programme by the Admission Office, such a master application should be completed by the applicant before 1st of December.

Eligible candidates:   
Candidates for the Eric Bleumink Fund should:
> Have obtained conditional admission to the program of choice (see: )
> Have excellent academic performance, preferably to be confirmed by letters of recommendation
> Have excellent grades during their bachelor/undergraduate studies;
> Have excellent English language proficiency, in accordance with the admission requirements of the program of choice
> Be available for the whole period of the programme and be able to take part in the entire programme
> Be in good health, so that health insurance in the Hold the nationality of a country appearing in Appendix 1.
> Have no other means of financing the study in question

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

It is not possible to actively apply for an Eric Bleumink Fund Scholarship. Suitable candidates will be informed about a nomination.

4. Kofi Annan MBA Scholarships for Developing Country Students, Germany
University/ College:  Kofi Annan Foundation/ESMT/ Germany
For studies at: One-year, full-time Masters in Business Administration (MBA) or  a two-year Master’s in Management (MIM)

The Kofi Annan Business School Foundation provides fellowships for talented and motivated students from developing countries that allow them to obtain a university degree in Europe at one of the academic partners of the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation. Partner schools are ESMT, HHL Leipzig (Germany), University of Utrecht (Netherlands), NOVA SBE (Portugal), Koc University (Turkey) and Business School Lausanne (Switzerland).

Number of scholarships available: up to five

Eligibility: Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) or Palestine.

Applications for Kofi Annan Fellowships are accepted and awarded on an ongoing basis during the application cycle. Any updates in the availability of the scholarships will be indicated here.

Value: full tuition and fees of € 43,500 and a monthly stipend for living expenses

Application instructions:
Applications for Kofi Annan Fellowships are accepted and awarded on an ongoing basis during the application cycle.  The MIM program starts in September of each year with a final application deadline of June 30. The MBA program begins in January of each year with a final application deadline of September 30.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

June 30
September 30

5. Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI), Australia
University/ College:  University of Adelaide, Australia
For studies at: Masters/PhD Degree

The University of Adelaide offers a number of Adelaide Scholarships International to outstanding international graduates from any country to commence their education via a Masters or Doctorate degree by research.  Awards are available in all Discipline areas.

> Fee Waiver: Provides a 100% Tuition Fee Waiver which covers the cost of tuition fees as a higher degree by research student of the University of Adelaide for up to 2 years for a Research Master degree, and up to 3 years (with a possible 6 month extension) for a Doctor of Philosophy.
> Stipend: Provides a living allowance of AUD28,092 (2020 rate, indexed annually) per annum for up to 2 years for a Research Master degree, and up to 3 years (with a possible 6 month extension) for a Doctor of Philosophy. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.
> Allowances: Provides financial support for an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Worldcare policy, plus relocation and publication expenses.

To apply please submit a formal application for Admission and a Scholarship via our online application system. There is no application fee.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Applications open: 14 January 2020
Applications close: 10 July 2020

6. Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships, UK
University/ College:  Pershing Square Foundation, UK
For studies at: MBA/Masters Degree

Established in 2014, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up to five full scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master's degree and the MBA year. Full scholarship to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master's degree and the MBA year.

> As a Pershing Square scholar you will receive funding for both your Master's degree and MBA programme course fees.
> The scholarship also provides at least £15,009 towards living expenses for both years of study.

Number available: Six scholarships

Eligibility criteria:
Scholarships are awarded to individuals with:
> Academic achievement
> Leadership potential, demonstrated through experience and motivation
> Strong personal character, integrity and commitment
> Intention to focus on addressing world-scale social challenges in your career, either in an existing organisation or through development of a new enterprise
> Ability to envision how to achieve scalable and sustainable solutions to these challenges
> Articulated vision on how the Oxford 1+1 MBA will allow you to fulfill your objectives

Highlight these attributes in your MBA application, scholarship essay and interview answers.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Deadline: January 2020

7. Clarendon Fund Scholarships at University of Oxford, United Kingdom
University/ College:  University of Oxford in United Kingdom
For studies at: Masters/PhD Degrees

The Clarendon Fund is a major graduate scholarship scheme at the University of Oxford, offering around 140 new scholarships every year. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential across all degree-bearing subjects at graduate level at the University of Oxford.

