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Study Abroad Scholarships for Indian Students aspiring for US Universities
S. C. Bhattacharyya Shubhra Bhattacharyya Tushar Bhattacharyya

Want to study in the USA? Here is a short book which will guide you through the entire resources present for Indian students in USA.

Contents 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
Types of Scholarships that USA Universities provides………………………………………………….. (4) Difference between Indian Scholarships and USA scholarships…………………………………….. (6) Do Indian scholarships have the value in USA Universities? Are those considered at time of Visa?...................................................................................................................................(8) Are Indian scholarships useful in USA Universities?...........................................................(10) Types of scholarships that India provides……………………………………………………………………….(12) What are the requirements for Indian Scholarship?..........................................................(14) When should a student apply for Scholarships in India? Which are the institutions who grant scholarships in India?..........................................................................................................(16) Can International Students apply for Indian Scholarships? What is the procedure for applying to Indian Scholarships?...........................................................................................................(18) If yes, then which are the scholarships provided to International Students and for which countries?............................................................................................................................(21) List of International Scholarships for Indian Student …………………………………………..(23)

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Want to Study in the USA?
Studying in the USA is every young student’s dream. USA is one of the few nations which can boast of having the best universities around the world. Not only have the universities produced notable alumni, they have produced winners who have endowed various sects of the society with their abilities. Not only that, the whole of the Silicon Valley has been produced from the most prestigious IT Colleges from these universities. As a result, US Degrees are highly valued and there are many students who flock in the USA for their graduate or post graduate degrees.

Why USA?
USA is one of the few countries which have the best technologies in the world. USA is not limited to software alone. All kinds of industries, be it agriculture, oil, mining or any other thing you can think of, everything can be found in the USA. Moreover, due to growing scientific and technological research, it has emerged as one of the few nations with the most skilled Human Resource. According to the Bureau of Statistics, U.S. Labour is one of the most technically efficient in the USA. Be it Human Resources or Machines, USA is the Best.

Why would you prefer studying in the USA?
All the things mentioned above show that the US is scientifically and technologically proficient. The US universities are living proof of this. The Alumni too contribute, both academically or monetarily. Some of

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the wealthiest entrepreneurs too arrange for charities and donations for these universities. So as a student, you need not worry at all. However, these reasons are also promoting students to pick up US universities ahead of other universities: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Students from all ethnicities. Better Living Conditions in the USA. Easy Scholarships and Loans for all kinds of students. No racism on University Campuses Working after Education

1. Types of Scholarships that USA Universities provides
Foreign Education is one of the hottest choices for many students around the world. At least, that is the trend in Asia. There are students who would spend a profuse amount of their investment s if they get to study in the USA or UK. These destinations pull the maximum students from all courses. After all, they offer the best courses across the globe. USA and UK have the best colleges. The present university rankings show that. But studying in the United States of America is not cheap. It is mighty expensive. Why USA is the best destination for students? USA University colleges are the best, be it engineering, medicine or humanities. The advanced technologies are used in dispensing the education to the students. Interactive courses have produced the best professionals. Many Indian origin whiz kids are the alumnus of the best universities. Such is the caliber of the faculty of such colleges, that many students swear by a USA university course. USA offers many college courses and choices for Indian students. Since USA is one of the most secular countries in the world, there is a lot of immigration, particularly for studies. USA is one of the biggest student hubs with all kinds of international community inhabiting the country. Studies have proven that USA has the highest education standards which are oriented in building the concepts of students. The education standards are the highest in the world. There are so many countries

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which are modeling their education system around the US Education system. There are so many positive points which are difficult to mention in such a short space. The colleges in the USA offer the best scholarships. These scholarships consider all the factors, be it the merit of the student or the financial considerations. You can either check in with your present certifications or give a test for admission. The protocol is clear and succinct. You can get any kind of platter, custom made to suit your study and stay in the country as an overseas student. Types of Scholarships on the basis of merit, financial condition and kind of course Classes of scholarships can be made on multiple bases. Let us have a brief glimpse. First kind of scholarship is on the situation of the student. Since the expenses of studying in the USA are expensive, the university authorities check the financial capability of the students. Many meritorious students have financial vulnerabilities. There are provisions for that. Scholarships for the students are based on other categorization also. If the students are picking up a master’s course or a doctoral course, then one could gain more weight as compared to a bachelor’s degree. There are a multitude of scholarships which can assist the students in availing the best possible courses. So broadly, the scholarships can be divided on the basis of:   Financial prowess and Merit Level of the course according to the US educational standards.

