The Russian Centre of Science and Culture in New Delhi is happy to announce the start of the 2020/2021 academic year Russian Government’s Scholarship programme. Within the framework of this programme, you will have a chance to receive a grant for a free of cost higher education in Russian leading universities.
📌In order to apply for the scholarship, you will need to register on the website https://edu.rs.gov.ru, fill in the application form, select the desired educational programme and up to 6 Universities that offer this programme (please note that you cannot select more than 2 universities from the same city).
❗️Also in order for us to review and accept your application, you will need to upload copies of the following documents:
▪️Copy of the documents that prove your current level of education: certificate and marksheets of 10th and 12th class (for candidates who apply for bachelor and specialty degrees); degree and all marksheets (semester wise) – if you are applying for masters or PhD programmes;
▪️ Copy of your passport (first and last pages)
▪️ Letter of recommendation (if any)
Once all this will be done you can press apply for scholarship button, you will be informed about the results once all the applications will be reviewed by the Special Selection Committee.
All the necessary information about the application process can be found in the User guide https://edu.rs.gov.ru/files/en/faq.pdf
📧📞You can write us an email at email@example.com or call us at + 91-11 233-291-00 if you have any additional queries
Studying in top international universities is a dream for many Indian students, but financial constraints can sometimes be a hindrance to such dreams. This is why many national and international bodies try to ensure that our talented students are not denied quality education due to lack of funds.
In this segment, we aim to enlighten students who wish to continue their education abroad after class 12th or graduation.
Here are the top 7 scholarships you can apply for if you are planning an education in countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Canada and China.
The United States-India Educational Foundation, or USIEF, offers these scholarships to Indians who wish to pursue either a master’s course or research in any U.S. institution.
Scholarship Eligibility – Students should have completed the U.S. equivalent of bachelor’s (4 years of education), and should have at least 3 years of work experience in the area they wish to study in. Leadership and community service, communication skills, and motivation to pursue study and contribute to nation-building are a few areas candidates are evaluated on, and thus should be highlighted in the application.
Expenses Covered – The scholarship covers tuition fee, airfare (economy), textbooks, and a living stipend.
Areas of Study – The scholarship gives preference to candidates who wish to study in the areas of Arts and Culture, Environmental Science, International Legal Studies, Public Health, Gender Studies, Urban and Regional Planning, and Public Administration.
Application Time – The application time for these scholarships is June prior to the year of the start of the program. Applications for the year 2018-19 have been opened in June and will continue till July. Final selections will be announced in March 2018.
No. of Seats–There is no specified number of seats. USIEF considers the applications of all candidates found deserving of the scholarship.
Country of Study – Students wishing to study in the United States of America should apply for this scholarship program.
Check it out – http://www.usief.org.in/
This scholarship makes it possible for Indian students to study at Cornell University, USA for their undergraduate courses.
Scholarship Eligibility – Candidates applying for this scholarship should be Indian Citizens who have secured an admission to Cornell University, and require a need-based financial aid.
Expenses Covered – The Tata Education and Development Trust covers the tuition fee for undergraduate programs up to eight semesters. For programs exceeding that duration (such as Architecture), the student will need to bear the additional cost. Living expenses, food, medical, and travel expenses are also covered under the aid.
Areas of Study – Students accepted to the College of Architecture and Planning, the College of Engineering, the Applied Economics and Management major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and majors across Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, “Hard” (such as Biology, Physics, Chemistry, etc.) Sciences, and Social Sciences are preferred.
Application Time – Applications for this scholarship open around the time of college applications, generally in October/November each year, and awards are given out in December.
No. of Seats – The trust supports 20 students in total studying at Cornell at once.
Country of Study – The aid is limited to students going to study in the United States of America at Cornell University.
The Commonwealth Scholarships Commission offers these scholarships to students from the Commonwealth countries (such as India) who can make a significant contribution to their home country. The scholarship is for students applying to master’s and PhD programs in the UK.
Scholarship Eligibility–The candidate should be an Indian Citizen, and should have completed education in the English medium. S/He should have secured at least 60% in Social Sciences and Humanities or at least 65% in Engineering, Technology, Science and Agriculture. PhD candidates have the same eligibility criteria for application. The Ministry of Human Resource Development conducts preliminary interviews for shortlisting applicants.
