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Apply for scholarships to study in UK
Fairgaze08 Mar, 2016
As per recent reports, the number of Indian students studying in the UK has seen a dip after a clamp down on bogus colleges. Against this, the UK government has increased the number of scholarships to woo students. The British government has 59 undergraduate and 232 postgraduate scholarships in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Here is a list of some scholarships being offered to study in the UK. This is not an exhaustive list.
- British Chevening Scholarships: It provides full or part funding to international students for full-time graduate programmes in any subject. It is funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and other partner organizations. For more information, log on to http://www.chevening.org/
- Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries: This scholarship is for international students from developing countries who are a part of Commonwealth. It is for studies at master’s and PhD level. To know more about this scholarship, log on to http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/scholarships-developing-cw/
- Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme at UK Universities: This is for international students undertaking master’s programme. Programmes studied must be relevant to the development of technology, economy or society, within the student’s country of origin. For more information, log on to http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/shared-scholarships/info-candidates/
- Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships: Provides scholarships for doctoral students, research students and visiting fellows from India. To know more, log on to https://www.britishcouncil.in/study-uk/scholarships/charles-wallace-india-trust-scholarships
- Goa Education Trust Scholarships ¬– UK scholarships for Goan students to undertake postgraduate study in the UK in any field. For more information, log on to https://www.britishcouncil.in/study-uk/scholarships/goa-education-trust-scholarships
- Saltire Scholarships: Scholarships for students from Canada, the US, India and China to study in Scotland at any degree level. To know more, log on to http://www.scotland.org/study-in-scotland/scholarships/saltire-scholarships/