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Germany has become a popular destination for foreign students looking for an international education. German Universities offers internationally recognized programs at a relatively cheaper cost compared to UK, USA or Australia. Moreover, there are a significant number of available scholarships that allows foreign students to study in Germany for free.

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If you want to improve academically and professionally but don’t have the time and money to pursue full time studies, trainings or  short courses are just right for you. In terms of improving your chances in scholarship and job applications, taking short courses allow you to upgrade your skills and boost your academic qualifications. scholars4dev.com lists the top 5 training scholarships and free online short courses for international students like you.

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Do you want to study at a top University abroad? The Word’s Top Universities can be found in different parts of the world – USA, Australia, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, France, etc. A number of these top Universities offer scholarship programs for oustanding international students. We list scholarship programs offered by Universities included in the top 250 universities around the world in 2016-2017.

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If you are a bright, talented, or motivated international student, the best scholarships are for your taking. scholars4dev.com lists the ten most prestigious international scholarship programs out there for the brightest international students from around the world.  If you are from a developing country.

Fulbright Scholarships (USA)
The Fulbright Scholarship Program is the flagship international exchange scholarship program between the U.S. Government and 155 countries. Each year, approximately 1,800 Fulbright scholarships are awarded to excellent foreign students who wish to pursue a Masters or PhD Degree in the United States.  The Fulbright Scholarship Program provides full funding for the duration of the study which includes tuition, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance.

See also Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program which provides a year of professional enrichment in the United States for experienced professionals from designated countries throughout the world.

 

Chevening Scholarships (UK)
The Chevening Scholarships is the flagship global scholarship program of the British Government. Every year, it provides scholarships to around 1000 outstanding students from over 130 countries who wish to pursue postgraduate study in the UK.  Chevening Scholarships are full scholarships which cover tuition fees, monthly stipend and various one-off allowances as well as international travel to and from UK.

 

Endeavour Postgraduate Awards (Australia)
The Endeavour Postgraduate Awards provide full financial support for international students from Americas, Europe, The Caribbean, Middle East, Asia and the Pacific to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters (up to 2 years) or PhD level (up to 4 years) either by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia. The scholarships includes tuition fees, travel allowance, establishment allowance, monthly stipend, health insurance, and travel insurance.

Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme (France)
The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme aims to attract the best foreign students for master’s and PhD degree programs at participating French Universities.  Eiffel scholarship-holders receive a monthly allowance; it does not cover tuition fees. In addition, the scholarship covers various other expenses including return trip, health insurance and cultural activities.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships (Switzerland)
The Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), awards various postgraduate scholarships to foreign scholars and researchers. These 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. The scholarship covers a monthly payment, exemption of tuition fees, health insurance, air fare, special lodging allowance, etc.

 

University-funded International Scholarships »

 

Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University (China)
Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century.  The program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University.  The scholarship covers tuition and fees, room and board, travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year, an in-country study tour, required course books and supplies, lenovo laptop and smartphone, health insurance, and a modest personal stipend.

 

 

 

While there are tuition free universities, there are also universities that offer tuition fee scholarships for excellent international students.  Scholarships in the form of  full or partial tuition fee waivers are the most common international scholarships offered by Universities. Tuition fee scholarships are the next best thing to fully-funded scholarships in a sense that a good portion of your study costs is already covered.

 

Tuition Scholarships for All International Students »

 

Humber Entrance Scholarships for International Students (Canada)
Humber College offers scholarships for new international undergraduate students beginning classes in September or January each year. The scholarships  are renewable full and partial tuition scholarships.

ICSP Tuition Scholarships at University of Oregon (USA)
International students who demonstrate financial need and exceptional merit may apply for the International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) at the University of Oregon.  The ICSP scholarship has a cultural service component which requires students to give presentations about their home country to children, community organizations, and UO students, faculty and staff. The scholarships are in the form of tuition waiver worth $9,000 – $27,000.

Denys Holland Scholarship at University College London (UK)
The Denys Holland Scholarship aims to support undergraduate students from any country, who without the support of  the scholarship would be unable to secure the funding required to study at University College London (UCL), and who can demonstrate their intention to make full use of the activities offered by UCL and the Student Union.  The scholarship is worth £9,000 per annum for three years and scholars may choose to use all or part of the scholarship to cover fees.

