Online applications for the Spring Semester scholarships are currently open for the coming session of 2023-2024. Such partially and fully-funded scholarships are the collaboration of honorable governments, non-profitable foundations, and respectable universities.
Eligible and interested students of all nationalities are welcome to apply for these programs and get their short courses, BS, MS, or Ph.D. degrees partly or fully financed. On the other hand, IELTS scores are not mandatory for each scholarship. Yet, Individuals can opt for English language certificates and other alternative test scores, like TOEFL, PTE, Cambridge English, etc., to satisfy the requirements.
Coverage of Scholarships Offered in 2023 Spring Intake
Winners of these amazing Spring scholarships will be going to have an exciting and tension-free educational journey under these funded scholarships.
Following are the benefits that will be granted to the scholars:
- Allowances for Living, Resettlement, & Fieldwork
- Free Housing/ Accommodation facilities at the hostels or university dorms
- Medical/ Incident/ Accident insurance
- Round Air Travel Package, including costs to attend seminars and networking affairs
- A chance to learn Korean, Chinese, and other languages
- Scholarship Rewards of a variable amount till the degree completion
- Partial and Full tuition fee Waivers for undergrads, grads, and postgrads
- Free of cost meals at the university cafeteria
- Research, Thesis, and Dissertation Costs
- Funds to buy books and other essential research equipment
- Free Counseling sessions and E-library Access
- Visa Fees Costs
List of Available Spring Semester Sponsored Scholarships in 2023:
- SINGA Awards
- CSC China Scholarships
- Turkiye Government Scholarships
- MEXT JAPAN Scholarships
- KAIST Korea Scholarships
- GKS Scholarships
- UST Korea Scholarships
- Australia Award Scholarships
- Fulbright Scholarships
- Eiffel Scholarships
- Netherlands Orange Scholarships
- New Zealand Government Scholarships
- Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
- British Government Great Scholarships
- Hungary Government Scholarships
- DAAD Germany Scholarships
- Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarships
- Romania Government Scholarships
- Chevening Scholarships
- Ireland Government Scholarships
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University China Scholarship Schemes
- Think Big Scholarships
Details of All 2023 Scholarships
SINGA scholarship programs are the fully-funded programs offered by the A*STAR, National University of Singapore, Singapore University of Design & Technology, and Singapore Management University. Through this scholarship, international Ph.D. students can conduct their research activities at A*STAR or NUS/SMU in Singapore.
However, winners of SINGA awards will enjoy tuition fees, free food, monthly stipends, and other luxuries under this scheme. On the other hand, IELTS scores are not mandatory for SINGA scholarships. But, interested individuals might have to meet the language requirements of their chosen university for research programs.
Deadline for SINGA scholarships Application: December 1, 2023
The fully-funded CSC Scholarships are an initiative by the Chinese Scholarship Council for international undergrad, grad, and postgrad students. Eligible candidates pursuing higher education at the Chinese universities affiliated with CSC can apply for these scholarships. Meanwhile, selected scholars will get a chance to study in China for free as these scholarships grant monthly subsidies of CNY RMB 2000- 3500, free lodging services, and tuition-fee waivers. In the meantime, IELTS scores are not mandatory for CSC scholarships as TOEFL scores are sufficient.
CSC Application Deadline: March 30, 2023
Like the rest of the countries, the Turkish government has also announced fully-sponsored scholarships financed by the Turkiye Burslari Scholarships Schemes. These governmental scholarships of Turkey offer multiple valuable benefits, including health insurance, housing facilities, travel costs, etc., to the winners.
However, eligible applicants applying for these awards must belong to the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs. Moreover, IELTS scores are not necessary for the Turkish Government Scholarship schemes. But applicants can opt for the TOEFL or DELF scores if asked by the chosen university.
Application Deadline: February 20, 2023
The Japanese government is all set to welcome domestic and international students in Japan by offering MEXT Japan Scholarships without IELTS. These are fully-funded schemes open for overseas young researchers, undergrads, postgrads, and teachers training students. The application process for MEXT Japan Scholarships requires DET/ TOEFL/ PTE/ CAE/ CPE scores. However, Scholarship coverage for MEXT Japan includes scholarship rewards, ¥143,000 as monthly stipends, health facilities, travel expenses, and much more.
