Scholarship is an award which can be used for travel, fees and accommodation. There are different kind of scholarship available which is helpful for student who wants to pursue study abroad such as Merit Scholarships, government Scholarships, Organizations Scholarship etc.
Scholarship amounts will vary and can range from a few amount to complete tution, room, board and travel. Some of the different categories of study abroad scholarships that are well known are
Merit Based Scholarships are granted to students on the basis of a student’s academic achievement, athletic achievement, artistic ability, participation in other extra- curricular activities, etc.
Student Specific Scholarships are available to applicants of a certain gender, race, religion, ethnicity or medical history. Minority qualifications will differ based on the type of scholarship.
Need based Scholarships are grants offered to help a student meet his/her college expenses. Eligibility is based solely on the assets and income of the prospective student and his or her family. Factors such as test scores or athletic ability have limited bearing on any aid designated need – based.
Program specific scholarships are offered by individual programs or by the colleges and universities they may be in association with. These scholarships are granted on the basis of a student’s academic profile and personal achievement.