How to Get a Scholarship to Study Abroad: Your Guide to Funding an Education Overseas


Education is the bedrock of human advancement. Section 1: Education Overseas Education can serve many purposes beyond the very formal definition of “education.” These include: To prepare students for certain professions To improve the chances of obtaining a post-college job To provide students the opportunity to conduct research abroad Any of these purposes can be valuable in any setting, but the education of youth is perhaps the most pressing consideration for humanity. Each year, approximately 30 million students go off

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Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award

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Univ of British Columbia Bachelor’s Degree Deadline: 1 Dec 2021 (annual) Study in:  Canada Course starts 2022     Brief description: The Donald A. Wehrung International Studen Award recognizes outstanding international undergraduate students from impoverished or war-torn areas who have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances, and who would be unable to attend university without financial assistance. Host Institution(s): University of British Columbia in Canada Level/Field of study: Eligible undergraduate degrees offered by UBC Number of Awards: Not specified. Target group: International

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Emile Boutmy Scholarships for Non-EU Students at Sciences Po

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Sciences Po Bachelors/Masters Degree Deadline: 30 Nov 2021/mid-Feb 2022 (annual) Study in:  France Course starts September 2022   Brief description:  Sciences Po created the Emile Boutmy Scholarships after the founder of Sciences Po in order to attract the very best international students from outside of the European Union who are first time applicants and who have been admitted to an Undergraduate or Master’s programme offered at the University. Host Institution(s): Sciences Po University, Paris, France Level/Fields of study: Bachelors or Masters Programme offered

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British Chevening Scholarships in UK for International Students

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  British Government/FCO Masters Degree Deadline: 2 Nov 2021 (annual) Study in: UK Course starts Sept/Oct 2022     Brief description: 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. Host Institution(s): Any university in the UK Level/Field(s) of study: Full-time taught Masters Degree Programme in

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Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarship and Leadership Programme

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University of Oxford Masters Degree Deadline: 7/21 Jan 2022 (annual) Study in:  UK Course starts 2022     Brief description: The Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffman Scholarship and Leadership Programme supports outstanding students from transition and emerging economies throughout Africa, Asia and South America to pursue a graduate degree at Oxford University.  It is managed by the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust. Host Institution(s): University of Oxford, United Kingdom Level/Field(s) of study: Eligible graduate programmes: • BCL Bachelor of Civil Law • MBA Master of Business Administration •

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Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarships for International Students at TU Delft

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Delft University of Technology Masters Degree Deadline: 1 Dec 2021 (annual) Study in: Netherlands Course starts September 2022     Brief description:  The Delft University of Technology offers a number of excellence scholarship programs for international students. The Justus & Louise van Effen Scholarship is one of those programs and it aims to financially supporting excellent international MSc students wishing to study at TU Delft. For sub-Saharan Africans, please see the TU Delft Sub-Saharan African Excellence Scholarships. Host Institution(s): TU Delft, The

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Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

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Pershing Square Foundation MBA/Masters Degree Deadline: 12/21 Jan 2022 (annual) Study in:  UK Course starts September 2022     Brief description: Every year, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up to six full scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA year. Host Institution(s): Said Business School, University of Oxford in United Kingdom Level/Field(s) of study: Oxford’s 1+1 MBA Programme: Oxford University’s one-year full-time MBA programme combined with one of the one-year Masters programmes offered by

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Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS)


Leiden University Masters Degree Deadline: 1 Feb/1 Oct (annual) Study in:  Netherlands Next course starts Sept 2021/Feb 2022     Brief description:  The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Programme (LExS) is open to outstanding non-EEA/non-EFTA students enrolling in a full-time master’s degree programme at Leiden University. Host Institution(s): Leiden University in The Netherlands. Level/Field of study: All full-time Masters programmes at Leiden University with the exception of LLM (non-advanced) and MSc programmes at Leiden Law School. Number of Awards: The number and

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