Scholarship value
All Clarendon Scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full. Scholars on a full-time course receive a generous annual grant for living costs – which will be at least £15,009 for 2019-20. Scholars on a part-time course will receive a study support grant, to assist with non-fee costs. In 2019-20, part-time DPhil scholars should expect to receive at least £2,502 and part-time Master’s scholars should expect at least £5,003. The scholarships are normally offered for the full period for which you are liable to pay tuition fees to the University, which is usually the same as the length of your course.

Eligibility criteria:
Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit and potential to graduate students from all around the world. Scholarships are tenable in all subject areas and are open to candidates who apply for a new master’s or DPhil course by the January admissions deadline.

If you apply for a full- or part-time master’s or DPhil course at Oxford by the January deadline for your course, you will automatically be considered for a Clarendon Scholarship. You do not need to submit any additional documents specifically for the Clarendon Scholarships – there is no separate scholarship application form.   You do, however, need to apply before the January deadline (10 or 24 January 2020) for your course if you wish to be considered for the scholarship.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Deadline: 10 Jan/24 Jan 2020 (annual)

8. Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarships for International Students at TU Delft, Netherlands
University/ College: Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
For studies at: Masters Degree

At TU Delft a number of scholarships are available for excellent international applicants. Justus & Louise Van Effen Excellence Scholarships are financed by the legacy of Justus and Louise van Effen. Mr. van Effen studied at TU Delft in the 1940’s and strongly believed technological developments will contribute to solving societal issues.

The Foundation Justus & Louise van Effen was established with the aim of stimulating excellent international MSc students and financially supporting them in their wish to study at TU Delft.

> Excellent international applicants (conditionally) admitted to one of the 2-year Regular TU Delft’s MSc programmes.
> With a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 80 percent or higher of the scale maximum in the bachelor’s degree from an internationally renowned university outside The Netherlands.

Extent of Scholarship
€30.000 per year for Non-EU/EFTA students
€11.500 per year for EU/EFTA students

This includes:
• Full tuition fees per year for a TU Delft MSc programme based on the statutory fee or institutional rate, according to the registered nationality, AND contribution for the living expenses.
• Membership to the Scholarship club giving access to personal development, workshops, seminars, etc.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Application deadline: 1 December 2019 (23:59 CET)

9. ETH Zurich Excellence Masters Scholarships, Switzerland
University/ College: ETH Zurich, Switzerland
For studies at: Masters Degree Programme offered by the University

The Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP) supports students with a scholarship, mentorship and a network of the ETH Foundation. The scholarship covers the full study and living costs during the Master’s degree course.

The scholarship programmes are open to excellent students (national and international) wishing to pursue their Master’s degree at ETH Zurich.
There is only one application process for both Master scholarship programmes.

- very good result in Bachelor’s degree programme (top 10% of Bachelor’s degree programme = grade A)
- Please make sure to be reachable under the telephone number specified in your CV as the selection process might include a phone/VC interview in February

Scholarship amount and duration
The Excellence Scholarship consists of a grant covering living and study expenses (CHF 12'000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver. The scholarship starts with the Master’s degree programme and is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s programme (three or four semesters).

The ETH-D Scholarship consists of a partial stipend for living and study expenses (CHF 7'500 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver. The department will additionally provide a scholarship of CHF 3'000 per semester or offer an assistantship (with a payment of CHF 500 - 600 per month).
The scholarship starts with the Master’s degree programme and is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s programme (three or four semesters). In Zurich it covers the demanded CHF 21'000/year for the migration office (in Basel at D-BSSE it covers CHF 24'000).

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

The application window for the academic year 2021/22
will open from Nov 15 -  Dec 15, 2020

10. Science@Leuven Scholarships for International Students, Belgium
University/ College:  Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium
For studies at: Masters (MS) Degree

Motivated and talented international students interested in participating in an international master programme of the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven are invited to apply for a scholarship.  Due to specifically assigned scholarships, you can only apply for a limited number of Masters.

