Attractive financial options for self-funded students

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

USEFUL LINKS

European Funding Guide

The Wintour Consortium continually strives to provide other funding options for self-funded students. Financial aid for self-funded candidates willing to join the 2019-2021 edition are listed below.

Please note that this section may be updated before and during the self-funded application call.

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED BY THE WINTOUR CONSORTIUM AND PARTNER UNIVERSITIES


URV Master's Grant

AVAILABLE GRANTS: 1

DURATION: 1 year (academic course 2018-2019). There is the possibility to renew the discount portion of the grant (item 1) for the 2019-2020 academic year if the student develops their Master thesis (Semester 4) at URV. This renewal would not include a further travel stipend (item 2).

COVERAGE:

  1. Discount on Wintour Master Participation fees: the discount shall be the equivalent to the cost of registration at URV. This amount will depend on the price per credit established for the 2018-2019 course, which has yet to be confirmed. However, we can approximate that the discount can be around 1500 EUR

  2. Travel Stipend (only international students): one-time only payment of 1000 EUR for travel expenses for the 1st year of the course (2018-2019)

SELECTION CRITERIA: prior studies and formation programme, academic records.

MORE INFO/APPLICATION PROCEDURE: URV website

  • Application period: from 9 April to 20 June 2018

AUIP-URV Master's Grant

AVAILABLE GRANTS: 1 earmarked for candidates having graduated in universities belonging to the AUIP Association - i.e. Latin America and Portugal (see list here).

DURATION: 1 year (academic course 2018-2019). There is the possibility to renew the discount portion of the grant (item 1) for the 2019-2020 academic year if the student develops their Master thesis (Semester 4) at URV. This renewal would not include a further travel stipend (item 2).

COVERAGE:

  1. Discount on Wintour Master Participation fees: the discount shall be the equivalent to the cost of registration at URV. This amount will depend on the price per credit established for the 2018-2019 course, which has yet to be confirmed. However, we can approximate that the discount can be around 1500 EUR

  2. Travel Stipend (only international students): one-time only payment of 1000 EUR for travel expenses for the 1st year of the course (2018-2019)

SELECTION CRITERIA: prior studies and formation programme, academic records.

MORE INFO/APPLICATION PROCEDURE: URV website

  • Application period: from 9 April to 20 June 2018

U. PORTO Financial Support                                                

In order to ensure equal opportunity for admission to its courses, as well as to reward the merit of the students with outstanding academic performance, the U.Porto promotes and/or sponsors a wide range of financial supports for its students. 

Students integrated masters courses at the U.Porto have the opportunity to apply for different scholarships available. The Social Services of U. PORTO supports students every year, U.Porto awards merit scholarships to the students ranked at the top of their class and the research centres sponsors and awards scientific initiation scholarships and research scholarships master degrees to obtain scientific training in research projects or in national scientific and technological institutions. 

These scholarships/financial aids are available for WINTOUR students. Learn more about the loan and whether you are eligible here.

GRANTS FROM SPECIFIC COUNTRIES


MEXICO 

Offer support for the training of Mexican professionals, in order to increase scientific capacity, technology and innovation in the country and contribute to its development. The modality of this call is scholarships of Master's level training in full-time face-to-face programs abroad.

More info here

SOUTH AFRICA

First Rand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship - The prestigious FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholarship for postgraduate international study to the value of R750000 per annum is available to South African citizens for study outside South Africa in any discipline at an international university of their choice - excellence is the only criteria for selection. 

More info here

RUSSIA

Global Education Program (GEP) is a Russian government funding program that offers Russian citizens an opportunity to study at leading foreign higher education institutions and to get employment in accordance with the qualification gained. 

More info here.  

GEORGIA

International Education Center have open calls for Georgian nationals who are accepted on International Master programs and who need a partial or entire scholarship. The financial aid include grant for study fees and monthly allowance for living costs. 

More info here

CHINA

Chinese self-funded students have opportunity to apply for China Scholarship Council. 

More info here

FURTHER OPTIONS


ERASMUS+ MASTER LOAN      

The Erasmus+ Master Loan is now available from banks in France, Spain, the UK, and Luxembourg. The loan is to help postgraduate students with their living and tuition costs when studying in a country other than where they live or where they took their first degree.

Current Wintour students have made use of this scheme and it presents a useful option. Learn more about the loan and whether you are eligible here