FAQs

What is Scholarship Council?

Scholarship Council is an organization run by dedicated professionals with more than 10 decades of combined experience in the field of education delivery, content development and student advising. Our aim is to provide equal opportunities to everyone to further education by removing financial barriers.

How much scholarship funds are available?

Through our partners, we have more than 5000 scholarships available each year. These range from tuition fee for a single term to fully paid programs of up to 4 years.

What is a full scholarship?

A full scholarship, also known as 100% scholarship, is where your full tuition fees is covere by the scholarship/award. Some universities also pay a monthly stipend to cover your living costs. This information will be available to you once we have processed your application and have heard from one of the scholarship providers.

What is a partial scholarship?

A partial scholarship is where less than 100% of your tuition fees is covered by the scholarship/award. The university may cover anywhere between 5% to 95% of your tuition fees. Generally, there is no monthly stipend on offer in partial scholarships.

What happens after I submit my application?

Once we have received a completed application, we will assess it and then forward it to our education partners. They will get back to me with a result in a few weeks. You will be informed at all times where your application is in this process.

What chances do I have to obtain a scholarship?

Merit-based scholarships are competitive. We will process all applications on first-come-firstserve basis. Generally, universities will divide the merit-based scholarships’ amount with top students in their list. It is important that you provide all academic and co-curriculum information to increase your chances of getting a scholarship. Need-based scholarships are offered to students who demonstrate a genuine financial need. We will analyze your application and advice if you are being selected for need-based scholarships.

What happens if my application is successful?

We will forward you the acceptance letter with scholarship details. We will guide you to obtain other necessary documentations before you travel.

Why am I being charged a fee?

The nominal fee is to cover our administration charges only. We deal with more than 5,000 applications every term and need this fee to cover our out-of-pocket expenses. There are no fees to arrange for a specific scholarship.

Will I receive a receipt

The system generated confirmation of payment will be issued to all paid applicants.

Are the fees refundable?

The administration fees are non-refundable

What if my application is rejected?

We will advise you on how to improve your chances for the next round of competitions. We will also help you improve your academic skills such as the English language and Math if needed.

Why am I being asked to provide my identity details?

We need to be sure that the person filling-in the application is the person applying for the scholarship. We assure you that we have security protocols in place to safeguard your data.

What if I do not want to provide my ID card details?

We will only process completed applications. A completed application is where we have verified all the documents and received identity details of the applicant. This is to ensure that we are working with genuine applicants only.

Why am I being asked to verify my educational documents?

The world of information technology has provided people with tools that may be used for illicit purposes. We need to make sure that we are only referring genuine students to our partner education institutions. We assure you that your documents will only be used for the purpose collected.

I do not have good grades; can I still get a scholarship?

Grades are important component of the application. However, our partners will look at the application in a wholistic fashion. There may be need-based or discipline specific scholarships available to you.

I do not have good IELTS score, what do I do?

There may be need-based or discipline specific scholarships available to you. We will advise you of further steps after we have assessed your application.

Can I apply to the university of my choice?

We work with over 100 universities across the world. We will send your application to the university where we think you have a better chance to be successful.

Do I need a bank statement to apply for a scholarship?

We only need your academic and co-curricular documents to process your application. Any financial requirements will be communicated to you directly by the university through the acceptance letter.

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