Top Europe Scholarships for International Students


Each year, millions of Euros worth of scholarships are offered by Colleges and Universities in Europe for international students. The European Union along with the European Government States also offer government-funded EU scholarships to attract international students into Europe. Like European students, foreign students are eligible to apply to hundreds of Universities in Europe that are tuition-free.

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DAAD Scholarships in Germany for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses

Application Deadline: Aug-Oct 2016 (annual)

Study Level: Masters/PhD

Country: Germany

Brief description:

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides scholarships in Germany 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.
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Swedish Institute Study Scholarships

Application Deadline: 16 Jan/10 Feb 2017

Study Level: Masters

Country: Sweden

Brief description:

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time masterís level studies in Sweden starting in the Autumn semester 2017.
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VLIR-UOS Training and Masters Scholarships

Application Deadline: Course starts 2017

Study Level: Training/Masters

Country: Belgium

Brief description:

VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from 31 eligible countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America, to follow an English-taught training or master programme at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium.
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Netherlands Fellowship Programme

Application Deadline: 2017/2018

Study Level: Masters/PhD/Short Courses

Country: Netherlands

Brief description:

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) promote capacity building within organisations in 51 countries by providing fellowships for training and education for professionals. The NFP offers fellowships for qualified Master studies, PhD studies, or short courses offered at participating Dutch Universities.
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Eiffel Scholarship

Application Deadline: before 6 Jan 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters/PhD

Country: France

Brief description:

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme was established by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development to enable French higher education establishments to attract top foreign students to enrol in their masterís and PhD courses.

The scholarship programme funds masterís courses lasting between 12 and 36 months and offers funding for PhD students to spend ten months in France through joint supervision or dual enrolment.
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Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

Application Deadline: varies, Sept-Dec 2016; Next course starts 2017

Study Level: PhD/Postdoctoral

Country: Switzerland

Brief description:

Each year, the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries.

The research scholarship is available to post-graduate researchers in any discipline (who hold a masterís degree as a minimum) who are planning to come to Switzerland to pursue research or further studies at doctoral or post-doctoral level.
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Denmark Government Scholarships for Non-EU Students

Application Deadline: varies, Mar-Apr/Sep-Oct; Course starts Sept 2016/Feb 2017

Study Level: Masters

Country: Denmark

Brief description:

The Denmark Government welcomes highly qualified and motivated international students from all over the world to study in Denmark. A number of scholarships are therefore offered each year by the Danish Ministry of Education to fund students from countries outside the European Union/ European Economic Area. The scholarships can be awarded for a full degree higher education programme.
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Italian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students

Application Deadline: 15 April 2016 (annual); Course starts AY 2016/2017

Study Level: Bachelors/Masters/PhD

Country: Italy

Brief description:

The Italian Government awards scholarships for studying in Italy both to foreign citizens and Italian citizens resident abroad (IRE). The scholarships are offered for the following type of courses: Undergraduate University courses (renewals only); Postgraduate University courses; Masterís Degree courses (Levels I or II); Ph.D. Courses; Specialisation Schools; Research under academic supervision; Courses of Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance (AFAM); Advanced Courses on Italian language and culture Courses for Teachers of Italian as second language.
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British Chevening Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 8 Nov 2016 (annual); Sept/Oct 2017

Study Level: Masters

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

Chevening Scholarships are the UK governmentís 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 masterís degree in any subject at any UK university.
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Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 12 Oct/7 Dec 2016 (annual); Course starts October 2017

Study Level: Masters/PhD

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. 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.
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Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University for International Students

Application Deadline: varies, July-Oct (annual); Course starts Oct 2017

Study Level: Masters/PhD

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting exceptional all-round students at the University of Oxford. Established in the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the Rhodes is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international scholarship program in the world.
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Transform Together Scholarships for International and European Union (non-UK) Students

Application Deadline: 31 May/1 Nov 2017 (annual); Course starts Sept 2017/Jan 2018

Study Level: Bachelors/Masters

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

Transform Together scholarships are open to international students and European Union (non-UK) students applying to a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught course at Sheffield Hallam University in the 2017/18 academic year.
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Nottingham Developing Solutions Scholarships

Application Deadline: 24 March 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

The Developing Solutions Scholarships are designed for international students who want to pursue a Masterís Degree in the University of Nottingham and make a difference to the development of their home country.
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Westminster International Scholarships

Application Deadline: 13 Oct 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

Westminster International Scholarships are fully funded awards aimed at students from developing countries who wish to study a full-time Masters degree at the University.
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Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS)

Application Deadline: 1 Feb/1 Oct 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Netherlands

Brief description:

The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Programme (LExS) is open to outstanding Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a masterís degree programme at Leiden University starting September 2017 or February 2018.
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Maastricht University Holland High Potential Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 1 Feb 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Netherlands

Brief description:

The Holland High Potential Scholarship is intended for excellent students from outside the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) who wish to do a masterís or a professional education programme at Maastricht University.

