10 Best International Scholarships for Indian Students


Are you an Indian student seeking an international scholarship to study abroad?

Well, you will be pleased to know that many governments, organizations, and universities offer international scholarships for Indian students globally. Various scholarships are for exceptionally outstanding academic students, those who demonstrate community service, leadership capabilities and, others through merit.

Below are ten best international scholarships offered to Indian students

1. Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation
The scholarship is open to Indian citizens and residents of India at the time of application. A candidate should have a good first degree from a recognized university in India and must be below 30 years of age. Funding caters for tuition and living expenses.

2. UCD Global Graduate Scholarship
Funding is open to graduate level students from India at the University of College Dublin in Ireland. The tuition fee is 100% funded. Various scholarships are available under the UCD Global Graduate Scholarship.

3. University of Adelaide, Ashok Khurana Scholarship
The scholarship is in support of postgraduate studies of outstanding Indian students. A successful candidate will receive $ 25,000 for one year. The amount will be payable towards, airfare, living expenses, and tuition fees. A student also receives 50% discount on tuition fees for the one-year academic program.

4. The University of Sheffield
The University offers a range of scholarships to students from India who have exceptional academic potential and are starting their academic program at the University of Sheffield. The scholarship is worth £2,000 per year.

5. The University of Oxford
The Felix Scholarship under Oxford University covers 100% college fees to study any course of your choice, around £14000 living costs and a return ticket from India to the United Kingdom. At the time of application, you must be an Indian citizen with a first class undergraduate or master’s degree from an Indian University.

6. Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship
The scholarship supports one outstanding Indian Student with excellent academic performance. The student should demonstrate leadership capabilities and social changes as exemplified by the Late Gandhi. The funding is from London Metropolitan University. You must have a first class honors bachelor’s degree from a recognized Indian University.

7. Hinrich Foundation scholarship in M.A Journalism
Hinrich Foundation offers scholarships to Indian nationals who will study Masters in Arts in International Journalism Studies. The course will take place at Hong Kong Baptist University. The student should have studied a relevant course. The foundation encourages students interested in international trade and career development to apply.

8. Imperial College India Foundation
The Foundation offers a scholarship to outstanding Indian students residing in India to study postgraduate Master’s program at Imperial College London. You must demonstrate a need for financial support. The foundation funds Courses in Natural Sciences, Sciences and Business.

9. Asian Women in Business Scholarship Fund
The scholarship is for exceptional Indian women who have demonstrated leadership, entrepreneurship, or community service. The scholarships are for the next generation leaders. As a student applying for the scholarship, you should have enrolled in a full-time undergraduate university program in the United States of America.

10. Cambridge International Scholarship
The University of Cambridge through the Cambridge Trust offers Ph.D. Scholarships for Indian nationals. Students of all discipline are invited to apply. The only taken consideration is an academic qualification and research potential.

Winding It Up

Before applying for a scholarship, it is important to read and understand all the nitty-gritty of the fellowship program. Once you have identified what suits you and you are eligible, go ahead and apply.
Good Luck.

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