Attractive financial options for self-funded students

Other useful links

Funding portal within the EU: European Funding Guide

Search engines: ScholarshipportalScholarships for DevelopmentScholarship LinksScholarship PositionsScholarships.com

Would you like to learn more about our self-funded students’ experience? Check out the presentation here.

The Wintour Consortium continually strives to provide other funding options for self-funded students. Financial aid opportunities for self-funded candidates willing to join the 2021-2023 edition are listed below. 

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

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED BY WINTOUR UNIVERSITIES


URV Master's Grant

AVAILABLE GRANTS: 2

DURATION: 1 year (academic year 2021-2022). There is the possibility to renew the discount portion of the grant (item 1) for the 2022-2023 academic year if the student develops the Master thesis (Semester 4) tutored by 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 corresponding academic year, 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 programme (2021-2022)

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

MORE INFO/APPLICATION PROCEDURE: URV website

  • Application period: from 3 April to 15 June 2021

  • Selection results: 9-10 July 2021

U. PORTO                                                

Scholarships for studies in Portugal: Study & Research in Portugal

U.BORDEAUX

Scholarships for studies in France: Campus France

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED BY OTHER INSTITUTIONS

LATIN AMERICAN students

CHILE

CONYCIT: Chile's ministery of Education, under the programme Formación de Capital Humano Avanzado offers funding opportunities for Chilean students both in Chile and abroad.

COLOMBIA COLFUTURO is a Colombian non-profit foundation with the support of the National Government. Its main objective is to provide financial support and increase the possibilities of Colombian citizens to access high-quality postgraduate study programs abroad.             
ECUADOR SENESCYT
MEXICO CONACYT: Offers 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.
PANAMA SENACYT
CARIBBEAN OAS Partnership Program for Education and Training (PAEC)

ASIAN students

INDONESIA LPDP (Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education/Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan): The Education Fund Management Agency directs all its efforts to create future leaders spread across various fields.
CHINA CSC: Chinese self-funded students have the opportunity to apply for China Scholarship Council.
PACIFIC OAS Partnership Program for Education and Training (PAEC)

 EUROPEAN students

ALL EU Countries

Erasmus+ Master degree loans: 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.

Wintour students have been part of this scheme and it represents a useful option.

GEORGIA

International Education Center: This institution opens calls for Georgian nationals who are accepted on International Master programs and who need a partial or entire scholarship (grant for study fees and monthly allowance for living costs).

Several Wintour students were awarded this grant.

DENMARK State Educational Grant and Loan Scheme: For Danish students willing to study abroad.
GERMANY DAAD: For German students willing to study abroad.
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.

Several EU COUNTRIES Erasmus+ Master Degree Loans

AFRICAN students

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.

AFRICA

OAS Partnership Program for Education and Training (PAEC)

OTHER funding opportunities

OPEC Fund for International Development The OPEC Fund Scholarship Award supports outstanding young individuals from developing countries so that they are able to pursue graduate studies in a development-related field. 

Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation Scholarships

Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation, Ltd. (the "Foundation") provides scholarships and awards for the purpose of helping women advance their careers in the food, wine, spirits, brewing, hospitality, or viticulture industries through education, leadership, and professional development, as well as fostering gender diversity and talent development across the industry at large.