These scholarships are usually offered to students who have already demonstrated outstanding achievements in academia and other fields. They are often very competitive and offer the highest fee reduction schemes.
Te Paewai o te Rangi: The University of Waikato Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Some bursaries are offered only if you choose a specific programme at the university. This is done to attract more students to the less popular courses that play an essential role in society, like teaching and childcare.
Postgrad Solutions Study Bursary at the University of Glasgow
If you can’t cover the fees due to your financial situation, some universities will help you!
University of Auckland Gwynn Duncan Medical Scholarship
Sports / Athletic
More common in the USA than elsewhere, these scholarships are awarded to outstanding athletes. If you want to apply for a sports scholarship at an American university or college, you should contact uni coaches before the application period starts.
Women’s Swimming and Diving Scholarship at Virginia Tech.
Some countries use soft power to build bridges with other nations. Supporting international students is one of the soft power tools. There are scholarships offered both by the governments of students' origin and the countries where students study.
Chevening Scholarship by the UK Government
Offered by international organizations
Large international political, financial, cultural, and social organizations support talented international students who struggle financially.
World Bank Scholarship
If a company is not tied with any particular university, they might offer grantsto support you at any school you choose.
Schlumberger Foundation. Faculty for the Future Awards
Provided by NGOs
Non-ProfitOrganisations that support international mobility for social causes offer bursaries to students.
International Scholarship by Rotary