Scholarships in American universities the way it is set up, the majority of scholarships are assigned for students of the United States itself, only a small part is assigned for the international students.
And fierce competition is there for international scholarships, however still quite a large number of Asian students can get full scholarship, this is mainly because in the international students, the competitiveness of Asian students mainly from India is much greater than from overseas countries.
For international students who apply for full scholarships, the most important thing is to know how to apply.
Excellent TOEFL, GRE or GMAT scores of applicants do make a good impression on the application however many international students believe that with scores of TOEFL, GRE , GMAT will be able to apply to the entire award, which is wrong. Many high GRE and GMAT scores of applications GRE more than 2,300 points, GMAT more than 700 points but didn’t get application for a scholarship approved, on the contrary, there are many applicants just over 500 points in GMAT & GRE 1600 one would still successfully got a full scholarship.
TOEFL, GRE scores only measure one of the criteria, their importance is not the largest, letters of recommendation, resume, personal statement and student learning in their respective country also plays an important role.
First one needs to do the screening of application forms from the website of the university. Each university has its own set of guidelines regarding the scholarship. For example the number of applicants and the ratio of the number of scholarships awarded is a very important screening & is an important factor in awarding scholarships to high school percentage.
Also the number of scholarships can be divided according to needs assessment scholarship (Need-based Financial Aid), scholarships by school performance assessment (Merit-based Financial Aid) and graduate research assistant (Graduate Teaching Assistantships and Research Assistantships).
Furthermore, in the graduate teaching assistants and fellowships, the school has a teaching assistant in each department and fellowships, for students to get this funding in addition to waive tuition fees for 8-12 credits, a student can also get paid a salary per academic year ranging from $5,500 to $ 12,000.
Preparation of application materials is very complicated but ADMISSION TIMES Expert Counselors make the process easier for the student by helping them in each part of the application .
ADMISSION TIMES has a point funda for each step. Complete application materials include: the school sent the completed application form, the completed scholarship application form as well as a variety of financial proof, TOEFL test scores and other necessary copies ; two three sealed letters of recommendation from Professor; two transcripts in English; resume;personal statement; academic qualifications.
ADMISSION TIMES always emphasize that preparation of application materials should always be taken seriously, often having a good recommendation letter or reading a good personal statement on applying for scholarships play a decisive impact. Here’s how to prepare these materials and should pay attention to.
- Application forms
- Letters of recommendation
- CV (Resume)
- (Personal Statement)
- Transcripts and academic qualifications
- TOEFL, GRE , GMAT scores