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If you’re a prospective international student planning to study in Europe at bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral level, you might be eligible for a scholarship.

UK scholarships are listed in an article all of their own, as are scholarships for Germanyscholarships for Russiascholarships for Eastern Europe and scholarships to study in the Nordic countries.

Scroll down the list below for a range of other scholarships to study in Europe…

To study anywhere in Europe:

  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarships – Initiative led by the European Commission to provide funding for students all over the world to study in Europe at selected institutions.
  • GoEuro European Study Abroad Scholarship – 10 individual scholarships of €2,000 for students enrolled in any eligible university in Europe, as well as two €500 Instagram prizes.

To study in Austria: 

  • Austrian Government Scholarships – Monthly scholarships of €1,050 available for up to four months for international students of all study levels.
  • Grants.at – A searchable database of scholarships to study abroad in Austria.

For more information about studying in Austria, visit our country guide >

To study in Belgium:

For more information about studying in Belgium, visit our country guide >

To study in the Czech Republic:

  • Czech Government Scholarships for Developing Countries – Government scholarships enabling international students to undertake study (at bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level) at institutions across the Czech Republic. Czech is the language of instruction for most programs offered. 2018/2019 Scholarships are no longer available, check back in July 2018 for the next round.
  • Masaryk University Faculty of Arts – The Department of Czech for Foreigners at Masaryk University awards four three-month scholarships worth 8,000 CZK per month for international students to study Czech language, literature and culture.

For more information about studying in the Czech Republic, visit our guide >

To study in France:

For more information about studying in France, download our complete guide >

To study in Greece:

For more information about studying in Greece, visit our country guide >

To study in Hungary: 

  • Hungarian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students – Scholarships for international students to study in Hungary, funded by the Hungarian government. Open to students of master’s degrees in rural development and agribusiness, horticulture and agricultural water management.
  • The Stipendium Hungaricum – Provides scholarships which cover tuition fees, medical insurance, accommodation and a monthly stipend for citizens of partner countries to study in Hungary at either bachelor’s or master’s level.

For more information about studying in Hungary, visit our country guide >

To study in Ireland:

More scholarships to study in Ireland can be found here.

Find out how to study in Ireland >

To study in Italy:

For more information about studying in Italy, visit our country guide >

To study in the Netherlands: 

For more information about studying in the Netherlands, visit our country guide >

To study in Slovakia: 

To study in Spain:

  • GSE Scholarships – All master’s applicants are automatically considered for scholarships based on academic excellence at Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
  • Zaragoza Logistics Center – Various scholarships for admitted students of master’s of logistics and related courses at this research institute, including scholarships for African students.
  • Spanish Studies Abroad – Scholarships to study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country, including a diversity scholarship for underrepresented students.

For more information about studying in Spain, download our complete guide >

To study in Switzerland:

For more information about studying in Switzerland, visit our country guide >

This article was first published in September 2014. It is updated regularly, most recently in April 2018.

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Written by Laura Tucker
Laura is a former staff writer for TopUniversities.com, providing advice and guidance for students on a range of topics helping them to choose where to study, get admitted and find funding and scholarships. A graduate of Queen Mary University of London, Laura also blogs about student life.

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I want to study medicine (mbbs) in abroad can I get any scholarships after clearing some exams or something? Can anyone help me?

Hello, we have a list of medical scholarships around the world here - you would need to check the requirements for each scholarship to see if you need to provide any particular exam results. 

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Hi Maniraguha, we've included options to study in Slovakia in our article listing scholarships to study in Eastern Europe. Hope this helps.

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Hi everyone, im from iran and i am accepted for one of erasmus mundus program as a self fund student but unfortunately i cant afford fees and i need a full funded scholarship, for the first semester i will study in france then spain and for the last semester in Italy. I search a lot for a scholarship but I couldn’t find, is there anyone to help me?

I'm a UK national living in the Netherlands...i'm looking for a scholarship to study a masters in the UK by distance learning in Business. I am unable to self fund due to financial commitments and being the sole earner in a young family, however only holding a bachelors is preventing me from progressing in my career.

ARE THERE ANY SUCH SCHOLARSHIPS?

Hi Mo, we've listed a range of scholarships to study in the UK here

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Hello, please be reassured there are no scholarships listed here in which you have to pay anything. We have lists of both scholarships to study in Canada and to study in the US. You could also read our guide on how to find scholarships to study abroad. :) 

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I am seeking a scholarship for Entrepreneurship at the University of Luxembourg. Any guidelines?

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Hi Narayan, we've listed a range of scholarships to study in Germany here. :)

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Hi Simba, please have a look at our list of medical scholarships around the world. You could also download our guide on how to find scholarships to study abroad, which has detailed advice on submitting strong scholarship applications. :)

Is it possible to apply several scolarships at the same time?

Hi Şölə, yes! (Unless the rules on the scholarship website states otherwise). 

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Hi Hideki, please take a look at our list of law school scholarships around the world. Hope this helps. 

Hello, I am from Croatia and I am a MS student of Genetics and Animal Breeding. I am trying to decide wether to apply to second Master study or to phD study in the field of Genetics or Animal genetics. I would like to apply for scholarship because my parents can't afford to pay for my study. I would like to study in Europe, but don't know which universities are the best for my field because here in Croatia, Genetics is only taught in Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Agronomy, which are very different fields. Do you know which universities who are dealing with genetics, or animal genetics and breeding? Or which country can offer me a scholarship for phD in Animal genetics and Breeding?

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Please which country can offer me scholarship for PGD in Electrical Engineering

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I am from Georgia. I am student on Vinifera Euromaster program. I got for 2016-2017 years erasmus scholarship and already finished master 1. For Master 2 2017-2018 years i am going in Germany at Geisenheim University. i cant pay the study tuition which is 8000 euros.
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