For international students seeking for fully-funded postdoctoral opportunities for researchers, this is specifically for you. We’ve compiled a list of opportunities that cover tuition, accommodation, living costs and other expenses. Note that this list is exhaustible so, it is subject to updates. 

1. Wellcome Trust International Training Fellowships for Postdoctoral Scientists in UK 2020

Wellcome Trust in the UK is currently offering the Wellcome Trust International Training Fellowships to nationals of low- and middle-income countries to receive training at postgraduate or postdoctoral level in host organizations, in 2020. Worth of Award: Salary, fees and research expenses are covered. Deadline: They consider applications for Wellcome Trust International Training Fellowships twice a year. You must submit your application by 17:00 (GMT/BST) on the deadline day. For the April 2020 round. Preliminary application deadline –April 30, 2020, 17:00 BST Full application deadline –July 9, 2020, 17:00 BST. Click here for more details and to apply

2. Hodgson Law Scholarship for Postgraduate Students at the University of Liverpool in UK 2020

The University of Liverpool in the UK is inviting applications for the Hodgson Law Scholarship for international students in the 2020/21 session. Worth of Award: The Scholarship includes full tuition fees for a full-time postgraduate taught degree in law (LLM), and a stipend of £9,135. Deadline: The deadline for Hodgson Law Scholarship applications for the academic year 2019-2020 is  May 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply

3. DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) Scholarships in Germany 2020

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering Scholarships in Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) for Masters and PhD candidates in 2020. Worth of Award: Depending on the academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates. Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover. Deadline: Deadlines vary according to the course. you are encouraged to apply immediately. Click here for more details and to apply

4. Research Career Re-entry Fellowships for Postdoctoral Researchers in the UK 2019

Wellcome Trust in the UK is offering the Research Career Re-entry Fellowships to postdoctoral research scientists, giving them the opportunity to re-establish their scientific careers after a continuous break from research of at least two years. Worth of Award: a fellowship supplement of £7,500 a year. If you have to move to take up the post at your host organisation, you can ask for £1,000. Deadline: They consider applications twice a year. They don’t accept late applications. April 2020 round. Preliminary application deadline: April 15, 2020, 17:00 BST. Full application deadline:  June 23, 2020, 17:00 BST. Click here for more details and to apply

5. Postdoc in Parenthood and Gender Inequality in Science at CBS in Denmark 2020

Copenhagen Business School in Denmark invites applications for a Postdoc in Parenthood and Gender Inequality in Science in the 2020/21 session. Worth of Award: Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organization. A small personal research budget for travel and conference participation will be available. Deadline: May 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

6. Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme in the UK 2020

The Government Office for Science offers UK Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to outstanding early-career science or engineering researchers in 2020. Worth of Award: Each application for the Fellowships is capped at a maximum grant of £200,000 over a 2-year period. An optional third year of research may be funded. Deadline: April 6, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

The higher you go on the education ladder, the more expensive it becomes. But, you can heave a sigh of relief because thankfully, a good number of fully-funded postdoctoral opportunities for researchers abound.

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