It’s no surprise that university education in America is one of the most costly globally, but don’t let that discourage you; there still are hundreds of methods to fund your study there.
Studying in the United States might be reasonable if you plan ahead of time and apply for various scholarships by American institutions and colleges before the deadlines. These financial benefits are available to deserving overseas students to help them afford their studies. Depending on the criteria, course, and institution, they can be partially or entirely funded. The American government, as well as many commercial and governmental institutions, offer several scholarships. In this blog, we have put together all the scholarship to study in the USA for Indian students.
One should prove that you will have the financial resources to support yourself for at least one year if approved to study in the United States.
This money could come from:
In general, students in the United States choosing graduate education rather than undergraduate degrees have more financial aid possibilities.
A solid academic score is the most important condition for most scholarships, but it also depends on factors like your selected destination, subject, and level. Extracurricular activities and volunteer work might be used to your advantage in some scholarships. Keep in mind that each scholarship has its own set of requirements. While a simple application may suffice in some instances, you may be required to meet a number of additional requirements in others.
Many scholarships are available specifically for Indian students who want to study in the United States. A list of scholarships for Indian students to study abroad following their 12th or graduation, particularly in the United States, is provided below.
The Fulbright-Nehru Research Fellowship is a Master’s Fellowship awarded to outstanding Indian students who wish to study in the United States at recognized institutions and chosen colleges and universities. Arts and Culture Management, including Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies; Environmental Science/Studies; Higher Education Administration; International Legal Studies; Public Administration; Public Health; Urban and Regional Planning; and Women’s Studies/Gender Studies are some of the areas of study that are available.
Scholarships from the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation are available to students who want to study in North America or Europe and have demonstrated extraordinary talent in their chosen field. Engineering, Computer Science, Business Studies, Medicine, Public Health, Fashion Design, Music, and Film Animation are not eligible for scholarships.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that allows young and mid-career professionals from developing nations to spend ten months in the United States pursuing non-degree graduate studies and related practical work experience.
The fellowships are awarded in the fields of Agricultural and Rural Development; Communications/Journalism; Economic Development; Educational Administration, Planning and Policy; Finance and Banking; Higher Education Administration; HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention; Human Resource Management; Law and Human Rights; Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change; Public Health Policy and Management; Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration; Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention; Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (Teacher Training or Curriculum Development); Technology Policy and Management; Trafficking in Persons, Policy, and Prevention; Urban and Regional Planning.
A valid TOEFL score is required for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow Program!
The Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowships for Indian Individuals were established by Reliance Industries and Stanford GSB to offer meritorious students the chance to study at Stanford Graduate Business School.
The fellowship was named after Akhtarali H. Tobaccowala, a 1952 graduate of the Booth School of Business. Students enrolled in Booth’s full-time MBA program are eligible for the fellowship, which provides tuition assistance.
While studying for a full-time MBA at the Booth School of Business in Chicago, the scholarship provides students with a total of USD 10,000 to cover tuition fees.
The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship (AU EGL) is designed to assist high-achieving students in obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in the United States. Civic and social participation is required of students. This grant is for students who intend to help underserved and impoverished areas in their home country. The American University in Washington, DC, offers this scholarship to undergraduate students in any subject of study at the university.
The Tata Education and Development Trust (Ratan Tata of Tata Sons Ltd.) has endowed Cornell University with a $25 million endowment to provide financial aid to deserving Indian students wishing to study undergraduate courses at Cornell.
Other scholarships for Indian students interested in studying in the United States include the ETS TOEFL Scholarship, Lady Meherbai D. Tata Education Trust Scholarships, and others. There are also specific scholarships for MS in the United States or even a Master’s program, such as the Rotary Peace Fellowships, or scholarships for women, such as the AAUW International Fellowships, MIT-Zaragoza Women in Logistics and SCM Scholarship, and the Asian Women in Business Scholarship Fund. If you need more info on that let us know through our Instagram or comment down below.
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