Over the past couple of decades, rising costs have hit the pockets of the common man in more ways than one. Apart from the sky rocketing costs of petrol, diesel and food items, one of the other commodities to abrupt the monthly and yearly budgets is Education. Due to these factors, good higher education has become a luxury of late. However, if you are a meritorious student, there are a number of scholarships that can take you closer to your dream of fetching a degree that would pave a way for successful career. Here, we are trying to make your life easier by listing out some of the most well known scholarships available to the Indian students "“
- British Council IELTS Scholarship Award for Indian Students
Awarded exclusively to the Indian students looking to study abroad, this scholarship is valid in English speaking countries including USA, UK, Canada and Australia. This scholarship is worth INR 3,00,000 and is awarded to 8 IELTS candidates each year. To be eligible, the student must have a minimum IELTS band score of 6.0. Only those students can apply who recently took the IELTS test with the British Council.
- Tata Scholarship for Cornell University
Strengthening its image as a welfare organization, the Tata group has established a scholarship fund at the Cornell University to aid the meritorious Indian Undergraduate students. The fund supports 20 Indian students at a time. For the student to be eligible for this scholarship, the student must have completed his/her secondary school in India. Students accepted in Architecture, Art and Planning courses would be given preference for this scholarship. The scholarships are offered help depending upon the financial need of the student.
- Aichi Scholarship Program
This well known scholarship is open to the Asian students who are nominated by the universities in Aichi. Offered by the Aichi Prefectural Government, this scholarship is awarded to 10 students every year. The scholarship covers the living allowance of the student in Japan, worth 150,000 yen every month, along with the expenses of the school and travel expenses to Japan. The scholarship is exclusively offered for the Masters' courses. The students must be below 35 years of age to be eligible for this scholarship.
- India "“ Australia BEL Excellence Scholarship
This scholarship is open to the Indian students pursuing a master's degree within the Faculty of Law, Economics and Business. The MBA students aren't covered under this program. The selected students are awarded with 100% tuition fee for up to 4 semesters. The student must be a normal resident of India to be eligible for this scholarship.
There are a number of other scholarship programs open to the Indian students. Make sure you do a thorough research before zeroing in on the scholarship you wish to apply for. If there are any other scholarship programs that you are aware of, please share them in the comment below!