American colleges and universities offer merit-based scholarships to international students. There are vast opportunities to get scholarships to study in the USA. The American government and public and private institutions also offer scholarships, grants, and bursaries. Before applying, students must check eligibility, requirements, and deadlines.

In this article, SMS-HEG talks about the scholarship opportunities to get to study in the USA.

Scholarship Criteria:

Most scholarships require a strong GPA, depending on your destination, subject, and level. Extracurricular activities and volunteering can help get scholarships. Every scholarship has different requirements. In some cases, applying is enough, but you must meet additional requirements in others. Research-focused programs may need written assignments. If you have questions, you may contact your desired university's admissions office. In this case, SMS-HEG definitely will help you. 

What's The Scholarship Amount? 

The number of scholarship funds available and the kind of award will vary from university to institution. Some research programs will pay a portion of your living expenses and provide funding for all or part of your tuition fees. If you apply for government scholarships rather than university scholarships, you might find more competition for those government grants. Therefore, we recommend you begin the process approximately eight to twelve months before your intended intake begins. If at any point you find yourself unable to proceed, SMS-HEG counselors will be more than delighted to assist you in resolving the issue.

As an international student, you have the opportunity to apply for a variety of scholarships that various governments finance throughout the world.

Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation

These scholarships are made available to international students who have good academic scores and are applying to master's degree programs in the United States in social science, pure science, applied sciences, law, architecture, humanities, and management.

Humphrey Fellowship Program

The Humphrey Fellowship is awarded to seasoned professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to public service and can assume leadership roles. This is an annual program that takes care of all of your financial obligations. You will not have the opportunity to select the college or university that you wish to attend; instead, you will be matched with the educational establishment that is best suited to accommodate your knowledge and passions.

Foreign Fulbright Student Program

This award pays for tuition, health insurance, textbooks, flights, and living costs for international students applying to master's or doctoral programs in the United States. The Foreign Fulbright Student Program is open to students from different countries.

Microsoft Scholarship

Students applying to undergraduate programs of four years' duration in computer science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines who demonstrate outstanding academic excellence, leadership skills, and a passion for technology are eligible for Microsoft scholarships.

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship

Students studying or actively interested in economic and community development, peace and conflict prevention, disease prevention, and treatment are eligible for the Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship.

Inlaks Scholarship

Scholarships are provided by the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation to international students under 30 who are enrolling in graduate courses in various disciplines and are open to applicants from all around the world.

Scholarships are available at every university and college, based on the subject studied or the destination attended. Check to see if any scholarships are expressly offered for natives of a particular country. SMS-HEG can help to find out this issue. The SMS-HEG can be of assistance in locating this issue. 

Each scholarship entails its own set of requirements to be eligible for it. You must submit an application for some scholarships to be considered for the award. You may be required to submit written assignments for research-focused programs.

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