Are you interested in studying mathematics but are concerned about the cost? You’ve arrived at the right place. Take a look at these math scholarships available around the world, organized by country.
To Study in Europe
- Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship: A University of Dundee scholarship for applicants from low- and middle-income Commonwealth countries to pursue a full-time master’s degree at a UK university. The scholarship covers one year of tuition, a monthly stipend, a package of allowances, and travel expenses.
- Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships at the University of Edinburgh: Scholarships of up to £5,000 (approximately US$6,350) per year are available to applicants from non-EU countries. Students must have been accepted for full-time admission to an undergraduate degree program at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Mathematics.
- China Scholarship Council UCL Joint Scholarship: This scholarship is open to applicants from the People’s Republic of China who are interested in studying any subject in the mathematical department at UCL. After graduation, successful applicants will be required to return to China to work.
- DAAD Country Related Cooperation Program with Argentina (ALEARG): This program is open to applicants from Argentina who plan to study Mathematics (or another specified subject) at an Italian university:
- TOPOLITO Scholarship: Available to international postgraduate students studying at the Politecnico di Torino in Italy. Successful applicants will receive €8,000 (approximately US$9,150) per year.
To study in North America
The United States
- The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States Scholarships is available to US citizens in their senior year who attend a participating institution. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM field.
- STEM Scholarship Program at Masergy Company: Open to applicants who have been accepted into an accredited American college or university and will be studying a STEM subject. The scholarship is worth up to $5,000.
- Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Program in the United States: Open to international students pursuing master’s or doctoral degrees and applying to study at US universities.
- Boston University’s Noyce Scholarship Program in Math: For US STEM students who want to train to be math teachers and study at Boston University. Successful applicants will receive full tuition support for their master’s degree as well as their initial teacher license.
- SCU International Women in STEM Scholarship: This scholarship is available to female international students applying to Southern Cross University for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree in a STEM subject. Each year, successful applicants will receive a $8,000 fee reduction.
- The McCall MacBain Scholarship is available to Canadian graduates who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree at McGill University.
To study in Asia-Pacific
- International Merit Double Degree Scholarship: This scholarship is available to international students who have been accepted into an undergraduate program at Queensland University of Technology in Australia. It will cover 25% of tuition fees for the first two semesters.
- Australia Awards for International Students: Selected applicants will receive full tuition fees, round-trip air travel, and a contribution to living expenses from one of Australia’s participating universities. Applicants must be applying for a master’s degree program and be citizens of one of the participating countries.
New Zealand Scholarship:
- Paterson, Judy A scholarship for New Zealand citizens or permanent residents enrolled in a PGDipSci, MSc, or MProfStuds in Mathematics Education at the University of Auckland.
- The Roger Help Scholarship in Pure Mathematics is available to students pursuing a research master’s or doctoral degree in mathematics at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.
- MEXT Scholarships For Young Leaders Program: Available to international students applying to master’s programs at Japanese universities. Successful applicants will be paid a monthly stipend of 242,000 yen (approximately US$2260) to cover living expenses, housing, transportation, and medical treatment.
To study anywhere in the world:
- After College STEM Inclusion Scholarship: This is a $500 scholarship. It is open to US students with a minimum GPA of 3.0, who are from an underrepresented group (race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, social economic status, or nationality), and who are currently enrolled in a STEM course.
- The Education Future International Scholarship is available to Indian national students studying at a university outside of India. The scholarship ranges in value from 2 lakhs to 10 lakhs (US$2,680-$13,400).
- Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program: For students pursuing master’s degrees in development-related fields (including applied mathematics) at a Japanese university, a university in the United States, or a university in Africa. To apply, applicants must be citizens of a World Bank member developing country.
- AIWA The Lucy Kasparian Aharonian Scholarship is available to Armenian-born mathematics students studying at any university in the world. Postgraduates and undergraduates are both eligible to apply.