Funding opportunities

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Funding portal within the EU: European Funding Guide

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The WINTOUR Consortium encourages prospective candidates to check all the available scholarships in their country of origin when considering to apply for the programme.

Below you can find information about funding options either offered by the Consortium or other institutions that may be of interest.

Please note that this section may be updated before opening the application call.


URV Master's Grant

(Information to be updated for the intake starting in September 2023)


DURATION: 1 year (academic year 2022-2023). There is the possibility to renew the discount portion of the grant (item 1) for the 2023-2024 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).


  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 (2022-2023)

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


  • Application period: from 1 April to 15 June 2022

  • Selection results: 11-12 July 2022

U. PORTO                                                

Scholarships for studies in Portugal: Study & Research in Portugal


Scholarships for studies in France: Campus France




CONYCIT: National Council of Science and Technology, under the programme Formación de Capital Humano Avanzado offers funding opportunities for Chilean citizens 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.             
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.
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.


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.

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.


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.