Top 15 Scholarships for Afghanistan and international students to apply now

If you are a university graduate from Afghanistan or other countries and want to pursue your education in a well-known higher education institution abroad, you have come to the right place. Here we have collected the TOP 15 Scholarships where you can apply to study in the academic year of 2022/2023 in one of the following countries:

  1. USA
  2. China,
  3. Japan
  4. Thailand
  5. South Korea
  6. Ireland
  7. Germany
  8. Russia
  9. The Netherlands
  10. Switzerland
  11. Canada
  12. UK
  13. Philippine
  14. Singapore
  15. Pakistan
  16. India


Here you can find the list of scholarships and the short description of each scholarship below:

  1. Schwarzman scholarships- china
  2. DAAD All Disciplines Master degree scholarships – Germany
  3. DAAD EPOS Scholarships – Germany
  4. Asian Development Bank Scholarships- USA, Pakistan, India, Philippines, Japan, Thailand …
  5. Hilde Domin scholarship for students in danger, Germany
  6. KAIST Scholarships – South Korea
  7. GIST scholarship – South Korea
  8. Ireland Government Scholarships – Ireland
  9. Russian Open Door Scholarships – Russia
  10. Erik Blumenk Scholarship – Netherlands
  11. Knight Hennessy Scholarships at Stanford University – USA
  12. Harvard MBA Scholarships – USA
  13. Clarendon Scholarship at Oxford University – UK
  14. Swiss Government Scholarships – Switzerland
  15. Gates Cambridge Scholarship – United Kingdom
  16. Vanier graduate Scholarship in Canada
  17. Banting Scholarships in Canada
  18. Turkey Government Scholarship

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Scholarships short description and links:

Schwarzman scholarships- China-

This is a fully funded prestigious scholarship at Tsinghua University – the top university in China and the 20th university in the world ranking.  Deadline: September 22, 2022.  Read the complete details HERE

DAAD All Disciplines Master degree scholarships – Germany:

This is also a fully funded scholarships Program offered for students from Afghanistan and other developing nations a master’s degree in all disciplines of studies- except music, architecture, and performing arts. Deadline: September 06. 2022.  Read the details HERE

DAAD EPOS Scholarships – Germany:

DAAD EPOS scholarships are  fully funded programs offered applicants from Developing countries including Afghanistan for master’s degree/Ph.D. in development-related fields, including:

  • Economics
  • Good governance
  • Education
  • Infrastructure planning
  • Renewable energy
  • Architecture
  • Textile engineering
  • International media studies
  • Agriculture
  • Engineering
  • Urban planning and management
  • Water resources management
  • Hydroscience and engineering

Deadline: various according to program. Read the details here

Asian Development Bank Scholarships

USA, Pakistan, India, Philippines, Japan, Thailand, New Zealand, and Singapore. It is a fully funded program offered by the Asian development bank in partnership with the government of Japan (named ADB-JSP: Asian development bank – Japan scholarship program). Students from Asian countries who are members of ADB, such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, and India ….. can apply to this scholarship.

  • Fields of study: various fields of study 
  • Deadline: varies according to the program your choice

Link to the details: here

Hilde Domin scholarship for students at risk, Germany:

This scholarship is offered for bachelor’s, master or Ph.D. programs to students who are at risk and can demonstrate that there is a threat to their personal well-being or safety. Students from Afghanistan are eligible to apply to this scholarship.

  • Nomination deadline: 15.09.2022
    • Application period: 16.09. until 28.10.2022

Link to the details of the program: HERE

KAIST Scholarships – South Korea-

This is a fully funded scholarships for master’s and Ph.D. studies in Korea advanced institute of Technology (KAIST) in various fields of study.

Deadline: September 15, 2022 | Link to details: HERE

GIST scholarship – South Korea:

Around 300 fully funded scholarships is offered at The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) located in South Korea for international students to pursue master’s/PhD.

Application period: September 1- October 15, 2022 | Link to details of scholarships: Here

Ireland Government Scholarships –

The government of Ireland offers fully funded Scholarships to international students to study their master’s or Ph.D. in Ireland.

Application period: September 8- October 20, 2022 | read the details HERE

Russian Open Door Scholarships:

Full tuition fee exemption at 500 Universities in Russia

Application period: September 15-December 10. 2022 | Details of Open Door scholarships HERE

Knight Hennessy Scholarships at Stanford University:

It is one of the prestigious scholarships at one of the top universities in the USA to pursue your master’s degree or PhD at Stanford University.

Link to details of Knight Hennessy scholarships HERE

Clarendon Scholarship at Oxford University :

160 scholarships are provided at the University of Oxford for 1 year or two-year master’s degree studies. It covers full tuition fee and living expenses of at least £15000.

  • Part-time/full-time studies

Link to details of Clarendon scholarship

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships- Switzerland:

Master’s, PhD, and Postdoctoral studies and research programs. Afghanistan citizens can only apply to Ph.D.,  Postdoctoral studies and research. It is a fully funded scholarship program offered by Swiss government.

Deadline: September 30, 2022 – varies according to the Swiss embassy at your country | Read the Details of Swiss  government scholarships HERE

166 Vanier graduate Scholarship in Canada-

The government of Canada offers 166 scholarships with an annual stipend of $50,000 to students who are either Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or foreign citizens willing to pursue doctoral studies in Canada.  Deadline: November 1, 2022|  Read the Details of Vanier Canada Graduate  scholarships HERE

Banting Scholarships in Canada:

The government of Canada offers 70 fellowships for postdoctoral studies in Canadian universities. The fellowship provides an annual stipend of $70,000 for living and research expenses.

Deadline: September 22, 2022 | Read the Details of Banting fellowships/scholarships HERE

Harvard MBA Scholarships- USA

Boustany foundation offers fully funded scholarships for international students to study master’s of business administration.

Deadline: May 31, 2023 | Read the Details of Harvard MBA scholarships by Boustany foundation HERE

Erik Blumenk Scholarships – Netherlands

 Erik blumenk fund offer this scholarship to students from eligible countries to pursue their master’s degree at the university of Groningen, Netherlands.

Deadline: December 1, 2022 | Read the Details of Erik Blumenk Scholarship HERE ↗

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