10 Fully Funded Postgraduate Scholarships Abroad


As the job market keeps getting some are applying for postgraduate programs to get an upper hand. Though some may not afford to sponsor themselves for these programs,  scholarship programs are now available candidates from developing countries. Here is a list  scholarships available for Masters or Ph.D. program.

Korean Government Scholarship Program (S. Korea)

The scholarship is offered to international students who want to pursue Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Korean Universities. The scholarship is aimed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, so as to develop global leaders and strengthen Korea’s friendly networks worldwide.

DAAD Scholarships (Germany)

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides scholarships for international students for a range of postgraduate courses at German Universities which aim at providing academically educated young professionals from developing countries with further specialized studies.

Japanese Government (MEXT) Post Graduate Scholarships (Japan)

The award is offered on an annual basis to those with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, who are under the age of 35 and wish to continue their studies in Japan. The scholarship is offered for both research and taught postgraduate courses.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program (USA)

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program are prestigious scholarships for international students who want to pursue a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in the United States.

British Chevening Scholarships (UK)

Chevening Scholarships, the UK government’s global scholarship program, are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree.

Endeavour Postgraduate Awards (Australia)

The Endeavour Postgraduate Awards provide full financial support for international students from around the world to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or Ph.D. level either by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships (Switzerland)

The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships provide graduates from all fields with the opportunity to pursue doctoral or postdoctoral research at one of the public funded university or recognized institution in Switzerland.

Swedish Scholarships for International Students (Sweden)

The Swedish Institute provides scholarships in Sweden to highly-qualified international students from developing countries who wants to pursue full-time Masters Studies at Swedish Universities.

VLIR-UOS Training and Masters Scholarships (Belgium)

VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from selected developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America so that they can pursue a Training and Master’s Program related to development at Universities in Belgium.

New Zealand Development Scholarships (New Zealand)

The New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) offers the opportunity for international students from selected developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean to study in New Zealand to gain knowledge and skills through post-graduate study in specific subject areas that will assist in the development of their home country.

This article was written by Luseka Socrates a  Capital Campus Contributor.



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