What is the scholarship?

Scholarship refers to the financial aid given to the student in order to carry out their educational career. The scholarship is not given just because you are financially weak but also as a reward to those who have brilliant activities and varieties of involved areas. The scholarship helps an individual to grow better because this gives them an opportunity to study for free and the amount could be used in other areas for personality development. Personal character contributes a lot in gaining a scholarship. 

The major countries across the globe that offers scholarships to the students are United States, United Kingdom, Australia, France, Japan, England, and other various European countries. The scholarship is given by the universities as well as the organizations like Rotary Peace Fellowship. It is offered by the embassies of developed and developing countries in the developing countries areas where the students are supposed to meet certain criteria. 

Scholarship in the UK

The United Kingdom is an island nation in northwestern Europe which is comprised of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The UK is regarded as one of the countries having the highest literacy rate across the world. The UK is chosen by most of the students on an international level for studies abroad. After the USA, most of the international students prefer the UK for international students. The UK offers students with worldwide recognition for educational degrees and qualifications. The recognized universities like Oxford, Cambridge are the universities of the United Kingdom. 

Regarding the scholarship, United Kingdom offers loans to the citizens of the United States of America. The major scholarships given by the United Kingdom are as follows:

1.Chevening Scholarship

Introduction

The scholarship is given by the government of the United Kingdom that is regarded as the prestigious scholarship. The scholarship is given on the basis of commendable credentials and potentials of the students. The scholarship has funded the program for a one-year master’s degree and the amount covers the tuition fees, living expenses, airfare to return to the UK and various essential expenses.  

What is the scholarship amount?

.Amount nearly  £12,000 are provided as a scholarship for a postgraduate degree.  The amount is allocated accordingly to your living place. It is currently £ 917 is given to students outside of London in a month whereas £ 1134 per month is allocated for students within London which are also a subject for annual review. 

What is the scholarship for?

There is no limitation for the course if you are selected. You can choose among 12000 courses at any UK universities. The scholarship is for students living across 160 countries of the globe. The students of India and China are highly benefited from this scholarship.

Benefits

 You will not just be given an opportunity to study but also the involvement in various events, talk shows, internship and workshops that help you to explore more than your course. You can join a platform of international professionals and be a part of cultural events, competitions. 

How to apply?

In order to apply for the scholarship, you must check the official site and the intake in on a yearly basis. The process might consume nearly six months and the form available from August to early November for which you must be up to date with the official website. 

Eligibility

You have to be a citizen of  Chevening- eligible country. You must have completed the graduate degree and should have a sound academic background. You must get back to your respective nation for at least two years after you complete the course. You must have a minimum of two years of work experience as you complete your graduate degree. 

2. Rhodes Scholarship, UK

Introduction

Rhodes Scholarship is an old yet best scholarship in the world. This scholarship gives you a direct entry to the University of Oxford which is the world-renowned university for your post-graduate degree. 

Who is awarded with scholarship?

This scholarship is primarily available for the students from countries like Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica and the Commonwealth Caribbean, New Zealand, Pakistan, southern Africa, USA, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Only 95 scholarships are awarded in a year which makes the fierce competition. 

What is the scholarship amount?

The scholarship amount covers your tuition fee as well as the living allowance and airfare to return on an economic class. 

How to apply?

The application page varies from one country to another for which you must visit the official website according to your country. 

Eligibility

You are selected on the basis of your academic background, a strong background with extracurricular achievements, leadership qualities and characters of humanitarian. 

3. Clarendon University 

Introduction

Clarendon Scholarship has the purpose of giving the scholarship to the most academically capable students in order to change their life as well as enhance their networking from social, academic to a professional level. It is one of the biggest University’s scholarship schemes which offers scholarships to 130 new scholars every year. This scholarship is regarded as the prestigious, competitive and highly sought one.  

What is the scholarship amount?

