Scholarships and Fellowships
- Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University
- Grants for International Students at University of Hamburg, Germany
- Fully Funded Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at the Stanford University
- FELU MBA Scholarships at University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, 2019-2020
- The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMDs) for 110 different programs
- Brunel University London MBA Scholarships in UK, 2018-2019
- 2019/2020 Chevening Awards to study in the UK
- Weiser Professional Development Program
Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. The program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.
Level/Fields of study: Master’s Degree Program in Global Affairs with concentrations on one of the following disciplines: Public Policy, Economic and Business, International Studies
Number of Awards: Up to 200 students – about 45% of the first class will come from the United States, 20% from China, and 35% from the rest of the world.
Target group: All nationalities
Scholarship value/inclusions: The extraordinary students selected to become Schwarzman Scholars will receive a comprehensive scholarship that will include tuition and fees, room and board, travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year, an in-country study tour, required course books and supplies, Lenovo laptop and smartphone, health insurance, and a personal stipend of $3,500.
Eligibility: Undergraduate degree or first degree from an accredited college or university or its equivalent.
Applicants who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programs must be on track to successfully complete all degree requirements by 1 August 2019 before orientation begins. There are no requirements for a specific field of undergraduate study; all fields are welcome, but it will be important for applicants, regardless of undergraduate major, to articulate how participating in Schwarzman Scholars will help develop their leadership potential within their field.
Age Requirement: Candidates must be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of 1 August 2019.
English language proficiency: Applicants must demonstrate strong English language skills, as all teaching will be conducted in English. If the applicant’s native language is not English, official English proficiency test scores must be submitted with the application. Acceptable test options are:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT)
- Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT)
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
This requirement is waived for applicants who graduated from an undergraduate institution where the primary language of instruction was English for at least two years of the applicant’s academic program.
Application instructions: To apply, you must complete an online application form and submit required documents by the deadline from 28 September 2018.
For more information please visit: http://schwarzmanscholars.org/
Grants for International Students at the University of Hamburg, Germany is to support its international students on their way to the successful completion of their degrees with degree completion grants.
Persons entitled to funding are students who:
- are not German citizens;
- are not eligible for BAföG (federal student loan scheme);
- are preparing for or are in the final examination phase of their studies;
- have no financial support during this phase (proof required).
International students studying fee-based degree programs are eligible for this grant in exceptional cases, but they will not have priority in the selection procedure.
As a rule, the funding period for degree completion grant is 6 months. The maximum amount of funding is €720 per month. The amount of each grant is calculated according to the criteria stipulated in the German federal training assistance act (Bundesgesetz über individuelle Förderung der Ausbildung, BAföG).
If the final examination is not completed within the 6-month period, an extension may be requested. The maximum funding period is 12 months.
1 December 2018 (for the period of funding from 1 January–30 June, 2019)
For more information please visit: https://www.uni-hamburg.de/en/internationales/studieren-an-der-uhh/finanzierung-des-studiums/examensstipendien.html
Open to: Graduate degree candidates
Fully Funded Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at the Stanford University will attract the most promising future leaders from all disciplines and geographies to Stanford University. Here, you will engage in a transformative experience comprising multidisciplinary education, leadership development, and achieving a global perspective. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars admission process is designed with the goals of allowing you to know yourself better, enabling us to understand you, and empowering you to make your best case for admission – all while making the admission process itself a great experience for you.
- Funding includes tuition, stipend, graduate program and related academic expenses, with additional financial support available.
- Build skills in leadership and communication that will empower you to work across disciplines and to scale creative solutions for complex challenges.
Deadline: 12 September 2018
For more information please visit: https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/admission
Open to: candidates who have at least three years of work experience
Award: 4.000 €
As one of the leading providers of executive education in Central and Eastern Europe, the Faculty of Economics supports high potentials to meet their educational and career goals by offering scholarships for the FELU MBA program.
FELU encourages and supports applicants with outstanding track record and those with a drive and ambition to create new innovative business opportunities while contributing to the FELU brand in the Region.
Eligibility: To be eligible for a FELU MBA Scholarship, candidates must:
- apply for first-year admission into a FELU MBA program,
- apply before the 30.9.2018,
- minimum 3 years of meaningful working experience,
- fluent in English,
- have an adequate undergraduate education (180 ECTS).
At every stage of the selection process, the selection committee considers demonstrated achievement as well as evidence of future potential. Candidates are evaluated based on the following main criteria:
- academic qualifications (10p),
- leadership experience (25p),
- international impact (20p),
- in-depth interview (25p),
- references/additional trainings (10p),
- awards (10p).
Deadline: 30 September 2018
For more information please visit: https://www.cpoef.si/en/scholarship/
The EU funds Master scholarships via Erasmus Mundus: Applications for 110 different programs will open Oct 2018 for studies starting Sept’19. This autumn 1,640 students are starting their Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree.
All the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMDs) that will be offering EU-funded scholarships for courses taking place in the academic year 2018-2019. Most consortia will require applications to be submitted between October and January, for courses starting the following academic year.
Students at Master level can apply to a maximum of three different programs. Both, students and potential scholars/guest lecturers should contact the relevant institution for more information on courses and application procedures.
The link below will bring you to the Erasmus+ Project Results Platform (Acronym), which is constantly updated directly by the Universities, and to the masters’ websites (Title of the course):
For more information please visit: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/library/emjmd-catalogue_en
The Brunel Business School (BBS) are offering a number of prestigious scholarships for UK/EU and international applicants joining the Brunel MBA in September 2018 and January 2019 of the 2018/19 academic year.
The Full time MBA Scholarship
- A £6,500 tuition fee waiver for one year only.
The Part Time MBA Scholarship (Corporate/Private sector)
- A £9,000 tuition fee waiver for a maximum of two years only, split equally across both academic years, £4,500 per year.
The Part Time MBA Scholarship (Public/Government)
- A £11,000 tuition fee waiver for a maximum of two years only, split equally across both academic years, £5,500 per year.
- 30 scholarships will be offered for the full-time MBA and 20 for the part time MBA program.
1. Full Time & Part Time scholarship applications for September 2018 must be submitted by Friday 07 September 2018.
- Full Time & Part Time scholarship applications for January 2019 applicants must be submitted by Friday 15 December 2018.
For more information please visit: https://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-fees-and-funding/scholarships/MBA-Scholarship-Full-time-Part-time#
Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British embassies and high commissions throughout the world.
Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders and influencers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
Applications for 2019/2020 Chevening Awards to study in the UK will officially open in 6 August 2018
For more information please visit: http://chevening.org/
The Ronald and Eileen Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia at the University of Michigan invites applications for Weiser Professional Development Awards from faculty and artists at institutions of higher
education in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kaliningrad (Russia), Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Applicants are invited to propose projects in any field of research or teaching with a faculty partner at the University of Michigan. Candidates must have excellent oral and written English language skills; proficiency
will be verified.
The awards support short-term research visits of 4 weeks or 3 months to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and include round-trip airfare, housing, health insurance, and a modest per diem. The Weiser Center will grant 5-7 awards for travel to Ann Arbor in February-April 2019 or September-November 2019.
Application Deadline: 15 September 2018
For more information please visit: https://ii.umich.edu/wcee/visiting-fellows.html