The Waterford Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the scholarships known as ‘WIT Indian Wicket scholarships’ in Ireland for the Indian students who wish to pursue higher education in Ireland. The scholarships are for the students who have completed their 12th standard or any undergraduate degree from a recognised school board/recognised university in India. If the candidate is appearing for the postgraduate course eligibility, he/she should have pursued their undergraduate study from a recognised university in India, recognised by the University Grants Commission.
The University at Ireland is also accepting offers of study from some of the private institutions which are of high reputation and top ranking in India. The scholarships are meant to assist the students in terms of financial need. The diversity of students present in a university from various parts of the world is part of the international collaboration and bringing high calibre students under one roof, thus becoming a part of international strategy for growth. This year, WIT Ireland is particularly interested in roping high calibre Indian students to join them with a limited number of scholarships.
Eligibility criteria for the WIT Indian Wicket scholarships
The candidate should satisfy the below given eligibility criteria to avail the fellowship/scholarship for the study at the WIT university at Ireland.
1. The candidate should have successfully completed 12th from a high school and under-graduation from a recognised university from a reputed university in India, both with a minimum average of 68%.
2. The candidate should provide an evidence of English language proficiency or an equivalent exam with an overall band score of at least 6.5 or more.
3. The Master’s degree programme at the WIT University, Ireland can be availed by the candidates only if they have no backlogs in the 3rd and 4th year of study.
4. The candidate should demonstrate relevant work experience if they are willing to take up the master’s degree programme at the WIT university. ( especially, if the candidate has a considerable gap between finishing their graduation and the time applying for the Master’s programme at the WIT University, Ireland)
The Course Level for which the scholarships are announced are both undergraduate level and Master’s level.
Scholarship value and coverage
The WIT University is offering dedicated but limited number of scholarships for the Indian students which cover 50 percent of the Tuition fee for a Master’s degree program. If the candidate is availing undergraduate degree program, the scholarship covers about 25 percent of the tuition fee each year.
Last date to submit the scholarship forms and personal statement
The last date for the scholarships to be submitted falls on the 30th may, 2014.
The further information on the WIT Indian scholarships can be obtained by sending an email to Mr. John Joe O’ Farrell (email id- firstname.lastname@example.org)