4 reliable online sites for scholarship hunters
(VNF) – A reliable online site will provide 'scholarships hunters' with precise information, while cut down the time and cost of searching.
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1. University website
If you have already eyed a university, just directly visit its website. Click on the 'International Students' or 'Admission' section to learn about enrolment procedures and scholarships, or just simply enter key words like 'scholarship', 'financial aid', 'grant', 'international student' in the searching box.
(E.g; University of California (US): https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/; University of New South Wales: https://www.unsw.edu.au/)
2. Embassy website
Embassy pays attention to build and enhance the link between countries, and one of the most popular ways to do so is via education. Information on study abroad therefore are abundant on these sites and frequently updated.
(E.g: US Embassy: https://vn.usembassy.gov/education-culture/study-usa/; Australian Embassy: http://vietnam.embassy.gov.au/hnoi/study.html ; Embassy of Ireland: https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/vietnam/)
3. Government site:
Some countries even launch their own websites to provide information on scholarships for prospective overseas students, like Korea (http://www.studyinkorea.go.kr/) and Japan (http://www.studyjapan.go.jp)
Meanwhile, website of Ministry of Education and Training in home country is also a reliable and rich source of information on scholarship. (http://vied.vn/en)
4. Website of organizations (including professional associations) related to your field of interest:
This is specially useful for those who are looking for graduate programme scholarships, since these sites directly target candidates with working experiences in the field.
Some of these organizations are: World Bank (http://web.worldbank.org);Food Agriculture Organization (http://www.fao.org/)
( Phi Yen )