Further divisions should be made on the terms and conditions provide by the institution you are applying for. Each university has a different set of rules. You need to fill a form to declare your financial assets. There should be certificates top back your claim. You can even consult a bank and a US bound educational agency. Each country allocates certain funds for students, be it the native or commonwealth candidates. Before applying to a university or a college, one should check the scholarships available locally. A deserving candidate is bound to get the maximum amount of scholarship money.

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2. Are Indian Scholarships useful in the USA?
This is a question which is asked often. This doubt lingers in the minds of the students who wish to choose the USA as an educational destination. USA is one of the topmost education providers in the world. Asian students form a big chunk in the USA Universities all over the world. There are so many choices for them from all kinds of USA colleges’ courses. You can avail all the best courses in humanities to science or finance from a US university. For studying in the USA, foreign students need to secure admission. But the student has to endear further by securing a scholarship for study. Normally, there are two kinds of scholarships. One of them is what is provided by the US universities, and the second one being the kind of scholarships available locally. In this case, these are the financial assistance which you can avail from the Indian authorities. There are many agencies, both government and private, which provide the necessary aid to the student who needs to study in the USA. Do Indian Scholarships hold any value? As a matter of fact, yes. Indian Scholarships hold value in the USA. They are extremely useful while applying for the visa also. The visa authorities check the legibility and the purpose for entry into the United States of America. These Scholarships and the funding agencies provide the necessary boost to the visa application and the candidate makes it to the United States of America.

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Looking at the financial value of the scholarships and you will find this as a significant aspect of the weight of an Indian Scholarship in the USA. Indian currency does not hold a good exchange value against the Dollar. So, each and every penny counts. How to avail the maximum waiver on the studying expenses in the United States of America? First of all, you need to secure an admission in a US university or college. Afterwards, you need to study the considerations and conditions. This will help you in deciding the kind of discount you can avail. The financial costs have to be brought down by getting the maximum waiver. This is a three step effort. The approach has to be in such a manner, where all the points have to be considered before you actually apply for a visa. The mission is an intermediate one. You need to calculate the following things:    The amount of money you can claim as an aid from a US university. These will be on your academic merit and your financial condition. The amount of financial assistance you can get from a local agency. You need to apply for the best scholarships in India. If you can secure a bigger financial award from a different educational institution.

These factors are quite significant while deciding the usefulness of an Indian Scholarship in the USA. What are the major deterrents to the value of the Indian Scholarships in the USA? Indian Scholarships in the USA have dwindled in value. However, they are revised from time to time. To get the best benefit out of a scholarship, you need assess the time of your study in the United States of America.

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3. Value of Indian Scholarships in the USA Universities and their consideration at time of Visa
Indian students form a considerable size in the USA. There are so many students who give the GMAT, SAT, TOEFL, IELTS to study in a USA college. India has one of the biggest pools of students who actually make it to the USA for universities. They have proved their mettle by carving out individual niches. Global heavyweight enterprises have several Indian employees who have made a mark in the Silicon Valley. You will find all kinds of Indian Alumnus who have been serving in the most prestigious positions all around the globe. Thanks to the US initiative in Education, there are all kinds of healthy choices for students all around the world. The USA has been a global leader in education for the past two decades. In fact, many of the international leaders are products of the prestigious US universities. For being an alma mater of US Colleges, you need to have the acumen and the finances to continue your education in the ‘land o f opportunity’. Value of the Indian Scholarships in the United States Indian Scholarships have a lot of value in the United States of America. For a student who is unaware of the scholarships offered locally in India, there are three points to consider. What is the amount that he needs to spend in the USA? What is the amount he is getting as financial help? Does the Indian council of international education approve the scholarship? Normally, the council is present in most of the universities. They simplify the protocol for many hopefuls. Indian Scholarships have been allocated such gravity due to the backing of many government agencies and the philanthropic bodies that have planned to cater the best backup for the deserving candidates.

