Scholarships for Indian Undergraduate Students


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June 20, 2012

Financial aid is offered to millions of students for the further continuation of their studies. There are plentiful scholarship opportunities suggested in this section emphasizing upon undergraduate degree programmes. Listed below scholarships and grants are specifically targeted towards undergraduate level of studies. Substantial international as well as Indian scholarship providers have came forward to assist brilliant scholars to pursue their education such as Queen’s University Belfast, University of Glasgow, Bangor University, Brunel University, University of Melbourne, University of Oxford, RBI, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, etc. These financial aid opportunities furnishes you useful information regarding valuable scholarship scheme, eligibility criteria, how to apply, etc. Check out the below stated few collection of scholarships and feel free to search more as per your own academic requirements.

1. Scholarship Program: 2012 Queen’s University Management School Undergraduate Scholarships for Indian students
Employer: Queen’s University Belfast
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: Queen’s is offering scholarships to undergraduate students from India, who are commencing their studies in Queen’s University Management School in September 2012.
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2. Scholarship Program: Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship (UG) at University of Glasgow, UK
Employer: University of Glasgow, UK
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: The University of Glasgow will award a total of 30 undergraduate scholarships of £5,000 per annum. The scholarship will be awarded as a tuition fee discount for students starting a full time Undergraduate degree programme (non clinical) in September 2012.
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3. Scholarship Program: Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students at Bangor University, UK
Employer: Bangor University, UK
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: All applications received on or before the 1st June 2012 will be automatically considered for a scholarship of up to £1,000. The scholarship will continue each year throughout the undergraduate programme subject to students achieving the required grades. Applicants are not required to complete a separate scholarship application form for the International Scholarship.
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4. Scholarship Program: 2012 Brunel International Scholarship Programme for International Students
Employer: Brunel University
Level of Study: Postgraduate and Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: The Brunel International Scholarship Programme is an annual award run by the Brunel International office that is open to all international students. Its goal is to provide financial support to exceptional students. Scholarship holders will go on to represent Brunel as ambassadors throughout their time at the University. The 2012 Scholarships will offer 30 regional scholarships of £3000, as well as 8 scholarships of £2000 by the Alumni office.
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5. Scholarship Program: International Undergraduate Scholarships at University of Melbourne, 2012
Employer: University of Melbourne
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: In recognition of the significant contribution made to the University of Melbourne by international students, and the University’s commitment to equity and diversity, the University is proud to award undergraduate scholarships to international students commencing study in an undergraduate degree. These scholarships are open to all international students who accept an offer of a place in an undergraduate degree at the University. In 2012 scholarships were awarded to students from over 15 countries such as Mexico, Singapore, Bangladesh, China, Mauritius, Sweden, Malaysia, USA and India.
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6. Scholarship Program: 2012 Google India Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
Employer: Google
Level of Study: Undergraduate and Graduate, Master’s and PhD
Brief Scholarship Description: The scholarship aim is to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated leadership. A group of female undergraduate and graduate student finalists will be chosen from the applicant pool. Each scholar recipient will receive a cash prize of INR 1,00,000 each. In addition all finalists and scholarship recipients will be invited to an expenses-paid networking retreat to be held at Google’s India Engineering centre.
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7. Scholarship Program: FedBank Hormis Memorial Foundation Scholarships 2011-12
Employer: FedBank
Level of Study: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: Ten students in each discipline, of which one seat will be kept aside for a physically challenged student (duly evidenced by a certificate issued by a Medical Officer not below the rank of DMO or an approved Medical Officer of the Bank), will be reimbursed 100% of the tuition fees as per the fee structure for seats allotted in the Government quota in Govt., Aided and Self-financing colleges, subject to a maximum of Rs. 75,000/- in a year up to the normal completion of course. If there are no sufficient applicants in the ‘physically challenged’ category, then cases of less than 40% also will be considered. Any disruption on account of any kind of failure will make the student ineligible for scholarships. If applications are not received from eligible candidates under ‘physically challenged’, it will be utilized under general category.
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8. Scholarship program: Reach Oxford Scholarships
Employer: University of Oxford
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: A number of Oxford colleges offer Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) to students from developing countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because suitable educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries.
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9. Scholarship Program: Manmohan Singh Undergraduate Scholarships for applicants from India
Employer: University of Cambridge
Level of Study: Undergraduate,
Brief Scholarship Description: Applicants to the University from India may be eligible to apply for a Manmohan Singh Undergraduate Scholarship. The new scholarships named in honour of India’s Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, himself an alumnus of the University, have been made possible thanks to an endowment created by generous benefactions from the UK and India. The scholarships, to be held at the University of Cambridge, are for school-leavers from India who meet the usual examination qualifications for admission to Cambridge. Applicants for all courses except Medicine and Veterinary Medicine are eligible to apply.
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10. Scholarship Program: 2012 RBI’s Young Scholars Award Scheme, India
Employer: RBI
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: To encourage learning about the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) among the youth of the country, the RBI conducts a major awareness and sensitization exercise on the role of the Reserve Bank and the banking system across the country. This exercise, ‘RBI Young Scholars Award Scheme’ exposes youngsters to an actual banking and financial environment and inculcates a sense of pride in the selected ones of having had the opportunity to associate themselves with a prestigious organisation, the central bank of the country.
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11. Scholarship Program: POCE/POBE Scholarship Programme at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research- Bangalore, India
Employer: Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: These programmes, conducted in summer for 6-8 weeks (~ mid May to July), are aimed at infusing creativity and scientific temper into undergraduates, and involve lectures, laboratory projects and research work. Selected students are expected to work at the Centre for three consecutive summers, and will receive a monthly scholarship of Rs 6000 per month during their period of stay at the Centre. Upon successful completion of the programme, the students will receive a Diploma in Chemistry or Biology from the Centre. Those who complete the POCE/POBE programme with outstanding performance will be eligible for admission to the MSPhD programme in the Centre subject to satisfactory performance in the interview.
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12. Scholarship Program: Global Undergraduate Exchange Program
Employer: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (also known as the Global UGRAD Program) provides one semester and academic year scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from underrepresented sectors in East Asia, Eurasia and Central Asia, the Near East and South Asia and the Western Hemisphere for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, internships and cultural enrichment.
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