Nowadays one of the most well funded international scholarships is research scholarships. Foreign Governments and universities are offering Research scholarships to establish their countries as global research hubs. Universities and Foreign government are setting up international research scholarship programs to attract high quality students to contribute their research efforts. Research scholarships are usually offered to PhD Degree students who are preparing their research/Thesis.
University Offered Scholarships
The University of Adelaide offers the Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) program to attract the high quality International postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University to support its research efforts. The scholarships Includes course tuition fees, annual living allowance and health insurance.
You can also check about Melbourne International Research Scholarships and University of Sydney International Scholarships.
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. Each award will underwrite the full cost of fees and maintenance for the duration of the course.
Also check Warwick Chancellor’s International Scholarships, Edinburg Global Research Scholarships, and Nottingham Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship for research Excellence, Sussex Chancellor’s International Research Scholarship.
K.U. Leuven offers IRO (Interfaculty Council for Development Co-operation) scholarships to deserving students from developing countries to do their PhD in the largest university in Flanders, Belgium. The Scholarship includes living allowance, tuition fee, health insurance, and accident insurance and return ticket.
Foreign Government Offered Scholarships
The Fulbright Foreign Student program is prestigious scholarships for international students who want to pursue a master’s pr PhD Degree in the United States. The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study. The grant also funds tuition, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend and health insurance.
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. The scholarships are towards a doctoral degree. The scholarship is worth $50,000 per year for three years.
The IPRS program enables outstanding international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification at Australian Universities. The Scholarships are available for period of Two years for Masters by research degree or three years for a Doctorate by research degree.
The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships provide graduate from all fields with the opportunity to pursue doctoral or postdoctoral research at one of the public funded university or recognized institution in Switzerland.
The CIMO Fellow ships program is open to young Doctoral level students and researchers from all countries and from all academic fields. The Scholarship period may vary from 3 to 12 months.
The NZIDRS provides scholarships for international students undertake PhD study in any discipline at a New Zealand university. The NZIDRS covers university tuition fees and associated student levies for 3 years.