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Many baccalaureates, masters and doctoral candidates get the necessary erudition to withhold the cost of their studies in the ‘land of opportunity’.

Indian Scholarships hold value in the United States of America There are many US and international agencies, mostly local authorities in every country which have been providing the appropriate direction to the candidates who have managed to secure a birth in a US educational institution. In India, you will find the best talent being allocated the best financial awards to continue their education. Most of the students seek the help of these agencies for availing the maximum waiver on the college fees. So, what does this indicate? There is considerable weight of an Indian scholarship in the USA. These scholarships are necessary when you apply for a visa. The authorities, who provide you the necessary credentials to travel overseas for an education, check the kind of financial assistance you have availed. This makes you more legible for a stay in the USA. There are many financial considerations which need to be made by government bodies before packing off the student to the educational destination. The funding source needs to be a legible government body which needs to have the necessary accreditation. For availing a safe and good offer, it is better to perform a research before application of the scholarship.

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4. Difference between Indian Scholarships and US Scholarships
USA is the avenue for education for many students. The standards of the US education being quite high, There are all kinds of universities which offer scholarships to students without any bias. There is one problem, however. There are so many kinds of scholarships available for students with different set of considerations. There is difference on the basis of the country too. You cannot imagine the kind of opportunities offered by the premier universities in the USA. If you are a student in an Asian country like India or China, then there will be a huge difference between the scholarships offered in these countries and the United States of America. In other words, scholarships given away in the USA will be a whole lot different than the scholarships for international students. For students in India, there are different scholarships and criteria. China and other countries have their own rules. The USA has its own protocol regarding education. There are major differences between the students who are native to the United States of America and those who wish to study here. Students from other countries have to prove their mettle and endeavours via various tests incorporated to check their language proficiency and their prowess in the courses they pick up. Same is the case in scholarships and other financial assistances which international students can avail. Burgeoning numbers of awards and grants for US students India has a specific number of awards for students who can really manage to get admission in a US university. There are many universities which offer individual awards. But basically, there are certain local agencies which provide additional funds for educating the deserving candidates. USA offers hordes of scholarships to students who can actually make it to universities. In the present situation, where students are dropping out of high schools and colleges due to poor financial conditions,

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USA offers about fifty scholarships which are nationally recognized. State level scholarships also share some of the burden of the students. There are scholarships for sportspersons also. The amount of the scholarships The currency value between India and the other countries differ astronomically. Since the amount of fees is same for every student, there will be a difference between the values of the scholarships. While students in the USA would avail scholarships in a few thousands, in India the story is different. The amount in figures could extend up to a few million in Indian rupees. Since the numbers of scholarships are limited, every scholarship in India offers a considerable amount. Locating a scholarship Locating a scholarship is quite easy in the USA. There are government and private institutions which help students in searching the right kind of scholarships for them. This service can be free or the amount charged will be actually quite small. But the scene in India is entirely different. The USIEF is one of the bodies which offer voluntary services to students. It can guide the students effectively to the requisite financial scholarships. But the other institutions offering consultancy can charge fees variably. You need to perform perusal at your own risk.

