Fully Funded Scholarships for Developing Countries 2018

Fully Funded Scholarships for Developing Countries 2018

There are number of fully funded scholarships for Developing Countries  are available for international students. Lets check out some prestigious ones.

British Chevening Scholarships for International Students

Chevening Scholarships and Fellowships 2018-2019

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme offers awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study for a master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:

•  Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country.

•  Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship has ended

•  Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a post-graduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK

•  Have at least two years’ work experience

•  Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 12 July 2018

•  Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 12 July 2018

Application instructions:

Applications for Chevening Awards can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on your country’s page. Applications close on  7 November 2017 at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time).

It is important to visit your individual country page at the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Information Source: http://www.chevening.org

Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

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.

Eligibility

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: PhD (three year research-only degree); MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree); or a one year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

You can check the eligibility checker to quickly check if you are eligible to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Application instructions

​Applicants must submit an application for graduate admission, a College place and funding – including a Gates Cambridge Scholarship – via the University’s Graduate Applicant Portal.

Scholarship deadline 11 October 2017 (US citizens resident in the USA)

Scholarship deadline 6 December 2017/4 January 2018 (all other eligible applicants).

Information Source: https://www.gatescambridge.org

Reach Oxford Scholarships for Developing Country Students

A number of Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) are offered to students from low-income countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because suitable educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries.

Eligibility

Students should note they must apply for admission to the University before they can be considered for a Reach Oxford Scholarship. The University is unable to consider any scholarship applications from students who have not been offered a place at Oxford. The University is not responsible for the content of external sites advertising the scheme and would encourage applicants to read the following details to check their eligibility.

This scheme is only suitable for candidates who have received an offer and who are of the highest academic ability. Financial need and social commitment are also major criteria for selection. Applicants should be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence following their studies. Priority will be given to students who have not studied at undergraduate level before.

Application instructions

  1. You must make an application to the University of Oxford for an undergraduate course through UCAS by 15 October 2017, and be successful in gaining a place.
  2. Details on how to apply for 2018 entry will be made available on this page in January 2018.
  3. For 2018 entry applicants who apply by the 16 February 2018 scholarship deadline, the selection process will be undertaken in March 2018.
  4. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in April 2018.

Information Source: http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/oxford-support/reach-oxford-scholarship

DAAD Scholarships in Germany 

The scholarships offer foreign graduates from development and newly industrialised countries from all disciplines and with at least two years’ professional experience the chance to take a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a state or state-recognised German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany.

Eligibility:

• Works either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, is engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas.

• Holds a Bachelor’s degree (normally four years) in a related subject.

• Has completed an academic degree with far above average results (upper third) and ideally at least two years of related professional experience after the first degree (bachelor).

• His/her academic degrees should normally not be more than six years old.

• For study courses in German (scholarship includes a 6-month German language course): DSH 2 or TestDaF 4 at the beginning of the study course; a minimum German language level of A2 at the time of application. In addition, German language proficiency at B1 level are highly recommended.

• For courses in English: IELTS (Band 6) certificate or TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based)

Application instructions:

Applications must be made directly to the respective course except for Cameroon where applications must be submitted via the German Embassy. Please refer to the respective course websites for the application procedure, the application deadline, and the documents to be submitted. Deadline varies depending on the course but falls around August-October 2017.

Information Source: https://www.daad.de

Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarships in Netherlands

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.

Eligibility

Excellent international applicants admitted to one of TU Delft’s MSc programmes, with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 80 percent or higher of the scale maximum in your bachelor’s degree from an internationally renowned university outside the Netherlands.

Application instructions:

To be considered for these scholarships, your complete application for an MSc programme must be uploaded before 1 December 2017.
In addition to all the regular documents for a MSc programme application, you must also upload a Scholarship Application Form
(available per 1 October 2017) in which you make clear why you are applying for the scholarship.

Please note that Non EU students must include their English test with their application. EU students can submit this in a later stage according to the Admission instructions.

Only students meeting this deadline who have been (conditionally) admitted to one of the MSc programmes of TU Delft could be considered for these scholarships.

 

Information Source: https://www.tudelft.nl

University of Sydney International Scholarship (USydIS)

The University of Sydney invites candidates who are eligible to undertake a Postgraduate Research Degree or Master’s by Research program at this University to apply for the University of Sydney International Research Scholarship (USydIS). The USydIS will cover tuition fees and living allowance for up to three years with a possibility of one semester’s extension for PhD students.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the USydIS, you must:

• Be an international student commencing full time enrolment in a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at this University. Students may also be considered up until they have consumed a maximum of six months of course candidature.
• Be a student undertaking study in a subject area identified by the University as within the areas of its current and emerging research strengths.
• Not hold a research qualification regarded to be equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree, or, if undertaking a Research Master’s degree, not hold a research qualification regarded to be equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Master’s degree.
• Not have held an Australia Award scholarship within two years prior to commencing the RTP Fee Scholarship.
• Not be receiving a scholarship for which course tuition is a component under any other scholarship scheme to which the Australian Government makes a substantial contribution.
• Not previously have received an RTP Fee Scholarship, unless the previous scholarship was for a Master by Research degree that you have completed and you are now applying for a doctorate research degree.
• Not have previously considered for the scholarship up to 3 times within the last 5 years.
Application instructions:

 

Application instructions:

The USydIS welcome scholarship applications through out the year. Please note that it may take up to four months from submission of your application to receiving advice on whether you have been successful. There is no separate scholarship application form, to be considered for the scholarship you must submit an application for admission to your research degree. Scholarship applications are welcome through out the year but only available for both the March (Research Period 2) and July (Research Period 3).

Information Source: http://sydney.edu.au

 

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