Scholarships for Masters in USA | Cornell University | Tata
Students often get overwhelmed by the high cost of education in US universities and this becomes a major deterrent to many that are considering this option. However, tuition fees can get substantially reduced by applying for scholarships that are available within India and also through the university the student plans to study in.
While securing scholarships to study abroad is a subject that most students want to know more about, prospective applicants for studying abroad, especially in the United States, are looking for specific information and answers to numerous questions, some of them being ‘Where should I look for securing scholarships?’, or ‘Are there any organisations in India that offer grants to study abroad?’. Fortunately, we have numerous organisations in India that offer grants or loan-scholarships to students aspiring to study abroad.
The Cornell University is world-renowned for providing superior quality and comprehensive educational and on-field opportunities that are attuned to the rapidly moving technology today. It is also widely known for its state-of-the-art research facilities and also for housing a multi-cultural fabric that promotes exchange of ideas.
The Tata Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies at Cornell University offers the Scholarship to Indian students who have secured a seat at Cornell. This Scholarship is granted to students who lack funds for pursuing the course. 20 such eligible students are granted the scholarship every year. Let us look at some frequently asked questions:
- What are the eligibility criteria for the scholarship?
A. For applying, you need to fulfil the following conditions:
- Be a citizen of India and have attended secondary school in India;
- Be offered admission to Cornell as an undergraduate student;
- Be eligible for need-based financial aid.
- What is the process of application?
A. After the admission process has been completed, the students are required to complete the financial aid application process for international students. For this purpose, you can use the following link:
- Is the funding provided throughout the undergraduate course?
A. For the Bachelors in Architecture course, you would receive a funding for a total of the 10 semesters (5 years) which is the course duration. For other courses such as engineering, the funding would be sanctioned for a total of 8 semesters (4 years).
- Are there any preferences given to specific courses for the grant?
A. Preference will be given to qualified students accepted to the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning; the College of Engineering; the Applied Economics and Management major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; and majors across colleges in the biological sciences, physical sciences, and other “hard” sciences, as well as the social sciences.
You can use the following link for further information regarding required documents and deadlines:
We hope this information clarifies your doubts.
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