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Find your right track with these scholarships for Indian students

There are a plenty of scholarships for Indian students out there. The only problem is the lack of knowledge among the students who seek these scholarships. Even after showing a remarkable growth over time, India still remains a poor nation with a worrying per capita income. The disparity between the rich and the poor is on a constant growth spree. The standard of living in our country is below par, so much so that some people struggle to get even the basic amenities. Quite understandably, education suffers the same fate too.

Considering that the majority of our population is young, it’s essential that education becomes more accessible. Due to a lack of proper education, we are wasting a lot of human resources, which could prove to be valuable otherwise. Education is a powerful tool that can help us become a superpower. Our country has a huge potential, and education can prove to be a key contributor towards realizing that potential.

The government understands the worth of education and works toward making it more accessible. Scholarships are the most popular means of expanding the outreach of education. Many non-government organizations also join hands and provide scholarships to deserving students. This leaves us with a plethora of scholarships. But the benefits of these scholarships do not always reach the students. So here, we will discuss some of the most popular scholarships for Indian Students.

International scholarships

Bath Spa University Meritorious Scholarship

The Bath Spa University Meritorious Scholarship for September 2018 is for students who are interested in pursuing an undergraduate or post-graduate degree from the Bath Spa University in the UK. The motive of this scholarship program is to bring meritorious students from all over the world and enhance the diversity of student population in the Bath Spa University.

Eligibility: Undergraduate and post-graduate students

Benefits offered: Tuition waiver up to GBP 3000

Last date to apply: 15 August 2018

Amity Global Institute Merit Scholarship, Singapore

The Amity Global Institute Merit Scholarship, Singapore 2018 is for students who have passed class 12 examination and are interested in pursuing an undergraduate or post-graduate degree. The students can pursue a degree in management, arts, data science, finance/accounting, business, law and fashion. This scholarship is for study in the Singapore region.

Eligibility: Class 12 passed and graduate students

Benefits offered: Up to 35% tuition fee waiver

Last date to apply: 15 August 2018

Indo-French Meritorious Scholarship

The Indo-French Meritorious Scholarship 2018 primarily focusses on students who are interested in pursuing an MS course in Digital Marketing. The students selected under this program will be studying jointly at Lotus Business School, India and College De Paris, France. Students will study the first semester of their MS in India (4 months) and the second semester in France (12 months).

Eligibility: Graduates and professionals

Benefits offered: Up to 25% of tuition fee

Last date to apply: 10 August 2018

Indian scholarships

Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

The Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2018-19 is a government-funded scholarship offered by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The scholarship program aims to support the education of students belonging to minority communities who usually miss out on education due to financial constraints.

Eligibility: Class 11 to PhD students

Benefits offered: Admission fee, tuition fee and maintenance allowance

Last date to apply: 30 September 2018

National Means Cum Merit Scholarship

National Means Cum Merit Scholarship 2018-19 is offered by the Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. This scholarship is for students currently in class 9 having secured at least 55% marks in class 8 examination. The main motive of this scholarship is to reduce the drop-out rates at class 8.

Eligibility: Class 9 students

Benefits offered: INR 6000 per annum

Last date to apply: 31 October 2018

Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students

The Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students 2018-19 is for class 12 students belonging to financially weaker sections. The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India funds this scholarship.

Eligibility: Class 12 passed students

Benefits offered: Up to INR 20,000 per annum

Last date to apply: 31 October 2018

Along with the above-discussed scholarships for Indian students, many other scholarships can be found on Buddy4Study. Buddy4Study is India’s largest scholarship network. It is a young organization working constantly toward reducing the communication gap between the scholarship providers and seekers. Buddy4Study has helped thousands of students in fulfilling their dream of quality education.

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