The Holland High Potential Scholarship consists of a High Potential Scholarship combined with a Holland Scholarship.
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Radboud Scholarship Programme for International Students

Application Deadline: 1 April 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Netherlands

Brief description:

The Radboud Scholarship Programme offers a selected number of talented prospective non-EEA students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue a complete English-taught Masterís degree programme at Radboud University.
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Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES)

Application Deadline: 15 Jan/1 Feb 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Netherlands

Brief description:

The Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES) awards scholarships to exceptionally talented students from outside Europe to pursue eligible Masterís Programmes offered at the University of Amsterdam.
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University of Twente Scholarships (UTS)

Application Deadline: 1 Feb/1 May 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Netherlands

Brief description:

University Twente Scholarships (UTS) are scholarships for excellent students from both EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA countries, applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente.

Two scholarships can be awarded to UTS recipients: Kipaji Scholarship and Professor de Winter Scholarship. These scholarships have additional requirements.
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Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 1 Dec/1 Feb (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Netherlands

Brief description:

The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of outstanding prospective students the opportunity to pursue a Masterís degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University.
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Eric Bleumink Scholarships at University of Groningen

Application Deadline: 1 December (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Netherlands

Brief description:

The Eric Bleumink Fund awards scholarships to talented students and young researchers from developing countries. The scholarships are towards a 1 year or 2 years Masterís degree programme.
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ETH Zurich Excellence Masters Scholarships

Application Deadline: 15 Dec 2016 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Switzerland

Brief description:

ETH Zurich supports excellent students wishing to pursue a Masterís degree at ETH with two scholarship programmes: the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP) and the Master Scholarship Programme (MSP).
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UNIL Masterís Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students

Application Deadline: 15 Dec 2016 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Switzerland

Brief description:

The University of Lausanne in Switzerland offers the UNIL Masterís Grants on a competitive basis to international students who wish to pursue a Masters Degree at the University.
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Bocconi Scholarships in Italy for International Students

Application Deadline: Jan-April 2017

Study Level: Bachelor/Masters

Country: Italy

Brief description:

Bocconi University offers need-based scholarships to international students applying to a Bachelor Program, Law Program, or Master of Science Program at the University for AY 2017-2018.
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University of Bologna Study Grants for International Students

Application Deadline: 31 Mar 2016 (annual)

Study Level: Bachelors/Masters

Country: Italy

Brief description:

The University of Bologna awards 40 study grants to deserving international students who wish to register for First, Single, and Second Cycle Degree Programmes at the University of Bologna for A.Y. 2017/2018.
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Lund University Global Scholarship Programme

Application Deadline: 15 Jan/Feb 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Bachelors/Masters

Country: Sweden

Brief description:

The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a selective, merit-based scholarship programme that recognizes top academic students from outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland) who wish to apply for a Bachelorís or Masterís Programme offered at Lund University.
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The Visby Programme Scholarships

Application Deadline: 1Ė10 February 2017

Study Level: Masters

Country: Sweden

Brief description:

The aim of the Visby Programme is to support individual mobility, thereby contributing to increased contacts and collaborations between actors in Sweden and countries in the EU Eastern Partnership and Russia. The goal is to build an integrated, knowledge-based and research-intense region, centred around the Baltic Sea while also including EU Eastern Partnership countries and Russia.
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BTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Application Deadline: February 1st, 2017

Study Level: Bachelors/Masters

Country: Sweden

Brief description:

BTH scholarship programme for prospective students is available for citizens from non-EU/EEA countries who are required to pay tuition fees for Swedish university education. You apply for a BTH scholarship after you have applied for a BTH campus based programme or single subject course on Universityadmissions.se. Applicants to distance education at BTH are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
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Government of Flanders Master Mind Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 30 Apr 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Belgium

Brief description:

The Government of Flanders launches a new scholarship program, Master Mind Scholarships that aims to promote the internationalization of the Flemish Higher Education. It awards up to 45 scholarships to outstanding Master students from all countries.
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Science@Leuven Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 15 Feb 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Belgium

