Grants and scholarships

Many international universities are eager to help prospective foreign students study on their campuses and become part of a global community. A wide range of scholarship programs are available to international students, many of which are funded by universities, governments, or private foundations. These programs either fully or partially cover the cost of study, and some offer monthly stipends, accommodation, and much more.

This guide contains valuable information about the various types of grants and scholarships available to international students:

Types of grants
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Countries and degrees
University of Luxembourg’s Scholarship for International Master’s Students

The University of Luxembourg was founded in 2003. In a cosmopolitan and multilingual setting, students from over 125 countries study with financial support available for master’s students. The university has quickly gained a great international reputation due to its innovative programs and academic atmosphere.

International Master’s students receive a monthly allowance of 500 euros for the duration of the 10-month academic year. Scholarship recipients are provided with free dormitory accommodation.

Note: This scholarship cannot be combined with any other grant funded by the Luxembourg government.

Application Deadline admitted to the university annually

Courses Offered

  • Masters at the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine
  • Masters at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
  • Masters at the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

Complete list of programs

Applications
All the year round
Place of study
Европа
Description and requirements
Stipendium Hungaricum (Hungary Government Scholarship)

The Hungary Government Scholarship is intended to bolster the internationalization and ongoing development of Hungarian higher education, fortify the international relations of the academic community, and boost the prestige and competitiveness of Hungarian higher education globally.

International students are given the chance to obtain higher education at universities that are part of the Stipendium Hungaricum program at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels.

Application Deadline depending on your chosen university.

Applicants are offered over 1,200 programs, encompassing all fields of higher education across all study levels. Complete list of universities involved in the program

Applications
All the year round
Place of study
Europe
Description and requirements
Oxford-Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

Only six master’s students are eligible for the Oxford-Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship. The scholarship is granted by the Saïd Business School at Oxford University to individuals who can demonstrate exceptional potential and dedication to solving global issues. Students have the opportunity to pursue any of the partnered 1+1 MBA programs.

Application Deadline until January 5, 2024

Complete list of Master’s programs

Applications
All the year round
Place of study
UK
Description and requirements
National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic

The National Scholarship of the Slovak Republic provides international master’s students with the opportunity to study at the country’s top universities. 

Application Deadline until April 30, 2024.

List of universities participating in the program

Applications
All the year round
Place of study
Europe
Description and requirements
MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship

The MEXT Research Scholarship, one of the most sought-after and prestigious scholarships, is granted by the Japanese government to international students to study at the country’s universities. Bachelor’s and Master’s students can study at 90% of Japan’s universities with either partial or full cost coverage.

Bachelor’s degree

  • Monthly allowance of 117,000 yen (students and researchers in certain regions receive an additional monthly supplement of 2,000 or 3,000 yen)
  • Coverage of entrance exams, registration, and tuition fees
  • Travel expenses, including arrival to and departure from Japan

Master’s degree

  • Monthly allowance of 144,000 yen (143,000 yen during preparatory education). Students and researchers in certain regions receive an additional monthly supplement of 2,000 or 3,000 yen.
  • Coverage of entrance exams, registration, and tuition fees
  • Travel expenses, including arrival to and departure from Japan

Application Deadline annually displayed by the Embassy of Japan in Russia

Applications
All the year round
Place of study
Asia
Description and requirements
Maastricht University Scholarship

The NL-High Potential scholarship from Maastricht University is designed for non-EU residents seeking higher education in the Netherlands. 24 students can receive up to €30,000 over two years for outstanding academic achievements.

The scholarship includes tuition, pre-academic preparation costs, health insurance up to €700, and a living allowance of €12,350 (for 13 months) or €23,750 (for 25 months).

Complete list of master’s programs

Application Deadline until February 1, 2024

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Detailed scholarship information

Applications
All the year round
Place of study
Европа
Description and requirements