The University of Liecester is a research – led university. It is located in the Leicester, England. It had earned the name of the University of the Year in 2008. This university is held in the high regards for its quality of the teaching. It has been consistently in the top 15 universities in United Kingdom. This university is also described as a benchmark of excellence. This University is responsible for the discovery of the Genetic Fingerprinting. This new discovery was used for the discovery of the remains of King Richard III.
Seeing all these students automatically grow interest and dream to pursue their postgraduation degree from this university. Many students from all over the globe apply here for seeking to take the admission in this university but unfortunately many of them are unable afford the fees due to different problems like financial need, etc. So the university has started the provision of scholarship for the international students who are meritorious, talented and due to financial need or some other problem can’t afford to take admission. The government and many private organizations also provide scholarships to the needy students.
Given below are the details of some of the scholarships which are available at / for this university for the international students for taking admission in the Masters’ degree. Although the list contains mainly the scholarship for the Indian students in which they are eligible to apply.
Scholarships available here are:
1. MSc Engineering Part – Fee Scholarships for the Indian Students (International)
Eligibility: International applicant must have first – class or upper second – class undergraduate degree and they must not be in receipt of full scholarship from any other source although partial scholarship from other sources is allowed.
Scholarship Amount: £ 5,000
How to Apply: The candidates need to apply online
For more details visit: http://www2.le.ac.uk/study/research/funding/engineering-masters
2. J.N. Ratan Tata Endowment Fund
Eligibility: Applicants from India who are having first – class or upper second – class undergraduate degree in relevant subject are eligible
Scholarship Amount: Between Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 4,00,000
How to Apply: Application forms are available at the Administrative office of the Endowment. It needs to be filled and submitted there. The cost of the application form is Rs. 100
For more details visit: http://www.dorabjitatatrust.org
3. Open Scholarship
Eligibility: International meritorious applicant must have first – class or upper second – class undergraduate degree and they must not be in receipt of full scholarship from any other source although partial scholarship from other sources is allowed.
Scholarship Amount: Offers up to GBP 3,500
How to Apply: The candidate needs to send the application form available at the website by post, fax or email
For more details visit: http://www2.le.ac.uk/study/international/need-to-know/feesandfunding/scholarships/open
4. The Paul Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility: Meritorious applicants from India who are having first – class or upper second – class undergraduate degree in relevant subject are eligible
Scholarship Amount: Up to a maximum of Rs. 15 lakh per year
How to Apply: Scholarship forms are available at the office. The candidate needs to fill up the form along with official records containing the applicant’s academic achievements.
For more details visit: http://www.thepaulfoundation.org