Have you ever thought of studying abroad but the cost for achieving that goal seems like a mirage? Then consider your dreams as reality because several scholarship programmes are being set up yearly and internationally to assist developing countries as well as outstanding persons. Some scholarships are based on nomination and academic records.
Yearly, Nigeria is awarded different scholarship slots for its students by different institutions across the world. Here are some INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NIGERIAN STUDENTS:
LOUIS DREYFUS-WEIDENFELD HOFFMANN SCHOLARSHIP AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY
The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme is established for leaders by providing outstanding graduates and professionals from developing countries or economy with the opportunity to achieve fully-funded graduate and professional studies at the University of Oxford.
The scholarship programme is controlled by Weidenfeld Hoffmann trust. This is a charitable trust that fosters closer relationships as well as develops the inspiring work of Lord Weidenfeld. Over the years, the scholarship programmes have given scholarships to over 175 scholars. Hoffmann Leadership Programme is a programme that is designed to train leaders.
REACH OXFORD SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRY’S STUDENTS
The Reach Oxford Scholarship award offers students from developing countries the opportunity to study in Oxford University. The award is given to 2-3 students per year to study any course of their choice. except Medicine which the scholarship doesn’t cover. Therefore, applicants must be citizens of countries that receive help from any development committees like Development assistant committee (DAC) and many more.The scholarship duration usually depends on the course length maybe 3 or 4 years.
UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE SCHOLARSHIP
University of Twente Scholarships (UTS) offer scholarships for outstanding students from any of the developing countries. The University Of Twente in Netherlands is the host of this scholarship programme.You are qualified to study any of the graduate programmes available at the university. Yearly, the university awards some 50 scholarships to international students from different countries.
CLARENDON FUND SCHOLARSHIP AT UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
The Clarendon Fund is a scholarship scheme at the University of Oxford located in United Kingdom for graduates. This offers about 140 new scholarships yearly. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded based on one’s academic excellence.All degree courses at graduate level in any subject are eligible. Postgraduate degrees or any Diploma courses are not eligible for this scholarships. International students and locals alike are entitled to this scholarship. Clarendon Scholarships suffice for tuition and necessary fees in full.
UBC INTERNATIONAL LEADER OF TOMORROW AWARD
The UBC International Leader of Tomorrow Award gives awards to international undergraduate students with outstanding academic records as well as leadership acquisition and many more recognized achievements in different fields such as the performing arts, sports, creative writing, or external academic competitions and examinations. The scholarship is hosted by the University of British Columbia in Canada. This award is given to international students. In the International Leader of Tomorrow Award, winners receive awards sequel to financial need. Financial need is based on tuition, fees, and costs of living, excluding the financial contribution you and your family will make annually, the award is designed to cover all your academic needs throughout the course of study. Eligibility is based on your academic achievement as well as on nomination by your institution of study.
GATES CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
Gates Cambridge Scholarships is a Noble international scholarship known across the world. Scholarships are awarded to only the brilliant international applicants to study postgraduate programmes in any field available at the University of Cambridge located in the United Kingdom. The scholarship covers its students’ one year postgraduate cost like PhD, MSc or MLitt. Yearly, Gates Cambridge scholarship awards 95 international student scholarships. The scholarship fully covers the students’ cost of studying as well as cost of living.
UNIL MASTERS GRANTS IN SWITZERLAND FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
The University of Lausanne is located in Switzerland. The UNIL grants scholarships to international students who wish to complete and achieve a Master’s degree on a competitive base. The Master’s grant offers degrees on different post graduate fields except:
Master’s from the School of Medicine,Education, Law, criminal Law, and other PhD programmes.
OXFORD PERSHING SQUARE GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
It is on record that yearly, Pershing Square Foundation awards up to five full scholarships covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA programmes to support excellent students. It is also a scholarship grant hosted by a Business School from the University Of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Yearly, Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship awards 5 scholarships. And it is available to all countries.
HUMBER INTERNATIONAL ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Humber International Scholarship is hosted by Humber College in Toronto, Canada. It awards both full and partial tuition scholarships to international undergraduate students. Note; the scholarship is highly renewable. The Scholarship is given based on applicant’s academic performance, referee involvements and his/her statement of interest.
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The University of Sydney is located in Australia. It offers scholarships to candidates who are eligible to participate in postgraduate research programmes. The university awards several scholarships to international students yearly.
WARWICK CHANCELLOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
The Chancellor’s International Scholarship is another channel of scholarships hosted by the university of Warwick in the United Kingdom that are allocated yearly through a combined research scholarship competition for postgraduates and are available to all international students in any field of study available at Warwick. Yearly,the Warwick Chancellor International Scholarship allocates 25 scholarships.
Aspiring to widen your horizon as well as gain more knowledge and perfection in your various fields internationally at a low cost? Then consider the list of international scholarships listed above and more to suit the purpose of your study. However, some scholarships cover the student’s fee as well as cost of living all through the time of study while some cover the student’s feeding for a short time or cover partially the fees. There is no need to see funds as a barrier to having the best kind of education you dream about. Make your dream come through today by applying for any of the international scholarships. You can also contact a study abroad agent for a partial scholarship if your result is on the average side.