What is a grant?
The international grant is one of the types of grant to encourage talented young people. The grant will not be, it is possible to win. Winners will be granted, for a small fee or free to continue their education abroad.
Full grant as a whole cover all training costs. It includes the cost of visas, flights and accommodation. However, such grants are rare. More often issued partial grants, based solely on tuition. Other costs the student will be required to take.
The distribution of grants as do some governments and educational institutions, scientific foundations and public organizations and individuals.
Who can win the scholarship?
A significant portion of grants are designed for students, but sometimes the opportunity to study abroad available to students of the senior classes. For example, in the US there is a exchange program, and its participants may be Russian high school students. After a competitive selection process, they learn in American schools and live with local families. It is one kind of full grant, when the American government takes care of all the expenses.
However, the greatest opportunities are open to graduate students and young professors. It is worth considering that many programs have age restrictions - usually up to 25-30 years.
How to get a scholarship?
International educational institutions offer many different educational programs in the field of art, science, design, etc., the Applicant for a grant need, first and foremost, choose a country where he wished to study, and then collect detailed information on courses of interest to him.
On the Internet there are specialized sites where you can find all information about ongoing contests for the victory in which grants. The chances of getting a grant will increase if you find a few options.
To obtain a grant to study in various ways:
Write a letter to the University. The most difficult way is to convince the leadership of a foreign University that your candidate deserves the grant. Send information about yourself to other educational institutions where you wish to study. You'll need to withstand the severe competition, and it is very much going to depend on how clearly and correctly you will form your letter of motivation. It should describe your achievements, and also write about your plans for the future.
To apply directly to the government. Grants in many countries is the responsibility of the Department for culture, or education. They provide all the necessary information about the contests and tell them what the deadlines are and how to apply.
To win the competition. You can participate in the contests for the grants, which are held in Russia. In this case studying abroad would subsidize the domestic government. Grants are the most promising and talented researchers, graduate students, scientists.
To the private Fund. This option is suitable for those who cannot use the above methods, for example, due to inadequate age. The applicant will need to contact a private Foundation that might be interested in his talents and abilities.
If you are lucky, you can get the necessary training to amount in a single Fund. Sometimes, however, those who wish to study abroad have to apply to various funds, collecting the necessary amount bit by bit.
If the tide has turned against you, do not despair. The reason for the failure can serve a limited number of grants. It is quite possible that your talents are still of interest to foreign educational institutions. Try to make another attempt. It is not excluded that it will succeed.
Advice 2 : How to make master documents for the grant
If a teacher wants to conduct any studies or to improve their skills, it can be used for this targeted funding. It can be obtained in the form of a grantissued by the state or a private organization.
Find a suitable grant. First of all, contact the Director of the school in which you work. It is possible that he has information about funding, which provides the Department of education in your region. Also search programs for teachers through various social organizations. In particular, language teachers can get the opportunity of paid internships abroad, contact the Embassy or cultural center of interest of the country. Such grants are provided by the Ministry of culture of France and other countries. Also, funding for teachers provides the Soros Foundation and several other independent organizations.
Selecting the program of the grantand collect the necessary documents. Their list depends on the selected program. In most cases, you will need to complete the project with a description of what you plan to spend the funding and what results you hope to achieve. Also be ready to confirm that you have professional education and experience as a teacher. Useful and recommendations from colleagues and management, to qualifying you as a qualified professional. If you have publications in any scientific or pedagogical journals, provide them to the Commission. This will increase your chances of obtaining financing.
Submit documents to the organization providing the grants. Depending on the requirements of the paper sent by ordinary or electronic mail. In some cases, you may also be required to participate in the interview. After completing all formalities, wait for the decision of the Commission on grantM. In the event of your winning the contest you will be notified and will pay the amount of the grant in the prescribed manner. This can be a one-off issue of a sum of money, monthly transfer or compensation of already committed expenditure, e.g. transport costs.