List of Scholarships to Study in Europe

A beautiful country with a significant culture, refreshing charm, and beautiful sceneries, Europe is one of the famous study abroad destinations. Europe offers a variety of choices for bachelor, master’s, Ph.D., and diploma courses in many ancient universities for international students. Europe is a country of benefits. Even for international students, education in Europe is either free or moderate tuition fees. Plus, there are several scholarships to study in Europe.

Scholarships to Study in Europe:

  • Study a Master’s in Europe Scholarship

All the international students studying master’s degree in any European university are eligible for this scholarship. A stipend of €5000 will be awarded under this scholarship.

  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarships

Erasmus Mundus scholarships are applicable only for international students who study in certain institutions. This applies to students from any part of the world.

  • Surfshark Privacy and Security Scholarship

A prize of € 5,000 will be awarded as a stipend. To apply to this scholarship, student needs to submit an essay. This is open for students from any nationalities. Students who have enrolled with UK and European Union countries are eligible for Surfshark Privacy and Security Scholarship.

Scholarships to study in Germany

  • DAAD Scholarships:

DAAD means Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, simply The German Academic Exchange Service that focuses on the exchange of students, offering scholarships, academics, and funding for graduates, doctoral, and scientists in Germany. Many other scholarship programs are offered for international students by DAAD services.

A stipend of €850 will be awarded for post-graduates monthly and €1,200 for doctoral monthly.

  • Heinrich Böll Foundation Scholarships in Germany

This scholarship program will be awarded to almost 1,200 students every year. Irrespective of the nationality, all graduate students, post-graduate, doctoral students are eligible for this program. International Students (Non-EU) can receive a stipend of €850 per month.

  • Deutschland Stipendium National Scholarship programme:

This scholarship program is for academically excelled students from all parts of the world. And this applies to students studying in any German university or College. A stipend of €150 will be awarded monthly on which the federal government adds €150 more for the student.

Scholarships to Study in Belgium:

  • KU Leuven Science Scholarships for International Students 

This scholarship program is to aid financially for international students who come to Belgium to study masters in science-related subjects.

  • Ghent University Top-up Grants 

Ghent University grants are for students from developing countries who came to study for masters in Belgium. But this is only for students from Ghent University.

  • VLIR – UOS Scholarship Programs

This is a pioneer of the scholarship programs in Belgium. Each year, VLIR-UOS provides 31 scholarships for international students, which include accommodation, tuition fees, monthly stipend, and travel expenses.

Scholarships to Study in France:

  • Eiffel Scholarships in France for International Students 

Eiffel scholarships are one of the prestigious programs to financially aid international students who wish to pursue a master’s / Ph.D. degree from France. But this scholarship program is only for selected institutions.

  • Foundation Rainbow Bridge MBA Scholarships

This is an MBA Scholarship program for particularly Women from African and Asian countries. This program is limited to women who study in France.

Scholarships to Study in Ireland:

  • Dublin Institute of Technology ‌Centenary Scholarship Programme

This scholarship program is open for all students from any non-EU/EEA country. Students who are studying for a master’s in Ireland can avail this scholarship program.

  • Trinity College London International Scholarships

Numerous scholarships are available under trinity college scholarships for international students. But these scholarships are limited to only students from particular countries.

  • Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships 

The government of Ireland provides funding for high-caliber students from any country who come to study in Ireland for one year and receive a stipend of €10,000.

Some other scholarships for other countries are,

  • Bocconi Scholarships in Italy for International Students
  • Italian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students
  • Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP)
  • Spanish Studies Abroad scholarship program
  • Swiss Government Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists
  • Austrian Government Scholarships

Applying for scholarships can help financially aid the students. Although, European countries provide education either free or moderate tuition fees for international students. So if you plan for abroad education, Europe can be the best option.


Madhavi Sasanka is a content curator at Global Tree who has good experience in writing on overseas education and immigration. She also writes short stories and inspirational content on many websites.


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