Fully funded scholarships are exciting opportunities available for international students seeking to obtain quality education abroad at virtually no cost. These scholarships are sponsored by a variety of sources: governments, universities and organisations. They typically cover study expenses ranging from tuition, living expenses, travel costs to housing. Below are some of the fully-funded scholarships open for application in 2022.
United Arab Emirates University Scholarship 2022
The United Arab Emirates University, a public university in Abu Dhabi, UAE, designs this fully funded scholarship to attract exceptional educational talent from around the world to undertake graduate studies in selected Masters and PhD courses at the institution. The scholarship covers a broad range of courses situated within the academic fields of science, technology, engineering, law and the social sciences.
Awardees enjoy monetary benefits, which cover tuition, living allowances and health insurance.
To be eligible for this scholarship award, international students are required to possess requisite qualifications for the level of study they seek to undertake. Master’s degree courses require a bachelor’s degree with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
As part of the application process, eligible applicants fill out and submit an online application form. They also have to submit copies of valid identity documents (passport, visa and UAE identity cards for UAE based international students/passport for non-UAE based international students), official degree certificates, and transcripts, as well as English Language Proficiency test scores, recommendation letters and a security form.
All applications should be turned in by February 28, 2022, to be considered for the scholarship.
Romanian Government Scholarships 2022
The Government of Romania awards this prestigious fully-funded scholarship to international students looking to pursue undergraduate and graduate degree programmes at accredited public universities in Romania.
The scholarship covers funding for studies in science, technology, education, agriculture and social science courses.
Scholarship awards vary in validity across all levels of study. Funding covers up to 6 years for undergraduate study programmes. Master’s and doctorate programmes are funded up to a maximum period of 24 months and 4 years, respectively.
This scholarship affords beneficiaries financial benefits that cover tuition, registration fees, medical insurance, Romanian language course fees, housing, monthly allowance and transport costs for travel within Romania.
The scholarship is open to international students who are citizens of non-European Union member states. It equally requires applicants to satisfy a number of eligibility conditions. Some of these conditions include having a record of accomplishment of academic excellence and submitting necessary documents (in .pdf format). Required documents for the scholarship include:
Transcripts (rendered in English, French, Spanish or Romanian language).
Resume and statement of intent letters in written in English or French (for PhD applicants).
Application submission follows strict, rigorous procedures done electronically through the Study in Romania
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship 2022
The British government offers this scholarship opportunity to international students from selected developing Commonwealth countries. The scholarship supports international students to undertake long-distance studies in eligible courses at selected British universities.
Scholarships awarded under this scheme cover tuition fees and study grants. They are not to be held at the same time as other scholarship awards.
The scholarship targets international students with a first-degree qualification of second-class upper-division (2:1).
Applicants are required to secure admission to study eligible courses at a British university participating in the scholarship scheme. Completed applications are required to include an admission offer letter, transcripts and one reference submitted directly to the online application system by the referee.
Submission is made electronically through an online application system. The deadline for applications is due on March 15, 2022.
The Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarships Scheme 2022
The Government of Mauritius awards this fully funded scholarship for undergraduate and graduate studies at an accredited Mauritian public university for the 2022 academic year. The scholarship covers tuition fees, allowance and travel costs to and from Mauritius at the commencement and completion of studies.
Eligible applicants for the scholarship are students who are citizens of the African Union or African Commonwealth member states. Applicants must also satisfy the following age requirements by August 22 2022, for the various levels of studies listed below:
19-25 years for undergraduate degree programmes
Be below 35 years and 40 years for Masters and PhD programmes, respectively.
Turkiye Burslari Scholarship 2022
This is a Turkish government-sponsored fully funded scholarship programme for international students interested in undergraduate, masters and PhD degree programmes at Turkish universities for the 2022/2023 academic year. The scholarship benefits include tuition fees, housing, health insurance, travel costs and monthly allowance.
The scholarship is open to applicants born after the following dates: January 1997 (for undergraduate studies), January 1988 (for master’s degree programmes), January 1983 (for PhD degree programmes) and January 1973 (for research programmes)
Applicants must also meet certain score requirements for the level of study they are applying for: 70% (for undergraduate degree programmes) and 75% (for Masters and Ph.D degree programmes).
Furthermore, submitted applications must contain the following documents:
Certified transcripts and degree certificates
Valid identification documents may either be a passport, national identity card, birth certificate, etc.
Applications close on February 20, 2022
Government of Ireland Scholarship 2022
This is an Irish Government scholarship for international students to pursue full-time graduate studies at eligible Irish universities. This scholarship offers a monthly allowance for 12 months of study, tuition waivers and related registration costs. Eligible candidates are required to have excellent academic, professional and creative backgrounds along with well-developed communication skills. As part of the application process, applicants submit a statement of intent, which demonstrates why they want to undertake graduate studies in Ireland and how the scholarship scheme fits their career plans and long-term ambitions.
Funding covers 12 months of a taught master’s degree programme and 12 months of a research programme or 3-4 year PhD programme.
Applications are made via an online portal. The deadline is on March 25, 2022.