October 28, 2021

New Scholarships Opportunities

Open University Scholarships

Apply for UN Scholarships for International Students 2021

Students from around the globe may just easily fulfill their education and study dreams through the United Nations scholarship packages and study grants. A number of scholarships are available and receiving applications on the year round. Applications are open for the 2021/2022 academic year with varying deadlines depending on the scholarship programme.

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.):

Scholarship details

Scholarship Sponsor(s)United Nations/Collaborators

Scholarships to be taken at: Institutions across the globe.

Scholarship Type: Full/Partial Scholarships.

Scholarship level: All study levels

Slots: Several.

Scholarship Worth:  Varies.

Who is eligible

Subject Eligibility: Academic programmes, training programmes, fellowships, etc.

Country/Candidate Eligibility:  International Students (Global eligibility)

Conditions for the 2021 UN Scholarships and Research Grants for International Students vary depending on the scholarship programme. Candidates can find specific eligibility criteria by selecting the specific scholarship on the official website. General Conditions will however include;

  • Applicants must be from eligible countries specific to their chosen scholarship programme.
  • Applicants must have prior educational qualification for their intending programme of study
  • Good academic records will be a boost for candidates chance of selection
  • Evidence of low financial capacity may be required for some of the programmes
  • Fluency in the language of the programme will be required


To apply for the UN Scholarships 2021 and research grants, you need to check eligibility with any of the programmes and then proceed to apply through the links provided for each of the scholarship programmes.

Application Deadline for the scholarships: Ongoing.