Proper education should ideally be affordable for everyone with the will. However, among other reasons, capitalism and some ideologies by government and private bodies have increasingly reduced chances that everyone can acquire quality education. Still, organizations that understand the value of gaining academic knowledge provide support for individuals through scholarship and bursary projects.
If you are genuinely interested in studying abroad this year, below are some scholarship opportunities you can apply for, as long as you hold a verifiable O-Level certificate.
Freshman Scholarship for International Students at Felician University in USA 2020
For the 2020-2021 academic year, Felician University is awarding scholarships to high achieving international students that wish to apply to an undergraduate or graduate degree program at the school.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must have:
- A high school certificate for an undergraduate program.
- English language proficiency. Written and spoken.
The value of awards for the award is $9,500 – $18,000. If you are interested and eligible to apply, you will need to take admission in an undergraduate or graduate degree in the university. After gaining admission, you can then apply. The deadline for applications is July, so you should start your application process right away!
For more information, visit the school’s Official Website.
Margaret Harrap Bursary for International Students at The University of Melbourne in Australia, 2020
The Margaret Harrap Bursary project is accepting applications from individuals who need financial assistance to pursue a degree program at the University of Melbourne.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must be enrolled in a course at the University of Melbourne and show proof of financial need. You must also meet all the English language requirements.
The value of the award can be as high as $1,000 for up to 8 times.
If you are ready to start your application, visit the scholarship page. This is after you have successfully enrolled in the University. The deadline is October 31st, 2020.
Also, for further guidance, you can visit The University of Melbourne’s website.
2020 International Scholarship Program at The Regents of the University of Michigan in the United States of America
Will you like to bag a degree program at The University of Michigan? You can now apply for the International Scholarship Program. The award will go to top international students who are willing to study but are unable to pay the fees.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must:
- Have an English Proficiency score of IELTS (6.5), TOEFL (IBT-80, CBT-213, PBT-550), or MELAB (76).
- Meet all the entry requirements of the university.
- Hold a valid visa.
The scholarship is only available at the undergraduate level and the amount awarded for the scholarship is $40,000, over 4 years, that is, an annual scholarship of $10,000.
To get started, you must apply for admission at the University of Michigan, after which you can fill the common application for the scholarship.
It is open to all international students and the deadline is November 1st, 2020. For more information, visit the school’s Official Website.
Global funding for International Students at the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom, 2020
The University of Aberdeen is awarding this scholarship to international students who wish to take a masters degree courses available at the university. Students from any country can apply for this scholarship as long as you meet the admission requirements, which includes an undergraduate degree and admission offer in a postgraduate program at the University.
Other conditions are Language requirements. If your undergraduate education was not in English, you will need to take English proficiency tests. You will also need to submit a CV, academic certificates, and transcripts with your applications.
The award is £3,000 and targeted to self-funded master’s students.
The deadline for applications is July 20, 2020.
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