i wish to study in UK. i have no monetary backbone whatsoever. is it possible to get scholarships that cover both tuition and living costs

i know that visa is not issued unless one has a certain amount of bank balance, since i have none is it possible to give several scholarship tests so that i can finance myself from scratch. loans is not an option as i have no assets loan worthy or even a guarantee. i wish to pursue my MA to PhD

0 114 Views | Posted 2011-09-14 08:01:19
Asked by pooja

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    shaban | Guide-Level 11

    2011-09-20 11:58:05
    Hi Pooja,
    Its good to know that, you wish to study in UK.
    There are plenty of universities in the UK, which offers scholarships to the international students.
    The scholarships can be in the form of:
    1. Full Tution Fee waived off.
    2. Partially Tution fee waived off.
    In order to avail these scholarships, the students need to apply as soon as possible.
    There are no such universities in UK, which covers the living expense of a students, be it national or international student.
    The living expense in London would be around 800 Pounds/Month approx.
    and around 600 Pounds/Month approx, if you are living in other parts of the UK.
    I hope this answer
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    Mahesh | Contributor-Level 9

    2011-09-18 15:17:16
    Pooja.There are several universities in UK that offer full scholarships for PhD study. I will be able to provide you with more information if you could give me more details of all your qualifications, grades etc.
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    Aneeket Barua Manager (Product Operation)- Infoedge India Ltd. | Guide-Level 11

    2011-09-16 14:17:02
    Hi Pooja,
    Education in most of the European universities is sponsored, so there is a possibility that you might have to give a minimal fee.
    To pursue PhD you need to first prepare your research proposal and send it to the university. The research proposal must include a summary and the proposal in detail. Also, you need to write reason for doing the research and how the research will be beneficial to the community and the university.
    For more information on education in UK, I would suggest you to get in touch with the British council.
    Hope this helps
    All The Best!

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