It has become increasingly difficult to get and maintain a job as a recent graduate especially the kind that suits your qualification. Many fresh graduates often end up at crossroads after they have left the university to seek jobs and they find out employers simply don’t want them. Because an employer is not only looking at what you have done,
A lot of people ask why they were not selected for a scholarship when in fact, they were the perfect fit for the scholarship.
Here’s a story about two students who applied for a scholarship. Joe and Ela. Joe is an average student with average school marks. He is also a music enthusiast having equally great music-making skills and as a result has represented his school in Music competitions a great number of times.
You are not alone.
It is not uncommon to see students backing away from getting funding for their education for different reasons that may just be excuses. As schools that award these scholarships reveal, a lot of students simply aren’t applying for these readily available grants. Many are discouraging themselves before even starting applications.
If you are among a long list of students who have been wondering why there aren’t any scholarships for students with a degree in lower second class or Third class, keep reading.
Many of these scholarships are often sponsored by organisations or large families in conjunction with the granting universities. Those that offer them usually consider them an investment rather than a gift.
The Australian Government, Universities and organizations offer a variety of Australian scholarships for international students. These scholarships are for Undergraduate or Postgraduate research/taught courses, vocational education or training.
Below is a list of scholarships in Australia for international students from Africa and developing countries with studies in the 2017/2018 academic session. While some of these scholarship applications are open op till next year 2017,
Have you ever applied for admission into a programme in another country but didn’t get selected because they didn’t like your name?
Truthfully, it might have been because you failed to impress with your Letter of Motivation.
When applying to programmes in many parts of the world, applicants are usually required to submit a Letter of Motivation (sometimes also called Statement of Purpose or Personal Letter or Personal Essay).
Are you planning and preparing to study abroad in UK, USA, Australia or any other native English speaking country? In most cases, you need to present an English Language qualification test as requirement for admission or even scholarship application.
The British Council is responsible for administering the International English Language Test System (IELTS) in Nigeria and several other African countries.
This article, first published in December 2014, was rewritten to represent recent changes across the platforms. It previously compared Udemy Vs Udacity online courses. But now includes Coursera, another popular platform.
Udemy is an online market place open to ”industry experts” to teach their knowledge and area of expertise to learners.
Finding funding for your PhD is not always easy. They are rare and are not too often publicized as Masters and Bachelors scholarships. However, tens of thousands of these types of scholarships exist all over the web especially for students from Africa and other developing regions. A few of these scholarships have been identified as some of the top scholarships for intending PhD and Post-doctoral students.
When applying for studies in schools abroad, one of the toughest hurdles to overcome for admission into a good university is the TOEFL or the IELTS exam requirement. Expectedly, many international students who are from non-English speaking backgrounds and have had very little training in the language, don’t possess the level of English proficiency to qualify the TOEFL or the IELTS tests.