Scholarships to Study in the USA 2024

A webinar on Scholarships to Study in the USA 2024 was conducted on 8th March 2024 at 6 pm.

Summary of Important Takeaways

  • Gandhian is a US education finance marketplace aiding students with study abroad education loans for the past nine years, assisting over 15,000 students.
  • Partnerships include leading lenders in India, such as public banks and NBFCs, offering a broad range of loan options.
  • Scholarships for studying in the US were explored, including graduate assistantships and research assistantships that cover tuition fees and provide stipends.
  • Applying early for scholarships and directly inquiring at university departments are critical steps for securing funding.
  • External scholarships and fellowships, such as the UW International Fellowship Program, are available for students who don’t receive university scholarships.
  • The importance of good academic credentials for securing scholarships and assistantships was emphasized.
  • Scholarships are available for various fields and programs, including MBA, Engineering, Biotechnology, and more.
  • Specific university departments and external organizations offer scholarships, which require students to apply and sometimes take exams or meet other criteria.
  • Students are encouraged to use comparison tools and resources available on the Gandhian website to make informed decisions about universities and scholarships.

Questions and Answers

  1. Securing GAs and RAs: Graduate and research assistantships cover tuition and provide stipends. Apply directly to departments for opportunities.
  2. Applying for Scholarships: Start early, especially before joining the course. Some scholarships are available online, while others require application upon arrival at the university.
  3. Finding Scholarships: Consult university departments and counseling centers for available scholarships, including graduate teaching assistantships.
  4. Criteria for Scholarships: Academic credentials, GRE/GMAT scores, and department-specific requirements are considered.
  5. External Scholarships and Fellowships: Explore options like UW International Fellowship Program for additional funding.
  6. MBA Scholarships: Available post-admission. Apply through the university or external fellowship programs.
  7. Fully Funded Scholarships: Some universities offer fully funded positions. Engage directly with departments and explore external fellowships for opportunities.
  8. Hybrid Programs: Scholarships are available for hybrid programs as well. Inquire specifically at the relevant university department.
  9. Post-MBBS Scholarships: Opportunities exist for medical fields, often requiring good academic records.
  10. Indian Government Scholarships: Limited in scope for studying in the US. Explore university-specific and external fellowships instead.

This comprehensive summary and Q&A should provide Indian aspirants with a clear overview of scholarships for studying abroad, especially in the US, including how to apply, where to look for information, and the importance of early application and good academic records.

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