Westminster Full Fee Scholarships for International Students (UK)
The Westminster University offers a number of full tuition fee scholarships if you are an exceptionally well-qualified student from either inside the UK/EU or an international country. The scholarship is a full tuition fee award.

Macquarie Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships (Australia)
The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding students to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Macquarie University North Ryde campus. The scholarship amount is varied up to AUD$10,000.

Bristol University International Office Scholarships (UK)
The University of Bristol is offering ten International Office Scholarships for new international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University.  The scholarships are worth £8,000-£12,000 which will go towards the tuition fee.

University of West London International Ambassador Scholarships (UK)
The International Ambassador Scholarship recognises and provides financial support for outstanding students who wish to pursue a full time undergraduate or postgraduate degree at University of West London. Scholarships are worth up to £5,000 which can go toward tuition fees.

UWE Chancellor’s International Scholarships (UK)
The University of the West of England, Bristol offers more than £100,000 worth of scholarships for international students each year. This includes the Chancellor’s Scholarship wherein the recipient will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Development Office and other departments.  The scholarship covers full tuition fees for one academic year.

Sheffield Hallam University Transform Together Scholarships (UK)
Transform Together scholarships are open to international and European Union (non UK) students applying to study a full-time postgraduate or undergraduate taught course at Sheffield Hallam University. Half fee waiver (50%) is available for postgraduate courses and for each year of an undergraduate degree.

Bocconi Scholarships for International Students (Italy)
Bocconi University offers scholarships to international students enrolling in any Bachelor’s Program or Master of Science Program at Bocconi. The scholarship are in the form of full tuition waiver worth up to €11,500 per year for Bachelor’s Program and up to €12,700 per year for Master’s of Science Program.

Tuition Scholarships for Non-EU/EEA Students »

 

University of Sussex Chancellor’s Scholarships (UK)
University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships are available in the majority of Sussex Schools, and are awarded on the basis of academic performance and potential to non-EU international students who have applied for and been offered a place for eligible full-time Postgraduate Taught degrees at the University of Sussex.  The scholarship is 50% off international student tuition fee and is offered for one year.

Leiden University Excellence Scholarships for Non-EU Students (Netherlands)
The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Programme (LExS) is open to outstanding Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a master’s degree programme offered at Leiden University. The scholarships come in the form of the following: €10,000 of the tuition fee, €15,000 of the tuition fee, or total tuition fee minus the home fee.

Emily Boutmy Scholarships for International Students (France)
The Emile Boutmy Scholarship is awarded to top international students from outside the EU who are applying for eligible Bachelor’s or Master’s Programme at the University. The scholarships can take different forms of tuition grants ranging from €5,000 to €16,000 for 2 years of postgraduate study or €3,000 to €12,300  for 3 years of undergraduate study.

 

Tuition Scholarships for Developing Country Students »

GDI Development Leadership Scholarships at Manchester University (UK)
The Global Development Institute (GDI) is offering nine scholarships to international students from developing countries to pursue on-campus Masters programmes commencing in September 2017.  The scholarships provide full tuition fee waivers.

 

Pakistani Researchers

Awarded in: Pakistan

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  15 May (annual)

HEC National Research Program for Universities

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is offering NRPU research grants for different research domains. This program is offered for national researchers and faculty members of different institutions and universities from within Pakistan. Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is looking for researchers to participate in research projects under NRPU.

Field of Study: The research projects are available these following fields under NRPU:

  • Social Sciences
  • Management Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Basic Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Medical Sciences
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Agricultural Sciences

Duration: NRPU research grants are for a maximum up to three years, there is no restriction on the lower limit

Awards Description: HEC provides Rs.20.00 million for NRPU.

  • For Physics, Chemistry and Biology:
  • If Impact Factor is 100 or above then Eligible Amount is 20 million
  • If Impact Factor is 50 to 99 then Eligible Amount is 17 million
  • If Impact Factor is 20 to 49 then Eligible Amount is 15 million
  • If Impact Factor is 10 to 19 then Eligible Amount is 12 million
  • If Impact Factor is 0 to 9 then Eligible Amount is 10 million
  • For others fields:
  • If Impact Factor is 50 or above then Eligible Amount is 20 million
  • If Impact Factor is 25 to 49 then Eligible Amount is 17 million
  • If Impact Factor is 10 to 24 then Eligible Amount is 15 million
  • If Impact Factor is 5 to 9 then Eligible Amount is 12 million
  • If Impact Factor is 0 to 4 then Eligible Amount is 10 million

