In this post, you will see some of those scholarships to travel around the world, which cover your expenses (tickets, accommodation, medical insurance, accommodation, food, tuition, etc) so you can travel and study abroad.
Fulbright Scholarships (United States)
This program is aimed at students from all over the world who want to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the United States.
To apply for these scholarships it is essential not to have American citizenship, apart, the general requirements consist of a minimum level of English of 94 points in the Toefl IBT, Letters of recommendation, a proposal of impact for your country of origin, academic excellence , the GRE exam and for some programs, professional experience.
Depending on your country, this association offers different degree, masters and doctoral programs which you can consult here: http://eca.state.gov/fulbright/fulbright-programs/program-details-country
When to apply
In general, the application period runs from September to January, so I recommend you to be aware of the opening of the call on your country’s website
How to apply
The application is made through the Fulbright online platform for your country.
CHEVENING Scholarships for Masters in the United Kingdom
The Chevening Scholarships are a global program funded by the British Chancellery and associated organizations. They are granted to people with demonstrable leadership potential, who also have solid academic backgrounds.
Each program has its own requirements but in general they ask you to be a citizen of a country eligible for Chevening, return to your country for a minimum of two, the English language is indispensable with a minimum score of 6.5 in the IELTS or 79 in the Toefl IBT , academic or work experience in the area of studies to which you apply, letters of recommendation and motivation letter.
Applicants must select three different qualifying master’s courses at all universities throughout the United Kingdom (http://www.chevening.org/find-a-course). There is a fee limit applied to MBA programs that requires applicants to cover any additional cost of more than £ 18,000.
When to apply
There are calls all year round depending on which study program you apply to, so I recommend you to be aware of the opening and closing of these on the website.
How to apply
For each of the programs, the application procedures and the dates to do so are quite specific, so I recommend you visit the page of your interest to verify them. http://www.chevening.org/apply/online-application-system
ERASMUS MUNDUS Program (International)
This is one of the most complete scholarship programs in the world since the grants it provides for the studies are quite good (around 1000 Euros a month depending on the program), in addition to providing international mobility with degree programs that are They perform in different universities which will allow you to travel throughout Europe.
This is one of the programs that demands the most requirements because it is of academic excellence, complemented by extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation, motivation essays and an advanced command of the language in which the master is to be taken.
This type of scholarship offers a large number of scholarship and doctoral programs which you can consult here:
- Master: http://www.em-a.eu/en/erasmus-mundus/erasmus-mundus-master-courses.html
- Doctorate: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus_mundus/results_compendia/selected_projects_action_1_joint_doctorates_en.php
How and when to apply
For each of the programs, the application procedures and the dates to do so are quite specific, so I recommend you visit the page of your interest to verify them.
DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service (Germany)
These scholarships are offered by a German government organization called DAAD whose acronym in Spanish means German Academic Exchange Service, to travel to Germany and conduct both short and long-term studies in the country of Teuton.
Each program has its own requirements but in general they ask for a good academic level, basic German level (If the program is in German), if the program is in English the minimum required is 78 points in the Toefl IBT, academic or work experience in the area of studies to which you apply, letters of recommendation and motivation letter.
This institution offers programs of all kinds such as summer courses, German language courses, cultural exchanges, agreements, degree programs, masters, doctorates, post-doctorates, among others. For more information you can enter here (in the case of Colombia, for the rest of the countries you can search on the respective DAAD page): http://www.daad.co/es/12365/index.html
When to apply
There are calls all year round depending on which study program you apply to, so I recommend you to be aware of the opening and closing of these pages on the web and facebook pages.
How to apply
In general, you will have to apply in parallel to the university to which you are applying and to the scholarship offered by the DAAD, in most cases the application is made online, complementing it with the sending of the requested documents to Germany, but the procedure Specifically for each program, you can find it on its website.