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5. Types of scholarships that India provides
India provides the best financial assistance to its meritorious and deserving candidates. Indian students have left their mark on the whole world. They have the acumen to beat the world’s best. Not only that some have actually gone the distance and proved their worth in the rigorous avenues and provided the necessary insight to push the world to the next level. Such fine caliber cannot be ignored. Students of fine merit have sharpened their skills in the best institutions around the world. Indian students have travelled all around the world, seeking education at the finest colleges and universities. But the expenses of studying abroad are quite astronomical. The students appear in examinations like SAT, TOEFL, GMAT and other examinations like GRE to secure a birth in American and European countries. The fees of such tests are quite high. Securing an admission is not possible without the necessary financial assistance. India’s stance on foreign education There are many scholarships which help students to pay their tuition fees while studying abroad. India is one of those countries which have always believed in pushing their deserving candidates to the extremities and in broader spectrums. Social and private institutions have sprung up to provide the aid that helps students cover their necessary expenses in the foreign country. It is obvious that one kind of scholarship is not sufficient to support the education in a foreign country. First of all we must understand the kind of expenses on education. There are tuition expenses, and money needed to purchase the course material like books and the necessary paraphernalia, residential expenses and so on. To cover all these, a burgeoning amount is needed. This can be not be covered by a bank loan alone. You need the financial assistance. This is more than one kind.

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Here are the five kinds of scholarships which can be availed by a student who wishes to procure a foreign degree:      Merit cum means Residential Scholarships Income based Government Private

Merit cum means Merit cum means scholarships are exclusively provided to students who have a terrific academic record and have limited means. They are based on their financial prowess and their academic performance throughout the period of study. For qualifying for a merit cum means scholarships, you need to have a consistent performance throughout the duration of your previous educational qualification. You need to also prove your financial status and credibility

Residential Scholarships
These are generally awarded to students who are local residents or a means to promote local talent. In US universities, there are many residential scholarships for deserving candidates. They have a default eligibility and qualification in these institutions. Income based Many deprived students get a chance to complete education without any academic consideration as such. There are many local agencies and government agencies in India and USA which provide the necessary boost up to the students who do not have a proper financial support to student s who need to educate themselves for a better life. Government Every government wants to promote education. Many government agencies have special grants for deserving candidates. But there are different set of criteria for every country. Private Private agencies can help where government agencies are unable to cater necessary financial help to the candidate.

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6. What are the requirements for Indian Scholarship?
There are many students in India who want to study in prestigious government and private institutes. There are many who want to study in overseas universities and colleges. To allocate funds for the bright and academically proficient candidates, there are certain norms set by the financial assistance bodies that provide the necessary backing. These financial support models help students to avail monetary facilities for the completion of the education. There are many Indian agencies which provide hefty scholarship amounts. However, qualifying for them is quiet difficult altogether. Stricter rules have been maintained to filter out the candidates who deserve the most. Judging a person’s capabilities for education is quite difficult. Education is a right for all, but not everybody deserves a financial assistance, hence the norms are so tight and the filtering is done in the best way. For availing a scholarship, it is necessary to satisfy certain requirements. These parameters check whether the candidate is legible for a grant. This way the prime candidate is selected for the scholarship. There are certain factors which help to decide whether the student is eligible to avail the monetary assistance or not. For this the agencies perform the strictest forms of perusal. Given below is a certain list of factors which should be satisfied:    The person ought to be a citizen of India The candidate should not be involved in any criminal activity of any sort The candidate has completed a certain education level

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The candidate should have a consistent academic record The person in question attests his current financial situation.

Native Citizen of India The person who is applying for a scholarship should be a citizen of India. To confirm your citizenship you should furnish all the documents which ascertain your nativity. Nationality can often be affirmed by residential status and birth certificates. Certain records like mark sheet, voters’ card, ration card etc. can help to confirm your nationality.

No Criminal Activity
The person availing financial assistance should have no criminal record. There are many places which can assist you are clean. You simply need to get an affidavit from a notary who can vouch for your character and can affirm that you have no criminal involvement. You can even get yourself verified from the police as well. It is better to keep a passport. Passport is proof enough that you are not a criminal, but a law abiding citizen.

Educational Qualification Education should be up to the optimum level. Suppose you are availing a scholarship for a masters programme, then you should be a graduate. For a doctoral programme, you need to be a post graduate. Similarly, there are many certifications. For getting yourself verified, you can get a copy of your marksheet attested by a grade one officer in India. Consistent Academic Record You need to prove that you have been a good student throughout. Different scholarship programmes have different criteria. Normally, you should have cleared the examination in first class or scored a GPA of 6.0 on a scale of 10. Attestation of present financial situation For getting your financial situation attested, it is necessary to produce bank statements and relevant information.

