International Scholarships for Indian Students

Huge number of students from India travel to various countries especially the US and UK for higher studies. Subjects can be as wide as engineering, medical, music, finance, MBA or vocational studies as well. Some of the important scholarships which Indian students can opt for are:

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation scholarships – Scholarships for Indian students to study abroad in North America or Europe. Applicants must be under 30 and reside in India at the time of application. For undergraduate and postgraduate study. Other restrictions apply. For details, go to

Aichi Scholarship Program for Asian Students in Japan – Various scholarships for Indian students studying at graduate level in Aichi Prefectural government-approved manufacturing programs in Japan. For details see

Silk-Road Scholarship Program at Seoul National University – Scholarships for Indian students to study abroad in South Korea at Seoul National University, on graduate-level humanities or social science programs. For details see

University of Adelaide Ashok Khurana Scholarship for Indian Students – Scholarships available for Indian students who are undertaking postgraduate study in selected fields at the University of Adelaide. For details see

Scholarships for Indian Students by University of Queensland - The University of Queensland offers scholarships to Indian students in Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, for Postgraduatae coursework and for Economics and Law. For details see

RMIT Australia Global Leaders Scholarships for Indian Students – 10 scholarships offered to Indian students to study an applicable business-related postgraduate course. For details see

UCD Global Graduate Scholarships for Indian Students in Ireland – Funding opportunities for Indian students at graduate level studying at University College Dublin in Ireland. For details see

WIT Indian ‘Wicket Scholarship’ – Offering a scholarship to one Indian student annually to undertake study at Ireland’s Waterford Institute of Technology. Open to undergraduate and master’s degree students. For details see

Orange Tulip Scholarship – Grants are available for Indian students to study in the Netherlands at bachelors or master’s level at selected participating universities. For details see

INSEAD Louis Vuitton MBA Scholarship for Indian and Chinese Students – A scholarship for nationals of China and India, who have been accepted into the INSEAD Business School MBA program. For details see

British Council GREAT scholarships for Indian Students – A selection of scholarships are offered by the British Council, to support Indian students applying to study abroad in the UK. For details see

Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships – For Indian students who wish to study in the UK. Open to doctoral students, research students and visiting fellows. For details see

LSE Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (CSSS) – Five awards are available to international students from commonwealth countries (including India) to study at postgraduate level at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). For details see

Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship at St. Antony’s College – Indian government fellowship offered to Indian students pursuing study at the University of Oxford’s St. Antony’s College in the field of history, economics and political science. Only available to high-achieving postgraduate research students. For details see

Oxford and Cambridge Society of India (OCSI) Scholarships – Open to Indian students at any degree level to study at Oxford University or the University of Cambridge in the UK. For details see

Sir Ratan Tata Fellowships for South Asian Students at LSE – Scholarships for social science students from South Asia to study at the London School of Economics (LSE) in the UK within the LSE Asia Research Centre (ARC). For details see

Sussex India Scholarships – Opportunities to gain funding at the University of Sussex in the UK for Indian students at master’s degree level. For details see

University of Aberdeen Sir Thomas Sutherland Scholarship – One outstanding Indian student will receive full funding for their undergraduate degree (starting in September 2018) at the university, including travel and maintenance costs. Excludes applicants for medicine. For details see

University of Oxford Felix Scholarships for Indian Students – Graduate-level funding opportunities for Indian students studying at the University of Oxford. For details see

University of Sheffield – A range of scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate Indian students who show strong academic potential. For  details see

UWE Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships – UWE Bristol University in the UK is offering undergraduate and postgraduate tuition fee discount scholarships for students from several countries, including India.  For details see

Chicago Booth School of Business – The India Trust Fellowship and Akhtarali H. Tobaccowala Fellowship are both available for Indian students who apply to study a full-time MBA at the school. For details see

Cornell University Tata Scholarship – Scholarships for Indian citizens who have been accepted to study an undergraduate program at Cornell University. For details see

Fulbright-Nehru Research Fellowships – Offering funding to outstanding Indian students wishing to pursue study at any level within an accredited US institution. See individual scholarships for specific criteria. For details see

S.N. Bose Scholars Student Exchange Program for Indian Students – Opportunities for Indian researchers at master’s level or higher to study a selected program in the field of science and technology at a university in the US. For details see

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