TOP 10 Undergraduate Scholarships (2013-2014)

10. Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships 2012

  • The University is proud to award undergraduate scholarships to international students commencing study in an undergraduate degree.
  • These scholarships are open to all international students who accept an offer of a place in an undergraduate degree at the University.
  • The scholarships provide:
  • a 100% remission from tuition fees for the normal duration of an undergraduate course

9. Japenese Government Scholarships

  • offers to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate students.
  • Scholarship includes School Fees, Monthly Allowance and Travel Expenses.
  • This is a great scholarship and a easier application process than many others – you fill out one application for the scholarship first and then proceed from there.
  • If you could see yourself living and studying in Japan then this is an excellent opportunity

8. Chinese Government Scholarship Scheme

is established by the Ministry of Education of P.R. China to provide both full scholarships and partial scholarships to international students and scholars.
The Value of each scholarship consists of

  • Exemption from registration fee, tuition fee, fee for laboratory experiment, fee for internship, and fee for basic learning materials; free accommodation on campus;
  • Living allowance;
  • One-off settlement subsidy after registration;
  • Fee for outpatient medical service, Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Benefit Plan for International Students in China;
  • One-off inter-city travel subsidy.

7. UCL-AET Scholarships

  • University College London (UCL) and the Africa Educational Trust (AET). UCL-AET have agreed to collaborate in a scheme to enable students, who are financially unable to study in the UK, to pursue full-time undergraduate studies at UCL. With this scheme UCL supports the aims of AET to help the people of Africa to help themselves.

Each bursary consists of:

  • full tuition fees and
  • a maintenance allowance for the duration of the student’s program of study, as well as
  • economy air travel to/from the UK at the beginning and end of the bursary-holder’s degree program.
  • Pay for two members of the bursary-holder’s family to attend their graduation ceremony.

Top 10 Graduate Scholarships6. Korean Government Scholarship Program for International Students for an Undergraduate Degree

  • Korean government invites 100 international students from 62 countries who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Korea.
  • Scholarship Includes:
  • Airplane ticket or airfare: The grantees will receive an airplane ticket or be paid an economy class airfare of the shortest route between their country and Korea when they come to Korea, and, thereafter, when they leave Korea after completion of their study.
  • Monthly Stipend: 800,000 won per month
  • Tuition: The full tuition is exempted by the Korean Government and the entrance fee for the first semester by the host university.
  • For more information – click here

5. Sydney Achievers International Scholarships

  • At the University of Sydney we offer Sydney Choice – a wide range of dynamic courses with flexible degree structures. We don’t believe one model fits all. We encourage you to start working towards your goal, your way, from your first day at university.
  • 30 scholarships each per annum
  • available for a maximum of three years,
  • Any Undergraduate program offered at the University of Sydney

4. York University – Canada Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students 2012

  • Full Undergraduate Scholarship in Canada
  • International Entrance Scholarship
  • $100,000 – ($25,000 x 4 years)
  • Highest academic average
  • Demonstrated leadership skill
  • Letters of recommendation
  • To renew – maintain a high academic standing (7.80 on a 9-point York scale) in each academic year at York
  • Deadline: March 15

3. University of British Columbia – International Leader of Tomorrow Award 2012

  •   Full Undergraduate Scholarship in Canada
  • Award winners receive an award-level commensurate with their financial need as determined by the costs of their tuition, fees and living costs, minus the financial contribution the student and their family can make annually towards these costs. A standard needs-assessment is made, based on financial information provided by students and their families.
  • The ILOT Award recognizes international students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, recognized achievement in fields of endeavour such as the performing arts, sports, debating or creative writing, or external academic competitions and examinations.

2. Need-Blind Admissions

  • Schools Awarding Financial Need-Blind Admissions Aid. This is a relatively new admissions policy but what it means is that a college or university will admit students regardless of their ability to pay, and for any students that cannot afford the price-tag, the university awards scholarships and other institutional aid to make up the difference. There are now nine US schools that offer need-blind admissions to international students. Basically, if you can get in, you can afford to go – they are:

1.  Advancing Africa Full Undergraduate Scholarship Fund at Brown University in Providence, RI

  • recipients shall be known as Advancing Africa Scholars;
  • recipients will be asked to sign a pledge to return to full-time residency in Africa for a period of at least two years upon completion of undergraduate studies Brown or, if they have an opportunity to continue their studies, to return upon completion of a graduate degree;
  • during their undergraduate studies at Brown, recipients shall be entitled to two return trips paid through the Fund;
  • upon their return to Africa, recipients will be given an appropriate monthly stipend for two years to ensure a higher standard of living and to ease their transition. If the resident shall cease to be a full-time resident of Africa within the two year period, this stipend will terminate.


80 thoughts on “TOP 10 Undergraduate Scholarships (2013-2014)

  1. Ronjit Chandra Ukil says:

    I’m very poor,underprivilege and proverty student.i can not study in abroad without education scholarship.
    I would like to study in any top university of America.but it is very expenditurable i need a full bright scholarship for undergraduate study.
    My favorite university is American University of Washington,DC.
    So dear sir help me….

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  3. Benjamin Atamudzi says:

    Please, thank you soo much for the info and I want to know if the scholarship covers travel expenses, air tickets and boards?

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