MEXT Scholarships Deadline: May 31, 2023
The Korea Advance Institute of Science and Technology offers dozens of fully-funded exciting KAIST scholarships to international undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students. Interested ones can apply for these awards without IELTS scores, but, English language certificates are mandatory. Meanwhile, winners will be entitled to receive applauding benefits, like health premiums, full-tuition fee exemption, one-year free Korean Language training, etc.
Submit the applications for KAIST scholarships before September 15, 2023.
Global Korea Scholarships are a fully-funded program by the Korean Government in partnership with various Korean universities. GKS scholarship schemes are open for associate, undergraduate, and graduate studies. However, International students enrolled in the Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. degrees at Korean institutes are eligible and can apply for GKS scholarships without IELTS scores. At the same time, scholarship winners will get their hands on airfare, resettlement, living and housing allowances, research printing costs, tuition fee coverage, and 1-year free Korean language training.
GKS Application Deadline: April 7, 2023
UST Korean Scholarships are another fully–sponsored program by the reputable University of Science & Technology in Korea. Students doing Master’s and Master’s leading to Ph.D. degree programs can apply for UST scholarships without submitting IELTS scores and application fees. Meanwhile, benefits offered by the UST-sponsored programs include stipends of $1100-$1600/ month, E-library access, counseling service, return air tickets, etc.
Deadline: September 30, 2023.
The Trade and Foreign Affairs Department in Australia has come forward to grant fully-funded Australia Awards scholarships to potential international candidates. All financially challenged students can complete their undergraduate or postgraduate studies under this scheme at Australian or TAFE institutes.
However, the Academic benefits of Australia Awards Scholarships consist of health insurance via OSHC, fieldwork allowance, PCE fees, tuition-fee waivers, costs for round air trips, etc. Additionally, applicants can prove their language proficiency for this scholarship via IELTS/ TOEFL iBT/PTE scores.
Deadline for Australia Awards: April 29, 2023
International students, researchers, and artists have the golden chance to finance their graduate and Ph.D. studies via the Fulbright scheme. It is one of the highly-paid yet fully-funded scholarships by the U.S embassy and Fulbright Foundation that does not require IELTS scores. However, TOEFL scores must be submitted to meet the requirements. Similarly, the Fulbright scholarship winners will get their hands on sickness & accident insurance, funds for room/ book/ research equipment, free-language study programs, and many more via these awards.
Application Closing Date: October 11, 2023
The fully-subsidized noble Eiffel scholarships are the joint effort of the Foreign Affairs and French Ministry for Europe. Overseas students who wish to opt for the sponsored Master’s or Ph.D. degrees at French institutions can avail themselves of the opportunity. On the other hand, financial coverage of this amazing opportunity is health coverage, monthly allowances of €1,181-€1,700 for twelve months, international air travel expenses, a chance to participate in cultural activities, etc. In the meantime, these French Government Eiffel scholarships have no specific requirements for IELTS scores if applicants can show the language proficiency certificates.
Eiffel Scholarships Deadline: January 7, 2023
Use the exciting opportunity to study in the Netherlands with no charges under the partially-funded Orange Knowledge Program. These scholarships are offered by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs for short courses and Master’s degrees. Potential overseas candidates with no IELTS scores are eligible for these scholarships with alternative tests, like TOEFL/ CAE/ CPE. However, visa fees, health expenditures, & costs for study material will get covered by OKP to facilitate the needy students.
Deadline for OKP: October 11, 2023
International students willing to pursue higher studies in New Zealand can apply for fully-funded New Zealand government scholarships. Such programs are open for BS, MS, & Ph.D. degrees in all disciplines. Yet, the sponsorship package of New Zealand governmental scholarships includes living stipends, research & thesis cost, medical and travel insurance, establishment allowance of NZ$3000, accommodation, etc. For New Zealand state scholarships, the Scholarship Council accepts IELTS/ TOEFL/ PTE/ Cambridge Advanced scores.
NZ Scholarships Deadline: December 31, 2023
International Undergraduate Artists & talented Master’s & Ph.D. Research scholars are qualified to apply for the fully-funded Swiss Government Excellence scholarships. It is a combined program by the Swiss universities and the government to aid financially challenged overseas students. Meanwhile, considering the eligibility criteria, IELTS scores are not obligatory for Swiss scholarships.