Brief description:

The Science@Leuven Scholarships are for motivated and talented international students who are interested in participating in an international master programme of the Faculty of Science of the K.U.Leuven.
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ENS International Selection Scholarships

Application Deadline: 3 Feb 2017 (annual)

Study Level: ENS Diploma/Masters

Country: France

Brief description:

Each year, …cole Normale Supťrieure (ENS) organizes an international selection allowing the most promising international students, either in Science or in Arts & Humanities, to follow a three-year Masters Degree at the University.
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AmpŤre Excellence Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 12 Jan 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: France

Brief description:

The AmpŤre Scholarships of Excellence provide excellent international students with the opportunity to pursue one of the eligible Masters programs offered at ENS de Lyon.
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Universitť de Lyon Masterís Scholarships

Application Deadline: May-July 2016

Study Level: Masters

Country: France

Brief description:

For the 2016/2017 academic year, Universitť de Lyon is offering scholarships for international students having a high-level academic record and willing to join one of Masterís degree programmes offered at the University.
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Scholarships from Grenoble Institute of Technology Foundation

Application Deadline: mid-April 2016

Study Level: Masters

Country: France

Brief description:

The Grenoble Institute of Technology Foundation supports a scholarship programme for International master students at Grenoble INP.
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Emile Boutmy Scholarships for Non-EU Students at Sciences Po

Application Deadline: 13 Jan/2 May 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Bachelors/Masters

Country: France

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 Masterís programme offered at the University.
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ARES Scholarships in Belgium for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 10 Feb 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Belgium

Brief description:

Each year, the ARES gives an average of 150 scholarships under masters and 70 scholarships through courses to nationals of selected developing countries.
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BELGIAN AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

Application Deadline: July 1, 2017

Study Level: Bachelors/Masters/PhD

Country: Belgium

Brief description:

The Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) encourages applications for fellowships for advanced study or research during the academic year 2017-2018, at a Belgian University or institution of higher learning.
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EPFL Excellence Fellowships

Application Deadline: 15 Jan/15 April (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Switzerland

Brief description:

EPFL offers a limited number of fellowships at the Masterís level to students with outstanding academic records. Some of the fellowships are financed by EPFL directly and others through partnerships with foundations or companies.
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University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowships

Application Deadline: 15 March 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: Switzerland

Brief description:

The Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva, in collaboration with several sponsors, has established an Excellence Fellowship Program to support outstanding and highly motivated candidates who intend to pursue a Master of Science in any of the disciplines covered by the Faculty.
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University of Sussex Chancellor's International Scholarships

Application Deadline: 1 May 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Masters

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

University of Sussex Chancellorís 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.
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Vice-Chancellorís International Scholarships at University of the Arts London

Application Deadline: 1 June 2016

Study Level: Masters

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

The Vice-Chancellorís scholarships aim to fully support 10 students from low income countries and who have already applied to study a qualifying full-time masters degrees starting in 2016/2017.
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Bristol University International Scholarships

Application Deadline: 10 June 2016 (annual)

Study Level: Bachelors

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

For 2016 entry, The University of Bristol is delighted to announce five International Office Scholarships for new international students pursuing an undergraduate programme at the University.
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International Ambassador Scholarships at University of West London

Application Deadline: 16 July 2017 (annual)

Study Level: Bachelors/Masters

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

The International Ambassador Scholarship recognises and provides financial support for outstanding students who wish to act as ambassadors for the University of West London.
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UWE Chancellor's Scholarships for International Students

Application Deadline: 31 March/13 Nov 2016

Study Level: Masters

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

The University of the West of England, Bristol offers more than £100,000 worth of scholarships for international students each year. This includes the Chancellorís Scholarship wherein the recipient will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Development Office and other departments. The recipient will also be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of the course.
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University of Bradford Global Development Scholarships

Application Deadline: 13 May 2016 (annual)

Study Level: The University of Bradford Global Development Scholarships (formerly known as Countries in Crisis Scholarships) are intended to aid students in financial hardship due to the fact that they are domiciled in a country that is in crisis as a result of the political situation, war, natural disaster etc.

Country: United-Kingdom

Brief description:

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Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students

Application Deadline: 1 Mar (Annual)

Study Level: Masters/PhD

Country: Germany

Brief description:

The Heinrich BŲll Foundation awards some scholarships to international students who gained their university entrance qualification from a school outside of Germany who wish to study a Masters or PhD Degree in Germany.
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