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Top 30 fully-funded scholarships for International Students

Financial Aid
Scholarship
Oct 2, 2022
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Scholarships in this list are in no particular order — all of them are highly prestigious, and of course, competitive! Check the links for more information on application requirements, deadlines, etc. If you spot any mistake, please contact hello@borderless.so

Chevening Scholarship🇬🇧

Degree: Master

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www.chevening.org/apply/

Discover Chevening Scholarship on Borderless: https://borderless.so/universities/chevening

Schwarzman Scholarship🇨🇳

Degree: Master

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www.schwarzmanscholars.org/admissions/

Discover Schwarzman Scholars on Borderless: https://borderless.so/universities/schwarzman

MIT Financial Aid🇺🇸

Degree: Bachelor

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://mitadmissions.org/apply/firstyear/first-year-eligibility/

Princeton University Financial Aid🇺🇸

Degree: Bachelor

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://admission.princeton.edu/apply/application-checklist

Erasmus Mundus🇪🇺

Degree: Master, PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www.eacea.ec.europa.eu/scholarships/erasmus-mundus-catalogue_en

Discover Erasmus Mundus on Borderless: https://borderless.so/universities/erasmus-mundus

Harvard University Financial Aid🇺🇸

Degree: Bachelor

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://college.harvard.edu/admissions/apply/first-year-applicants

Global Korea Scholarship🇰🇷

Degree: Bachelor, Master, PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www.studyinkorea.go.kr/en/sub/gks/allnew_invite.do

Discover Global Korea Scholarship on Borderless: https://borderless.so/universities/gks

Yale University Financial Aid🇺🇸

Degree: Bachelor

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://admissions.yale.edu/instructions

Stipendium Hungaricum🇭🇺

Degree: Bachelor, Master, PhD

Eligible countries: countries listed here

To apply: https://stipendiumhungaricum.hu/apply/

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship at the University of Toronto🇨🇦

Degree: Bachelor

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://future.utoronto.ca/pearson/about/

Fulbright Scholarship🇺🇸

Degree: Master, PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/apply

Knight-Hennesy Scholars Program at Stanford University🇺🇸

Degree: Master, PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/admission/planning-apply

DAAD Scholarships🇩🇪

Degree: Master, PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www2.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/

Rhodes Scholarships at the University of Oxford🇬🇧

Programs: Master, PhD

Eligible countries: check for your country here

Application information: https://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/scholarships/applications/

MEXT Scholarship🇯🇵

Degree: Bachelor, Master, PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www.studyinjapan.go.jp/en/planning/scholarship/application/

Discover MEXT Scholarship on Borderless: https://borderless.so/universities/mext

Master Card Foundation Scholars🌍

Degree: Bachelor, Master

Eligible countries: African countries

To apply: https://mastercardfdn.org/all/scholars/becoming-a-scholar/apply-to-the-scholars-program/

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship🇯🇵

Degree: Master

Eligible countries: listed here

To apply: https://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships#JJ_How_to_Apply

Türkiye Burslari Scholarship🇹🇷

Degree: Bachelor, Master, PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/applysteps

McCall MacBain Scholars for McGill University🇺🇸

Degree: Master

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://mccallmacbainscholars.org/apply/

KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship🇰🇷

Degree: Bachelor, Master, PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www.kaist.ac.kr/en/html/edu/03100502.html

Yenching Academy Scholarship at Peking University🇨🇳

Degree: Master

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://yenchingacademy.pku.edu.cn/ADMISSIONS.htm

Columbia University Financial Aid🇺🇸

Degree: Bachelor

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://undergrad.admissions.columbia.edu/apply/firstyear

Discover Columbia University on Borderless: https://borderless.so/universities/columbia

GIST Scholarship🇰🇷

Degree: Master, PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www.gist.ac.kr/iadm/html/sub02/020102.html

Orange Knowledge Programme🇳🇱

Degree: Master

Eligible countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen and Zambia.

To apply: https://www.studyinnl.org/finances/orange-knowledge-programme

Lund University Global Scholarship Programme🇸🇪

Degree: Bachelor, Master

Eligible countries: outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland

To apply: https://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/admissions/bachelors-and-masters-studies/scholarships-and-awards/lund-university-global-scholarship

Discover Lund University on Borderless: https://borderless.so/universities/lund

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship🇨🇦

Degree: PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://vanier.gc.ca/en/nomination_process-processus_de_mise_en_candidature.html

Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals🇸🇪

Degree: Master

Eligible countries: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Bolivia; Belarus; Brazil; Cambodia; Cameroon; Colombia; Ecuador; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Georgia; Ghana; Guatemala; Honduras; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Moldova; Morocco; Myanmar (Burma); Nepal; Nigeria; Pakistan; Peru; Philippines; Russian Federation; Rwanda; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Uganda; Ukraine; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

To apply: https://si.se/en/apply/scholarships/swedish-institute-scholarships-for-global-professionals/

Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA)🇸🇬

Degree: PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www.a-star.edu.sg/Scholarships/for-graduate-studies/singapore-international-graduate-award-singa

Think Big at Bristol University🇬🇧

Degree: Bachelor, Master

Eligible countries: all

To apply: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/students/support/finances/scholarships/think-big-undergraduate/ and http://www.bristol.ac.uk/students/support/finances/scholarships/think-big-postgraduate/

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship🇨🇭

Degree: Master, PhD

Eligible countries: all

To apply: https://www.sbfi.admin.ch/sbfi/en/home/education/scholarships-and-grants/swiss-government-excellence-scholarships.html

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