Studying abroad is an incredible opportunity to experience new cultures, meet new people, and gain a different perspective on life. It can be a life-changing experience, and for many students, it is made possible through scholarships. There are a variety of scholarships available for international students from developing countries, each with its own eligibility criteria and requirements. The University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom offers Solution Development Scholarships for international students from Africa, India, and other Commonwealth countries.
These scholarships are designed to help students pursue a master's degree and make a difference in their home country. The Aga Khan Foundation also awards a limited number of scholarships each year to outstanding students from selected developing countries who have no other means of funding their studies. In Belgium, VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from 54 developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America to pursue training or a master's program related to development at universities in Belgium. The University of Groningen in the Netherlands offers Erik Bleumink Scholarships for Developing Countries for any 1- or 2-year master's degree program or a 4-year international doctoral fellowship.
New Zealand International Scholarships offer international students from selected developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean the opportunity to study in New Zealand and gain knowledge and skills that will help the development of their home country. The Swedish Institute also offers scholarships in Sweden to highly qualified international students from developing countries who wish to pursue full-time master's studies at Swedish universities. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides scholarships for postgraduate courses of special relevance to developing countries at German universities. Finally, the Wells Mountain Foundation funds Empowerment through Education scholarships for people from developing countries or other situations of extreme poverty.