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A researcher who is full time faculty member of any public sector institute and private sector institute
  • Principal Investigator will run only two projects simultaneously either there cost will be within the eligible amount or less as per his impact factor.
  • These public sector institute and private universities is eligible for this grant of NRPU:
  • GIK Institute of Engineering & Technology, Topi
  • Aga Khan University, Karachi
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore
  • National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST), Islamabad
  • Indus Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  • Institute of Business and Technology, Karachi
  • Foundation University, Islamabad
  • Riphah International University, Islamabad
  • University of Management Technology, Lahore
  • Zia ud Din University, Karachi
  • The University of Faisalabad
  • Institute of Business Management, Karachi
  • Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  • The University of Lahore
  • Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
  • Iqra University
  • Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST)
  • Forman Christian College, Lahore
  • Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar
  • Baqai Medical University, Karachi
  • Isra University, Hyderabad
  • Hamdard University, Karachi
  • Jinnah University for Women, Karachi
  • Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  • University of Wah, Wah Cantt
  • National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant offered by NRPU:

  • Applicants should download NRPU application form from the website.
  • Applicants should submit the soft filled application form through email before the last date.
  • Applicant should also submit six copies of the application form in the hard copy to the director HEC through courier.
  • Applicant should mention his / her field of specialization in the subject of email.
  • Contact us:
  • Research $ Development
  • Higher Education commission
  • Sector H-9 Islamabad
  • Ph: 051-90401908
  • Email: adhussain@hec.gov.pk

Official Website: Visit official website for further details of this research grant.

http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/RND/ResearchGrants/NRPU/Pages/NRPU.aspx

Pakistani Researchers

Awarded in: Pakistan

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  15 May (annual)

HEC Library and Laboratory Equipment Grants for Researchers

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) is offering library grants for universities and degree awarding institutions for different library equipment grants. This program is offered for public sector institutions and universities from within Pakistan in order to provide them, grants for up gradation of scientific laboratories.

Field of Study: The library and scientific equipment grants are available for public sector institutes and universities.

Duration: HEC library equipment grants are for equipment which is not older than 5 years.

Awards Description: HEC provides many benefits for the researchers under this grant:

  • The proposal for an individual grant should fall in the range of Rs.60, 000/- to Rs. 10, 00,000/-.
  • Higher Education Commission has settled a fix amount for laboratory and library equipment grants in order to up gradation.
  • These institutes and public sector institutes will be facilitated with this program.

Eligibility Criteria: The following mentioned persons are eligible for this library equipment grant:

  • A person who is full time faculty member or scientist of any public sector institute or university can submit his / her proposal for this grant.
  • Equipment, one is applying grant for, should not be older more than 5 years.
  • First time applying candidates will be given preference.
  • Grant cannot be applied for the equipment of the same financial year on the go.
  • The difference of repairing cost and actual cost of the equipment should not be more than actual cost and should be in approximately 30 to 40% ratio of the actual cost.
  • The equipment should be installed specifically in laboratory and should be in use of even number students and researchers
  • Proposal should be between limits of 60,000 and 1.0 million RS

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the library equipment grant offered by HEC:

Official Website: Visit official website for further details of this grant.

http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/RND/ScientificEquipmentandLibraryGrants/GSPME/Pages/Objectives.aspx

Pakistani Researchers

Awarded in: Pakistan

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  Every year

Social Sciences Arts and Humanities Research Council of Pakistan Research Grants

The Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Research Council of Pakistan (SSHRCP) is offering national thematic research grant program for universities for different research proposals. This program is offered for national researchers and faculty members of different institutions and universities from within Pakistan. SSHRCP is offering this research grant in collaboration with HEC of Pakistan.

Field of Study: The research projects are available in two disciplines under SSHRCP:

  • Social sciences
  • Humanities

Duration: SSHRCP research grants are for a maximum of one year only.

Awards Description: SSHRCP provides many benefits for the researchers:

  • Higher Education Commission has settled RS. 10 million for SSHRCP research grant per research proposal.
  • A researcher will get the research amount as per his / her impact factor.

