If you’ve been looking for scholarships in the social sciences, then you’re in the right place. This is because we’ve curated a list of the top full scholarships for Masters Students in Social Sciences. Remember that because this list is inexhaustible, it is subject to updates.
1. Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarships 2022
Oxford University is inviting prospective graduate students to apply for the Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarships for 2022/2023 academic year. Worth of Award: The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. Deadline: Submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Click here for more details and to apply.
The German Academic Exchange invites applications for the DAAD In-Country In-Region Scholarship Programme in Sub-Saharan Africa in the 2022/2023 academic year. Worth of Award: Scholarship recipients receive a monthly allowance, study and research allowance, printing allowance, and tuition fees. While In-Region scholarship holders receive a travel allowance and health insurance. Deadline: December 9, 2022 for Federal University of Technology Akure and Benue State University in Nigeria. Click here for more details and to apply.
Radboud University in the Netherlands invites applications for the Radboud Scholarship Programme for the 2023/2024 academic year. The Radboud Scholarship Programme offers a select number of talented prospective non-EEA students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue a complete English-taught Master’s degree programme at Radboud University. Worth of Award: A Radboud Scholarship will reduce your tuition fee to € 2,209,- For example, a grant holder in 2022/2023 will pay a tuition fee of only €2,209,- instead of €16,000. Deadline: February 28, 2023, 23:59 CEST at the latest. Click here for more details and to apply.
4. Sanctuary International Visitors Support Scheme for Displaced Students at University of Sheffield 2022
The University of Sheffield invites applications for the Sanctuary International Visitors Support Scheme for Displaced Students for the 2022/23 academic session. Worth of Award: The scholarship provides a subsistence allowance of £17,350 per annum (pro-rata). Deadline: November 13, 2022. Click here for more details and to apply.
DAAD in Germany invites applications for the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) for 2023/24 academic session. With its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialized countries. Well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their countries. Worth of Award: Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidate. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply.
The University of Cape Coast invites applications for the World Bank ACECoR Master & PhD Scholarship in Ghana for the 2022/23 academic session. The overarching goal of ACECoR is to support the technical and scientific capacity development of young African professionals to address issues of coastal degradation, as well as promote the sustainable utilization and management of marine and coastal assets within the sub-region. Worth of Award: The scholarships cover tuition, accommodation, monthly stipends and field research grants as well as other material and technical support. Deadline: November 15, 2022. Click here for more details and to apply.
The Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands offers Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Masters Scholarships to international students for the 2022/2023 Academics Session. Worth of Award: The scholarship provides €30.000 per year for Non-EU/EFTA students and €11.500 per year for EU/EFTA students. Deadline: Application closes December 1, 2023 (23:59 CET). Click here for more details and to apply.
The Government of Switzerland invites applications for the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. Worth of Award: The scholarships are fully funded. Deadline: Deadlines vary by country, usually not exceeding December. Click here for more details and to apply.
AAUW in Washington D.C. invites applications for the AAUW International Fellowships for Masters, PhD and Postdoc Students in the USA for the 2023/22 academic year. Worth of Award: The Fellowship is worth $18,000 for Master’s/first professional degree, $20,000 for Doctoral and $30,000 for Postdoctoral. Deadline: Applications close November 15, 2022. Click here for more details and to apply.
The Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships are open for applications for well-qualified prospective postgraduate students to apply for the 2022/2023 scholarships in the UK. Worth of Award: The scholarship covers fees, tuition costs, and related academic expenses. Deadline: The deadline for application for the Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships for UK and South African Universities is February 20, 2023. Click here for more details and to apply.
Yenching Academy of Pekin University in China is inviting applications for the International Graduate Scholarship at Yenching Academy for the 2023/2024 academic session. Worth of Award: The scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation, monthly stipend, one round-trip travel fare, and field study cost. Deadline: Applications close November 27, 2022 (12:00 noon Beijing time). Click here for more details and to apply.
The University of Oxford invites applications for the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme for Developing Countries in the UK for the 2022/23 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications close by the relevant December deadline. Click here for more details and to apply.
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