SCHOLORSHIPS TO STUDY ABROAD
There are a lot of scholarships available for Indian students!
Scholarships, bursaries and grants are a great way to reduce your overall expenses on international education. A common misconception among students is that there are no scholarship opportunities available for international students. Well, that’s not true. Governments and universities around the world value high performing students and have many scholarship programs designed to attract the best and the brightest minds in their country.
TYPES OF SCHOLORSHIPS
There are various kinds of scholarships available for every kind of student, and some strategic planning and in-depth research can help you land the best of them. Scholarships for studying abroad are majorly categorized as:
|GOI-IES scholarships are allotted by the Irish Government to the top 60 students. This scholarship provides 100% tuition fee waiver and other registration costs at the higher education institution. It also provides €10000 stipend for one year’s study for living expenses.|
|Merit-basis||Based on a student’s academic record or extracurricular activities such as achievements in sports and service to the community.|
|Student specific||Students who qualify based on factors such as gender, race, religion, family and medical history can apply to such scholarships.|
|Destination specific||Several public authorities, governments or universities grant bursaries and funds to students from a particular country. For instance, scholarships offered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand or the Chevening fellowship granted by the UK Government for international students from Commonwealth countries.|
|Subject-specific||Certain universities and institutions award grants to students who plan to pursue a specific field of study.|
|Need Based||Targeted towards students facing financial constraint, these scholarships are offered on the basis of your parent’s financial background. Authorities may ask you for documents such as family income, tax statements, employment proofs, etc.|
|Athletic scholarships||Provided to top-notch sportsmen, these scholarships require you to contribute with rigorous training and representing your university at events whilst balancing your education.|
This scholarship is allotted to students those who pay the deposit before the given date by the university in offer letter. This scholarship ranges from 10%-20% of the total tuition fees.
We know it can be a little confusing which scholarship to go for with so many options available, and that’s why our international education experts work with you to explore and apply for the best scholarships for you.
There are numerous government and university-specific scholarships designed to attract high performing students as well as those hoping to work in the country after graduation. Many of these programs offer a substantial bulk payment, educational subsidies, or living allowances designed to make life easier for those looking to study internationally.
Scholarships in Australia
The Australian Government and universities have a large scholarship program for international students and invest over $770 million per year in programs at universities and other tertiary institutions around the country. Many of the country’s top universities offer scholarships to study in Australia with added extras like health cover.
Scholarships in Canada
Students can apply for scholarships provided by the Canadian government, universities and several independent bodies. Indian students can be seen in plenty in Canada and most universities are happy to provide grants and scholarships to students from these countries including India.
Scholarships in New Zealand
Many of New Zealand’s scholarships are focused on enabling students from the Pacific and Commonwealth region to access their universities. The government has a number of programs designed to assist international students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Scholarships in the UK
There are numerous scholarships open to students from developing countries. The Government of India also provides scholarship options for academically sound students to pursue education abroad.
Scholarships in Ireland
The Irish Government, higher education institutions and several private establishments have many scholarship options available for students from India. Your Onebounce counsellor will help you find the best available scholarships and guide you in your application process.
Scholarships in France:
The French Foreign Ministry awards many different scholarships to foreign students. 25% of these scholarships are directly financed by the Ministry in the framework of Eiffel (for Master’s or Doctoral level studies) or Major programmes (for the best foreign students who have graduated from French high schools abroad). More than 100 other scholarship programmes are offered by the French institutions.