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
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
Tuscan Universities Scholarship

DSU is the most sought-after scholarship of universities in Italy’s Tuscany region. It fully covers study fees and also provides an allowance of up to 7000 euros per year. Only students in financial need are eligible for the scholarship.

The scholarship covers the study fees at Tuscan universities and grants an annual allowance of up to 7,000 euros. Scholarship holders are provided with free accommodation in a dormitory, an allowance for purchasing educational and sports materials, and meal vouchers for university canteens.

Application Deadline annually at the beginning of September

Applications
until 2 September 2024
Place of study
Europe
Send documents for inspection
until 3 August 2024
Description and requirements
Melbourne Research University Scholarship

Scholarship: $32,400 per year, full tuition reimbursement, Overseas Student Health Insurance (OSHC), relocation allowance/ 

To find out more about the Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS) financial assistance for international students, visit the official website: Scholarships.unimelb.edu.au

Application deadline, entrance exams, required application materials depend on the course.

Courses offered: full list

Applications
All the year round
Place of study
Australia and New Zealand
Description and requirements