Home to several popular student destinations such as Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Finland; Europe is a perfect place to pursue an international higher education. Did you know that European universities offer education at a much more affordable price compared to the US, UK, or even Canada in some cases?
If you’re a prospective international student planning to study in Europe at the bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level, you might be eligible for a scholarship.
Despite this, these universities also offer excellent scholarships, fellowships, and other financial aid to international students. Read this blog to learn more about these scholarships in Europe.
List of European Government Scholarships
Austrian Government Scholarships Monthly scholarships of €1,050 are available for up to four months for international students of all study levels.
OFID funding for International Students in Austria – Students from developing countries have the opportunity to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2019/20, funded by the OPEC Fund for International Development.
VLIR-UOS Scholarships for Developing Countries – Offering scholarships annually to students from developing countries in parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America to undertake training, research, or study in Belgium at selected institutions.
Czech Government Scholarships for Developing Countries – Government scholarships that allow international students to pursue studies (at the bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level) at institutions throughout the Czech Republic. Czech is the language of instruction for most of the programs offered.
Eiffel Scholarships in France for International Students – Open to international students at master’s/PhD level wishing to study in France at selected institutions.
Greek Government Scholarships for Foreign Students – More than 50 scholarships for international students who wish to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate study or a research project at host universities and institutions throughout Greece. (The website is in Greek).
Hungarian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students – Scholarships for international students to study in Hungary, funded by the Hungarian government. Open to master’s students in rural development and agribusiness, horticulture, and agricultural water resources management.
The Stipendium Hungaricum – It offers scholarships covering tuition fees, health insurance, accommodation, and a monthly stipend for citizens of partner countries to study in Hungary at the bachelor’s or master’s level.
Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships – Scholarships awarded to senior students from non-EU / EEA countries to study in Ireland for one year, worth € 10,000.
Italian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students – Scholarships for international students at all undergraduate levels to study in Italy at various public institutions. Also open to Italian citizens residing abroad (IRE).
University of Bologna Study Grants for International Students – Funding opportunities for international students at bachelor’s and master’s levels to study in Italy.
Holland Scholarship – Available for non-EEA international students to study at participating universities in the Netherlands at bachelor’s or master’s level.
Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) – Government-funded international scholarships to study in the Netherlands on a short course, master’s or Ph.D. Prioritized candidates include female applicants and applicants from sub-Saharan Africa.
Spain Government Scholarships To Study in Spain on Scholarship Full-time Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. Scholarships.
Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships Merit-based scholarship opportunities for international students undertaking postgraduate-level study in Switzerland at selected institutions.