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International Scholarships | Guide for O/A Level Students

After graduating from A level college, one of the main concerns of the student is to get enrolled in a reputable university within the country or abroad. The struggle of searching for relevant scholarships starts way before graduating.

Many countries offer scholarships to international students. Although the task  isn’t easy but through proper advice and guidance students can avail them.

There are usually two types of scholarships available, full and partial scholarships. You may find a lot of scholarships online but many of them may be fake because for acquiring a genuine internship you should stand in their merit criteria.

 

How to find scholarships? 

The first thing you need to decide before looking for internships is to short list the countries you can move to. Then search for the university websites of the country you want to move in. Universities usually display their scholarship program details, their eligibility criteria  on their websites. You may be able to find their contact details too on their website.

You may search other international scholarships on InternationalScholarships.com

 

How to know your eligibility?

Unfortunately it is not possible to apply to every university in the world. Some universities offer their scholarships to certain nationalities. While there are others who select students irrespective of their region, they demand higher academic grades and good scores in IELTS/ TOEFL. So in order to avail them you need to improve not only in your academics but your IELTS or TOEFL score as well. It’s better to prepare for these alongside your studies.

When is the best time to apply for a scholarship?

Generally the start of the academic year is the best time to apply for it. It is advised to keep checking the university websites in order to stay updated. For fall programs details are usually updated at the end of summer session and for summer programs at the end of fall. So the students must keep track of all the information.

 

What documents are needed while applying for international scholarships?

The list of documents may vary from university to university or state to state, but here is a list of documents generally required at every university.

  • A complete application letter
  • Transcript of your grades
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • A cover letter
  • Copy of passport
  • Standardized test scores

Some additional documents include

  • Letter of essay
  • Medical record
  • Financial statement

 

What are famous international websites to search for scholarships?

There is a huge variety of websites available on the internet where students can find international scholarships.

A single click will display relevant options. Few of these informative websites are listed below

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