A university-wide scholarship, as the name suggests, is a scholarship that can generally be used for any subject, course or field of study offered by the University*. Although there may be some exceptions(e.g. medicine, dentistry, law, MBA)
University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships
University of Sussex Chancellor’s 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. The scholarship is 50% off international student tuition fee and is offered for one year.
Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (Netherlands)
The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Programme (LExS) is open to outstanding non-EU/EEA students pursuing any MA, MSc and LL.M programmes offered at Leiden University. The scholarships come in the form of the following: €10,000 of the tuition fee, €15,000 of the tuition fee, or total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee.
University of Maastricht High Potential Scholarships (Netherlands)
Maastricht University (UM) offers the UM High Potential Scholarships to talented students from outside the EEA to follow any UM master’s programme or graduate programme for professionals offered at the University, except for School of Business and Economics. The scholarships cover tuition fee, living expenses per month, insurance, and visa costs.
Uppsala University IPK Scholarships (Sweden)
The Uppsala University offers the Uppsala IPK scholarships to first year applicants from outside the EU/EEA who wish to pursue a Master’s Degree Programme offered at the University. The scholarship covers the tuition fee.
ETH Excellence Scholarships (Switzerland)
The ETH Excellence and Master Scholarship programmes are open to excellent students both from the ETH and from other universities (national and international) wishing to pursue their Master’s degree at ETH Zurich. The scholarships includes tuition fee waiver and stipend for living and study expenses.
University of Lausanne Master’s Grants for Foreign Students (Switzerland)
Through the UNIL Master’s Grants, the University of Lausanne in Switzerland offers scholarships to international students who wishes to pursue any Masters Degree offered at the University (except the Master of Medicine, Master of Arts in Sciences and Practices of Education, Master of Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne, Master of Law in Criminal Sciences, judiciary mention, and all the MAS (3rd cycle programmes)). The amount of the grant is CHF 1,600.- per month from 15 September to 15 July, for the duration of the programme.
The Université Paris-Saclay International Masters Scholarships (France)
The Université Paris-Saclay International Masters Scholarships are open to foreign students wishing to obtain any Master’s Programme offered at the University. The Université Paris-Saclay scholarship is €10,000 for one year. A maximum of €1,000 for travel and VISA expenses is also awarded depending on the candidate’s country of origin.
Gates Cambridge Scholarships (UK)
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost scholarships which 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. A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge namely: university fees, maintenance allowances, airfare, and some dependent’s allowance.
Clarendon Scholarships at University of Oxford (UK)
The Clarendon Fund is a major graduate scholarship scheme at the University of Oxford, offering around 140 new scholarships every year. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential across all degree-bearing subjects at graduate level at the University of Oxford. All Clarendon Scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full and a generous grant for living expenses.
Melbourne Research Scholarships (Australia)
The Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS) was established by the University of Melbourne and is awarded to high achieving domestic and international research students. The benefits of the Melbourne Research Scholarship vary depending on your circumstance and may include one or more of the following: fortnightly living allowance, relocation allowance, paid sick, maternity and parenting leave, full fee remission (international students only) and Overseas Student Health Cover (international students only).
University of Sydney International Scholarships (Australia)
The University of Sydney invites candidates who are eligible to undertake a Postgraduate Research Degree or Master’s by Research program at this University to apply for the University of Sydney International Research Scholarship (USydIS). The USydIS is open to all research disciplines; however participation in the USydIS program each semester is at the discretion of the Dean of each faculty. The USydIS will cover tuition fees and living allowance for up to three years.
Adelaide Scholarships International (Australia)
The University of Adelaide offers the Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) program to attract high quality international postgraduate students to pursue a Masters degree by Research or Doctoral research degree offered at the University. The scholarships includes course tuition fees, annual living allowance, and health insurance.
Flinders International Postgraduate Scholarships (Australia)
Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) are awarded to suitably qualified applicants to pursue a full-time research higher degree at Flinders University – up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to two years for a Research Masters degree. The scholarship includes tuition fee, living allowance, and establishment allowance.
University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (Canada)
The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) are merit-based awards that are open to students of any nationality who will be registered as full-time graduate students (Masters or PhD) at the University of Manitoba. Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration (MBA)) are eligible to apply. The fellowships are valued at $18,000 for PhD students, or $14,000 for Master’s students for a 12-month period.
Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme (UK)
The University of Cambridge will offer, via the Cambridge Trusts, approximately 80 Cambridge International Scholarships to Overseas Students who embark on a research course leading to a PhD Degree offered at the University. Each award will underwrite the full cost of fees and maintenance for the duration of the course.
Nottingham Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship for Research Excellence (UK)
The University of Nottingham offers scholarships for international students who wish to pursue a PhD or MPhil research programme at the University in any subject area. The scholarship cover full tuition fees.
Warwick Chancellor’s International Scholarships (UK)
The Warwick Graduate School awards around 25 Chancellor’s International Scholarships to the most outstanding international PhD applicants yearly. The scholarships are open to students of any nationality and to any discipline offered at Warwick. The scholarships include the full payment of overseas tuition fee and a maintenance stipend.
Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships (UK)
The Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships are open to overseas students commencing a PhD in any field of study offered by the University. Each award covers the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that chargeable to an overseas graduate student. The awards do not cover maintenance expenses.