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6 Scholarships to simplify access to international education

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Education is most basic and one of the most essential rights of every individual. While we agree on that, there is no denying that travelling, when combined with education, is the best teaching anyone can ever receive. 

Every year, more and more students are opting for international courses from universities worldwide. While applicants enrolling in colleges overseas find the experience exciting, there are several challenges that these students face.  

Top challenges that students face while applying to study abroad:

Language barrier: Communication is the heart of exchange of thoughts & knowledge. But, during the formative years the emphasis is laid on either English or the country’s native language. This lack of lingual knowledge often refrains eligible candidates from placing candidature for a suitable programme. 

Visa problems: Some countries are privileged to be able to get visas to other countries in a swift manner. However, that is not the case everywhere. Some countries have stringent rules & regulations for allowing foreign students in for short term course. To avoid having difficulties with the visa process, it is advisable that the applicants must follow all the rules and stay ahead of deadlines to avoid last minute rush.

Finances: With the exponential boom in creation of courses and educational alliances amongst nations, there has been a rise in the demand for financial support to sponsor education overseas. Many deserving and eligible students miss out on incredible opportunities due to restricted finances and family problems. This problem has been in the light for a considerable amount of time now and crucial steps are being taken to make best quality education available to students worldwide.

Check out the 6 most beneficial scholarships that enable you to individually support your education abroad:

1.  University of Bristol- International office scholarship 2017
This scholarship is for the students who already hold an offer for a full-time graduation or post-graduation program in the University of Bristol. The program will award 6 scholarships up to 12,000 Pounds.
Award: Tuition fee worth USD 45,000 per annum, travel and accommodation
Deadline: May 31, 2017

2.  Fulbright Nehru Masters Fellowships 2017
A scholarship for outstanding candidates to pursue Master Degree program from American Colleges and Universities. The fellowships are for one to two years in the Arts and Culture Management.
Award: Visa support, air fare, tuition fee, living cost, accident and sickness coverage
Deadline: Jun 15, 2017

3.  Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship 2017
An incredible opportunity to the Post Graduate Women of India to study Macquarie University. The program focusses on Engineering, Environment, Human Science, Media, Linguistics, and Education. 
Award: Tuition fee waiver upto USD 11,000
Deadline: Jun 30, 2017

4.  Campus France- Charpak master's program 2017
An opportunity to pursue courses for all streams and field of study in France. Knowledge of French language is not mandatory, but can add value. 
Award: Visa fee waiver upto INR 16,500, living allowance 615 euro, medical insurance 300 euros per academic year among other benefits.
Deadline: May 19, 2017

5.  Rajiv Poddar Kingston University Scholarships India 2017
2 academic merit based scholarships open to prospective full-time graduates in any subject area. The applicants must have an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a graduate course at Kingston University for September 2017 intake.
Award: Scholarship worth 4,000 pounds
Deadline: May 31, 2017

6.  Harvard University-Boustany Foundation Scholarship 2017
Scholarship for a two-year MBA course at Harvard Business School. The Foundation grants various scholarships across a range of academic disciplines with plans to expand the scholarship programme progressively in the coming years. Scholarships are awarded to outstandingly talented applicants and those who show exceptional promise. 
Award: Tuition fee worth USD 45,000 per annum, travel and accommodation
Deadline: May 31, 2017

This might seem like a challenge to begin with, but once you overcome this hurdle, a bright future will be waiting for you and everything will work out. 
 

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May 3, 2017