Study Abroad Scholarships That Cover Your Tuition and Housing

Study Abroad Scholarships That Cover Your Tuition and Housing

One of the best ways to fund an overseas study experience is with a scholarship.  However, not all scholarships are the same.  Some scholarships just cover tuition costs, and then others may just cover your living expenses.  A full study abroad scholarship covers all of your expenses, including tuition, living expenses and sometimes will even cover your travel costs, books and health insurance coverage.  

There are two types of full scholarships for studying abroad, scholarships offered by governments and institutional scholarships offered by the university. 

We have compiled a list of some fully funded scholarships at both the government and institutional levels that cover both tuition and living expenses for students interested in studying overseas:

Organizations Offering Scholarships

 Rotary Foundation Global Study Grants

The Rotary Foundation offers scholarship funding through the Rotary Foundation Global Grant scholarships. The scholarship funds graduate-level coursework or research for one to four academic years.  The minimum budget for a global grant scholarship is $30,000 which can fund the following: passport/visa, inoculations, travel expenses, school supplies, tuition, room and board, etc.

OFID Scholarship Award

OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) offers a fully-funded scholarship to interested in pursuing a Master’s degree at an accredited University around the world. The scholarships are worth up to $50,000 that covers the tuition fees, monthly allowance to cover living expenses, accommodation, insurance, books, relocation grants, and travel costs.

Australia Scholarships

Government Scholarships

The Endeavor Postgraduate Awards provide full funding for international students interested in pursuing a Master’s or PHD degree in any field of study in Australia.  The scholarship provides full funding and covers tuition, travel costs, living expenses, and both health and travel insurance.

Institutional

The University of Adelaide offers scholarships to international students interested in pursuing postgraduate studies at the University of Adelaide.  The scholarships include course tuition fees, annual living allowance, and health insurance.

The University of Sydney awards scholarships to eligible eligible student interested in a Postgraduate Research Degree or Master’s the University of Sydney.   The scholarships covers tuition fees and living allowance for up to three years.

USA Scholarships

 Government Scholarships

Fulbright Foreign Student Program is available for students interested in studying in the United States for either a master’s or PHD degree.  This scholarship provides funding for tuition, living expenses, and health insurance and is for the entire duration of the students degree program.

Sweden Scholarships

 Government Scholarships

The Swedish Institute grants scholarships to international students from developing countries who want to pursue a Master’s degree in Sweden.  It is a full funded scholarship that covers tuition, living expenses, some travel and health insurance.

New Zealand Scholarships

Government Scholarship

The New Zealand Development Scholarship grants scholarship to international students from developing countries in Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa to pursue post-graduate study in a subject related to the development of their home country.  The scholarship covers tuition, living expenses travel costs and health insurance.

United Kingdom Scholarships

 Government Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are awarded by the UK government to students interested in a Master’s degree.  Most Chevening scholarship cover tuition, living expenses, travel costs and other essential expenses.

Institutional Scholarships

The Clarendon Scholarship Fund is a prestigious graduate scholarship scheme offering around 140 new scholarships every year to eligible graduate applicants (including international students) at the University of Oxford.  The scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full and a generous grant for living expenses.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are for graduate study and research in any subject at the University of Cambridge and are available to international students. The scholarships cover tuition, travel costs and living expenses.

The Warwick Graduate School awards 25 scholarships to PHD international students from any discipline available at Warwick. The scholarship covers tuition and living expenses.

University of Westminster awards scholarships to international students interested in pursuing a Master’s degree in any fields at the University of Westminster. The scholarship covers tuition, living expenses and travel costs.

The University of Bradford Global Development Scholarships are awarded to international students interested in a Master’s degree. The scholarship is available to students with a financial hardship that are living in a country in crisis due to war, natural disaster, political troubles, etc. The scholarship covers tuition, living costs and other essential expenses. 

Switzerland Scholarships

 Government Scholarship

The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are awarded to students from all fields interested in pursuing doctoral or postdoctoral research in Switzerland.  This scholarship covers tuition, living expenses, and health insurance.

Institution Scholarship

ETH Zurich awards scholarships to international students interested in pursuing a Master’s degree at ETH. The Excellence Scholarship covers living and study expenses and a tuition fee waiver.

 Netherlands Scholarships

Institutional Scholarships

University of Maastricht High Potential Scholarships are awarded to international interested in pursuing a Master’s degree in the Netherlands. The scholarships cover tuition, living expenses, and other essential expenses.

The University of Amsterdam awards scholarships to international students interested in pursuing a Master’s degree from the University of Amsterdam. The scholarship covers tuition and living expenses.

The Delft University of Technology awards scholarships to international students interested in pursuing an MSc degree at TU Delft University.  The scholarship covers tuition fees and living expenses.

The Erik Bleumink Fund awards scholarships for 1 or 2 year Master’s degree programs at the University of Groningen. The scholarship covers tuition fees, travel costs, living expenses and other associated expenses.

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