Scholarships: Types, Tips to Get

Scholarships: Types, Tips to Get

Scholarships

 

Scholarship - Definition

A type of financial aid, in the form of a grant that does not have to be repaid by the recipient. Scholarships are most often given to students for one of two reasons: achievement in academics or other areas, or financial need.

Types of Scholarships:

  1. a. Merit-based:

    These awards are based on a student's academic, artistic, athletic or other abilities, and often factor in an applicant's extracurricular activities and community service record. The most common merit-based scholarships, awarded by either private organizations or directly by a student's intended college, recognize academic achievement or high scores on standardized tests. Most such merit-based scholarships are paid directly by the institution the student attends, rather than issued directly to the student.

Criteria: - For General Mass, Percentage Range- 70 % onwards (in 12th or Graduation)

  1. b. Need-based:

    These awards are based on the student and family's financial record. Private need-based scholarships also require the certificates of Education Persuaded earlier, which calculates a student's financial & eligibility for Scholarship in terms of ability for study.

Criteria: For the Income Range between 1 lac-2 lac per annum.

Student-specific:

These are scholarships for which applicants must initially qualify based upon gender, race, religion, family and medical history, or many other student-specific factors. Minority scholarships are the most common awards in this category

Criteria: SC/ST/OBC Based Scholarships.

Scholarships by respective Religion/Caste Organizations like Hindu/Muslim/ Sikh/ Jain/ Persian communities

Career-specific:

These are scholarships a college or university awards to students who plan to pursue a specific field of study.

Criteria: Subject-Based Scholarships

Those careers come into this category, which is not far popular, but their demands in the nation are very high. Also, if the Student is willing to work in the high- need community/nation/industry like Science Research, Medicine Research etc

College-specific:

College-specific scholarships are offered by individual colleges and universities to highly qualified applicants. These scholarships, given on the basis of academic and personal achievement, usually result in either a full-ride to the college or for a reduced rate of tuition.

Criteria: it is generally offered to the most brilliant student of the Respective College/  University.

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0 # Lakshay 2019-01-01
Hello, I am from Murshidabad, plz tell me Is there an any degree equivalent to MBA and of same weightage in terms of placement
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0 # Shruti 2019-01-02
Hii, PGDM is equivalent to MBA, you can do PGDM from any good college of Murshidabad, so you can get placement easily
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0 # Rohan 2018-11-21
Hii, I am from Jammu, plz tell me Is there any provision that one can pursue any other management degree or diploma in IIMs without appearing for any entrance test ?
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0 # Jagan 2018-11-22
No, for getting admission in IIMs for management course, you should have to clear entrance exam, but there are many other MBA colleges in Jammu where without entrance you can take admission
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0 # Harikiran 2018-11-19
Hii, I am from Ajmer, plz tell me Do all the IIMs provide a degree or Diploma?
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0 # Jagan 2018-11-20
Hello, good to see that you are from Ajmer, The IIMs provide a diploma certificate at the completion of the course.
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0 # Aayush 2018-10-22
Hii, What are the career opportunities of Bachelor of Education course after my degree, also suggest some b.ed colleges in Nizamabad?
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0 # Mukesh 2018-10-23
The B. Ed course is an excellent choice for making career in teaching profession, it is very respective profession for candidates, find some good colleges for it-Vijay College of Education for Women ; Karshak BEd College ; Priyadarshini College of Education ; Indur College of Education
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
I belong to Krishna, plz tell me As per 2016 ranking, which is the best MBBS college in India
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
The first position is held by Delhi AIIMS, followed by Vellore’s Christian Medical College, AFMC, Pune, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and the fifth position is held by the GGMC & SIR J.J. Hospital in Mumbai, you can also find some good colleges in Krishna- P.S.I. Medical College ; Dr. N.t.r. University Of Health Sciences, Vijaywada
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hello, i have completed 12th with 92% marks, now i want to take admission in best engineering college in Dausa, plz share the list
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hii, You secured very good percentage, you can get best engineering college, plz check here Engineering in Dausa
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0 # Jayesh Older than three months
Hii , I am from Uttarkashi,Can anyone tell me about complete selection procedure about IITs and NITs and at which time exams for these are conducted?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Uttarkashi, for IITs and NITs, you have to give entrance exam, For NITs JEE Main is the entrance exam and for IITs JEE Advanced is the entrance exam
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0 # Rohan Older than three months
I am from Kanyakumari, plz tell me the time duration of MBBS course in India
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
In India, the present duration of MBBS course is 5.5 years, The actual course period is 4.5 years and one year of rotating internship should be completed, you can find some good MBBS colleges in Kanyakumari-Sree Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences
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0 # Aarav Older than three months
Hello, I want to know about the entrance exam for MBA, also suggest some MBA colleges in Navi Mumbai
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
There are various exams for MBA i.e. CAT, MAT, XAT, SNAP, etc, you can give CAT for IIMs, find MBA colleges in Navi Mumbai here-Institute of Business Studies and Research - Mumbai ; Times Business School ; Excel College of Higher Education ; Padmashree Dr D Y Patil Institute of Management Studies - Navi Mumbai
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
Hii, What are the career opportunities of Bachelor of Education course after my degree, also suggest some b.ed colleges in Bhatinda?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
The B. Ed course is an excellent choice for making career in teaching profession, it is very respective profession for candidates, find some good colleges for it-Malwa College of Education - Bhatinda ; Mastermind College of Education ; SSD Girls College of Education ; Swami Dayanand College of Education
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