Scholarships to Study Abroad
Scholarships in Canada
The amount of funding kept aside for international students in Canada is much lower than what is available in the US. But still, Canada offers a few scholarship for students, both in the under graduate and masters level.
The York university in Canada , offers scholarship to students who excel academically, up to 60,000$ to 100,000$ for 4 yrs duration. Similarly University of British Columbia and Carleton university offers student scholarship worth 4000$ to 16000$ for students who’s percentage is above 80 in 12th grade.
For graduate students in the university of Manitoba offers merit based awards to students up to 18000$ for PhD level and up to 14000$ for masters level annually.
In the university of waterloo, students taking up research based masters or PhD will receive awards up to $1800 per term for 2 yrs , and 3600$ per term for PhD
Scholarships in UK
The UK government provides a large number of scholarships for students who are planning to study in UK. The scholarship is mainly for students who excel academically,
The common wealth scholarship offered by the UK department of international development to deserving students from developing common wealth countries. This scholarship includes airfair to and from UK, tuition fees, and allowances for personal expences.
About 100 new gates scholarship is offered by Cambridge university every year for international students who take up research programs in Cambridge University. The university of Oxford awards , the Rhodes scholarship for exceptional international students for selected countries. Apart from this, a few other scholarships which are worth mentioning for international students are the “ university of Birmingham scholarship for international students, Bristol university international scholarships , University of west London international ambassador scholarship to name a few
Scholarships in IRELAND
The scholarships available for international students are plenty, this is mainly for students who excel academically in their course work. To name a few, the VV Giri excellence graduate scholarship for well qualified Indian students, the UCD global excellence graduate scholarship for students who apply early to UCD and who accept the offer, its on a first come and first served basis, up to 3000 euros.The university of limerick offers the faculty of science and engineering scholarship to both under graduate and master s students .
The Government of Ireland Scholarship was awarded in the 2014-15 academic year to an Indian student who had successfully gained a place on a one-year taught Masters programme.
Scholarships in GERMANY
Germany has become a major study destination for many international students mainly due to its cost and the quality of education. When compared to countries like USA and UK, Germany seems to be very cheap, apart from this , plenty of scholarships are available for international students
The DeutschlandStipendium National Scholarship Program , awarded by the German government for international students without any consideration on the nationality or race, for students with high academic skills, to the tune of 300 Euros per month till the completion of the program.
DAAD .an organization for promoting international academic relation with the German universities offer scholarships to exchange students and research students , who are looking for funding to support their studies and research work in Germany , A few most popular scholarship are “ DAAD scholarship to post graduate students with relevance to developing countries “, “ DAAD scholarship in public policy and good governance”
Scholarships in SINGAPORE
In public schools, there are scholarships offered by the government and by private individuals too. Generally, the MOE tuition grant offered to international students reduces the tuition expenses to half the total amount, the grant is accompanied by a bond signs by the student with a promise to work in Singapore for a 2 to 3 yrs duration after their graduation , in order to discharge some of their obligations to the Singapore Public.
Eligible students can apply for the Asian Under graduate scholarship or science and technology scholarship for students who excel academically. Apart from that, a few private scholarships are “ brokerfish scholarship “, Kuok foundation under graduate awards”, to name a few. In case of the post graduate scholarships, Singapore research scholarship , Singapore international graduate award , NUS research student shop to name a few.
Incase of private schools like INSEAD, France, having their campus in Singapore, do offer a few scholarships like Greek scholarship, or Belgian alumni, scholarship, or L’Oreal scholarship to name a few, a few academies like MDIS offer their own merit scholarships too
Scholarships in DUBAI
Dubai has two types of scholarship, the one offered by the government and one offered by the universities. The universities have their own criteria for offering scholarships, good be a need based one or a merit scholarship. Some universities also offer the alumni scholarship, funded by the alumni of the college.
Students applying in groups for a program form the same organization , for any of the post graduate programs, will be eligible for a discount of 5% off the tuition fees, in case 5 to 9 students enrolling together and 10% reduction , in case of 10 or more students enrolling together, this does not apply for MBA.
Students applying for a under graduation program will be eligible for a 20 % scholarship every year for all the 4 yrs of education
Scholarships in ITALY
The Italian Government awards scholarships for studying in Italy both to foreign citizens and Italian citizens resident abroad (IRE). The scholarships are offered for the following type of courses: Master’s Degree (Laurea Magistrale 2° ciclo), Courses of Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM), PhD program, Research under academic supervision (Progetti in co-tutela), and Italian Language and Culture Courses. The scholarship includes tuition fees, health insurance and a monthly allowance. It is only possible to apply for three, six, or nine month scholarships.
EDISU Piemonte Scholarships
Students including non-EU international students enrolled in a full-time Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, Single Cycle Master’s degree, or PhD Degree courses at one of the Universities of Piedmont
Scholarships in FINLAND
The federal government’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs funds the now well-known Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. The awards are competitive thanks to the over 700 awarded to undergraduate students across the U.S. The goal of program is twofold: to provide a future where global leadership is much more diverse and to make it possible for traditionally disenfranchised students to participate in international studies.
Eligible applicants must be academically heads and shoulders above most of their peers, interested in immersing themselves in challenging abroad studies and pursuing a program in a non-traditional location, such as Finland. Candidates must be receiving Pell Grants to qualify, so they must be necessarily low-income and have enormous demonstrated financial family need. Those from minority backgrounds, community college students and those with disabilities are given first preference. Awards are up to $5,000 depending on need. These Gilman awards are ideal for the under-privileged or otherwise disadvantaged student who puts academics and leadership above all else and is bent on studying in an extraordinary country like Finland.