Types of Foreign Scholarships Available
Foreign scholarships can majorly be categorized into the following
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Merit-based - Scholarships awarded under this category are based on the academic background or scores obtained in the qualifying exams. Need-based - This type of scholarships is primarily awarded to students on the basis of their economic status or family income. Subject-specific - Certain universities and institutions award grants to students who plan to pursue a specific field of study. Student-specific - Students who can categorise themselves on the basis of various factors such as gender, race, religion, family and medical history are eligible for student-specific scholarships. Destination-specific - It may vary from country to country. Several public authorities, governments or universities offer funds to students from a particular country. Sports-based - These scholarships are offered to the best of the best sports persons. The same requires applicants to continue with training and representing their university at various sports events.