Study abroad is not simply the acquisition of new knowledge and familiarity with the academic tradition, but also the invaluable experience of immersion into a different cultural environment. No wonder about this possibility dream of almost every student.
Unfortunately, very often the question of financing your studies abroad is a serious obstacle for foreign students. But don't despair just yet. Many universities and nonprofit organizations offer talented students a full scholarship or significant discounts on training.
How to find a scholarship to study in a foreign University?
Step 1. To visit the official website of the University You are interested in and study that section Scholarships (Scholarships). Here You can see the number of proposed grants, as well as requirements for their applicants.
Please note that on the official pages of the individual faculties and schools You are interested in schools also provides information on scholarships available for students in a particular school/faculty. Therefore, check the availability of University scholarships, but also grants from individual departments.
Step 2. If the University offers a scholarship, it is necessary to clarify if they cover her You are interested in the program. Often grants are offered to students of certain professions or levels of training (for example, only graduate students only or undergraduate students).
Step 3. If the program in which You plan to study, can be covered by scholarship, You will need to first collect and provide to the University a package of documents required for admission to Your chosen program.
Step 4. Only after receipt of proposal You can submit a separate application for a scholarship. In some universities all applicants who have received an offer of admission are automatically considered as candidates for the award of the scholarship. In this case, a separate application for the grant to be filled in.
Step 5. Be the lucky winner of the scholarship! Keep in mind that the living expenses is very rarely covered under the grant, so You will need to pay for them.
If the University does not offer funding, it is advised to look for non-profit organizations that are engaged in sponsoring talented students. Also note the public funding of education abroad, such as "Global Education" for the citizens of Russia or "Bolashak" for citizens of Kazakhstan
We also recommend You to regularly visit the section "Scholarships of universities of Britain" on our website and watch for regular updates.