The Open Society Foundations
Founded by the business magnate George Soros, the society has been making grants in many areas including scholarships. The scholarships are awarded through their network of national and regional foundations. For more information, please visit their scholarships and grants page. More info.
The scholarships from this foundation are mainly for African and Female students. They make their announcements each year. More info.
The Mensa Foundation Scholarship Programme
This foundation grants more than 140,000 Dollars each year to students from across the world. Interestingly, they award scholarships based only on 550 word essays related to the applicant’s academic and professional goals. More info.
Nokia Foundation Scholarship
Targeted towards doctoral studies and research the scholarship is granted to persons who wish to pursue their studies in science and specifically information and communications technology. International students must study at Finnish institutions. More info.
Aga Khan Foundation
The foundation awards scholarships each year and for this year the application process is open for international students. We don’t know the reason why but they do no award scholarships for those intending to study in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Denmark, The Netherlands, Italy, Norway and Ireland. More info.