Grants are of two types. The first type covers only the tuition fee, such options are the most common. The second type not only pays tuition, but also covers the related expenses from visa to accommodation. Of course, in the first case, such costs will have to pay yourself.

First of all, you need to collect the most complete information about the school and the course that you want to go there. It is best to search for multiple options, this increases the chance for a grant. Do not rush to the high-profile names, talk to graduates of selected educational institutions, their contacts can be found on the websites of schools and universities.

There are several ways to grant

First, you can directly contact the office of the state in which you want to study. Usually all sorts of questions grants and scholarships are administered by the Department for education and culture, where you can get all the information you need. Note that the conditions of grant can be very different, always carefully study the list of requirements for applicants.

Second, you can send information about their achievements to colleges, schools and universities that interest you. In some cases you can obtain from them interesting offers, of course, if you can convince that you are worthy of their scholarship. If the University where you study or studied, has partnered with the interested institution, it may simplify your task.

Third, you can try to obtain grants from various foundations. This is the most time-consuming option. It is suitable for those who for various reasons could not obtain government grants. You need to contact Foundation interested in the development of the field of research in which you are engaged, and to collect the necessary documents. You can turn to the specialized agencies that represent the interests of various funds. All the information about grants and scholarships can be found on the websites of these agencies, in most cases there apply online for a grant.

Required documents

The most important part of grant — making documents. You will need copy of diploma, CV with a complete list of achievements, contact details, work experience, knowledge of foreign languages and other things. But the most important document is the cover letter. It should clearly and in detail write, why you want to get a grant, why you and how are you going to apply that knowledge. Well-written cover letter can seriously affect the final decision of the organization issuing the grants.