One of the best ways to study for free as a foreign student in another country is to apply for international scholarships offered by the government of that country. It will interest you to know that every year, the Government of several countries around the world welcome foreign African and international students to study in their country on full scholarships.
Chinese Government Scholarship-Chinese University Program is a full scholarship established by Ministry of Education to support Chinese universities to enroll outstanding international students for postgraduate studies in China.
Application Timeline: 15th April 2017 (Generally)
Offered annually? Yes
Type: Masters, Doctorate
Eligible Areas of Study:
- Public Administration
- Public Health
- International Communications
About the Scholarship: Chinese University Program is a full scholarship for designated Chinese universities and certain provincial education offices in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China.
The Estonian Government through the Estonian Institute is offering international students, researchers and academic staff – Scholarships for summer and winter schools.
Application Deadline: 20th March 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: International
To be taken at (University):
- University of Tartu
- Tallinn University
- Tallinn University of Technology
About the Award: The scholarships are intended to support participation in summer courses of Estonian language and culture as well as in courses of summer and winter schools related to the English-language curricula of degree study in Estonia.
The Government of Brunei Darussalam is offering annual scholarships under a special scholarship award scheme. The scholarship awards will provide applicants the opportunity to study at University of Brunei Darussalam [UBD], Islam Sultan Sharif Ali university [UNISSA] Brunei Institute of Technology [ITB] and Politeknik Brunei (PB).
Application Deadline: 13th March 2017.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a program for young and mid-career professionals sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The program enables chosen applicants to be placed at eighteen selected U.S. universities, which serve as their academic and professional base.
Application Timeline: The application period is January – March every year.
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.