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3 Study Abroad Scholarships You Need to Know About

You might be hesitant to apply in schools overseas because of the costs of moving away from the Philippines and the huge amount of tuition fees you have to cover. But did you know that there are a lot of study abroad scholarships available for you? Here, we round up 3 study abroad scholarships that you need to know about!

  1. PhilFrance Scholarship

Are you a Filipino student-leader? Do you want a postcard-worthy photo with the Eiffel Tower? If your answer to both questions is yes, then, the PhilFrance Scholarship is for you!

Eligibility: The PhilFrance Scholarship is awarded to Filipino graduating students or graduates who have shown great leadership skills and who want to study in France.

Fields of Study:

  • A graduate program (Master’s or PhD) from a French higher education institution
  • Academic disciplines only (vocational and technical disciplines are ineligible)

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Tuition fee subsidy
  • Monthly stipend
  • Health care package

Application Requirements:

  • One-page CV
  • Essay
  • Academic transcript
  • Letters of acceptance or proof of application to a French institution/university
  1. Graduate Student Program Fulbright Awards for Filipinos

If you’re a college graduate with excellent academic records dreaming of studying in the US, then this scholarship might be for you!

Eligibility: The Graduate Student Program Fulbright Awards for Filipinos is awarded to individuals who want to pursue graduate studies in the United States. They must have an excellent undergraduate record, a college degree with a field of specialization, and two years worth of experience in their field of specialization.

Fields of Study:

  • Study of the United States
  • Global Issues
  • Open Grants (Fields of study not covered by the first two field categories except medicine, nursing, physical and occupational therapy, clinical psychology, medical technology, and accountancy)

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Round trip travel
  • Monthly allowance
  • Tuition fees
  • Book allowance
  • Health and accident insurance

Application Requirements:

  • Transcript of records
  • Copy of diploma
  • Four letters of recommendation
  • Completed application form
  • NBI clearance
  1. Chinese Government Scholarship – Great Wall Program

Are you passionate in doing research? Do you want to visit one of the largest countries in the world? If your answer is yes, then the Great Wall Program is the scholarship for you!

Eligibility: The Great Wall Program is for individuals in developing countries who want to study and conduct research in China. Those who are applying for the general scholar programs must be under the age of 45 and have a high school diploma or higher while those who are applying for the senior scholar programs must be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor under the age of 50.

Fields of Study:

  • Applicants can choose 1 academic program and 3 preferred Chinese higher education institutes admitting international students.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Tuition fee
  • Accommodation
  • Monthly stipend
  • Medical insurance

Application Requirements:

  • Application form
  • Notarized photocopy of highest diploma
  • Academic transcript
  • Recommendation letters
  • CD of own works if applying for music studies or the fine arts program
  • Research Proposal
  • Foreigner Physical Examination Form

Studying abroad gives you a lot of opportunities to learn and grow but it can also be very expensive. This is why it’s important to find a study abroad scholarship that fits you. It will not only cover your expenses but it will also give you opportunities to experience different things for your own growth and development!

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