What are the full scholarship process & criteria for Master in UK and Germany?
Asked by Taher Dodia about 1 year ago
The following is a list of well-known scholarships available to overseas students in the UK:
Scholarships from Chevening
The UK government gives outstanding students from around the world who qualify for Chevening Scholarships these prestigious awards. Awards are typically for master's degrees that last one year. Most Chevening Scholarships include:
- Tuition costs.
- A living stipend at a specified rate (for one person).
- A round-trip ticket to the UK in economy class.
- Supplementary awards to cover necessary expenses.
Saltire Scholarships in Scotland
For citizens of Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan, and the United States who want to pursue full-time master's degrees in the fields of science, technology, creative industries, healthcare, and medical sciences, and renewable and clean energy, the Scottish Government is offering Scotland's Saltire Scholarships in collaboration with Scottish universities.
Each award is worth £8000, which may be applied to tuition for one academic year of full-time study.
Scholarships for Masters in the Commonwealth
Students from developing Commonwealth nations who want to pursue master's study in the UK are eligible for Commonwealth Scholarships. The UK Department for International Development is responsible for funding these scholarships (DFID). Each scholarship covers
- Expenses such as plane travel to and from the UK,
- Tuition, and test costs, personal maintenance, a thesis award (if necessary)
- An initial arrival allowance.
The following is a list of well-known scholarships available to overseas students in Germany:
DAAD Scholarship Programs
The German Intellectual Exchange Service, also known as DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), is a collaboration of German higher education institutions charged with fostering international academic ties. They concentrate on fostering academic and research collaboration by providing grants and scholarships to international undergraduates, graduate students, and scientists working in Germany.
The DAAD offers scholarships to students who intend to pursue a degree in a full-time program of study. The candidates must have at least two years of verifiable job experience and a bachelor's degree earned within the last six years. The monthly salary for the DAAD fellowship for postgraduate and doctoral students is 850 euros and 1,200 euros, respectively.
Germany's Heinrich Böll Foundation Scholarships
The Heinrich Böll Foundation gives about 1,200 scholarships to deserving undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate students from various fields of study and nations. These students should pursue their degrees in public or publicly recognized German universities. Scholarship recipients are expected to have excellent academic records, be politically and socially active, and have a keen interest in principles such as justice, democracy, ecology, and self-determination.
In addition to individual allowances, non-EU Masters's students will earn 850€ per month (tuition fees might be possible). EU students at the same academic level will earn 649 euros plus 300 euros for books each month.
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