For the following masters you can apply for the Scholarship :
> Master of Chemistry
> Master of Geography
> Master of Physics
> Master of Statistics

Applicants must meet and prove the following requirements:
> the applicants have not studied or worked at the University of Leuven before,
> the applicants have a bachelor degree from a foreign university that gives them access to the master programme they are applying for,
> the applicants have not yet acquired a master degree or a PhD,
> the applicants can prove excellent study results during their former training,
> the applicants can prove a very strong knowledge of English,
> the applicants show strong motivation to follow a master programme at the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven
> the applicants are willing to act as ambassador for the programme.

Limited number of master programmes qualify for the scholarship

The amount of the scholarship can be up to 10.000 Euro for 1 year. The Board of the Science@Leuven Fund will decide exactly how much a scholarship will be. The scholarship will always cover the tuition fee for 1 year, the insurance and a basic health insurance coverage. The amount awarded for living expenses can vary.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Application for 2020-2021 is closed

11. Eiffel Scholarships in France for International Students, France
University/ College:  French Universities and Academic Institutions
For studies at: Masters/PhD Degree

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and PhD programs.

It gives opportunity to the future foreign decision-makers of the private and public sectors, in priority areas of study, and encourages applicants up to 30 years old from developing countries at master’s level, and applicants up to 35 years old from developing and industrialized countries at PhD level.

Nationality: This programme is reserved for candidates of non-French nationality. Candidates with two nationalities, one of which is French, are not eligible.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

> Opening of the call for applications: week of October 21th 2019
> Deadline for the reception of applications by Campus France:  January 9th 2020. (Closed)
> Publication of results: week of March 23rd 2020.

12. Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarship and Leadership Programme, United Kingdom
University/ College:  University of Oxford, United Kingdom
For studies at: Masters Degree

The scholarship will cover 100% of course fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £15,009). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Decisions are expected to be made by the end of May 2020.  If you have not heard from us by this time, then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.

> You should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed. Students currently at Oxford are not eligible to apply unless they are already Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholars.
> You should be able to demonstrate a connection between your subject of study and your longer-term career objectives, explaining how you see your professional work contributing to the improvement of public life in your country of origin or at a wider regional or international level.
> The above qualities will be assessed during the selection process, including using your graduate application form, your Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Questionnaire and (if relevant) your interview.
> This scholarship is not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2020-21.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Relevant January deadline for your course

13. Skoll MBA Scholarships at Said Business School, UK
University/ College:  Said Business School at University of Oxford, UK
For studies at: MBA Degree

The Skoll Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for incoming MBA students to Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges. The Scholarship covers the full course fees for the MBA programme, as well as partial living expenses of at least an additional £14,985.

The Skoll Scholarship provides funding for entrepreneurs who have set up or have been working in entrepreneurial initiatives with a social purpose or who have pursued an impact career, and who wish to improve their knowledge of market-oriented practices so they can be more effective in their subsequent social change pursuits.

> You have identified opportunities and taken action in order to make positive social impact
> You have spent preferably at least 3 years driving change through entrepreneurial approaches. For example, you could have:
- Started or grown a social venture
- OR led the expansion of a social impact initiative within an organisation
- OR been tackling a specific social/environmental issue, through a core thread that unites your work

Candidates must apply to the Oxford MBA programme during specific stages of the School’s application rounds to be considered for the Skoll Scholarship.

Apply for the Oxford Saïd MBA during stages 1, 2 or 3 (including submitting your Skoll Scholarship essays) Apply by 10 January 2020 (at the latest)

We cannot consider candidates who have not submitted their Scholarship essays, been accepted by the Saïd Business School for the MBA and completed the Scholarship online application by the appropriate deadlines. We typically award up to five Scholarships per year.

Candidates must apply to the Oxford MBA programme during specific stages of the School’s application rounds to be considered for the Skoll Scholarship. Timelines for the 2020-21 academic year are as follows:

> Apply for the Oxford Saïd MBA during stages 1, 2 or 3 (including submitting your Skoll Scholarship essays): Apply by 10 January 2020 (at the latest)
> MBA final decision from Oxford Saïd: 20 March 2020 (at the latest)
> Skoll Scholarship Logistics and Reference Form sent to accepted candidates: 27 March 2020
> Skoll Scholarship Logistics and Reference Form submission deadline: 6 April 2020 (11:59pm BST)
> First stage interviews (virtual): 6 and 7 May 2020
> Final stage interviews (virtual): 20 May 2020
> Skoll Scholarship final decision: 27 May 2020 (at the latest)

