Getting a scholarship in student-life is a great achievement and that too from a foreign country especially matters. Several countries from across the globe offer scholarship to Indian students on different parameters. In fact, most of the Scholarships are offered for masters and PhD programmes, but of late lots of scholarships are offering for the undergraduates studies as well.
Here Collegedekho enlists ten popular scholarships for the Indian Students.
1. Tata Scholarship - Cornell University, New York State, USA
Tata Scholarship is offered by Tata Education and Development Trust to support approximately 20 scholars from India in collaboration with Cornell University. The scholarship is awarded annually and recipients will receive the scholarship for the duration of their undergraduate studies at Cornell University. The university has got a $25 million endowment from the Tata Trust. Ratan Tata is a Cornell trustee. Tata Group is one of India’s oldest, largest, and most respected business establishment. The recipient must be a citizen of India and have attended secondary school in India and they are admitted to Cornell as an undergraduate student and be eligible for need-based financial aid.
2. INDIA 4EU II – Europe
India4EU II provides scholarships to students, researchers and staff from India as to study, do research, training or teaching at one of the European Universities associated with. The initiative is well-funded. Under the scholarship students are allowed tuition fees, all the expenses of living, travel costs and insurance during their time at one of the partner universities.
3.Bradman Foundation Scholarship - University of Wollongong, Australia.
Each year the University of Wollongong in association with Bradman Foundation offers the UOW Bradman Scholarship to one undergraduate student from India. It is opened to both males and females and is given for the duration of the Scholar’s undergraduate program. It offers a 50% tuition fee reduction. The Applicant must be an Indian citizen and have a club or higher level of participation in the sport of cricket with minimum academic requirements.
4 .Huawei Maitree Scholarship Program -China
This scholarship has been initiated by Huawei, the Chinese multinational networking & telecommunications equipment and services company to help Indian undergraduate and graduate students willing to pursue higher studies in China. To study in China 10 scholarships are provided every year to select Indian students for undergraduate and PG studies in China.
It gives the students opportunity to study various post graduate and graduate courses in science and technology, social and culture studies and programs related to development. As regards the duration of the scholarship, it is spread over one academic year. Each year the scholarship is renewed only if the candidate gets around 80 percent marks in the last academic session.
5. Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships - Cambridge University, England, UK
Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships aim to support students from India to study at St John’s College, Cambridge. There are numbers of scholarships. The applicants must be able to demonstrate leadership quality and must be living in India with a valid Indian passport, and below 35 years of age. The scholarships can be applied to any undergraduate course except - medicine and veterinary science. They cover everything, i.e. living expenses, tuition and college fees, and an additional grant for travel expenses.
6.Oxford & Cambridge Society of India - Oxford & Cambridge Universities, England, UK
It is always a dream for every brilliant student of India to study in Oxford and Cambridge Universities. These scholarships were instituted by the Society over fifty years ago. The Scholarship is only available for applicants completing their degree from an Indian university. Oxford & Cambridge Society of India Scholarships are part-cost awards for second undergraduate,undergraduate, graduate study and research in any subject available at both these University in England.
7.Fulbright Foreign Student Program -the USA
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program gives the opportunity to graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in USA universities or other academic institutions. The scholarships also awarded for non-degree postgraduate studies. Under the Scholarship grant covers tuition fee,a living stipend, textbooks, health insurance and airfare Annually 1,800 scholarships are awarded .
8. Inlaks Scholarships- USA and Europe
It gives an opportunity to young people with exceptional talent in any field to broaden their horizon in abroad and improve their skills as to work in society. There are two types of Scholarship - University courses and Specific programs. The Scholarships are opened to all Indian citizens with a good first degree from a recognised university in India. The candidates must have a good undergraduate degree from a recognised university. They must be employed somewhere or studying in India.
9. Melbourne - India PG Scholarship -Australia
The university of Melbourne offers International PG (Postgraduate) Scholarship from international students planning to pursue a full-time postgraduate coursework programme of study at the university. The scholarship is for both graduates and undergraduates in different branches like – science, commerce and arts. The selection is done on the basis of the academic merit.
10. Hubert-Humphrey Scholarships -the UK
A.S.Hornby Educational Trust offers Hubert-Humphrey Scholarships for study in the UK The Scholarships are awarded every year to English Language Teachers (ELT) from outside Britain to study for Masters in ELT at the University of Warwick.The scholarships fund study on the one-year Masters in ELT at the University of Warwick. Under the scholarships, students' costs in the UK including a monthly stipend to cover accommodation, living expenses, return air tickets, tuition fees, visa and IELTS test cost are covered.