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Despite the pandemic, only a small percentage of Indian students have forgone their plans to study abroad. The US, Canada and the UK have been preferred choices to study abroad for most students in India.
UK universities that see a large chunk of students coming from India have levelled up their health and other policies to accommodate the changes due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Scroll down below to check out three scholarship programmes that Indian students can avail themselves to study in the UK.
The UK government has provided Covid-19 guidelines for all non-healthcare settings including student accommodation which the UK universities are following closely, besides ensuring that the campuses are sanitised properly.
Moreover, international students can access support services such as airport pick up services, support through any self-isolation period, and food packages. Focus is also being put on the mental health of students through encouraging active participation in online sports and music weeks.
Students are also being provided online support groups across universities and colleges, and other kinds of pastoral care.
Here are 3 UK university scholarships you should check out:
Strathclyde Business School is delighted to be able to offer a number of MBA Deans Excellence Scholarships for September 2021.
Candidates for the full-time MBA programme in Glasgow will automatically be considered for these scholarships so no separate application is necessary.
Up to 5 scholarships are available for a value of £ 15,000 each.
They cover the tuition fees and can be availed for the following subjects: Accounting and finance, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Human resource management, Marketing, Business, Strategy and organisation, Hospitality and tourism, Management, Management science
Eligibility and award criteria:
The Deans Excellence Awards will be awarded to candidates who demonstrate in their MBA programme application and interview; exceptional professional/managerial/leadership experience and career development, excellence academic performance and who will significantly contribute to the overall academic, cultural and experiential profile of the programme cohort.
Applicants must hold an offer of a place on the Full-time MBA September 2021 programme in order to be considered.
All applicants for our September 2021 programme will be considered automatically. MBA Progamme applications are invited from exceptional candidates who are prepared to act as ambassadors for the Strathclyde FT MBA.
Students will be selected based on who can demonstrate through their ideas outlined in their application and interview how they would contribute to bring the class together through teamwork to create community, from the outset, in order to achieve the ultimate learning (and social) experience for the group as a whole.
Leadership/management skills or potential, overall quality of the application and financial need will also be considered.
Last date: Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis throughout the course of the year and the final deadline for consideration will be August 31, 2021.
Link to apply: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/strathclydebusinessschoolscholarships/mbainternationaldivisionscholarships/sbsfulltimembadeansexcellenceawardsseptember2021/
The University of East Anglia (UEA), one of the Britain’s top 25 universities, has announced a scholarship of £4000 for undergraduates across a wide range of programmes on offer at the university.
For those looking to pursue undergraduate programsme, UEA is also offering scholarships to students joining UEA in September 2021.
Eligibility and award criteria:
Scholarship worth £4,000 for first-year students applying for undergraduate programmes from India.
Also, eligible candidates are encouraged to apply to the International Scholarship Scheme which enables them to receive higher scholarship aid up to £ 8,000 a year.
Submissions are judged on a monthly basis and successful candidates will have their scholarship applied to three years of full-time study, while superior submissions will be considered for £8,000 per year.
Last date: Applicants for September 2021 intake can submit their application until July 5, 2021.
Link to apply: https://www.uea.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/scholarships-finder/scholarships-a-z/international-country-award
The University of Sheffield is pleased to offer the International Undergraduate Scholarship 2021 to new international students starting their undergraduate studies at the University of Sheffield in September 2021.
The scholarship is worth £2,000 per year for courses in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Faculty of Social Sciences and £2,500 per year for courses in the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, and Faculty of Science.
The scholarship is offered in each following academic year subject to sustained academic success.
No additional scholarship application is required. If you meet the eligibility and award criteria below the scholarship will be applied as a tuition fee discount.
Last date: You must choose the University of Sheffield as your firm or insurance choice before 16:00 (UK time) on June 18, 2021 to receive this award.
Eligibility and award criteria:
Link to apply: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/scholarships/undergraduate/international-undergraduate-scholarship
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