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7. When should a student apply for Scholarships in India and from which institutions?
All the information of availing financial assistance has been availed. Now you follow the subsequent step. When to apply for a scholarship? Where do you apply for a scholarship? There are a multitude of government and local agencies which provide the best scholarships to the deserving candidates. However, the whole process could be a bit complicated due to several layers of protocol and the number of institutions which are ready to provide the necessary assistance to the students. There are many government and private institutions which have been serving the students for a long time. These institutions are solely constructed to cater to deserving candidates without any bias of gender, caste and race. These agencies have been responsible for providing timely funds to the deserving candidates with minimum hassles. The deprived sections get the maximum benefits as they are not financially sound. These agencies are of different nature and provide the help in a hassle free manner so that students do not have to face a lot of obstacles. Which kind of institutions look into your needs? Applying for a scholarship is not a cumbersome process, but the loan might take a bit of time before the sanction is actually made, so the student needs to apply for the loan well before time. The time of processing on the loan fee depends on the type of agency helping you in getting a loan or a scholarship for higher education for native students as well as native students. Broadly, the agencies can be divided into three major classifications:

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Local or internal External International

Local Local Scholarship agencies are those which are provided by the state or the internal ministry. The working of the ministry decides how long it takes to process the loan or scholarship. In India, there are a lot of government agencies, particularly the Ministry of Human Resource and Development which has been supporting the Indian students at every level, from the elementary school to the college level. India can boast of the best financial assistance prizes. These prizes are the most easiest to procure and are more in number. External External scholarship is difficult to come by. They are usually provided by third parties. Normally external agencies are the ones which are in the jurisdiction of another country. It could be a scholarship or a grant from councils like in the UN or somebody else who are simply promoting loans for educational welfare. International International ones are generally provided by the institute when you have actually availed a foreign degree and are in need of a scholarship from the country of the educational institute. There are other tools and devices for getting a grant. But these agencies are slick. There are certain famous scholarships like a Rhodes’ Scholarship or a Fulbright Scholarship which are the most popular International Scholarships in India. When should a student apply for a scholarship? A student can apply anywhere before availing admission, but never choose the last minute rush. The scholarship approval is what can provide a positive boost to the visa application too.

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8. Can International Students apply for Indian Scholarships?
India has become one of the best educational hubs in the world. India is fourth in Asia in terms of education after Japan, China and Korea. It caters to a large pool of students containing both local and international students. Students from Afghanistan, erstwhile soviet republics in Asia, Africa and economically deprived countries in Asia choose India as their destination of study. There is another reason for choosing India as a favoured education destination. The cost of education in India is not quite high as the other countries in the world. The quality is superior and at par with the global standards. These reasons further propel India as one of the best education avenues in the world. You can assure yourself of being imparted the best in the industry. Even Foreign nationals have appreciated the kind of facilities in Indian universities. This can be noticed from the fact that Indian Universities have been consistently ranking in the top 300 universities and colleges all around the world. The Government of India is also supporting the cause by providing the best possible financial assistance to foreign nationals.

International Students get scholarships in India
Make no mistake about it; international students get the best scholarships when they choose India as their favoured education destination. They get a big platter of grants which takes the majority of the financial burden off the shoulders of the candidates desirous of admission. Given below are a few scholarships which are the most popular choices for students wishing to study in India. General Cultural Scholarship Scheme (GCSS)

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It is provided to students of Asian, African or Hispanic origin. All the countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America fall under this category. However, scholarships for MBBS, BDS or for medical research are not eligible. Cultural Exchange Programme

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) distributes scholarships among international students according to the terms and conditions of the Cultural Exchange Programme under mutual collaboration between the Government of India and the authorities of other governments of the respective country for studying, training and research in various fields. Commonwealth Fellowship Plan

