International Student

Scholarships for International Students

With the increasing globalization and demand for international experiences, more and more students are choosing to study abroad. However, one of the major challenges these students face is the high cost of education abroad, especially when it comes to countries like the United Kingdom, which, post-BREXIT, no longer offers funded tuition to EU students.

Fortunately, there are various scholarships available for international students that can help make this dream a reality. In this article, we will explore three types of scholarships for international students and their eligibility requirements.

Government Scholarships

Many governments offer scholarships for international students as a way to promote educational cooperation between countries. Generally, these scholarships cover all or part of tuition fees, accommodation, and even living expenses.

Typically, to apply for these scholarships, students need to fill out an application form, provide academic documents such as transcripts and diplomas, and demonstrate proficiency in the language of the destination country. In addition, some government scholarships have additional requirements, such as interviews or the submission of a research project.

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University Scholarships

International universities also offer scholarships for international students. These scholarships may vary in terms of value and eligibility criteria. Some scholarship programs are based on academic merit, taking into account the student’s recent academic performance. Other programs may consider factors such as the student’s financial conditions, special talents, or participation in extracurricular activities.

Since each university is responsible for its own scholarship program, rules and eligibility conditions vary from institution to institution. The offered amounts typically range from £1,000 to £5,000 on average.

If you are considering applying for university scholarships, their websites are usually a good place to start your research and determine your eligibility.

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Private Organisation Scholarships

In addition to scholarships offered by the government and universities, there are also various private organisations that fund scholarships for international students. These organizations can be foundations, companies, or even patrons who wish to support global education. Private scholarships generally have specific requirements, and students need to submit a detailed application with personal and academic information, along with a letter of motivation. Although the support provided by these institutions may offer greater financial assistance or even full coverage, the number of scholarships is considerably smaller than those granted by universities.

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There are many scholarships available, so it’s normal to feel lost, not knowing which are the best options for your profile or how to start the application process.

Our team can help you explore these funding options and ensure you choose the most suitable one for your needs. Book a free meeting with us to learn more about the variety of scholarships you can apply for.

There are also destinations that are less expensive in terms of both tuition fees and living costs. Visit Ireland or the Netherlands page to explore higher education in these countries.


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