Not many students know about the grants and scholarships offered specifically for Indian undergraduate students, who wish to pursue their graduation abroad. Here are a few scholarships offered to Indian students who wish to pursue their graduation abroad.
While deciding to go for higher education abroad, the first thing that crosses your mind is funding. Parents and students have to make tough choices dealing with the financial reality of higher education.
A number of universities all over the world offer scholarships, only for Master’s or PH.D programs based on your entrance test score. However, not many students know about the grants and scholarships offered specifically for Indian undergraduate students, who wish to pursue their graduation abroad. Here are a few scholarships offered to Indian students who wish to pursue their graduation abroad.
1. Tata Scholarship for Cornell University, New York
A generous gift from Tata Education and Development Trust, the scholarship will support approximately twenty scholars at any given time to ensure that they have access to Cornell university, regardless of their financial circumstances. The recipient will receive scholarship for the duration of course at Cornell. The total amount of the fund is $25 million, that has to be split for the top twenty students eligible for the scholarship. To know more about the scholarship visit their official website: admission.cornell.edu/apply/international-students/tata-scholarship
2. Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarship for Cambridge University (UK)
Named after India’s former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, these scholarships aim to financially aid India’s top students for their graduation at Cambridge University in UK. The scholarship can be availed for most of the courses except medicine, and veterinary science. The award is designed for academically bright students from India who belong to economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and is looked upon by the British Council. For more details visit their official website: www.britishcouncil.in
3. Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships (UES) for Wollongong, Australia
The UES by the University of Wollongong in Australia, offers a 25%reduction of the international tuition fee for the duration of the course, up to a maximum of four years. There are no limitations for the number of candidates to avail the scholarship, as long as they meet the academic criteria. For more details visit their official website www.uow.edu.au
4. Huawei Maitree Scholarships, China
To encourage innovation in every discipline, Huawei Maitree Scholarship Programme by Huawei corporation, helps in financial aiding of Indian students who wish to pursue graduation from China. The initiative aims to promote better understanding and friendship between the youth of India and China. Students can avail the scholarship to pursue studies in the area of science and technology, culture and social studies and development related programs. Log on to their official website www.huaweischolarships.org for more details about the scholarship.
5. India 4EU II Scholarships, Europe
India 4EU II scholarships provide financial aid to students who wish to pursue their studies, research, training or teaching at one of the universities in partnership with the Indian university. The partnership is comprised of twenty partner universities, 10 out of which are from India and 10 from Europe. Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and Amrita University (India) coordinate the partnership. For more details log on to their official website: www.india4eu.eu
As mentioned above, there are a number of other scholarships available for students who wish to pursue higher studies abroad. These scholarships however provide financial aid to those who wish to complete their graduation abroad.