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  • Friday, June 26, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a political foundation, inspired by Christian democratic values, committed to fostering democracy and the rule of law, to implementing social and market-economic structures and to promoting human rights in Europe and worldwide. In line with these principles, Foundation awards scholarships to international master students and graduates in order to enable study and research at universities in Germany. This way, we actively promote intercultural dialogues, the formation of international networks as well as the internationalization of universities and science.

Host Institution(s): German Universities – Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)

Course Level: Masters/PhD Degree

Subject(s): All available research area

Grants: Scholarship covers:

· Graduates (master or postgraduate students) receive a monthly scholarship of € 850 ( € 861 as of August 1, 2020).

· The standard funding period is two years. After having obtained unconditional admission to doctoral studies at a German university, P-students receive a monthly scholarship of € 1.200.

· The standard funding period for PhD scholars is three years. We also fund research stays in Germany for the minimum of three semesters.


· have a university degree, as we do not provide support for bachelor studies,

· prove above average academic performance,

· be no older that 30 when applying,

· have good knowledge of the German language (B2-level),

· be actively engaged in voluntary work,

· plan to study a minimum of three semesters at a university in Germany,

· possess a broad general education and distinct interest in political issues,

· have a positive attitude towards democracy and human rights,

· be open to develop their personal points of view and practice tolerance,

· be highly motivated and able to convince us of their goals in life.

Deadline: 15 July 2020

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,

Official Scholarship Website:

  • Friday, June 19, 2020

  • CUI

  • Muhammad Waqas Altaf

Brief Description:

The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting exceptional all-round students at the University of Oxford. Established in the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the Rhodes is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international scholarship program in the world.


Host Institution(s):        Oxford University in UK


Course Level:                     Masters/PhD Degree


 Subject(s):                          Rhodes Scholars may study any full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford.


Grants:                                 A Rhodes scholarship covers:

All University and College fees; the University application fee; a living stipend (£15,144 per annum 2018-19); one economy class airfare to Oxford at the start of the scholarship and one economy flight back to the student’s home country at the conclusion of the scholarship. The basic tenure of the scholarship is two years, subject always, and at all times, to satisfactory academic performance and personal conduct.


Eligibility: Age limits vary between constituencies and range from a minimum age limit of 18 to a maximum of 28 by 1 October of the year following selection. In most constituencies, the age limit is 24 or 25. Please check carefully the specific age requirements for your constituency before applying.  Successful candidates will arrive in Oxford the October following the selection process.  The Scholarship may not normally be deferred.


• Education: All applicants must have achieved academic standing sufficiently advanced to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree by the October following election. Academic standing must be sufficiently high to ensure admission to the University of Oxford, which has very competitive entry requirements, and to give confidence that Rhodes Scholars will perform to a high academic standard in Oxford. Individual constituencies may specify a 1st or equivalent.  Some constituencies require an undergraduate degree to have been taken within the constituency of application.


Deadline:               varies, July-Oct (annual)


For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,

 Official Scholarship Website:

  • Thursday, June 18, 2020

  • CUI

  • Muhammad Waqas Altaf


Queen Elizabeth Scholarships announce that applications are now open for the second round of the 2020-21 Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships!

Nine QECS are available to study in; Namibia, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, South Pacific and Sri Lanka. This year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are also introducing distance learning scholarships such as an award hosted by Fiji National University.

Further details of the scholarships, including eligibility, host universities and details on how to apply, are available on the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships website:

There is also an electronic copy of the QECS apply leaflet for you to share with your networks.

If you would like to promote these opportunities via social media, please take a look at our social media guidance.

Applications close on 9th July 4PM (UTC+1) – please share these scholarships with your students!

Thank you for your help with marketing the 2020-21 application cycles for QECS.

  • Thursday, June 18, 2020

  • CUI

  • Muhammad Waqas Altaf

Brief Description:

The Scottish Government, in collaboration with Scottish universities, are offering Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships to citizens of selected countries who wish to study full-time Masters degrees fully delivered in Scottish universities, in the areas of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy. The scholarships target students who aspire to become influential leaders and who have wide ranging interests outside their studies, as well as a desire to broaden their personal and academic experience in Scotland.


Host Institution(s):        Scotland’s higher education institutions


Course Level:                     Masters Degree

 Subject(s):                          Masters degree in science, technology, creative industries, healthcare and medical sciences, or renewable and clean energy.


Grants:                                 Each award is worth £8000 to be used towards tuition fees for the duration of 1 year of full time study on a postgraduate Masters programme at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions. Any additional costs and expenses are the responsibility of the student.


Eligibility:                      Nationals of the following countries: Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and USA.

  • Have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course. See the official website (link found below) for a list of Scottish universities. But students of the Open University in Scotland are not eligible.
  • Be able to demonstrate that they can meet the costs of living in Scotland and the remaining tuition fees.
  • Not have previously studied for a full undergraduate degree in Scotland, nor have previously received a Saltire Scholarship.
  • Meet the language requirements of the course.
  • Complete an application form and submit it by the closing date of 31 July 2020.
  • Applicants must demonstrate an interest in studying in Scotland and/or at a specific Scottish university and aspire to work and study in a global context and take a position of leadership in their chosen career.  They must also demonstrate willingness and the necessary interpersonal and communication skills required to participate in the programme of activities that accompanies the scholarships.

Deadline:               31 July 2020 (Annual)

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,

 Official Scholarship Website:

  • Monday, June 1, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme (known as Public Policy and Good Governance) supports future leaders from developing countries who want to promote democracy and social justice in their home countries. The programme, which is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, offers the chance to acquire a Master’s degree in Master programmes of particular relevance for the social, political and economic development in the students’ countries of origin. In the light of the principles of Good Governance, highly qualified graduates with a first academic degree are being educated in political science, law, economics and administration and prepared for future leading positions in their home countries.

Course Level: Master’s Degree

Subject(s): Political Science, law, Economics, Public Policy and Administration.

Grants: Scholarship of monthly 850 € for selected master´s programmes at

German institutions of higher education listed below.

· The study programmes are usually starting in Sep/Oct 2021 and are taught in German and/or English.

· Contributions to health insurance in Germany

· Appropriate travel allowance

· Study and research subsidy

· Monthly rent subsidy where applicable

· Allowances for spouses and/or children where applicable

· 6-months-German language course from April 2021 up to the end of September 2021. The language course takes place at selected institutes in Germany and usually not at the universities of the selected master´s programmes. The language course is compulsory also for those who attend a master´s course taught in English. Due to its blended-learning-concept the following special conditions are laid down to finance the study programme “Analysis and design of social protection systems”:

· During the online semester in your home country or another developing country DAAD provides a sur-place-rate of 500 EUR.

Eligibility: Academic degree with far above average results (upper third)

· language skills (every university has different language proficiency requirements)

· political and social engagement

· a convincing description of the subject-related and personal motivation for the study project in Germany

DAAD Graduate Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance - PPGG

· Expected benefit when returning to the home country or region

Most recent university degree should be obtained in the last six years prior to the application for the scholarship. Applicants who have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of the application deadline are not considered as eligible.

All master´s courses have further additional requirements that must be fulfilled by the applicants in any case.

Deadline: June 1st to July 31st 2020

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,