Reasons Why You are not able to get MS or PhD Scholarship

Reasons Why You are not able to get MS or PhD Scholarship

There are 8 common challenges in Ph.D./MS Scholarship hunt and how to overcome them. These are the common questions that every student asks and we have provided the best answers to them on how they can getย MS or Ph.D.ย Scholarship to Study abroad. If you are serious about studying abroad on a Scholarship then understand the ethics of getting a Scholarship and how you can make your application strong than others. Follow these 8 rules which will lead you to get a Fully Funded Scholarship in a Foreign country.

1. ๐–๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž S๐ก๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ ๐ˆ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ?

Many students donโ€™t know where to start โ€“ what is the first step? The first step is to identify what are the different scholarships available around the world. Some are too common โ€“ US Fullbright, Erasmus Mundus, Australian RTPS, etc. Others are based on the professorโ€™s funding. Join & follow relevant social media groups & people.

๐Ÿ. ๐ˆ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐š ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ ๐†๐๐€:

Many students are reluctant to even apply because they think their GPA is low. First, GPA is not the only determinant. Second, not all scholarships are equally competitive. The solution is (i) to cover a low GPA with other strengths such as publications and (ii) to apply for less competitive scholarships (happy to share these).

๐Ÿ‘. ๐ˆ ๐๐จ๐งโ€™๐ญ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐ฉ๐ฎ๐›๐ฅ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ:

This mindset also makes students less confident. Yes, publications are a huge plus but itโ€™s not the only determinant either. Even if you donโ€™t have publications, you should still apply. While you are hunting for scholarships, start working on a publication. Itโ€™s not as difficult as it may look from a distance. Check our article onย How to Write a Research Proposal for Masters and PhD

๐Ÿ’. ๐ˆ ๐๐จ๐งโ€™๐ญ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ:

Many students give up just because they donโ€™t receive a reply from a few professors. Not getting a reply doesnโ€™t mean that your profile is not good. (i) send a couple of reminders and try the back door & (ii) move on to other professors. Eventually, you will land where your profile will be valued.

๐Ÿ“. ๐ˆ ๐๐จ๐งโ€™๐ญ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐š ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐ ๐‚๐• ๐š๐ง๐ ๐’๐Ž๐:

Some students are lazy to make a solid CV and SOP. There are many excellent templates available for CVs and SOPs, just pick a good one and insert your content. Make a solid CV and then slightly customize it as per the position. See our article onย Personal Statement for Scholarship

๐Ÿ”. ๐ˆ ๐๐จ๐งโ€™๐ญ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ฒ๐จ๐ง๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฏ๐ข๐ž๐ฐ ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐‚๐• ๐š๐ง๐ ๐’๐Ž๐:

Some students are reluctant/shy to seek feedback. There are many amazing people around you and on platforms like LinkedIn who would be happy to help you improve your CV and SOPs, etc. Reach out.

๐Ÿ•. ๐ˆ ๐๐จ๐งโ€™๐ญ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐„๐ง๐ ๐ฅ๐ข๐ฌ๐ก ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐Ÿ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ฒ ๐ฌ๐œ๐จ๐ซ๐ž:

Many students keep waiting for English scores such as IELTS. In this wait, they waste a lot of time. Donโ€™t wait, just apply. If a professor agrees to supervise you, then you can give IELTS test. Also, in some cases, you can instead provide your university certificate. Donโ€™t let it become a bottleneck. See our article onย What is an English Proficiency Language Certificate

๐Ÿ–. ๐ˆ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐š ๐ซ๐ž๐ฃ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฒ ๐ญ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ˆ ๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ฒ:

Some students get rejection too seriously, which leads to thinking โ€“ oh I am not good enough. Everyone aiming for something high will stumble a few times on the way. Apply more and eachย scholarship application should be better than the previous. Eventually, you will get it. Browse allย Fully Funded Scholarships for 2023

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