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How to Apply for Scholarships for International Students 2021



Countries Offering the Highest Scholarships

Scholarships for international students; this is also known as scholarships for foreign students. That is; the act of undertaking an admission to study abroad.


Scholarship for intentional students is mostly students who wish to undergo all part of the tertiary institution and probably the country culture and language other than their own country.

If you are searching for how to apply for scholarship for international students then this article is for you, we will be sharing with you all you need to know and how to apply for scholarship for international students.

To shorten the whole thing, or to cut the story short, below, we will be listing out the requirements and methods of application for all kinds of university abroad.

Below are the lists of universities to apply for scholarship for international students

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program – This Joint Japan/World Bank Graduates Scholarship Program it’s abbreviate as (JJ/WBGSP). The scholarship program is mostly own for citizens and some other selected developing countries. These developing countries should have an experience of relevant professional history of supporting their country’s development effort.

Click here to see some selected developing countries

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program Scholarship offer

This scholarship program offer scholarship for 48 participating programs at university in U.S Europe, Africa Oceania and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management.


  • Be a national of a World Bank member developing country on this list
  • Not hold dual citizenship of any developed country;
  • Be in good health;
  • Hold a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application Deadline date;
  • Have 3 years or more of recent development-related work experience after earning a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree;
  • Be employed in development-related work in a paid full- time position at the time of submitting the scholarship application. Have at least 3 years of paid development-related employment since earning a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent university degree) and acquired within the past 6 years from the date of the Application Deadline. Please see FAQs on how to count qualified part time employment toward this 3-year requirement. Please see Annex 2 of the Application Guidelines for a suggested list of development-related topics. The only exception to this criterion is for developing country nationals from a country that is on the list of Fragile and Conflict States featured in Annex 3 of the Application Guidelines. In these exceptional cases, we do take into consideration the limited employment opportunities in those countries listed in Annex 3.
  • On or before the Scholarship Application Deadline date, be admitted unconditionally (except for funding) for the upcoming academic year to at least one of the JJ/WBGSP participating master’s programs located outside of the applicant’s country of citizenship and country of residence listed at the time the call for scholarship applications opens. The letter of admission must be uploaded before submitting your application. For details, see “How to Apply”.

Please note: All eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to. No exceptions are made. Eligibility criteria WILL NOT change during an open call for applications. However, this information is subject to change between the close of one application process and the opening of the next.

How to Apply

The 2021 call for applications is now CLOSED. Successful applicants will be notified in late July. The call for applications in 2022 will open in January. The list of participating programs for next cycle will be posted in the fall.

MPOWER Financing Scholarship – The Mpower Financing Scholarship provide scholarship for international students and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Mpower Financing scholarship help students who are seeking to gain admission in Canada and U.S.A. However, most scholarship are restricted and their entry fees is sometime inaccessible but Mpower create scholarship that are widely accessible for any students.

Mpower Eligibility

In other to be accepted in the Mpower scholarship, you must have the following requirements;

  • Accepted at, or enrolled in, a full-time degree program at a U.S. or Canadian school that MPOWER supports.
  • An international student allowed to legally studying in the U.S. or Canada.
  • Excited to share your dream with the MPOWER team and the world.  

Current MPOWER Scholarships for International Students

As this is important, Mpower help international students with low capital fund their education and dreams. The Mpower educational system is planned to support future leaders.

How to apply for MPOWER Scholarship


Furthermore, this is not just the only opportunities listed above; there are many scholarships out there if you can make your research well. But the scholarship listed above can be helpful to your search.

Bernard Bassey is a graduate of Software Engineering from AfriHUB University, Abuja. He is an expert in field journalism, his interest in socio-politics activities is keen.

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