Studying Abroad Does not Have to Cost Anything

By Studyportals Bv, PRNE
Sunday, November 7, 2010

New European Website Makes EUR 16 Billion of Scholarship Funds Searchable

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, November 8, 2010 - The newly launched website ( has compiled structured and searchable
information on scholarships and grants for studying in Europe. The site will
help students to fund their ambition to study abroad.

How would a student hear about an excellence scholarship to study law in
Berlin, or a grant to go to the University of Edinburgh? And where does a
Brazilian management student find out about a special scholarship to study in
France? Many students are not aware of their opportunities or do not know
where to look. The website provides the answer. ( is the new
platform where students can find scholarships or grants offered for studying
in Europe. Students can find funds to finance their study abroad with a
search tailored to their personal background and interests. Funded by the
European Commission and just recently launched, the database already contains
over 800 scholarships.

The technology and concept are based on the popular study choice website (, where more than one million
students find and compare Master's courses across Europe every month. Just
like MastersPortal, the new scholarship website gives transparency to the
haystack of European opportunities: there is an estimated EUR 15.6 billion of
scholarship funds available in Europe every year, yet financial constraints
are the primary reason not to study abroad. bridges the

The website is developed by the European study choice platform
StudyPortals. The comprehensive international overview is a result of the
cooperation with many national institutes. Scholarships from several
databases are united into the single European resource, helping students
around the world in fulfilling their study ambitions.

Press contact: Joran van Aart, project manager, +31-40-2920060

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