However, applicants can show their language proficiency via TOEFL, TOEIC, FCE, CAE/CPE, etc., scores. Financial benefits covered by the Swiss Excellence programs are; return air travel tickets, transportation & study material buying costs, etc.
Closing Date for Swiss Scholarships: December 1, 2023
The Government of the UK, with the British Council & Britain universities, have announced the prestigious UK GREAT scholarships for Master and Postgraduate courses. That fully-funded valuable scholarships serve many worthy benefits to the international scholars, including £10,000 as a scholarship reward, a chance to be a part of a welcome and networking event, and much more. Meanwhile, interested students can enjoy GREAT scholarships at British institutes without mandatory IELTS scores.
Last submission date for application: March 31, 2023
Next on our list is the fully-endowed Hungary Government Scholarships, open for the BS/MS/Ph.D. degree programs in various fields. There are no particular prerequisites of IELTS for Hungary scholarships. But, interested applicants have to submit proof of English language proficiency via certificates or alternative tests, like FCE/ CPE/ TOEFL. Additionally, the funding package of Hungary government scholarships is full of high scholarship rewards, monthly stipends of HUF 40,460 to 70,000, free meals, and research grants.
Deadline for Hungary Scholarship Program: April 7, 2023
DAAD German scholarships are the sponsored programs organized by the noble German Academic Exchange Service for graduate, postgraduate, and Doctorate studies. International & local students, plus young researchers who want to conduct their research programs in Germany, can apply for these scholarships via IELTS & TOEFL scores. However, these DAAD scholarships are fully-funded schemes that generally cover health, accident, & medical facilities, monthly allowances, internship opportunities, online language courses, & chronic illnesses costs.
Deadline for DAAD scholarships: July 15, 2023
17# Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarships:
EU/ Non-EU/ German students with good academic results & interest in politics have the opportunity to apply for the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarships. These are partially funded scholarships by the renowned Friedrich Naumann Foundation. Eligible students who want to pursue Master’s and Ph.D. degrees at reputable German universities can opt for them without IELTS. Meanwhile, winners will enjoy scholarship rewards, monthly stipends, and health insurance during their study trip under these scholarships.
Closing application Date: October 31, 2023
Through the Ministry of Affairs, the government of Romania is offering a wide range of fully-funded scholarships for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral studies in numerous academic programs. Interested international candidates can opt for these scholarships without worrying about IELTS scores as they are not needed. Moreover, winners will get an exemption from registration and tuition fees, with a free Romanian language course, monthly subsidies, etc.
Application Closing Date: March 15, 2023
The fully-funded Chevening Scholarships are the collaborative effort of the British Council, FCO, & Britain universities for the Master’s degree program. International students holding a BS degree with work experience can submit the IELTS or language certificates to abide by the requirements. On the other hand, Chevening Scholarships will grant arrival and departure allowances, TB test costs, round airfares, full-tuition fee waivers, accommodation, and all to the scholars.
Application Deadline for Chevening Scholarships: November 5, 2023
Ireland is also not behind any country when it comes to providing fully-financed scholarships to eligible overseas students without IELTS scores. The Government of Ireland has decided to finance the BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees of international students studying at reputable institutions in Ireland in any versatile field. On the other hand, the academic perks of these funded Ireland government scholarships include Euros 10,000 as monthly subsidies, tuition and registration costs expenses, etc.
The last date to submit your applications for Ireland Governmental Scholarships is March 25, 2023.
Financially unstable overseas Candidates pursuing MS/ Ph.D. degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China can apply for the SJTU China scholarships. These fully-sponsored scholarship schemes offer health insurance, housing allowance, free Chinese language course, and full-tuition fee waivers. However, international applicants are exempted from submitting IELTS scores for these scholarships.
Deadline for SJTU China Scholarships: March 31, 2023
The renowned Bristol University in the United Kingdom is currently offering valuable Think Big scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Such fully-funded schemes are organized by the British Council and Bristol University collectively. Meanwhile, selected winners will receive £5,000, £10,000, and £20,000 as scholarship rewards with other exclusive financial coverages. Concerning the language requirements for Think Big Schemes, applicants can apply for them with or without IELTS scores.
The last date to apply for these scholarships is October 15, 2023.