Expenses Covered – The scholarship covers tuition fee, economy return airfare, and other living expenses.
Areas of Study – Candidates wanting to study Engineering and Technology, Sciences (Pure and Applied), Agriculture, and Humanities & Social Sciences should apply for the scholarship.
Application Time – Applications open in August every year for batches starting the next year.
No. of Seats–The Commission does not specify any number of seats for the scholarships, deserving candidates are shortlisted for the award.
Country of Study – The scholarship covers study in universities in the United Kingdom.
These scholarships are offered by Newcastle University to students who have been offered a place to study at the university. It encourages international applicants and considers every applicant who applies to the university based on merit and diversity priorities.
Scholarship Eligibility – Candidates who have been extended an offer to study at the university, for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, are eligible for this scholarship.
Expenses Covered – It covers a partial aid of £3,000 towards college tuition for one year.
Areas of Study – The scholarship covers undergraduate, postgraduate, as well as integrated master’s programs.
Application Time – The University allocates the scholarships in February, there is no need to apply separately for it. The University automatically considers international students who are accepted to the university for the aid.
No. of Seats – It covers 255 awards every year.
Country of Study – The Scholarships are only offered to students admitted to Newcastle University, United Kingdom.
These scholarships are an initiative of the UK government to encourage students and professionals from India to take on leadership roles in the future. It aids in completing a one-year master’s program in the country.
Scholarship Eligibility – Students and professionals who have completed their undergraduate or postgraduate studies, and wish to pursue a master’s degree in the UK are eligible to apply. Candidates with at least 2 years of work experience are preferred.
Expenses Covered – The scholarship covers tuition, living expenses, travel costs to and from the UK, and other allowances. It provides full or partial aid, depending upon the need of the candidate.
Areas of Study – All one-year master’s programs are covered under the scheme.
Application Time – The application process takes about 6 months, starting from the second week of August and ending in July every year.
No. of Seats – There are 65 scholarships that are offered to Indian candidates every year.
Country of Study – The scholarships cover universities in the UK that are in association with Chevening.
Check it out – http://www.chevening.org/india/
These scholarships are offered under the India-China Cultural Exchange Program to students applying to Universities in China for undergraduate, postgraduate, as well as doctoral programs.
Scholarship Eligibility – The candidates applying for the aid should have at least 60% marks or above in their last academic qualification, and should have adequate knowledge about the geography, culture and heritage of China. Since the medium of instruction for the courses is Chinese, candidates are required to undergo one-year training in the Chinese language prior to admission.
Expenses Covered – The scholarship covers tuition fee and living/travel expenses, based on the financial needs of the candidate. The Indian Government takes care of the airfare expenses to China and back.
Areas of Study – Students applying to 16 different disciplines of Science, Literature & Language, and Humanities & Social Sciences are preferred.
Application Time – Applications for the grant begins in March for the same year.
No. of Seats – There is no specified number of seats for the scholarship. Each offers a different number of scholarships to candidates.
Country of Study – The scheme covers study in China.
Check it out – http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/
The Inlaks-Shivdasani Foundation grants this scholarship to exceptionally talented Indian Students who wish to study or gain professional training at international universities.
Scholarship Eligibility – Students applying for the scholarship should be residing, preferably holding an undergraduate degree from a recognized Indian University. Candidates admitted to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs can apply, and only candidates less than 30 years of age who have secured admission to a top-ranking University are eligible.
Expenses Covered – The aid covers tuition and living expenses up to US $100,000. If the total funding exceeds the amount, students need to show proof that they have the ability to cover the rest of their expenses.
Areas of Study – All areas of study, except for Engineering, Computer Science, Business Studies, Medicine, Public Health, Fashion Design, Music, and Film Animation are covered under the foundation’s scheme.
Application Time – Applications start in January and close by April 15th every year for the term that follows.
No. of Seats – There is no specified number of seats for the scholarship, the board that conducts the interview decides on the candidates to be selected.
Country of Study – The scheme covers top universities based in America, Europe and the UK.
