Studying abroad as a graduate student can be expesnive, especially since the dollar is currently weak against other currencies. Many graduate students are now applying for scholarships that can help them fund their time abroad and if you are wondering where you can find a similar scholarship, then continue reading.
If you want to pursue a graduate degree abroad, there are many scholarships that will pay for your entire education. The Rhodes Scholarship pays for two years of education at Oxford, though is one of the most competitve scholarships to obtain. The Gates Scholarship fund two years of study at Cambridge, and the Marshall scholarship gives you your pick of graduate programs in the United Kingdom (UK). Both of these scholarships, however, are extremely competitive, and you will need impressive transcripts and an excellent resume in order to be seriously considered for either. If you would like to enroll in a graduate program outside of the UK, then you should contact your local Rotary Club, which sponsors graduate study abroad. You should also contact the career services department of the univeristy you attended for undergraduate. This office can best advise you on which graduate scholarships are available and can help to fund your time abroad.
Alternatively, if you are enrolled in a graduate program in the US and want to spend a semester abroad, you can still obtain funds to help fund your education. You should speak with your professors to find out if your university has any exchange programs or scholarship opportunities available. Many graduate programs do so it will be helpful for you to know how you can apply. You can also apply for grants from organizations such as the Fulbright and take a year out of your studies to complete an independent study that relates to your graduate degree.