following resources have information regarding fellowships
and funding for students wishing to continue their studies
Abroad : Pages 7-11 provide references to funding sources
described in the text of this guide worldwide. The online
version of this student guide is available on this site.
Education Financial Aid (IEFA): A comprehensive listing
of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information
Foundation:Information including a grants database and
guidelines for grant seekers
Bank: Information on the World Bank Institute (WBI)
Scholarships and Fellowships Programme.
UNESCO Fellowship Bank Scheme requires that all applications
be channeled through the National
Commission for UNESCO of a candidate's country. UNESCO
cannot consider direct, individual requests for funding. Due
to scarcity of funds, fellowship seekers are encouraged to
seek other sources of funding.
fields of study within UNESCO's areas of competence are those
relating to Education, Natural Sciences, Social Science and
Humanities, Culture, Communication, Information and Informatics.
to the high cost of training, fellowship possibilities at
UNESCO are scarce. Undergraduate students who wish to pursue
studies in their own country cannot be beneficiaries of UNESCO
fellowships. Furthermore, applicants must have exceptional
merit, and have demonstrated that they possess outstanding
potential to contribute to the social, cultural and/or economic
development of their country to be considered for a UNESCO
far, requests far outstrip the funds available for fellowship
activities. UNESCO is not a funding agency nor is it a research
institute. Training is supported by UNESCO, in close co-operation
with Member States, through a variety of modalities: consultations,
surveys, exhibitions, films, videos, international and regional
conferences, research grants, fellowships, study and travel
grants, publications, documentation, and equipment. For more
information, please contact the National
Commission for UNESCO in your country.
you the very best in your search for funding.