Best Scholarships in UK for Indian Student
‘Where there is a will, there is a way’
The age-old maxim above has inspired many Bollywood movies and romances. It holds true for all of us and more so for those looking for ways to fulfill their study abroad dreams. There are many scholarships available in the UK that cater to different disciplines and in this blog, we have curated a list of popular scholarships that are available for Indian students across the UK. These scholarships, given their prestige, are competitive but if you are hard-working yet limited in terms of resources, these would be your savior. Inhere, there’s a list of well-known scholarships dedicated for Indian applicants that the students can make use of. These scholarships are available across disciplines yet there are many course specific studentships that are offered by various colleges.
Our endeavor would be to update this list as more scholarships become available.
- GREAT Scholarship
GREAT is a part of the UK Government’s campaign to show to the world the best of the UK. The scholarship is especially for Indian students willing to pursue a Bachelors or Master’s degree in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.
- Commonwealth Scholarships
Commonwealth Scholarships are aimed at talented individuals who have the potential to make the change in their respective fields. They offer over 800 awards for postgraduate and professional courses.
- Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships
CWIT is for students in mid-stages of their careers who would like to spend time in the UK. The scholarship assists them to achieve artistic, academic and professional ambitions and to broaden their international contacts.
- Hornby Scholarships
The A.S.Hornby Educational Trust scholarships are awarded every year to English language teachers from outside the UK to study for Masters in ELT at the University of Warwick.
Applicants are selected by a four-stage process.
- Oxford and Cambridge Society of India Scholarship
The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India Scholarships are part-cost awards for undergraduate, second undergraduate, graduate study and research in any subject available at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, UK.
- Inlaks Scholarships
Inlaks Scholarships provide the opportunity to young people with exceptional talent in any field to broaden their vision abroad and improve their skills to operate in society, thus making them a future vehicle of change in their environment. The scholarships are of two types: university courses and specific programmes.
- Felix Scholarships
The Felix Scholarship was founded to offer gifted underprivileged students from India and certain other developing countries the opportunity of furthering their postgraduate education by attending a university in the UK.
- Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships
The Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships aim to support students from India to pursue doctoral studies at St John’s College, Cambridge. It is expected that the students will go on to become leading achievers and opinion-formers within Indian Society, and applicants should be able to demonstrate leadership potential accordingly.
- The Gates Cambridge Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
- The Rhodes Scholarships India
The Rhodes Scholarship programme is the oldest (established 1903), and perhaps the most prestigious, international scholarship programme in the world. Administered by the Rhodes Trust in Oxford, the programme offers more than 100 fully-funded Scholarships each year for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford in the UK.
- Chevening UK Government Scholarships
Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from your country and beyond to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.