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Scholarships for Women over 50

You might read the title and think that the scholarships that we will look at are for an extremely specific demographic. This is true. The number of women going to university over the age of 50 is relatively low. There are several reasons for this. One reason is due to biology and society. A large proportion of middle-aged women who now want to study and earn a university degree are doing so because they never had the opportunity to do so, quite simply , they had children. As a result, they had to raise them. In a lot of situations, this leaves them unable to pursue their own ambitions until the children grow up to be independent adults. There are other reasons of course, which could have prevented a woman from studying in her younger years, but this is the…
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Obtaining Scholarships in Thailand

Thailand is a very popular tourist destination. It seems as though everyone and their cousin has been there. We rarely hear anything negative coming from their experiences as well. People talk about the history, hospitality, food, landscapes, culture. There I so much going for the country in terms of all of these things that we overlook study opportunities there. Why should they be overlooked is a mystery. Many of us was to live in these destinations which leave such an impact. Why does nobody speak of living in Thailand. This is rather odd. They speak even less of studying there. This is even stranger and study allows one to live somewhere, and know that there is a time limit, reducing any sort of negative risk. I therefore hope to open your eyes to the grant and scholarship opportunities in Thailand,…
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Scholarships in Finland

Finland is not a country on many people’s map. It is clear why this is the case. As a country, it is relatively isolated, being located deep at the far end of the Baltic Sea, in isolation, even farther north of St. Petersburg in Russia. Not only this, but it is cold, and expensive. On the other hand its incredible nature, through its lakes, forests, and fishing. Not only this, but Finland charges no tuition fees, although living costs must be covered independently. Thankfully, there are plenty of scholarships and grants available. Before anything else, you need to be aware of the costs that you will bear. The government requires that the minimum at your disposal be EUR 560 a month, or EUR 6,720 a year, excluding travel costs and insurance. This means reserving around EUR 700 to 900 every…
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Scholarships in Norway

Norway is a great place to live. Although it is one of the world’s leading oil producers, its incentive programmes make electric cars the most popular among fuel types in the country. Norway is known for much more than its oil, though. It has fish, some of the world’s most dramatic landscapes in the of its legendary Fjords, and mysterious giants in its northern regions. Fortunately, many scholarship options are available in Norway, to help those cope in one of the world’s most expensive countries. The first to consider is the Norwegian Quota Scholarship Scheme. This scholarship scheme is provided by the Norwegian government for students from select countries in Southern countries on Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia under the quota scheme. Its main goal is to help participating students return to their home country and contribute to…
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International Student Scholarships with ASSE

International study is something that many aspire to. There is prestige attached to it after all. It does also allow one to develop as a person in ways. We do notice that people who have spent extensive amounts of time outside of their home country do develop in a unique way. Their horizons are expended and have a better understanding of different cultures. This is why the American Scandinavian Student Exchange (ASSE). It initially started in 1976 as an orgnisation for student exchange programmes between Sweden and the United States. Norway, Denmark, and Finland quickly followed suit. It has since grown to include over 34 countries in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australasia. It specialised mainly in hlping high school students. As part of their full package, the ASSE grants the possibility to apply for some…
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