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

14. Human Rights Scholarship at University of Melbourne, Australia
University/ College:  University of Melbourne, Australia
For studies at: Master or Doctorate by research degree

Established by the University of Melbourne, this scholarship is available to students undertaking graduate research in the field of human rights.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:
> have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Master or Doctorate by research degree at the University of Melbourne
> intend to undertake graduate research in the field of Human Rights
> be committed to the peaceful advancement of respect for human rights that extends beyond academic studies (such as voluntary work and/or work experience);
> have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a scholarship is sought
> intend to study as a full-time student unless there are compassionate or compelling circumstances that prevent you from undertaking full-time study
> not have previously received a Human Rights Scholarship

> Living allowance of $36,200 per year pro rata (2020 full-time study rate) for up to 2 years for students undertaking a Master by research degree or up to 3.5 years for students undertaking a Doctoral degree. The living allowance may be indexed annually and includes limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
> Relocation grant of $2,000 for students moving from States or Territories outside Victoria or $3,000 for students moving from outside Australia.
> Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership for international students who require a student visa to study in Australia

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Applications open: 1 Apr 2020
Applications closed: 31 Oct 2020

15. Fulbright Foreign Student Program, USA
University/ College: : USA Universities and Academic Institutions
For studies at: Masters/PhD Degrees

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States. The Fulbright Foreign Student Program operates in more than 160 countries worldwide. Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices.

Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Please see the country specific websites to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines.

For inquiry:
USEF – Nepal
PO Box: 380
Gyaneswor, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977 1 4444779, 4444780
Fax: +977 1 4410881

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Deadline: varies, Feb-Oct 2020

16. Chevening UK government Scholarship Awards, UK
University/ College: : British Government/FCO
For studies at: Masters Degree

Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving you free to focus on achieving your academic goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. You will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, grow your network, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Required documents
Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:
> Valid passport/national ID card
> University transcripts and degree certificates (undergraduate, postgraduate)
> Three different UK master's course choices
> Names of two referees who know you in a professional or academic capacity

If you applied before the deadline, but have not yet submitted your English language test results or your unconditional university offer, you must upload them to your application by 16 July 2020. Use the ‘update my application’ button above to upload them.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Applications for 2020/2021 Chevening Scholarships are closed. They will reopen in August 2020 for opportunities to study in the UK in 2021/2022.

17. International Masters Full Scholarships from University of Westminster,UK
University/ College:  University of Westminster, United Kingdom
For studies at: Masters Degree

Westminster Business School Scholarship

Full tuition fee award, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time Masters course starting in September 2020 at the University of Westminster. For our scholarship purposes, the term ‘developing’ includes middle-income countries. The following is a list of countries considered to be 'developed'. If your country is not on the list then you are eligible to apply.

Equivalent to a UK First Class Honors degree, financial need and development potential.

Number available:6

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Deadline: 29 May 2020

18. International Full Scholarships from University of Cambridge, UK
University/ College:  Gates Cambridge Trust
For studies at: Masters/PhD Degree

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

The selection criteria are:
> outstanding intellectual ability
> leadership potential
> a commitment to improving the lives of others
> reasons for choice of course

You can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if you are:
> 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 course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.).

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Applications for October 2020 entry are now closed. Applications for entry in the academic year 2021/22 will open in September 2020.

19. Full Master Scholarship Programme from VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
University/ College:  VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
For studies at: Masters Degree

The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) offers talented prospective international students the unique opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. VU Amsterdam has committed to providing approximately 1 million euro towards attracting highly motivated and excellent students.

Eligible candidates
The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) is a Merit scholarship programme for strongly motivated students with excellent study results.
> You can prove your academic excellence with a GPA of at least 80% of the highest possible mark.
> You are applying for the first year of a full-time English taught Master’s programme at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam starting per September 2020.
> You do not have the Dutch nationality.
> The degree with which you are seeking admission has not been obtained in the Netherlands.

The VUFP scholarship can be granted for a one or two-year Master’s programme. The scholarship will only be extended for the second year of the two-year Master’s programme if 100% of the credits of the first year have been achieved. The Faculty VUFP committee will be asked to demonstrate to the Central VUFP committee that these credits have indeed been achieved. Students already enrolled in a two-year Master’s programme who have not been awarded the VUFP scholarship in 2019/2020 are not eligible to apply for the VUFP scholarship 2020/2021. The scholarship will only be granted to a student once and is explicitly intended for the Master's programme for which it has been awarded.

