Scholarships for Developing Countries: There are so many persons that would love to further their studies in a foreign university. However, not many can truly afford to study in these foreign institutions.
Their fees and accommodation are very high, and other necessities. That notwithstanding, people who still wish to further the education career abroad can do so through a scholarship.
There are many scholarship opportunities that are yearly opened for candidates from developing countries.
Hence, if you are from a developing country, and wishing to apply for a scholarship programme abroad, then this article is for you.
In this article, I will show you some of the latest scholarships for developing countries that you can apply for immediately.
5 Latest Scholarships for Developing Countries
1. Westminster Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships for Developing Country Students
Value: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.
1. Your application must be typed, not handwritten.
2. Please complete all sections of the application form. Incomplete applications will automatically be rejected.
3. Make sure you provide all required supporting documentation (the list of required documentation is outlined on before you apply page and on the application form itself). Incomplete applications will be automatically rejected.
4. Do not submit more than the requested documentation. Please do not send original documents, as we cannot return these.
5. You can only apply for one type of scholarship.
6. Spend time on your application. You are in competition with some of the strongest students in the world so spend as much time as necessary creating a polished, professional and persuasive application.
7. Do not exceed the word limit given for any section of the application. We ask you to answer questions concisely for a reason.
8. Check your application for spelling and grammar errors.
9. Make a complete copy of the application before you send it.
10. If your scholarship application is rejected. You will be informed of your rejection as soon as possible by email. Also, you cannot reapply for a Westminster scholarship for two calendar years.
2. Swansea University international scholarship
Scholarship Value: subject-specific funding
Swansea University is committed to providing prestigious scholarship opportunities to students from across the world. With a range of international scholarships available, please consult the information below for eligibility criteria.
An international scholarship at Swansea University provides more than a source of funding. You will have access to a number of exclusive scholarship-holder events including specialist senior networking opportunities whilst celebrating your success.
1. Make sure you hold an offer of study with Swansea University before you apply for a scholarship. The university will only consider students who have met our criteria to study with us
2. Be clear about why you deserve a scholarship. This may be because of things you have done or will do
3. Complete the scholarship application form. Many students do not answer the questions fully which makes it unlikely that they will be awarded a scholarship
4. Apply before the deadline. The demand for scholarships is high, so apply as soon as you are able
3. Masters Scholarships CEU School of Public Policy Masters Scholarships
Value: 50-100% tuition waiver, health insurance, living stipend and housing
Central European University (CEU) is committed to attracting talented students from around the world. The University offers a range of scholarship, fellowship, and loan options for students studying in the School of Public Policy (SPP) and encourages students to seek external sources of funding.
1. Please make sure to check your future program’s website before you start your application.
2. Remember to apply before the financial aid application deadline and fill out the Funding section of the Online Application Form so you can be considered for financial aid.
3. Please make a responsible assessment of your financial situation before applying and also look for alternative sources of support, such as foundation grants, employer support or state scholarships.
4. The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) Scholarships
Value: Ph.D. stipends of € 1300/month for 36 months, contingent on successful completion of each year
BIGSSS seeks candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in political science, sociology, or psychology. Applicants with a degree in related social science disciplines are also welcome.
5. University of Ghana TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship
Value: Tuition fees, medical insurance, Monthly stipend, laptop computer, etc.
1. Applicants should be nationals of, and residents in, low- and middle-income countries of WHO African Region.
2. Applicants should be under 35 years old at the time of application for the Master’s programme.
3. Applicants should meet the standard University of Ghana admission requirements for international graduate students.
4. Applicants should be interested in developing a career in implementation research on infectious diseases of poverty.
5. Applicants should be proficient in English.
6. Applicants should provide evidence of their ability to obtain study leave from employment (if applicable) before the commencement of the programme.
7. Applicants must simultaneously submit applications for admission into the relevant program at University of Ghana: http://admission.ug.edu.gh/freshstudents/index.php/graduate-admissions/apply-now.html
Other Top Scholarships to Watch Out for in 2022
Emerging Global Leader Scholarship at American University (USA)
The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship is for top overseas scholars who are committed to constructive community and political change and aspire to undertake a Bachelor’s Degree at the University.
All invoiced AU expenses are covered by the AU EGL scholarship (full tuition, room and board).
Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award at the University of British Columbia (Canada)
The University of British Columbia (UBC) offers bachelor’s scholarships to deserving international secondary and post-secondary learners from all across the world. The value of scholarships is determined by proven financial exigency, up to the full cost of tuition and living expenses for the applicable course of study.
Reach Oxford Scholarships (UK)
Reach Oxford Scholarships are offered by a handful of Oxford colleges to students from undeveloped countries who are unable to pursue a degree in their home country due to political or financial constraints or a lack of equal educational resources.
The scholarships cover university and college fees, as well as a living allowance and one round-trip flight per year.
Denys Holland Scholarship at University College London (UK)
The Denys Holland Scholarship is intended to assist undergraduate students from any country who, without the scholarship, will be unable to obtain the necessary funding to learn at University College London (UCL) and who can illustrate their desire to participate fully in all of UCL’s and the Student Union’s activities.
The scholarship is worth £9,000 per year, and scholars can use all or part of it to pay their tuition.
Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships for Developing Country Students (Any developing country)
The Wells Mountain Foundation provides scholarships to people living in poor countries or in other extreme poverty conditions. The scholarships range in value from $300 to $3000 each year and can be used to cover tuition, fees, books, and other approved expenses.
That is all guys.
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I hope this article on the latest scholarships for developing countries helps?