The scholarship amount is around  14,000 that will be sufficient for the students to meet their living costs in Oxford. There is also the provision of a part-time course who receives support for the study and grant to meet their non-fee costs. 

Who gets the scholarship award?

The scholarship is for one year as well as two years post graduate degree. The award is given to the genuine students on the variety of courses offered by Oxford University. There is no restriction for any individual for the ward category because Oxford is a dream for career-oriented individuals. 

How to apply?

In order to apply for this scholarship, you must stay within the criteria as mentioned by the University of Oxford. The complete graduate with sound academics and impressive background is a must. The application is taken in the January of the year and letters are forwarded to those who get selected by April or May. The deadlines are given in the courses pages of the official site. 

Eligibility

This scholarship discourages Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma. Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma courses are not eligible for this scholarship.  The award includes the students who are studying at Oxford for a master’s degree and you will be eligible for funding the DPhill. 

4. Gates Cambridge scholarship

Introduction

This is a program which was established in October 2000 with an initial donation of US$ 210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge. This is regarded as the largest ever single donation by the US to a UK university. The purpose of the Gates Cambridge program is to establish a wider network of future leaders to create a change in the lives of others.

What is the scholarship for?

The scholarship is priorly for the students who want to develop their career with a one-year postgraduate course like MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA or Ph.D. as three-year research on a degree basis. There are nearly 225 scholars belonging to 50 different nations studying in Cambridge. 

 Who gets the scholarship?

The scholarship is given to the commendable applicants as it has 90 full cost scholarships every year. It is awarded to the students outside of Uk who wants to pursue their career in any full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Eligibility 

The students must be outstanding with intellectual ability. They must have the potential of leadership. They must be a citizen of any countries besides the United Kingdom. The applicants should be applying to develop their career in a full-time course of study at the University of Cambridge.  They should have a commitment to improving the lives of others. 

How to apply?

The forms of the scholarship can be extracted online which has two application round. Both the rounds should be completed in order to proceed towards the scholarship. 

5. Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships

Introduction

The University of Edinburgh offers 30 scholarships only for Ph.D. The research program in any of their field of study. The host institution is the University of Edinburgh.

What is the scholarship for?

The scholarship is priorly for a Ph.D. degree where the scholarship covers the difference seen between the tuition fee of a Uk graduate student and the overseas graduate student. The award excludes the maintenance expenses and is aimed only to satisfy the need for economic aid for international students. The duration is three years. 

Who gets the scholarship?

The scholarship is awarded for international students; 30 seats to be precise. The factors like the financial status, nationality or the field of study aren’t a matter of concern but the student’s performance highly matters. 

How to apply?

The official application can be filled through the website itself. The detailed information about the applying procedure is mentioned in the website itself. The deadline is usually at the start of February every month. 

Eligibility

The applicants must be sincere during the payment if the rate applicable for the international students and should have applied for admission to a full-time Ph.D. research program before the scholarship scheme. They must have an outstanding academic background and the potential for research. Applicants background like the economic status and belonging does not matter but the academic performance and capacity must be genuine in order to get the scholarship. 

6. The Denys Holland Scholarship at University College London

Introduction

The Denys Holland Sponsorship priorly aims to support undergraduate students from any country who cannot access the education in University College London without the funding or scholarship. They provide scholarships to those having the enthusiasm to study with the full use of available resources offered by the host institution, University College of London and the student union.

What is the scholarship for?

The scholarship is for the bachelor’s degree offered at the University College for the overseas students. The scholarship is for fulfilling the academic needs or requirements of a student that is worth £9000 within a year. 

Eligibility

Usually, the students below the age of 25 are encouraged to apply who must be holding a student number of University College London. They must hold an offer of admission to UCL on a full-time undergraduate in any department. They must be able to exhibit their broad interest and must be actively involved with the university functions.

How to apply?

You have to visit the official website in order to access the application form and the detail information for the procedure. You must submit a complete application and the documents supporting your application form through the email within the given deadline. 

