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Is TOEFL exam supported by the scholarship? | Scholarship Questions

You should be prepared to use your own funds for the application fee because most scholarship providers don’t shoulder this cost*. Most often than not, the cost of preparing the application requirements including the TOEFL exam is not covered by … Continue reading

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Is there any age limit to obtaining a scholarship abroad? | Scholarship Questions

Some scholarships set an age limit and some do not. If the scholarship provider did not indicate an age limit as part of their eligibility requirements then it is safe to assume that there is no age limit. When there … Continue reading

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How do you write the scholarship essay? | Scholarship Questions

Did the scholarship provider provide any format? If they did, you should follow that. If they have not specified a specific format, then you can follow this simple outline when making your application/motivation letter: Background/Key Qualifications, Intentions for studying, Expectations … Continue reading

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I am from an English speaking country (Kenya) and i have been taught in English since i started school, would TOEFL be a requirement? | Scholarship Questions

Not all Universities require you to take the TOEFL or IELTS. A significant number of Universities accepts a Certificate of English as Medium of Instruction in place of an English proficiency exam. When it is absolutely required by the University, … Continue reading

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I have applied for a scholarship and am still waiting for a reply from the University . I want to know whether it’s advisable to call them and find out how my application is doing? How will I know if I have won a scholarship? | Scholarship Questions

As much as possible, you should refrain from contacting the University regarding the results of your scholarship application. If you are shortlisted or accepted into the scholarship, the scholarship provider/University will surely contact you. Usually, the scholarship provider indicates a … Continue reading

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Is it possible for me to get a scholarship in the same country I am in and do i get to choose the course i want to study? | Scholarship Questions

Most international scholarships require you to study in any country except your own. If you want to study in your own country, you should try to find national or local scholarships. The liberty to choose a particular course of study … Continue reading

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Sometimes, the application form is not found at the website of the scholarship provider. How can I find the application forms easily? | Scholarship Questions

The application form should always be found at the scholarship website but there are a number of reasons why it can’t be found. One reason could be that the scholarship application period hasn’t started yet so the form is still … Continue reading

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Do I need to gain admission into my preferred course of study in the university of my choice first before applying for a scholarship? Is it possible to get a scholarship when you don’t have admission in a university yet? | Scholarship Questions

The application process differs from scholarship to scholarship. Most of the time, admissions to the University is required before you are allowed to apply for the scholarship. Sometimes, the application to admissions and the application to the scholarship are submitted … Continue reading

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Will a scholarship allow me to study at any University around the globe or the does it require me to study only at a specific place or university? | Scholarship Questions

It depends upon the type of scholarship. There are scholarships that allows you to study at any country (i.e. Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships, Ford Foundation Fellowships, etc.)* while other scholarships only allow you to study at specified host institutions (e.g. … Continue reading

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I have searched for scholarships so many times but I’ve failed to see scholarships offered to undergraduates. Most scholarships only cover PhD or MS/MA studies. Are there any undergraduate scholarships out there? | Scholarship Questions

Although it is somewhat true that most of the existing scholarships are for postgraduate studies, there are international undergraduate scholarships that can be found (with a lot persistent searching).

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