Asian countries – Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, China, India and Taiwan – are fast becoming the study destinations for international students to gain study abroad experience. To attract more bright students and promote bilateral relationships between nations, the governments of these countries offer generous scholarships in Asia for international students, especially those from developing countries.
Scholarships in Asia for International Students
Several Asia scholarships for international students to study in Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, China, India and Taiwan - undergraduate, masters and PhD.
The Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) offers the KAIST International Student Scholarship for undergraduate international students.
Application Deadlines: Deadline for the application for a scholarship is the same as deadline for processing admission:
KAIST has three application cycles: EARLY,
Ten awards of 100% tuition fee scholarships are available for students from the developing and third world countries registering for taught Masters programmes at Malaysia Campus in areas related to science, technology and education, including the following courses below.
- application for September 2017 intake is open from 15th March 2017 and closed by 28th July 2017.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Scholarship Programme (or MSP) offers scholarships to professionals from ten countries. The scholarships can be used for short courses in the Netherlands. The programme is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Application Deadline: Deadline varies by applicant’s choice of institution.
Applications are open for Young Leaders Programme (YLP) for 2018 academic year. These scholarships are available for international students to pursue master’s program in the field of Public Administration/Public Policy, Local Governance, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration and Law from October 2018 in Japan.
Application Deadline: The deadline of the applications differs according to the country.
Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong offers PhD Fellowship to International students 2018/2019
Application Deadline: 1st December 2017
Offered Annually? Yes
About the Award: The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), established in 2009 by the Research Grants Council (RGC),
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) grants fellowships for international students seeking to pursue a graduate degree in Turkey in scientific fields.
Application Deadline: 6th October, 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: International
To be taken at (country): Recognized Universities in Turkey
Eligible Fields of Study: Natural Sciences,
The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is offered to international students who want to pursue Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Korean Universities. The scholarship is aimed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, to develop global leaders and strengthen Korea-friendly networks worldwide.