TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

There are various kinds of scholarships available for every kind of student, majorly categorized as:

  • Merit-based: Based on a student’s academic record or extracurricular activities such as achievements in sports and service to the community.
  • Student specific: Students who qualify based on factors such as gender, race, religion, family and medical history can apply to such scholarships.
  • Destination specific: Several public authorities, governments or universities grant bursaries and funds to students from a particular country. For instance, scholarships offered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand or the Ch evening fellowship granted by the UK Government for international students from Commonwealth countries.
  • Subject specific: Certain universities and institutions award grants to students who plan to pursue a specific field of study.
  • Need-based: Targeted towards students facing financial constraint, these scholarships are offered on the basis of your parent’s financial background. Authorities may ask you for documents such as family income, tax statements, employment proofs, etc.
  • Athletic scholarships: Provided to top-notch sportsmen, these scholarships require you to contribute with rigorous training and representing your university at events whilst balancing your education.

We know it can be a little confusing which scholarship to go for with so many options available, and that’s why our counselors work with you to discover and apply for the best scholarships for you. Explore your opportunities.

There are numerous government and university-specific scholarships designed to attract high performing students as well as those hoping to work in the country after graduation. Many of these programs offer a substantial bulk payment, educational subsidies, or living allowances designed to make life easier for those looking to study internationally.

Plus, there are programs available for students intending to undertake undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD studies abroad as well. Regardless of whether you want to undertake a Bachelor of Arts in Australia, or PhD research in the UK, look out, there could be scholarship opportunities available for you.