Annual scholarships are provided to suitable candidates under this scheme to candidates from Commonwealth countries mainly for postgraduate studies, though a few awards may be made available for undergraduate studies courses for which adequate monetary boosts may not exist in the applicants' country. There are long term and short term scholarships as well. There are other scholarships as well. Guidelines for getting scholarships from India

1. Fill all the necessary documentation as mentioned by the Government of India 2. Applications should be properly filled furnishing all the necessary information in an orderly manner. The scrutiny should be performed by a certified officer. 3. The name of the institute and the course availed should be mentioned. 4. The syllabus for the qualifying examination should be enclosed with the application. 5. The duration of the stay in India should be mentioned in the visa as well as the certificate.Types of scholarships that India provides India provides the best financial assistance to its meritorious and deserving candidates. Indian students have left their mark on the whole world. They have the acumen to beat the world’s best. Not only that some have actually gone the distance and proved their worth in the rigorous avenues and provided the necessary insight to push the world to the next level. Such fine caliber cannot be ignored. Students of fine merit have sharpened their skills in the best institutions around the world. Indian students have travelled all around the world, seeking education at the finest colleges and universities. But the expenses of studying abroad are quite astronomical. The students appear in examinations like SAT, TOEFL, GMAT and other examinations like GRE to secure a birth in American and European

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countries. The fees of such tests are quite high. Securing an admission is not possible without the necessary financial assistance. India’s stance on foreign education There are many scholarships which help students to pay their tuition fees while studying abroad. India is one of those countries which have always believed in pushing their deserving candidates to the extremities and in broader spectrums. Social and private institutions have sprung up to provide the aid that helps students cover their necessary expenses in the foreign country. It is obvious that one kind of scholarship is not sufficient to support the education in a foreign country. First of all we must understand the kind of expenses on education. There are tuition expenses, and money needed to purchase the course material like books and the necessary paraphernalia, residential expenses and so on. To cover all these, a burgeoning amount is needed. This can be not be covered by a bank loan alone. You need the financial assistance. This is more than one kind. Here are the five kinds of scholarships which can be availed by a student who wishes to procure a foreign degree:      Merit cum means Residential Scholarships Income based Government Private

Merit cum means Merit cum means scholarships are exclusively provided to students who have a terrific academic record and have limited means. They are based on their financial prowess and their academic performance throughout the period of study. For qualifying for a merit cum means scholarships, you need to have a consistent performance throughout the duration of your previous educational qualification. You need to also prove your financial status and credibility

Residential Scholarships
These are generally awarded to students who are local residents or a means to promote local talent. In US universities, there are many residential scholarships for deserving candidates. They have a default eligibility and qualification in these institutions. Income based Many deprived students get a chance to complete education without any academic consideration as such. There are many local agencies and government agencies in India and USA which provide the necessary boost up to the students who do not have a proper financial support to student s who need to educate themselves for a better life.

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Government Every government wants to promote education. Many government agencies have special grants for deserving candidates. But there are different set of criteria for every country. Private Private agencies can help where government agencies are unable to cater necessary financial help to the candidate.

9. Which scholarships are provided to International Students and for which countries?
The Government of India offers a number of financial schemes and scholarships every year. They offer the best scholarships to the best candidates as reported by the mission in other countries. Every year students apply for the scholarships for studying in India. These scholarships are easy to procure and one needs to research a bit before choosing the final scholarship for your course Some of the Scholarships are: General Cultural Scholarship Scheme (GCSS)

Financial awards are awarded under this scheme (GCSS) annually to students belonging to Asian, African and Hispanic countries for the undergraduate, postgraduate degrees and maybe some doctoral studies for pursuing research at Indian universities. Cultural Exchange Programme

Every year The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) distributes scholarships international students according to the terms and conditions of the Cultural Exchange Programme signed between the Government of India and other countries for education and research.