Eligibility Criteria: The following mentioned persons are eligible for this research grant:

  • A researcher who is full time faculty member of any public sector institute
  • A researcher who is from these private universities is eligible for this grant of SSHRCP.
  • Aga Khan University, Karachi
  • Baqai Medical University, Karachi
  • Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
  • Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  • Forman Christian College, Lahore
  • Foundation University, Islamabad
  • GIK Institute of Engineering & Technology, Topi
  • Indus Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  • Institute of Business and Technology, Karachi
  • Institute of Business Management, Karachi
  • Iqra University
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore
  • National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST), Islamabad
  • Riphah International University, Islamabad
  • Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar
  • Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST)
  • The University of Faisalabad
  • The University of Lahore
  • University of Management Technology, Lahore
  • Zia ud Din University, Karachi
  • Isra University, Hyderabad

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant offered by SSHRCP, should follow the following mentioned process in order to apply for this research grant:

  • Applicant should send four copies of the application form which should be recommended by university’s head or institution’s head.
  • Research proposal will be submitted to Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and experts will evaluate that proposal.
  • Contact us:
  • Dr. Muhammad Tahir Ali Shah
  • Deputy Director (Academics),
  • Higher Education Commission
  • H-9, Islamabad
  • Phone: (051) 90402116
  • Fax: (051) 90402110
  • E-mail: tshah@hec.gov.pk
  • Website: www.hec.gov.pk

Official Website: Visit official website for further details of this research grant.

http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/AECA/SocialSciencesArtsHumanities/Pages/TRGP.aspx

National Researchers

Awarded in: Pakistan

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  Various (annual)

National ICT R&D Grants

National ICT R&D is offering research grants for national researchers in Pakistan. These grants are for those researchers who want to pursue their high level research in technology fields in Pakistan. These are focusing on highly able and intellectual researchers. The ICT R&D is promising researchers who have the proven potential of becoming independent research leaders. It will support the creation of excellent new research teams.

Field of Study: The research grants are available for different technology based fields under this grants which are offered by ICT R&D.

Duration: The duration of award for this research grant is various that depend on research project.

Awards Description: The research grant is offering a number of grants for the researchers who will be granted this award. These grants can be as:

  • ICT R&D has settled a basic amount of grant for the grantees under this program.

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant:

  • Applicant should be a researcher from technology based field.
  • Applicant should have a PhD degree or equivalent degree and scientific track record.
  • Applicant should possess an outstanding research proposal.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for this research grant, should follow these simple steps:

  • Applicant submits duly filled applications in all respects along with any documents to National ICT R&D Fund.
  • There is no deadline for submission of the application
  • Application should be submitted at least three months prior to commencing the project.
  • Contact us:
  • National ICT R&D Fund
  • 6th Floor, HBL Tower
  • Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area
  • Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Tel: +92 51) 921 5360
  • Fax: (+92 51) 921 5366
  • Email: helpdesk@ictrdf.org.pk

Official Website: Visit official website

http://www.ictrdf.org.pk/

International Researchers / Faculty

Awarded in: All world

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 15 April (annual)

Google Research Awards for Universities

The Google is offering research awards for researchers from universities for different researches. This program is offered for international researchers to provide them opportunities for a high class professional research under Google. Google is committed to develop new technologies in order to help its users to find best possible data and information.

Field of Study: The research awards of Google are available in almost every fields of study which are as:

Computational neuroscience
Economics and market algorithms
Geo/maps
Human-computer interaction
Information retrieval, extraction, and organization (including semantic graphs)
Machine learning and data mining
Machine perception
Machine translation
Mobile
Natural language processing
Networking
Online education at scale
Physical interactions with devices
Policy and standards
Privacy
Robotics
Security
Social networks
Software engineering and programming languages
Speech
Structured data and database management
Systems (hardware and software)

Duration: The duration of award for this research grant is 01 year.

Awards Description: Google Research Awards provides many benefits for the researchers:

Google is granting an amount of 150,000 USD and faculty members can apply for that.
The actual amount which will be awarded will be less than the amount applied for.
The amounts are granted in order to overcome basic expenses.

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant by Google:

Applicant should be a full time faculty member any university from any country.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research awards offered by Google, should follow these simple steps:

Applicant should submit a research proposal per funding cycle.
Proposal should be including four things which are as:
Overview
Proposal Body
Data policy
Budget
If funded previously (then the past results should also be attached.)
After that, applicant should attach a curriculum vitae and its maximum length should be 2 pages.

Official Website: Visit main site for further details of this research grant.

http://research.google.com/university/relations/research_awards.html