The best scholarships to study abroad

The best scholarships to study abroad

Are you looking for scholarships to study abroad? Then today is your lucky day.

That’s right, these scholarships can cover the costs of your studies, airline tickets, medical insurance, food, and accommodation.

It is for that reason that I decided to compile here the best scholarships for Colombians in different areas and levels of study.

Whether you want to do your undergraduate, master’s, or doctorate abroad, these scholarships can help you achieve it.

1. Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship

Offeror: the Government of Hungary.

Benefits: full payment of tuition, monthly maintenance, free accommodation in the university dormitory, and medical insurance.

Level of study: undergraduate and graduate programs in certain areas of knowledge such as:

  • Farming.
  • Economy.
  • Natural Sciences.
  • Engineering and Technology.
  • Arts.
  • Social Sciences.

General requirements:

  • Not have the citizenship of Hungary.
  • For studies in English having proficiency in the language (IELTS or TOEFL), each host institution requires a different level of income.
  • For studies in the Hungarian language have a proficiency in the language (level B2).
  • The other requirements vary depending on the institution and the program to which you wish to apply.
  • For undergraduate or bachelor’s degrees, those interested must be between 18 and 23 years old and have a bachelor’s degree after 2016. For master’s degrees they must be between 21 and 65 years old, a grade point average greater than 80%, and a minimum year of experience.
  • In the case of doctorates, they require being between 23 and 65 years old, having a master’s grade average of over 80%, and having at least one year of experience.
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Application process: through the official website of each partner or authority responsible for the country of origin

Application deadline: January of each year.

2. Future in Russia Scholarship

Offeror: the Government of Russia through its embassies in each country.

Benefits: full payment of your studies, monthly maintenance, accommodation allowance and a Russian language course for one year.

Level of study: undergraduate/bachelor’s degrees, masters, and doctorates.


  • Citizens from anywhere in the world may participate in this call.
  • The English or Russian language is not a requirement, but you must be willing to learn Russian to study in that language.

The Application process: online through Future in Russia and through the Russian embassy in your country.

Application deadline: January of each year.

3. Bilateral Scholarships from the Government of China

Offeror: the Government of the People’s Republic of China.


  • Undergraduate / Bachelor’s degree: full payment of tuition, 1,000 euros per year for accommodation, € 380 per year for food and health insurance.
  • Master’s degree: full payment of tuition, € 1,000 per year for accommodation, € 460 per year for maintenance and medical insurance.
  • Doctorate: full payment of tuition, € 1,500 per year for accommodation, € 535 per year for food and health insurance.
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You can study: undergraduate/graduate programs, masters, and doctorates in the different branches of knowledge.


Citizens of any country in the world except China who meet the following requirements:

  • Have citizenship other than that of the ROC.
  • Have good physical and mental health.
  • Be between 16 and 35 years old; In the case of being a Chinese teacher, the maximum age can reach 45 years.
  • Moreover, the minimum age for the International Chinese Teaching Undergraduate Scholarship is 25 years old.
  • Certificate of the language in which you want to study: HSK, IELTS, or TOEFL.

Application process: directly on the official website of the chosen body in your country

Application deadline: between January and April of each year.

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