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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Canada)
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.  The scholarships are towards a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD).  The scholarships is worth $50,000 per year for three years.

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (Canada)
The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) are merit-based awards that are open to students of any nationality who will be registered as full-time graduate students (Masters or PhD) at the University of Manitoba. The value of these fellowships is $18,000 (Ph.D.) and is $14,000 (Master’s) for a 12 month period.

Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme (UK)
The University of Cambridge will offer, via the Cambridge Trusts, the Cambridge International Scholarships to international students undertaking PhD studies at the University. The Scholarships pay the University Composition Fee and a maintenance allowance sufficient for a single person.

Warwick Chancellor’s International Scholarships (UK)
The Warwick Graduate School awards around 25 Chancellor’s International Scholarships to the most outstanding international PhD applicants yearly. The scholarships are open to students of any nationality and to any discipline offered at Warwick. The scholarships include the full payment of overseas tuition fee and a maintenance stipend.

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Nottingham Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship for Research Excellence (UK)
The University of Nottingham offers scholarships for outstanding international students who wish to pursue a PhD or MPhil research programme at the University.  The scholarship covers full tuition fees.

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships (UK)
The University of Edinburgh will offer 30 scholarships to outstanding overseas students who intends to pursue a PhD Research Programme in any field of study offered by the University. Each scholarship covers the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that chargeable to an overseas graduate student. The awards do not cover maintenance expenses.

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) (Australia)
The IPRS program enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers.  The scholarships are available for a period of two years for a Masters by research degree or three years for a Doctorate by research degree.  The scholarship covers tuition fees and health cover costs.

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Melbourne Research Scholarships (Australia)
The Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS) are awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne. Benefits provided by the MRS include living allowance, relocation allowance, paid sick, maternity and parenting leave, full fee remission and Overseas Student Health Cover.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships (Switzerland)
The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships provide graduates from all fields with the opportunity to pursue doctoral or postdoctoral research  at one of the public funded university or recognized institution in Switzerland.  The scholarship covers a monthly allowance, tuition fees, health insurance, lodging allowance, etc.

Global Minds Doctoral Scholarships Programme at KU Leuven (Belgium)
As one of its contributions to development cooperation, every academic year KU Leuven selects exceptional students from developing countries as scholarship candidates to obtain their PhD from the largest university of Belgium. The scholarship covers tuition fee, monthly allowance, insurance, travel costs, research allowance, etc.

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