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Scholarships for Indian students to study in the UK

Several universities in the United Kingdom are offering scholarships for postgraduate courses.

education Updated: Dec 14, 2015 17:30 IST
HT Education Correspondent
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Several universities in the United Kingdom are offering scholarships for postgraduate courses. (Shutterstock)

Several universities in the United Kingdom are offering scholarships for postgraduate courses to Indian as well as some international students for the academic year 2016-17.

Here are the details of some of the scholarships:

University of Essex is inviting applications for academic excellence international masters scholarship. Candidate must be an international student, who have completed their first degree overseas and is self-funding his/her postgraduate studies.

Applicants can apply for a full-time masters course in 2016-17 (excluding MBA) leading to MA, MSc, LLM, MFA and MRes degrees. Students who have firmly accepted an offer of a place by September 30, 2015, and met the academic conditions of entry, will be considered for these scholarships.

The scholarship is worth up to £4,000 (Rs. 4 lakh), paid as a discount on tuition fee. Applicants will be notified of their award by the end of October 2016. The application deadline is September 30, 2016. Click here for more details.

University of Southampton is offering postgraduate taught talent scholarship for 2016 entry. Scholarships of £6,000 (Rs. 6 lakh) are available for up to three students from Africa, Middle East, South America and India who excel in their field.

Scholarships are awarded within the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, and will not apply if student change their programme to another school/faculty. Applications should be sent by post or email.

Candidate must attach in the application a 500 word personal statement containing - evidence of academic or career progression and any professional achievement; how the MA Design: management pathway would enhance their career prospect. The application deadline is March 31, 2016. Click here for application form. Click here for more details.

Trinity College , University of Cambridge, is offering Ramanujan Research Studentship for students who wish to undertake research in mathematics. Student should hold a first class honours degree or its equivalent from any university or comparable institution in India.

The studentship covers graduate course fees for the MASt, discretionary maintenance allowance and return ticket from the country of origin to the United Kingdom for overseas students. The application deadline is January 15, 2016. Check details here.

Imperial College India Foundation Postgraduate Scholarships are available for Indian nationals residing in India. To be eligible for scholarship, candidates must have applied to study on a postgraduate taught master’s programme in the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Natural Sciences or Imperial College Business School, having applied through the normal application process.

Applicants must display intellectual ability and leadership potential; and be committed to engaging with society and using their abilities to contribute to India on their return, have an adequate standard of English, ie at least 6.5 in IELTS and demonstrate an intention to return to India within three years of completing the degree.

Each scholarship covers the full cost of (overseas) tuition fees, a maintenance allowance, some additional costs, and an airfare to India. The application deadline is March 8, 2016. Click here for online application form.

Click here for further details.

Read more: Apply for Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan 2016