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As future creators of railway lines, waterways, roads and space shuttles, to name some of the first things that spring to mind, engineering students are crucial to the development of society. To support this future contribution, universities and other organizations offer plenty of engineering scholarships and fellowships.

In recent years, scholarships for engineering students, as well as other STEM scholarships for mathematics, technology and science students, have become more recognized and plentiful in number, allowing many more prospective STEM students to achieve their educational and career ambitions.

Below is a list of current engineering and other STEM scholarships from around the world, to help you find the funding you need. If you want to study architecture, we’ve also listed architecture scholarships, and we have a separate list of scholarships to study at the top 10 mechanical engineering schools, based on the QS University Rankings by Subject. 


Malaysia Malaysian flag

  • Malaysia International Scholarships (MIS) – International scholarships funded by the Malaysian government and awarded to incoming students at Malaysian universities. Priority given to science and engineering students.

Singapore Singapore flag

  • NTU University Engineering Scholarship – Scholarships for undergraduate engineering students at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. Only open to Singapore citizens or permanent residents.
  • NUS Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship – A scholarship for outstanding undergraduate students from all Asian countries excluding Singapore, which covers tuition fees, compulsory fees, living costs and more. No separate application is required.

More scholarships to study in Asia can be found here >



Netherlands The Netherlands flag

  • TU Delft Excellence Scholarships – Scholarship opportunities for geosciences and civil engineering students studying at master’s level at TU Delft in the Netherlands.

UK UK flag

More scholarships to study in Europe can be found here >

North America

US US flag

More here >


Australia Australian flag

  • Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowships – Aims to raise the profile of female role-models in STEM subjects with merit-based scholarships available to pursue research opportunities in partnership with Australian institutions. To be eligible, you must be from one of the eligible Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries.

More here >

New Zealand

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Anywhere! Globe

  • Amelia Earhart fellowship – Scholarships for women in engineering studying for a doctorate or PhD in aerospace and engineering programs. More scholarships for women in male-dominated industries can be found here.
  • Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships – Postgraduate scholarships for women in engineering, science and other STEM-related studies at universities worldwide. Funded by the Schlumberger Foundation.

This article was originally published in October 2014. It was last updated in April 2020.

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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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Hi. I have a Zimbabwean friend who was studying electrical and electronic engineering in South Africa, at the University of Johannesburg. Unfortunately he couldn't proceed to third year due to financial issues. This is the second year since he's been at home hoping to get funding to complete his studies. His grades are good and he's very smart. Him being at home is actually a loss and I am saying this because I know he'd make a good engineer. There are companies out there that could do with someone like him and would be lucky to have him work for them. He deserves an opportunity to finish his degree. All he needs is funding. Please help.

Hi Mavis, I'm sorry to hear that. Your friend might want to take a look at the scholarships for students from developing countries and the scholarships for engineering students articles. I hope this helps :) 

Hello, i admitted in one of the Netherlands university for master study start sep. 2020. but i can not get scholarship. please let me know if you have scholarship information.

Hi Tesfaye, You can view the full list of scholarships here, including scholarships to study in Europe. If you need help applying, read our guide on finding scholarships to study abroad

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Hi, Laura. I am a 19 years old student from Sri Lanka who is waiting for my A/L results. I wish to do aerospace or aeronautical engineering degree. Could you help me

Hi Laura. I am a self-funded PhD student at Energy Technology department in Aalborg university,Denmark. I have to go to study abroad for 6-9 months and I need to find a scholarship for that period which I could survive myself. Could you please help me in this regard?
Thank you in advance

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Hi Seyma, here's a link to our list of scholarships to study in the US

Hi am Augustine Tuhimbise from Uganda...Have been on a scholarship fund throughout my education up to date, am now doing Bsc in Electrical Engineering at Makerere University here in Uganda under government sponsorship... I feel I deserve better than this, but no one to help me get better quality education from one of the most innovative universities to prove my capabilities... With kind request, guide me through the application process that will enable me get a fully funded scholarship. Thank you so much

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I study electrical in diploma so I need scholarship from your university.

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Hello, please take a look at our list of scholarships to study in the UK


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Hi Laura, my Son is studying in Sri Lanka and expecting/ assuming 3 x A* in Maths in International Advanced Level (IAL). He is interested in doing Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering . Could you please help us to find a BEST university with scholarships which is suiting to our budget ? Thanks a lot for your support.

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Hi,I am Sabnam Rasaily from India and I am going to complete my Btech in Civil Engineering in 2018..I so much want to pursue my Mtech course in Abroad but I want scholarship guidance for that..Can you help me how can i get scholarship college for my study?

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Hi Sameer, you can find lists of scholarships to study in the UK, US, Canada and many other study destinations here

I am from Brazil and I would like to know how I can get a master degree scholarship in civil engineering, what do I need do apply?

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i am a graduate of chemical engineering from nigeria. i want to pursue a masters in uk,usa or canada. please what universities and scholarships can i apply for immediately

Hello.I am from Azerbaidjan.i had graduated electrical engineering and want to continue my study to get master degree with scholarship.please can you help me to search information about scholarship prefer Australia, Germany,France. thanks

Hi! I am from Malaysia, an undergraduate with degree in Petroleum Engineering. I am looking forward to pursuing Masters of related field outside Malaysia, preferably Australia/Germany/Canada. Any advise is much appreciated. Thanks.

Hello, you might like to start by reading our guides on studying in Australia, Germany, Canada and any other study destinations you're interested in, which can you can browse from here. You could also use our rankings by subject to help narrow down universities that interest you. :)

Hi! I am from Nepal. I want to study Computer Engineering in US. But I am currently studying in Grade XI. What should I do to study Bachelor's degree in US?

Hi, i'm from Egypt..im studying civil engineering and i will graduate in 6 months , i would like to study a master in my field in Germany , Canada or Malaysia and Im looking for scholarships there , so any suggestions please?

Hi Seif Eldin, we have scholarship listings for Germany, Canada and Asia - hopefully you can find the right scholarship for you among these. :)

Hello, I am Mujtaba Sadid from Afghanistan.
I would like to study in America
Do you have any free scholarship in civil or electrical engineering?

I am from Cuba. I was recently admitted in a Master in Civil Engineering course at the George Washington University in DC, US. I am looking for scholarships of other sources of financing. Can you please assist me in this task??

Hi Anabel, a good place to start looking for scholarships and other funding opportunities would be George Washington University's official website - all US universities are legally required to have a 'fees and financial aid calculator' which estimates the cost of your course and what financial aid you might be eligible for. You can also browse from a range of scholarships to study in the US here. :)

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I am from Bangladesh.I want to complete my M.sc program in civil engineering in abroad. Any suggestion for the scholarships and programs available in abroad? Please help me...
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Any exclusive scholarships for Pakistani students to study masters in either Canada or Australia?

Hi Muhamamad, I don't know of any exclusive scholarships for Pakistani students, but we have listed a range of scholarships to study in Canada and Australia. I'd also recommend checking the official websites of any universities you're interested in for your masters degree to see what scholarships they have available for international students. Good luck! :)

I am Bachelor in Mechanical engineering from Pakistan. I wish to study masters in Engineering Management from either Canada or Australia on partial scholarship. I will appreciate any useful advice. Thank you.