Becas Finlandia/Scholarships Finland

4 01 2008

CIMO awards and administers scholarships for international students, postgraduate students (after Master-level), researchers (postgraduates after Master-level degree or postdoctorates), teachers and administrational staff of universities. An average of 700 persons come to Finland under the various scholarship programmes every year.

By offering scholarships, CIMO supports the internationalisation of teaching and research by forging links and encouraging academic mobility between institutions of higher education in Finland and abroad.

Scholarships are offered to applicants from all countries. There are several scholarship programmes, each of which has its own eligibility criteria, application procedures, application deadline and application form.

A scholarship normally consists of a monthly allowance. The amount of a scholarship varies according to the scholarship programme and the academic qualifications of the applicant. No additional expenses, such as travel, housing or insurance, are covered by a scholarship. For further information on practical issues and how to arrive in Finland, please see the section Practicalities on this web service.

Scholarships for the whole degree programme are also available through the European Commission for studying at Erasmus Mundus Master courses in Finland (please see Postgraduate Studies and Research).


Becas Estonia/Scholarships

4 01 2008

The Estonian Institute offers scholarships to holders of a doctoral degree or Master’s or Doctoral students who are citizens of a foreign state and are studying at a university abroad, to write a research paper on an Estonia-related topic or to gather material for it.

The deadlines are 01 March 2008  and 01 October 2008.

The scholarship is designated to cover subsistence expenses, tuition fees and costs directly connected with the research; it may be granted for a period ranging from five to ten months. The scholarship for a five-month period is 40 000 EEK.

Knowledge of Estonian is an advantage but not a requirement.

The scholarship is granted by the Council of Academic Studies of Estonian Language and Culture Abroad, involving experts when necessary. The scholarship is financed by the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research and administered by the Estonian Institute.

The following documents should be presented for applying:

· The completed application form
· CV
· Certificate proving the applicant’s status as a postgraduate student or a copy of a document proving his or her PhD degree
· Plan of research
· Written confirmation from an Estonian research or development institution to receive the applicant
· For postgraduate students a recommendation from their research supervisor

The applications and accompanying documents, marked ‘Estophilus, should be submitted both by electronic and regular mail to the secretariat of the Council at the Estonian Institute, Suur-Karja 14, 10140 Tallinn.

Further information can be obtained via e-mail or phone + 372 6 314 355.

Application form (in Estonian and English)
Instructions for applicants:
in Estonian
in English
Scholarship regulations (in Estonian)

Becas Eslovenia/Scholarships in Slovenia

4 01 2008


Republiški zavod za zaposlovanje (Slovenia’s Office for Employment) annually publishes tenders for professional and national scholarships.

Each academic year students can apply for the following scholarships:

  1. Professional scholarships, normally offered by various companies. For the whole of Slovenia the tender for these scholarships is normally published in March in the special editions of the National Office for Employment. Candidates submit their applications directly to the companies offering the scholarships. We would recommend that candidates contact the human resources department of the company offering the scholarship they are interested in, and obtain detailed information on the application dates and documents required for application.
    In the first part of the tender are professional scholarships offered by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for the posts in public administration.
  2. The national and ZOIS scholarships
  3. Scholarships offered by various foundations, which are private or state institutions. The aim of the foundations is to financially support successful candidates, and the criteria for obtaining the scholarships vary from the social, regional to political ones. Some of the foundations include The Foundation of dr Anton Trstenjak, Foundation Ana, Slovene scientific foundation, Educational foundation of Pomurje region, Foundation Ajda at Peasants Society, Student development fund of the Faculty of Economics, etc. The tenders for scholarships are normally published in the newspapers and on the internet.

Becas Dinamarca/Scholarships Denmark

4 01 2008

Cultural Agreements with 27 countries

Danish Government Scholarships for Foreign Nationals

In accordance with the Cultural Agreement Programmes and other scholarship exchange programmes, Denmark offers scholarships to nationals from 27 countries inside and outside the EU.
Exchange programmes are negotiated regularly, but scholarships are offered in expectation of prolongation of the articles concerned.

How to apply

The deadline for application differs, but it is normally in the end of the year for a scholarship for the following academic year. Ask at the national authority (i.e. their Ministry of Education or Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

Application form for Danish Government Scholarships 2008-2009 word-format or in pdf-format
Certificate of proficiency in English in word-format or in pdf-format, (1 page).

Please note

That applicants must be nominated by their own authorities from where further information can be obtained.

Becas Belgica/Scholarships Belgium

4 01 2008

Belgium: Postgraduate Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries at Ghent University

This programme of UGent provides postgraduate scholarships to candidates from developing countries who wish to obtain a master�s degree at Ghent University. The grants are available for all master programmes at Ghent University. They are awarded for the duration of the studies with a maximum of 2 years. In case of a two-year-programme the scholarship will only be paid for the full term if the student successfully completes the first year of the programme.

The scholarship consists of an allowance of � 850 per month plus the yearly tuition fee.

For further information, please, contact the Research Coordination Office, Chris Simoens (

Becas Austria/Scholarships

4 01 2008

We are happy to announce that we have some exciting new scholarship opportunities at Webster University, Vienna. Due to the generosity ofour donors, we are able to offer new awards covering up to full tuitionfor undergraduate and graduate students.

These scholarships are meant to reach talented students who would not otherwise have the meansto attend a private university. Scholarship opportunities at WebsterVienna include:

  • Austrian National Bank Scholarship for the MBA in Finance
  • Austrian Lotteries Scholarship for graduate studies
  • Casinos Austria Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate studies
  • City of Vienna Division of Cultural Affairs Scholarship for undergraduate studies
  • Mautner Markhof AG Scholarship for undergraduate studies
  • Styria Medien AG Scholarship for undergraduate studies
  • UPC Telekabel Austria Scholarship for undergraduate studies

More information can be found at the website

Webster University’s Scholarship Page

Contact person:

Tara Campbell
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
Webster University, Vienna
Berchtoldgasse 1
A-1220 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 269 9293 18
Fax: + 43 1 269 9293 13

Deadline: Contstantly Open

Becas Alemania 2008

4 01 2008

Última actualización: 25/08/07

Becas para Alemania El DAAD – Servicio Alemán de Intercambio Académico y otras instituciones ofrecen varios programas de becas para estudiar e investigar en Universidades y Centros de Educación Superior en Alemania:

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