The Erasmus Mundus Scholarships are funded by the European Union and are directed at students from EU and non-EU students to study at European Universities under approved Erasmus Mundus Action Joint Programmes.
Scholarship Eligibility – The Award is conferred on students who are selected to attend one of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programs at Masters or Doctoral Level. Each Erasmus Mundus Joint programme has its own eligibility criteria, and students should consult with their representatives before applying.
Expenses Covered – The Award covers full scholarships including tuition, travelling costs, insurance costs, and living expenses for students. Non-EU students are offered higher scholarships than EU students in most cases.
Areas of Study – The Award covers about 116 master’s courses and 29 doctoral courses. Areas of study include Engineering, Agriculture, Veterinary Sciences, Mathematics & Computing, Manufacturing, Health & Welfare, Social Sciences, Arts, and Business & Law.
Application Time – The Application time for the next session is in the months of October to January.
No. of Seats – There is no specific no. of awards mentioned by Erasmus Mundus.
Country of Study – The Scholarships can be availed for study all over Europe in the programs that are in association with Erasmus Mundus.
The Award is offered by the University of British Columbia for international students applying to their undergraduate courses. Students who hold an outstanding academic record, and have achievements in the field of Sports, Performing Arts, Debating, etc. are encouraged to apply.
Scholarship Eligibility – A student (only non-Canadian students are eligible) needs to be nominated by the school which s/he currently attends. It should be the student’s first undergraduate degree, and the student should meet all requirements for English Language as well as the program applied for. The student should also demonstrate financial need that would prevent them from pursuing a program of their choice.
Expenses Covered – The scholarship is given based on financial need, and an assessment is made by the university about the financial situation of the candidate. The scholarship can cover tuition fee, as well as living expenses. The Award can be renewed for all three years of undergraduate study provided the student display satisfactory academic performance and financial need.
Areas of Study – The scholarship can be availed by any student who has been admitted to UBC in any undergraduate program.
Application Time – The deadline to complete applications is November for sessions starting the next year.
No. of Seats – There is no specified no. of scholarships mentioned by the university.
Country of Study – The Award is only given to students accepted to the University of British Columbia, Canada.
Well, there you go, folks! Don’t let your dreams of flying away to a foreign destination for education wither away due to financial constraints. With these scholarships, you will get through your education years smoothly, and will never have to look back.
If you require more extensive overseas admissions help, like choosing the right university and country, and creating the perfect application to target your dream universities,
The Scientist Zone
Inspire is an initiative by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, to offer financial aid to students for pursuing courses in Basic and Natural Sciences. This particular program is called the Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE).
Scholarship Eligibility – Students who rank in the top 1% in 12th standard in their board examinations, and are admitted to any B.Sc. or integrated M.Sc. courses are eligible. Students who fall into top 10,000 ranks in JEE (Mains & Advanced) and NEET are also eligible for this scholarship, if they choose to pursue basic and natural sciences.
Scholarship Amount – INR 80,000 per student each year
No. of Seats – 10,000 students are offered this award every year
Application Time – Application starts in November every year
What’s Special – The special feature of this scholarship is that it has no separate entrance examination. It selects the awardees on the basis of existing educational infrastructure. It also provides mentorship support to each scholar.
Check it out – http://www.online-inspire.gov.in/Account/INSPIREProgramme
KVPV is another National Fellowship for students, who want to pursue basic sciences and research. This, too, is an initiative of The Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
Scholarship Eligibility – Highly-motivated students, studying in class 11th to 1st year of graduation (Science stream), who have an aptitude for science & research, are eligible to apply. Selection is made on the basis of an aptitude test conducted by IISc, Bangalore. For the renewal of scholarship every year, it is mandatory to maintain a good academic record – scoring minimum of 60% each year.
For B.Sc. – INR 5000 per student each year, and an annual contingency fund of INR 20,000
For M.Sc. – INR 7000 per student each year, and an annual contingency fund of INR 28,000
No. of Seats – Anywhere between 300 to 700 students are offered this award every year
Application Time – Application starts in July every year
What’s Special – The exam for this award can be taken in standards 11th and 12th, as well as in 1st year of graduation. This kind of flexibility is not common for such scholarships.
