Applications Open for International Scholarships with Deadlines in January 2021


Updated on Feb 05, 2021 04:42 PM IST

Universities from across the world have invited applications from international students for a range of fully/partially-funded scholarships. Check important details and apply for the same, latest by January 2021. 

Applications Open for International Scholarships with Deadlines in January 2021

A number of universities from across the world have invited applications to a range of scholarship opportunities from international students for the academic year 2021-22. Application deadlines for each of these scholarships offered by universities including the New Europe College-Institute for Advanced Study, University of Gothenburg, Chalmers University among others will end in January 2021.

Eligible students will either be considered directly through their university applications or they would be required to submit a separate application form. Heres all you need to know about the 2021 international scholarships.

Adlerbert Study Scholarships for Master Students, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Includes a total of 5 scholarships to students who demonstrate excellent academic background including weighted average grade along with the stature of the home university.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Value: Covers 100% of the total tuition fees (4 semesters or 2-year programme)


  • Should be first-year Masters programme applicants in any field of study at Chalmers, Sweden.

  • Should be from one of the 143 countries mentioned by the university.

New Europe College Fellowships, Bucarest, Romania

Bucharest in Romania has introduced the annual competition at the New Europe College-Institute for Advanced Study for the 2021-22 academic year for post-doctoral students.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Value: 850 Euros (tax-free) as a monthly stipend; living and working space; free travel from home country to Bucharest and back; free access to the NEC library and electronic resources, one-month research trip for those who would stay for the whole academic year.


  • Scholars at the postdoctoral level

  • In any field of humanities and social sciences.

Axel Adler Scholarship for Master Students, Sweden

This is the main scholarship programme offered by the University of Gothenburg for those students who will be paying fees. These scholarships are offered every year, which follow the timeline of the universitys programme admission.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Value: NA


  • Should be paying tuition fees to the university

  • Should have applied to any of its full-time masters programmes or a full-time bachelors programme in software engineering.

  • Should have listed a programme at the university as the first choice at

University of Oregon International Scholarships 2021, USA

Every year, the University of Oregon spends more than 2.5 million in financial aid and scholarships for international students.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Value: USD1,000-USD15,000


  • Must be fully admitted to the University of Oregon.

  • Should not be US citizens, US permanent residents, or eligible to get US federal financial help.

  • Should be able to prove the need for financial help and meet the minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA criterion.

Junior and Senior AIAS-COFUND Fellowships 2021-2022, Aarhus University, Denmark

Funded by Aarhus University Research Foundations European Unions Horizon Research and Innovation Programme, up to 15 fellowships are offered to the most talented researchers from around the world.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Value: A full salary and minimal contribution to research expenses


  • Must be a talent researcher in any field at all stages of career.

  • Must have done PhD and at least two years of full-time postdoctoral research.

Danish State Scholarships for International Master Students 2021-22

Aarhus University offers a few scholarships sponsored by the Danish state for talented non-EU/EEA/Swiss applicants who have been admitted to two-year Masters degree programmes.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Value: Full tuition fee waiver, generally


  • Those with excellent academic qualifications will be given more priority across programmes in arts, business and social sciences, natural sciences and technical sciences.

Erasmus Mundus MA Advanced Development in Social Work 2021-24

Those awarded with this scholarship will not be required to pay application fees to Aalborg University.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Value: 2,000-10,000 Euros


  • Should be applying for an MA in Advanced Development in Social Work

Also Read: Scholarship Opportunity for International Students to Study in Germany

Chancellors International Scholarship, University of Warwick, UK

A total of 42 Chancellors International Scholarships are available for the current academic year to be granted to the most remarkable International and EU PhD students for a period of 3.5 years.

Application Deadline: January 21, 2021

Value: Full payment of tuition fees worth around 24,010 GBP, a maintenance stipend of 15,285 GBP for full-time award holders and research, training and supporting grant of 5,000 GBP


  • Should also be applying for a PhD at the University of Warwick

  • Those enrolled in a PhD or MPhil/PhD at the university may apply in the first year of registration only

  • Should either be under overseas or EU for fees purposes.

  • May apply for any discipline at Warwick.

University of Applied Sciences Europe (UE) Scholarships, Denmark 2021-22

UE offers a good number of scholarships to exceptional prospective students. These are partial scholarships, valid only for the first year of study.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2021

Value: Partial payment of tuition fees


  • Must have applied to study at UE

  • Must have submitted a completed scholarship application form

  • Must also submit a scholarship motivation letter

Sophie Germain Masters Scholarships 2021-2022, France

This is an opportunity offered by the Mathematics Foundation Jacques Hadamard (FMJH) for a period of one or two years to both French and foreign students.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2021

Value: NA


  • Should engage in applying for a visa

  • Should wish to enrol in one of the programmes of this master.

Also Read: Apply for Commonwealth Masters Scholarship in the UK Before 21st February 2021

McDonnell International Academy Fellowship program 2021, USA

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy in theUS is inviting applications to its fellowship programme for the 2021-22 academic year.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2021

Value: Full tuition scholarship; annual travel allowance; a monthly living stipend


  • Those international students who are graduates of one of Academy's partner universities will be given priority.

  • Domestic US citizens who have earned degrees in the US may apply as US Scholars.

  • International applicants who have earned degrees from international universities outside the partner network may apply as Global Scholars.

The Vienna Biocenter Summer School, Austria

Application Deadline: January 31, 2021

Value: Free student accommodation, a stipend award worth 1,400 Euros after tax, a free travel


  • Must have completed at least 2 years of university study

  • Must have at least 3 months of research experience

  • Must have a good academic record

  • Must have a high level of English language proficiency.

  • Should produce evidence of enrolment in a university programme

Stay tuned to catch all the latest news and updates on foreign scholarships!

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