The Saïd Foundation offers a number of scholarships annually. It also offers joint scholarships with selected universities in the UK. Find out more here. Applications for scholarships are now open, closing at 23.59 (UK time) on Friday 1 November 2019.
STEPS (St Andrews Education for Palestinian Students) was established in January 2011 as an independent charitable foundation to provide funding for Palestinian students at the University of St Andrews.
This scholarship, co-funded by STEPS and the University of St Andrews, will provide funding for up to two Palestinian students to undertake a one-year postgraduate course of study.
All the details here.
Ahdaf supports young people intending to undertake their first undergraduate degree at a university in the West Bank or Gaza, who have not attended university before, and may consider students who are enrolled and in their first year. All the details on to whom the scholarship applies to and what is included are available on their website.
The European Union offers scholarships for master degrees through the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree program. These are available in all areas of research, including all areas of science. In each area, groups of European universities join together to offer positions. For more information on eligibility, funds available, deadlines, etc. visit their website here.
Swiss government offers different fellowships depending on country of origin to pursue research or further studies at doctoral or post-doctoral level in Switzerland. See here for all the details and deadlines.
Scholarship for one taught postgraduate student from Gaza at the University of Sheffield. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition and provides support towards your living costs. More information here.
Scholarships are available to Palestinian students for undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes at the University of Bristol. More information here.
Friends of Birzeit University supports the right to education and its role in the wider development of Palestinian society. Learn more about the Fobzu Scholarship Programme here.
The Fulbright Program enables Palestinian students to pursue graduate-level study in the United States of America. Participants also have the unique opportunity to experience life in the United States and to share Palestinian culture and traditions with Americans. Participants are chosen through a merit-based, open competition in which leadership potential, academic excellence and ability to adjust to life in the United States are all considered.
The Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA) opens a single front door into physics PhDs in Scotland (UK). When you apply for a SUPA Prize PhD Studentship you will also be considered for all other funded places available in physics departments in Scotland.
SUPA is offering PhD studentships for outstanding students from anywhere in the world. These prestigious and competitive awards are intended to attract excellent students to study for a PhD in Scotland.
Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British embassies and high commissions throughout the world. Information on the Chevening Scholarships here, and Fellowships here.
Bespoke scheme for Palestinian students to undertake a Master’s degree. Two scholarships a year offered by the University of Aberdeen, St. Andrew’s University, Queen Margaret University (Edinburgh, UK). The scholarship includes a fee waiver, research costs are normally covered but NOT living expenses. Candidates interested in this scheme should in a first instance identify a supervisor at the above institutions and agree a project. A formal interview is then arranged. If an offer is made to the candidate, the supervisor will then apply for a fee waiver on the applicant’s behalf.
This Elphinstone scholarship at the University of Aberdeen (UK) covers a fee waiver for entire duration of the PhD programme, research costs are normally covered as well, but NOT living expenses. The scheme is open to all international students, including Palestinians. Minimum eligibility criteria is a bachelor degree with an upper second class (2:1) or equivalent and/or MSc with distinction.
The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate award supporting exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford (UK).
The Oxford Brookes Gaza Scholarship Scheme is supported by the Asfari Foundation and was created in 2009, out of a strong will to support the people of Gaza through bringing in one student each year at graduate level to undertake a course of study leading to the award of an Oxford Brookes Masters’ degree at Oxford Brookes University (UK).