Scholarships amounts
The VUFP scholarship is a tuition fee waiver. VUFP scholarship does not provide any additional allowance towards study or living costs.

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Deadline: 2 February 2020. (Annual)

20. Excellence Scholarships for international students from Utrecht University, Netherlands
University/ College:  Utrecht University, Netherlands
For studies at: Masters Degree

The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship from Utrecht University offers a number of highly talented prospective students the opportunity to pursue a degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University:

To be eligible for an Utrecht Excellence Scholarship, you must
> Belong to the top 10% of your graduating class: an official document issued by your university that proves you are among the top 10% of your graduating class, such as a statement signed and stamped by your University, a reference letter, a class ranking certificate, etc.
> Not hold an EU/EEA passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans;
> Have completed your secondary school and/or Bachelor degree outside the Netherlands;
> Have applied for an international master’s programme with a start date of 1 September, 2020. Not all programmes participate, please check
> master’s programme
> Tuition fees and financial support to see if the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship is mentioned as a scholarship opportunity;
> Be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa/residence permit.
> The international master’s programme at Utrecht University is not a Distance Learning/Online Programme;

The Utrecht Excellence scholarship can be awarded as:
> tuition fees
> tuition fees plus 11.000 euro living expenses

As the grant is not automatically a full scholarship, it may be necessary to find additional funding to be able to finance your studies and stay completely. Students requiring a residence permit in the Netherlands must prove to the IND (Immigration and Naturalisation Office) that they have sufficient financial means. Read more about the budget the University advises.

20-25 scholarships are available for 2020-2021, divided over the 6 Graduate Schools.

You will be informed about the result of the scholarship procedure after you receive your admissions decision.

Prospective students who wish to be considered for the scholarship must apply before 31 January 2020 (23:59 CET), after which the application portal will be closed. Your application for a scholarship will only be processed if you have submitted an application for a Master’s programme as well. Please note that in some cases you may need to apply before 1 December; check the ‘When to apply’ section under Admission and application of your master’s programme.You will be informed about the result of the scholarship procedure after you receive your admissions decision

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

Deadline: February 31 January 2020

21. High Potential scholarships from Maastricht University, Netherlands
University/ College:  Maastricht University, Netherlands
For studies at: Masters Degree

The Maastricht University (UM) Holland-High Potential Scholarship programme offers 24 full scholarships of €29.000 (including tuition fee waiver and monthly stipend) each academic year for highly talented students from outside the European Union (EU) who have been admitted to a Master’s programme at UM.

Who is eligible?
> You hold nationality in a country outside the EU/EEA, Switzerland or Surinam and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
> You do not hold a double nationality from an EU/EEA country.
> You have applied for admission to a full-time Master’s programme at Maastricht University for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please click here for a full list of the Master’s programmes participating in this scholarship programme.
> You meet the specific admission requirements of the UM Master’s programme to which you have applied.
> You have never participated in a degree-seeking higher education programme in the Netherlands. Students who have completed exchange programmes in the Netherlands are welcome to apply.
> You are not older than 35 years of age on 1 September 2020.
> You have obtained excellent results during your prior education programmes, as demonstrated by your latest grade transcript or certified by academic excellence. If several applicants are equally qualified, UM will give preference to applicants whose academic transcript or certified letter of academic excellence demonstrate that they are among the top 5% of the 2020-2021 scholarship programme applicants.

Amount of the UM Holland-High Potential scholarship programme 2020-2021
> Living expenses: € 11,400 (12 months) or € 22,800 (24 months)- Paid to students by the Scholarship Office
> Health & liability insurance: € 700 - Arranged for and paid by the UM International Services Desk
> Visa application costs: € 174- Arranged for and paid by the UM International Services Desk
> Tuition fees: € 13,800,  € 15,500 or € 16,800 depending on the tuition of your study programme- Arranged for and paid by the UM International Services Desk
> Online Pre-Academic Training costs: At cost - Arranged for and paid by the UM International Services Desk

Original Scholarship Link: [ CLICK HERE ]

The deadline for academic year 2020-2021 has passed.

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