We have seen a steady and encouraging newsflow on the various countries opening up their Visa Sections to consider applications for Student Visas in India. France, UK, US, Canada are amongst very popular higher education destinations for India who are opening up issuance of student visas.
Many students have also expressed interest in considering higher educational institutitions and courses in these countries because of the newsflow about opening up. Pandemic has affected and brought to halt the international student mobility. And so, it is a fresh start of sorts.
As per an Econonic Times report, United Kingdom has seen almost a 90% Year on Year growth in student enrollment from India. Close to 13,435 students from India have enrolled into various UK based institutitions.
The UK was one of the first to actually announce scholarships and policy updates in the realm of education domestic and international. As early as in February, we had seen UK announce a slew of measures to grow and internationalize their higher education.
Here are some of the references you would find useful on this topic of scholarships for pursuing higher education in UK:
Chevening Scholarships: https://www.chevening.org/scholarship/india/
British Council Commonwealth Scholarships https://www.britishcouncil.in/study-uk/scholarships/commonwealth-scholarships
The British Academy offers: (1) Mid-career Fellowships (closing date: 15-September-2021), (2) Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research 2022 (Closing date: 29 September 2021), (3) Postdoctoral Fellowships (closing date: 14 October 2021).
Further, The British Academy also offers Newton International Fellowships, for which the window to apply is currently open. This early career fellowship enable researchers to work for two years at a UK institution with the aim of fostering long-term international collaborations.
The Royal Society through various grants also support domestic and international academics and researchers and a variety of schemes are listed in detail https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/
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