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Some tips to get the top scholarships
Where does one start searching for scholarship when in college is what forms the subject matter of this discussion. For this, all is required of is a little patience and knowing where to begin with. This article directs you to where to begin the search. Follow the tips to start your search.
Hunt on your own all the probable scope first before looking out for scholarship elsewhere. Begin the search first from where you reside. There are several employers offering scholarships to the sons of their employees. There are civic organizations and NGOs too which offer scholarships to pursue higher studies. Contact local institutions and various agencies of your own city for obtaining a scholarship for your studies. Government or agencies send scholarship schemes directly to colleges where you can find advice of the counsellors put there in place for this very purposes. They will guide you.. There are also several databases of the likes of Fastweb (www.fastweb.com) and Fin Aid (www.finaid.com) where you could sign up for scholarship. You will need to have your complete profile on these sites created for obtaining the desired scholarship. Keep it always updated with your latest info. There is one meritaid.com where also you can gather all the information about the availability of the merit scholar scheme.
You could make searches for scholarships in your local library of some repute also which keep updated journals of the related issues for the convenience of the students and scholars. Please be warned of the rampant scams of scholarships. Remember there are no fees charged for information on scholarships. This comes for free. Bearing these factors into your mind, begin your search for scholarship and I am sure you will land in one. Some more information is also being detailed hereunder for your benefits
Wishing to pursue your dream education or project with all those financial crunches that goes along with it? To begin with, You could make searches for scholarships in your local library of some repute also which keep update journals of the related issues of scholar ship. Please be warned of the rampant scams of scholarships also. Remember there are no fees charged for information on scholarships. This comes for free. Bearing these factors into your mind, begin your search for scholarship and I am sure you will land in one.
Engineering scholarships for Indian students
Indian engineering students are granted
scholarships for pursuing engineering courses
within India or foreign countries. The Indian government is providing much more facility for students hailing from the reserved categories for pursuing higher engineering courses. There are also some such private colleges also which provide scholarships. For more details visit the websites on the internet. You also have the options of seeking scholarships awards from banks and private trusts.
ICCR scholarship schemes
There are altogether 21 scholarships schemes floated by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) from which around 2345 scholarships are awarded to students. This scheme includes students from 86 foreign countries. The scheme comes under the general cultural scholarship scheme (GCSS).
General Cultural Scholarship Scheme, (GCSS) is the most admired schemes of the ICCR for students of foreign origin. Scholarships under GCSS are not offered for pursuing medical courses such as MBBS, BDS and courses leading to a PhD in medicine. Scholarships are however annually offered to students of foreign nations for pursuing the undergraduate, postgraduate degrees and research works at Indian universities.
Procedure for application
Scholarships offers are advertised in all the Indian national dailies and regional news papers. These are sent to the foreign countries also to their respective Governments via the Indian missions located in the different countries abroad.
Final selection is done by the ICCR after the receipt of nominations. The ICCR doesn’t consider direct applications. International government nominees need filling in the prescribed forms for Scholarships that are available with Indian missions abroad.
While filling in the forms, the candidates will need to point out the course they intend to undertake such for instance
Certificate/diploma, undergraduate degree, a postgraduate degree, or a doctoral research work etc.
The application should accompany the required number of copies of educational certificates as instructed apart from three copies of passport-size photographs. No-objection certificate (NOC) from the candidate’s employer in some cases is also asked for.
All the candidates are asked to pass over to an English Proficiency Test which is conducted by the Indian missions located in foreign countries.
Indian Council for Cultural Relations
Azad Bhavan, Indraprastha Estate,
New Delhi-110002, India.
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has its 38 laboratories strewn through out the country. These laboratories are engaged in research works with the cooperation of several Indian industries, institutes and government departments. CSIR is also engaged with institutes (private and public both) and other groups in foreign countries in the research and developmental works.
CSIR sustain and support the budding students and scholars for conducting research and developing newer technologies developmental efforts. It provides monetary and infrastructural prop ups to the prospective students for pursuing projects which are feasible under the mandated CSIR parameters. Scholars between 15-65 years of age 15 years desirous of pursuing scientific projects could join the CSIR. There is a Human Resource Development Group (HRDG) which is a section of CSIR that help aspiring researchers realise their long cherished dreams pertaining to their projects through the means of a variety of grants and fellowship schemes available here.
Some top tips to obtain college scholarship
The best way out of getting the ever growing education is to obtain a college scholarship. The college scholarship hunt entails an organized approach towards it to obtain success in its pursuit. The below detailed tips are going to help you a lot in fetching the scholarship to proceed ahead with the dream course.
The moot point here is to understand clearly the exact requirements of the scholarship you are applying for. Please also see to it before applying whether you are eligible or not.
Prepare aback up of all the documents along with the application form before sending the dispatch to its designated place as might need it in case it gets lost in transit.
Keep stuck to the deadline fixed for the submission of form. Rather send it well in advance not to miss the bus.
Review the documents and application form thrice before sending it and see to it whether it needs any further improvisation.
Fill in every single blank on the form leaving no blank empty. Do indicate in the space provided If a section in the form does not apply in your case. Leaving blank areas in the application form might lead to its cancellation.
The direction for applying for each different sets of courses are different which you should ensure to read them and follow accordingly. A generic
Be sure that you know what the directions are for applying for each scholarship program and that you follow them very carefully. Do not just send a generic pack of information to each scholarship program, or send extra information that they did not ask for of information wouldn’t suffice at all..
Look for the spelling and grammar errors if committed any to make sure your envelope error free.
. Be wary of scholarship scams asking you for money in advance as it is free and doesn’t cost a paisa.
Follow the tips as detailed above for finding and applying for college scholarships needs regularly applying to as many centers as is possible for you to land in one.
Start early for the search for your scholarship. It’s extremely an overwhelming task for any family to finance the education of their wards in these times. Searching for the right type of scholarship is a time consuming process. Parents too should assist in the search for a suitable scholarship scheme for their wards. Scholarships are offered in abundance but due to lack of knowledge and information aspiring students suffer. A planned strategy works wonders.
DAAD Research scholarship 2011 for young researhers and Post Doctoral Scholars
Chandrasekhar Post-doctoral fellowship 2012 eligibilty and application process and last date
Felix Scholarship 2012 at SOAS eligibility, application form and last date of submission
The Hindu- Hitachi scholarships
Check the status of scholarship application from Ministry of minority affairs, Government of India
2013 Panasonic Scholarships registration for Indian students for masters program in Japan
Swarna jayanti fellowship 2012, scholarship by Ministry of Science & Technology
Scotland Saltire Scholarships 2012-2013 application
Japanese Government Scholarship 2013 (Monbukagakusho: Mext)
Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI),University of Adelaide Australia
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