Indian Government Scholarships for Indian Students to Study Abroad
The following statement by Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” sums up the significance of education perfectly. This brief statement captures the significance of education in the lives of both individuals and entire nations. The fact that so many organizations have begun awarding scholarships to deserving and meritorious students is precisely the reason for this. Deserving students can now pursue their chosen course at their preferred university with the aid of study abroad scholarships, which are available for practically every course.
However, a lot of Indian students don’t know how to apply for scholarships in India to study abroad, which prevents many deserving applicants from attending some of the best universities in the world.
In this blog, we’ve listed a few external (i.e., not offered by the university) scholarships to aid students in their search. Therefore, you will find information about scholarships here, whether you were searching for information on scholarships for engineering students or information on MBA scholarships in Europe or the USA.
1. Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees
Amount- The scholarship amount varies and is determined by the country, the course being pursued, and the tuition fee. The scholarship, however, primarily covers course fees, travel, living expenses, and insurance.
Requirements – Students from all over the world are welcome to apply. The student must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. They may also have an equivalent level of education recognized by the government.
Duration frame: 1-2 years
Other Information- EMJMDs are Masters’ level study programs offered at institutions throughout Europe, and scholarships are available for these programs. Because each program has a different scholarship deadline, interested students should keep an eye on the official scholarship portal.
2. Master’s Fellowships Fulbright-Nehru
Amount- Tuition plus living and related expenses.
They must have completed the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in the United States with 55% aggregate marks. In addition to being committed to returning to India and contributing to their community, they should have demonstrated leadership qualities and three years of work experience.
Duration: 1-2 years
Other Information- This scholarship is intended for exceptional Indian students who wish to pursue a Masters’s degree in the United States. The application deadline for this scholarship is in June of the previous year. For example, the deadline for the 2019-2020 school year was June 15th, 2018.
3. Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship
Amount- A monthly stipend, J-1 Visa assistance, round-trip economy class air travel, the Accident and Sickness Program, and a modest settling-in allowance.
Requirements- This scholarship is awarded to Indian scholars who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program at an Indian institution and are affiliated with a U.S. Host institution during the grant period. The expected Ph.D. thesis submission date should not be more than three months after the end date of the Fulbright Nehru grant. An applicant must upload a copy of a published or presented article or paper to the online application form. Master’s/M. Phil Thesis extracts can also be uploaded.
Duration: 6 to 9 months
Other Information- The application deadline is in July of the preceding year. For example, consider the 2018 scholarship, the last date was in July 2017.
4. Doctoral Research Fellowships Fulbright-Nehru
Amount- A monthly stipend, J-1 Visa support, round-trip economy class air travel, Accident and Sickness Program, and a modest settling-in allowance are all included.
Requirements- Indians applying for this scholarship to study in the United States must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program at an Indian institution. Because this scholarship is intended for Indian Ph.D. students to conduct research for their dissertations/theses, the Ph.D. thesis submission date should not be more than three months after the Fulbright Nehru grant ends. The online application form requires applicants to upload a copy of a published/presented article or paper and excerpts from their Master’s/M.Phil. Thesis.
Duration: 0 to 9 months
Other Information – The application deadline is in June of the previous year. The 2017 scholarship had