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Commonwealth Fellowship Plan

Scholarships and fellowships are offered annually under this scheme to candidates from Commonwealth countries. Short duration scholarships are also available under this scheme for scholars wishing to conduct research and assimilate the required information for conducting research projects in the candidate’s native country. This is for post graduate students only. Reciprocal Scholarships Scheme

Candidates desirous for postgraduate study or research in any subject, for facilities which exist in Indian colleges or universities, may apply for a scholarship under this scheme. According to the scheme, scholarships are offered for all three levels of secondary education, be it under-graduate, post-graduate and research for a Ph.D. The duration of courses could be

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A year or less Two years More than two years

SAARC Fellowship Scheme

To promote mutual well being among students, scholars from SAARC countries and the Indian Government has introduced the SAARC Fellowship and Scholarship Scheme. Six fellowships and twelve scholarships are offered annually to the nationals of member countries which are generally the neigbouring countries. ICCR Scholarship Scheme This is exclusively for students who are into creative and performing arts. The scholarship scheme is helpful for those who want to study music and dance in India. These cultural exchanges have boosted the popularity of the Indian Culture in many countries. You can find out the countries in a list provided on the ICCR resources online Craft Instructors Scheme

Under this scheme about ten students’ grants are offered to people from commonwealth countries who are studying for becoming craft instructors

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Scholarship Scheme for Sri Lanka and Mauritius

Under this scheme, more than seventy scholarships are offered on a yearly basis, about fifty for Sri Lanka and 30 for Mauritius. These scholarships are for pursuing studies in all the three levels, be it under-graduate, post-graduate degrees and for pursuing research of a Ph.D. degree. The countries for which such scholarships are offered These scholarships are offered for countries of the commonwealth and Latin American countries. These are namely, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Pakistan, Bangladesh, South Africa, and Tuvalu. There are some Asian and American countries whose students can get sizeable scholarships.

10. List of International Scholarships for Indian Student
India provides a lot of scholarships for international students. Likewise, Indian students can enjoy a lot of benefits for education in other countries. If you look at the international scene, you will notice there are provisions in every country and institute for other nationals. This is mainly because of the changing global scene. India and Indian students show a lot of promise. The population in Asia is booming at an unprecedented rate. No wonder there are so many institutes which are offering lucrative scholarships for Indian Students. Indian Students are getting an opportunity of a lifetime. What can the Indian Students expect? Indian Students can expect a favourable scene. There are so many choices for them. Indian students are in for a roll. Due to the plummeting value of the Indian Rupee, the scholarships too, have increased and are providing the necessary benefits to people who are choosing overseas courses. These courses are backed by institute funds, external and internal funds which promise to promote talent. All the students need to do is perform a proper research before admission. The gist of the situation is that the present situation is quite condusive for students of Indian nationality. The Government is supporting such students to avoid a brain drain. These investments have actually assisted students in going the distance. Do the students only focus on the USA and the UK for procuring education? USA and UK were conventional choices for students all over the world. However, with the changing global scenario with regards to the education the entire scene has changed and the action has actually seeped in. There are other countries, which were in the backdrop earlier providing highly advanced courses to Indian Students. You can check out quite a few scholarships for Indian students. Among them will be the conventional choices and the newer ones.

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US and UK
Tata Scholarships at Cornell (US) This is an exclusive offer for those who wish to study in the USA and in Cornell University only. Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships (UK) Named after the Prime Minister of India, it is for all the courses except medicine. The Prime Minister Scholarship has been anointed in respect of his educational endeavours.

Oxford and Cambridge Society of India (UK) One of the Premier Educational institutes of the United Kingdom, it does its best to provide the best fee discounts by providing a considerable financial assistance to the best candidates.

Scotland
Edinburgh Napier University (UK) This Scottish University provides fee waivers and financial assistance at the undergraduate level also.

Australia
University of Wollongong (Australia) Australia cannot be left behind in terms of scholarships. There is a fifty percent fee reduction for a deserving Indian Student as a part of the curriculum.

China
Huawai Maitree Scholarships (China)

This program offers scholarships for Indian students, both undergraduates and graduates, to study in China. China has been consistently proving its educational prominence in every filed, but there are a lot of courses to cover. The awards cover tuition fees and living expenses also.

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