International Scholarships for Indian Graduate Students at any University in UK

Feb 7 • Resources • 2762 Views • 1 Comment on International Scholarships for Indian Graduate Students at any University in UK

Many students from all over the globe seek to take admission in the universities of United Kingdom through GRE, IELTS / TOEFL, GMAT score etc., but unfortunately many are unable to do so due to different problems like financial need, etc. So the United Kingdom government and many private foundations have started the provision of providing the scholarship to the international students who are extra – ordinarily meritorious, talented and due to financial need or some other problem can’t afford to take admission.

International Scholarships for Indian Graduate Students at any University in UK

Given below are some of the scholarships available in United Kingdom for the international students for admission in Masters’ degree. Though the list contains mainly the scholarships for Indian graduate students who are eligible.

The available scholarships for Indian graduate students are:

1.     Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme

International Scholarships for Indian Graduate Students at any University in UKThe Aga Khan Foundation provides some scholarships to the outstanding students of the developing countries for pursuing Masters’ Degree.
Eligibility: Any international candidate, who is having excellent academic records, genuine financial need, is thoughtful and have coherent academic and career plans are eligible for this scholarship. If the candidate is having some extra – curricular interests and achievements, then it would be an added benefit.
Scholarship Amount: 50% is granted and rest 50% is given on loan basis and that too through a competitive application process once a year. The amount includes cost of tuition fees and living expenses only. The loan needs to be reimbursed with 5% service charge.
How to Apply: Application forms are available at the Aga Khan Education Services / Boards in their home countries. The candidate need to collect them, fill it up and submit there itself before the deadline. All the details regarding it are given in the website.
For more details visit: http://www.akdn.org/akf_scholarships.asp


2.     Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program for Developing Countries

This fellowship program has a mission to expand educational opportunity to the students of the developing countries fostering social justice to them.
Eligibility: Any international candidate, who is able to demonstrate superior achievements in their undergraduate studies, have substantial experience in community service or any activities related to the development, have leadership potential, have interest in pursuing post – baccalaureate degree and can present how they would be applying their studies to the problems and issues in their own countries are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: The scholarship is presented in the form of a comprehensive package of benefit that includes preparatory training, placement assistance and academic support during the period of the study of the candidate up to a maximum of three years.
How to Apply: The application forms are available at the website. The candidate needs to fill up the form and submit it to the appropriate IFP International Partner in the candidate’s own country or region.
For more details visit: http://www.fordifp.net/AboutIFP/tabid/55/language/en-US/Default.aspx and http://www.fordifp.net/AboutIFP/InternationalPartners/tabid/65/language/en-US/Default.aspx


3.     OFID Scholarship Awards for the International Students

OFID stands for OPEC Fund for International Development. This scholarship is meant for the qualified applicants who are either pursuing or holding their bachelors’ degree in their hand is wishing to pursue their Masters degree.
Eligibility: Any international candidate between the age group of 23 – 32 years holding their bachelors’ or equivalent degree or is in the verge of completing it are eligible. They must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Scholarship Amount: Tuition support up to $ 50,000 and a monthly allowance to cover living, books and accommodation expenses. The health insurance will be paid in accordance with the institute’s standard medical scheme.
How to Apply: The candidates need to apply online.
For more details visit: http://www.ofid.org/FOCUSAREA/Beyondthescope/ScholarshipAward.aspx


4.     British Chevening Scholarship for International Students

This scholarship program lies in the UK government’s scholarship program. This scholarship is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and its partner organizations.
Eligibility: Any international candidate with excellent academic result and leadership potential are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: The amount that would be covering the tuition fees, living allowance, airfare and other essential expenditures.
How to Apply: The candidates need to apply online.
For more details visit: http://www.chevening.org


5.     UK Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

This scholarship is mainly meant for the students who dwell from the developing commonwealth countries and have interest in pursuing postgraduation degree. This is a joint initiative between Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and UK Universities.
Eligibility: Any international candidate with first – class or second – class bachelors’ or equivalent degree, is having fluency in English, is a national of any commonwealth country, have not taken study from any developed country within one year, etc. are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: £ 948 as maintenance allowance, £ 225 as a grant to cover thesis, £ 200 for study travel and cost of up to 10kg of excess baggage.
How to Apply: The candidates need to apply online via Electronic Application System through nominating agency / university / university body in the home country of the candidate before the deadline.
For more details visit: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/scholarships-developing-cw and http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/prospectus-shared-scholarships-2014.pdf


6.     Commonwealth Scholarship for International Students

This scholarship is for the students of any developing commonwealth countries who are interested in pursuing their Masters’ degree in UK. This scholarship is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
Eligibility: Any international candidate from any developing commonwealth country with bachelors’ or equivalent degree, is having no problem in joining the institute in accordance with the start of the year in UK, etc. are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: £ 917 as personal maintenance allowance, and expenses covering preparation of thesis, initial arrival allowance, clothing, fieldcost, air fare, etc. are provided.
How to Apply: The candidates need to apply online via Electronic Application System through nominating agency / university / university body in the home country of the candidate before the deadline.
For more details visit: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/scholarships-developing-cw

Please feel free to share your comments and suggestions in the comment box below.

Tell us Your Queries, Suggestions and Feedback

Your email address will not be published.

One Response to International Scholarships for Indian Graduate Students at any University in UK

  1. Mitali Deshmukh says:

« »