Basically scholarships are financial awards for the students to continue their studies.There are very common misconception about scholarships that only brilliant students can avail scholarships but it is not true. There are many types of scholarships and every person can avail easily.
Types of Scholarships:
Merit Based Graduate Scholarships
In this scholarship type, applicant can avail scholarship award on the basis on their Academic Excellence. If applicant has great grades then he/she can get easily.
Need-Based Graduate Scholarships
This type of scholarship based on Financial needs and the purpose of this scholarship is to support financially to students for further studies. Normally Statement of Purpose (SOP) required in these types of schoalrships.
Student-Specific Graduate Scholarships
In this type, scholarships offered for miniorities basically for engourging and support them.
Career-Specific Graduate Scholarships
These scholarships are for those students who have plan to continue their studies in specific field. Such as Education and Nursing.
College-Specific Graduate Scholarships
These scholarships are given on the basis of academic and personal achievement to the specific university/college and to specific brilliant students.
Athletic Graduate scholarships
These scholarships awarded to those extra ordinary students with exceptional skill in a sports.
Brand-Specific Graduate Scholarships
These scholarships are sponsored by a brand that is trying to gain attention to their brand, or a cause.
Creative Contest Graduate Scholarships
These scholarships given to those students who have new creative and innovative ideas.