7. University of Sussex chancellor’s International scholarships

Introduction

Chancellor’s international scholarship is awarded by the University of Sussex for 25 students in order to pursue their career studying in the university during their postgraduate degree. This scholarship is awarded to 25 students. 

What is the scholarship for?

The scholarship is primarily for the students who have completed their graduates and want to continue their studies. The university has been placed at the top in QS World University Ranking for its development studies.  The scholarship is awarded in order to help the students to cover their tuition fees as an overseas student. There can be a reduction of half of the overseas tuition fee as financial aid. 

Who gets the scholarship?

As the university is recognized for its humanities and social science departments, any of the graduates belonging to the other nations can be awarded this scholarship. The students must be ambitious and potential to create a positive impact after you complete your postgraduate degree in the university. 

How to apply?

In order to apply for the scholarship, you should have received and accepted the offer of a place on an eligible Masters at Sussex. You must have a strong academic background. The form can be filled online by visiting the official site itself.  The deadline is usually at the beginning of Maya s they only award 25 best and interested students. 

Eligibility

In order to apply for the scholarship, your name must be kept under the overseas in the purposes of fee. You must accept a full-time masters program available at the University of Sussex. The clear and specific goals with a strong academic background can be a plus point for you.  

8. International Ambassador Scholarship

Introduction

The International Ambassador Scholarship recognizes and offers financial support for outstanding students who want to study and act as ambassadors for the University of London. The host institution is the University of West London. 

What is the scholarship for?

The scholarship is for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University of West London and any courses you prefer. The scholarship is for targeted students who get a discount against the tuition for the first year of study at the university. 

Who gets the scholarship?

The scholarship is provided for 50 students at the most where the targeted groups are for the non resident of the European Union. The amount is £5000. 

How to apply?

In order to apply for the scholarship, you must visit the official scholarship website and you must have been offered a place to study for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate courses at the University of West London. 

Eligibility

Firstly, EU applicants are not eligible for the scholarship. The student must be a self-funded overseas initially paying the full fee. You must have applied for the course before you get awarded for the scholarship and must have received the official offer form the admission officers. 

9. Transform Together Scholarship

Introduction

The scholarship is for the international students and the students from the European Union for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate courses which are taught at Sheffield Hallam University. The university is the host institution. 

What is the scholarship for?

The scholarship is for all full-time undergraduates and postgraduate courses taught at the Sheffield Hallam University in  All full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses offered at the University. The scholarship is for meeting the fee of the course selected. Half of the fee is waived for a postgraduate course and for each year of undergraduate course if you are selected. 50% discount is an offer to postgraduates only during the first year of your study. 

Who gets the scholarship?

There is no limit or bar for the capable candidates. The targeted group is for international students and the students belonging to the countries of the European Union. 

How to apply?

 In order to apply, the scholarship form can be filled on the official scholarship site. You must have received an offer for a full-time course at Sheffield Hallam University in order to get the scholarship. The deadline is usually at the end of May every year.

Eligibility

You must be a citizen of the international nation of a European Union and a fee-paying student initially. The postgraduates should have achieved at least 2.1 or equivalent honors in your degree and meet the English and academic entry requirements. The undergraduates should meet the English standard and academic requirements for the course. You must have applied for the course beforehand and be self-funding students. After you get the award, you must be able to pay the additional costs like field trips and so on. 

 As a whole, the Commonwealth Scholarship can be one of the major scholarships for students eager to study in the United Kingdom. Commonly known as CSC ( Commonwealth scholarship Commission), provides the main United kingdom government scholarship scheme that is headed by international development objectives. It is an executive non- departmental body established on a public level which is sponsored by the Department for International Development (DFID). It operates within the framework of the scholarship as well as Fellowship Plan. The scholarship is for providing the academic and professional abilities to the students to make them contribute to the needs of their home countries.