Types of scholarships available to Indian students to study abroad
Going abroad to pursue education can be a very expensive affair. The cost of education and living are both very high. Not everybody can afford to get a foreign education. However, there are various organizations that provide scholarships to study abroad for Indian students so that the meritorious students do not miss out on an opportunity.
We have discussed below the top scholarships available to Indian students to study in USA and Australia
TATA Scholarship-Cornwell University, USA
This scholarship is offered by TATA Education Developments Trust in association with Cornwell University. The scholarship is offered to 20 students annually for the entire duration of their undergraduate program.
Aga Khan Foundation Scholarship
This is a scholarship for MS in USA for Indian students and other postgraduate courses. This scholarship gives 50% grant and 50% loan. This scholarship covers both tuition and living expenses. The loan needs to be co-signed by a guarantor and needs to be repaid within a five-year period.
Fullbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowship
To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have completed an equivalent of US bachelor’s degree with a minimum 55% marks and have a minimum of three years of work experience. This scholarship covers tuition fee and living expenses.
Australian Embassy Fully Funded Scholarships
This scholarships is for Indian students to study in Australia for undergraduate, masters, PhD and MBA courses. This particular scholarship covers tuition fees, travel allowance, health insurance and family allowance for married candidates.
Scholarships offered by different Australian Universities
University of Adelaide Ashok Khurana Scholarship for Indian students is for people applying for postgraduate courses in University of Adelaide. University of New South Wales gives scholarship for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. University of Queensland Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships is for Indian students interested in coursework-based postgraduate study in biology-related subjects.