UN Scholarships, Grants 2023 [Fully-Funded]
UN Scholarships, Research Grants, and Fellowships for International Students: Students from around the globe may just easily fulfill their education and study dreams through the United Nations scholarship packages and study grants. Several scholarships are available and receive applications year-round. Applications for these scholarships are now open for the 2023 academic year with varying deadlines depending on the program.
Governments, UN agencies, educational institutions, and private and other non-governmental organizations provide scholarships and funding for research to LDC nationals (scholarships for graduate degree programs, fellowships for capacity development of researchers, travel grants for participating in academic conferences, research funds for conducting research projects, etc.):
Scholarships In Belgium for International Students 2023–2024
Singapore International Graduate Award (Fully Funded)2023–2024
International University of Dublin Scholarships in Ireland, 2023
Glasgow International Leadership Scholarships 2023-2024 in the UK
Boy Scouts Scholarships in the USA for 2023–2024
Qatar Scholarships 2023-2024 – Fully funded
Scholarship Sponsor(s): United Nations/Collaborators
Scholarships to be taken at Higher institutions across the globe.
Scholarship Type: Full/Partial Scholarships.
Scholarship Worth: Varies.
Number of Awards: Several.
Study Level: All study levels
Nationality: All Nationalities
2023 UN Scholarships, Grants, Other Programmes
Below are listed current United Nations scholarships, Grants, and other programs for the 2022/2023 application rounds. Select from the list of fully-funded scholarships available to apply.
Berkeley Law School LDC Fellowships
The University of California Berkeley School of Law LDC Scholarship is available to eligible students admitted to its LL.M. professional track program. The award is a tuition credit of US$20,000 and is available to students who are citizens and primary residents of one of the LDCs. It is offering the opportunity to specialize in Business Law and earn a Business Law Certificate. Scholarship has been awarded to students from LDCs, including Haiti, Nepal, Liberia, Malawi, Bangladesh, Uganda, Sierra Leone, and Myanmar.
The IPCC Scholarship Programme
The IPCC Scholarship Programme aims to build capacity in understanding and managing climate change in developing countries by providing opportunities to young scientists from developing countries to undertake studies that would not be possible without the intervention of the Fund.
OWSD fellowship for female students from LDCs
With funds provided by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SISA), Organization for Women for Science for Developing World (OWSD) has instituted a fellowship program for female students from Sub-Saharan Africa and LDCs, who wish to pursue postgraduate training leading to a Ph.D. at centers of excellence in the developing countries, outside their own country.
UNESCO/Republic of Korea Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme
In line with the Memorandum of Understanding signed by UNESCO and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the Government of the Republic of Korea offers 25 fellowships of no more than two months duration each year. Aimed at enhancing human resources and national capacity-building in LDCs in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Regions, these fellowships enable candidates to conduct research work or participate in a training course in the Republic of Korea.
UNITAR Fellowships for Diplomatic Training
The Multilateral Diplomacy Programme offers fellowships for nationals of LDCs to participate in its e-learning courses. A small number of fellowships are available for each course and are awarded according to “experience and career relevance in the international diplomacy sector, relevant academic background, and level of personal motivation”.
IELPO Scholarship Programme
Nationals of LDCs and other developing countries are given high priority for scholarships for the University of Barcelona´s Master of Laws in International Economic Law and Policy (IELPO LL.M.). Between 2008 and 2018, ten recipients were from LDCs.
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Research Programme
provides institutions and research groups located in LDCs with the opportunity to establish long-term links with TWAS members to assist in research activities and advanced training and so help develop the local scientific capacities. Within the framework of the program, TWAS Members are appointed to institutions in LDCs for five years, during which they visit the host institution three times for a minimum stay of one month each time.
Eligibility Criteria for UN Scholarships
Conditions for applying vary depending on the scholarship program. Candidates can find specific eligibility criteria by selecting the specific scholarship on the official website. However, the general conditions to qualify for the 2023 UN Scholarships and Research Grants for international students will include the following;
- Applicants must be from eligible countries specific to their chosen scholarship program.
- Applicants must have prior educational qualifications for their intended program of study
- Good academic records will be a boost for candidates’ chances of selection
- Evidence of low financial capacity may be required for some of the programs
- Fluency in the language of the program will be required
How-to-Apply: To apply for the UN Scholarships and research grants, you need to check eligibility with any of the programs and then proceed to apply through the links provided for each of the scholarship programs.
Document Requirements: It is expected that you will provide the following documents with your application;
- academic certificates,
- transcripts (if necessary),
- Curriculum Vitae,
- Passport ( for scholarship outside your home country),
- evidence of financial statements,
- plus other documents as may be required.