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If you happen to be an Indian student seeking opportunities to study abroad, then you’ll be pleased to know that international scholarships for Indian students are offered by many governments, organizations and specific universities. Below is a diverse selection of international scholarships on offer to Indian students, divided by funding type and desired place of study. If none of these are a great match for you, you could browse our main list of scholarships to study abroad for more options. Good luck with your applications!

To study anywhere:

  • 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.

To study in Asia:

To study in Australia:

To study in Europe:


The Netherlands

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


  • Campus France Charpak Scholarship – A scholarship for an Indian national to study in France at master’s level. You should be 30 or under and be a current student or currently employed in India. There is also a Raman Charpak Scholarship available for PhD students to carry out part of their research work at a French institution for up to six months.


More scholarships to study in the UK are available here.

To study in the US:

More scholarships to study in the US are available here.

This article was originally published in September 2014. It is updated regularly, most recently in December 2018.

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Written by Laura Tucker
Laura is a former staff writer for TopUniversities.com, providing advice and guidance for students on a range of topics helping them to choose where to study, get admitted and find funding and scholarships. A graduate of Queen Mary University of London, Laura also blogs about student life.

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hi! I'm in my final year of M.Sc. in microbiology and wish to pursue Ph.D. in the same from Europe. How can I get a scholarship?

Hi Nidhi, as well as checking our list of scholarships to study in Europe, you could read our guide on how to find scholarships to study abroad, which includes advice on submitting strong scholarship applications. :)

I appreciate your work. It is very helpful. Good Job

hi!.. I m apoorva from INDIA doing final year engineering in electronics and communication branch. I want to do masters in embedded system in US or Australia. How can I get free scholarship to study abroad?

Hi Apoorva, we have lists of both scholarships to study in the US and scholarships to study in Australia for you to browse, and you could also have a read of our guide on how to find scholarships to study abroad

good article

You've put together a very well-researched and exhaustive list of resources, Laura. Well done! I think funding issues can be resolved quickly nowadays because there are so many websites & apps that aggregate scholarship offers from around the globe. In my experience, having extra-curricular activities & internships up your sleeve greatly ups your chances of getting selected for the scholarship. And this article certainly looks into all such technicalities in great detail. Kudos!

Cheers, Aniket

good day.. I'm Shobiya Paramasivam. i am a Demonstrator faculty of Science(Jaffna- Sri Lanka), Department of Marine Science and I am looking a Scholarship offered for Master's Degree in aquatic Science major in (Fisheries science, Animal Product Processing, fish based Anatomy and Physiology, Aquaculture Production System, Marine Science) I am requesting from your good office to find me any scholarship for my Master's Degree, I am looking forward for your support.. Thank you

I'm doing Ph.D. In University of Hyderabad. My Ph.D. topic is "Migration and Bhojpuri folk literature special reference to Mauritius". So sir I want to visit Mauritius for fild work.
If You know any grant and scholarship please help me.

With due regards:
Ashutosh Kumar Pandey
Research scholar

I want to study in Europe ..but not getting proper scholarship info for UG courses..plz help

I want to study in singapore.

Hello, if you'd like to find a scholarship to study in Singapore, scholarship options are included in our list of scholarships to study in Asia. You can find out more about studying in Singapore here. Hope this helps!

iam studying 11th grade is the 11th grade marks are needed to go to foreign universities?

nice post..

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