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Study Abroad: Six Major Scholarships For International Students

There has been a significant increase in the number of students who want to study internationally.

The public health care system, stay-back facilities offered, development in the Indian economy, and diversity in the courses offered by international universities are the variables responsible for this current phenomenon of a remarkable surge in international university applications.

Despite these advantages, there remains one major stumbling block for Indian candidates and their parents: the financial load. It is necessary to admit that studying in most countries throughout the world is not financially feasible unless the student and parents are aware of and take advantage of the scholarships and financial aid programs available to international students in the desired location.

Most of the world’s leading colleges award scholarships based on outstanding achievements and consistent academic success. This fact becomes increasingly apparent as more academic databases become available.

Here’s a brief overview of six of the best undergraduate scholarships:

The Rhodes Scholarship

For the first two years of study, the Rhodes Scholarship provides a monetary reward of £15,000 ($19,992). Oxford University is offering a scholarship with a possible criterion of outstanding community service activity.

Tata Scholarships for Cornell University

Tata Scholarships at Cornell University provide a financial reward that covers all tuition costs and other financial necessities throughout the academic year. Tata Education and Development Trust is providing a scholarship with the possibility of Cornell admission for UG students as a criterion.

The Danforth Scholars Program

Based on the financial demands of the student’s course, the Danforth Scholars Program offers a monetary advantage of either full tuition prices/50 per cent tuition fees or a monthly stipend of $2,500. Washington University in St. Louis is offering a scholarship with a possible criterion of assessing their desire to serve others.

Nanyang Scholarships

Nanyang Scholarships provide a financial reward of the whole tuition fees, as well as a housing allowance of S$6500 ($4,743), an accommodation allowance of S$2000 ($ 1,459), a travel allowance of S$5000 ($3,649) for the international program, and a computer allowance of S$1750 ($1,277).

Nanyang Technological University is offering a scholarship with probable judging criteria of leadership capabilities, educational achievement, and voluntary work.

The Boston University Presidential Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship at Boston University provides a monetary reward of $25000 per year. Boston University is offering a scholarship with a potential criterion that the seeker must have outstanding academic achievements.

Karsh International Scholarship

The Karsh International Scholarship provides a monetary benefit that covers the whole cost of tuition. Duke University is offering a scholarship with a possible criterion emphasis on educational performance.

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