Check it out – http://kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/index.htm
The All-Is-Well Zone
HDFC Scholarship is an initiative by the HDFC Bank to help students in times of crisis such as death of a parent, life-threatening illness, or loss of job of the earning parent, etc.
Scholarship Eligibility – Students in 6th to 12th standard are eligible to apply, on merit-cum-need basis, with a family income less than 3 Lakhs per annum, or family facing a critical financial situation in the past 2 years.
For School –INR 10,000 or tuition fee, whichever is less, every year
For College – INR 25,000 or tuition fee, whichever is less, every year
No. of Seats – More than 1,000 students receive this award every year
Application Time – Application starts in May every year
What’s Special – Students from any stream or course can apply for this scholarship; this flexibility helps the student pick any course of his/her choice.
Check it out – https://www.hdfcbank.com/htdocs/common/ECSS_scholarship.htm
The FAEA is an initiative by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) that provides financial assistance to students from economically disadvantaged section, for undergraduate studies.
Scholarship Eligibility – Students belonging to the economically-weaker section in the SC/ST/BPL category, who have passed class 12th or are in their first year of college can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount – The Scholarship covers the total cost of study of the student, so it varies
No. of Seats – 50 students are offered this scholarship every year
Application Time – Application starts in May/June every year
What’s Special – Students from any stream or course are eligible for this scholarship; what’s more, it covers a wide range of expenses such as tuition fee, hostel fee, maintenance allowance, books, etc.
Check it out – http://www.faeaindia.org/
The Technical Guys Zone
Indian Oil offers scholarships to students on the criteria of merit and means who want to pursue engineering, medical and management streams.
Scholarship Eligibility – Students who have passed 12th standard from an Indian Board, ITI Diploma, and are in the first year of B.Tech, M.B.B.S., or MBA are eligible for this scholarship.
For 10 and ITI – INR 1000 per month for 2 years
For B.Tech. & M.B.B.S. – INR 3000 per month for 4 years
For MBA – INR 3000 per month for 2 years
No. of Seats – 2600 students are offered this scholarship every year
Application Time – Application starts in the month of July and continues till October
What’s Special – This scholarship relies on marks in 12th standard, and does not hold any separate entrance examination. It is also one of the few scholarships for engineering students.
Check it out – https://www.iocl.com/Aboutus/AcademicScholarships.aspx
The Aditya Birla scholarship is an initiative by the Aditya Birla Group to encourage the bright scholars of our country.
Scholarship Eligibility – This scholarship is available for students studying in premier institutions of engineering, law and management. These are the colleges that are covered in this initiative:
Scholarship Amount (per student):
For Management – INR 1,75,000 each year
For Engineering – INR 65,000 each year
For Law – Up to INR 1,80,000 each year
No. of Seats – Only the top 20 students of the respective entrance examinations (in each institution) are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Application Time – Application for Law and Engineering students takes place during August. Application for Management students takes place in July.
What’s Special – This scholarship takes into account the overall development of a student while making selections. It covers a major part of tuition fee as well as hostel fee. The bright students also have an option to join the Aditya Birla Group after they graduate. Yay!
Check it out – http://www.adityabirlascholars.net/index.aspx
The Girls Are The Best Zone
The AICTE Pragati Scholarship is an initiative for young women to continue their higher education, in the technical field. This scholarship is aimed to provide assistance to the education girls belonging to economically weaker families.
Scholarship Eligibility – The student should be enrolled in a degree or diploma course in 1st year in any AICTE-approved institution.
Scholarship Amount – The scholarship offers tuition fee up to INR 30,000 and INR 2000 per month for 10 months.
No. of Seats – A total of 4000 girls are awarded this scholarship every year
Application Time – Application for this scholarship starts around August/September
What’s Special – This award is one of the best initiatives to boost female education in India. It does not add the pressure of a separate entrance examination for students.
Check it out – http://www.aicte-india.org/pragathiSaksham.php
We hope this list proves to be as helpful for you as we intend it to be. For another list of scholarship options for foreign education, keep updated with us.
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