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Getting a university education is the dream of most people in the world at present, both the old and the youth alike. After the issue of getting a university education has been done and dusted, the issue of quality will come into play. A lot of people are scrambling to make sure they get very quality tertiary education. When this came to the fore, the United States is one of the countries that comes to mind for the pursuance of quality education.

Every assurance comes with responsibility. This is why the education provided by institutions in the US does not come at a very affordable price. Scrambling to get quality is one thing, being able to afford it another and the US government is aware of this. That is why they have put some support systems in place to aid capable students in their pursuance of qualitative education.

These support systems may come in the form of grants or scholarships. Be aware though, that most of the institutions do not offer both support systems. It is either one or the other. If you are granted a scholarship, you will be ineligible for their grants. If you are looking to benefit from these support systems, you might do well to check out some of these options:

New Year’s Resolution Scholarship

This is a scholarship program that is created to target eligible Masters, Bachelors’ Degree or Ph.D. Students who are outstanding and will continue to perform excellently consistently, at least, at the above-average level in their class.

This program is available to students who are legal residents of any of the fifty states in the US or the District of Columbia. The applicant must be, at least, 18 years of age at the time of application. Applicant must also be currently enrolled, will be enrolled or have been enrolled in any accredited tertiary institution of higher learning

The scholarship program is said to offer $1000 for college expenses or to help offset student loan debt to all successful applicants and the deadline for the 2019/20 academic session is put on January 31, 2020.

Interested candidates can visit the website: www.moneysolver.org/scholarships to register for the scholarship program. The application must be sent along with an essay addressing the scholarship prompt. The essay should not be more than 250 words.

MI College Takamine Acoustic Guitar funding for US or Non-US Students

This scholarship program will be awarded in the Spring of 2020 to any intermediate or advanced students who are enrolled, or will be enrolling for the Association of Arts in Performance (Guitar) program or Bachelor of Music in Performance Guitar) program. The applicants may or may not be a US citizen, but must demonstrate outstanding musicianship and overall excellent performance on the acoustic guitar in any genre.

To be eligible, applicants must be applied to the Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Music in Performance (Guitar) Program. MI Select, Certificate, MM or any other related programs need not apply. Furthermore, applicants must either be newly enrolling or returning students in any MI program. Previous Scholarship or other benefits winners will not be considered.

The deadline for the scholarship for the 2019/20 academic session is put on March 27, 2020. The scholarship program offers $1,500 to cover tuition fees, which will be applied to the first quarter of the program. The successful applicant will also be given a new Takamine guitar.

To apply, visit the official scholarship website on https://scholarships.mi.edu/scholarships/takamine-acoustic-guitar-scholarship/ to register. Along with the application form, you should send a YouTube Video URL showing you performing three (3) songs in any genre on the acoustic guitar. This should include two (2) live band or duo ensemble performances and one (1) song performed alone. Be aware that any play-along track will not be accepted.

Dianne Woest International Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities

This is a scholarship program that is directed towards supporting educational research on the history and culture of Louisiana and the South Gulf. The program is open to academic and museum professionals, doctoral candidates and independent applicants. Successful applicants will be expected to acknowledge THNOC in any published work on fellowship research. Applicants need not be a US citizen.

The program is said to run until January 31, 2020, for the 2019/20 academic session. It offers a stipend of $4,000, which is awardable for the specified fellowship term. Although beneficiaries are allowed to specify their periods of residence, all research work must be concluded during the specified term.

To be eligible, applicants must be either enrolled for a doctoral degree, be an academic or museum professional or an independent scholar. Scholars shall be expected to acknowledge THNOC in any of their published work on the fellowship research.

To apply, applicants should visit the official website: www.hnoc.org/research/prizes-and-fellowships for information on how to apply.

Global Scholars Program to Study at Babson College

Babson College is a private business school in Wellesley, Massachusetts. It was established in 1019 by Roger W. Babson as an all-male business institute but is now coeducational. Its main focus is on entrepreneurship education. The school offers intensive training in the fundamentals of production, finance, and distribution.

The institution also maintained a business environment as part of the students’ everyday life, keeping regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturdays). The official website of the college is www.babson.edu

Each year since 2014, the college offers highly talented international students a need-based scholarship as part of their Global Scholars Program. To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled or will enroll in the Bachelor’s Degree course at the college before the deadline date which is put on February 1 every year.

Successful candidates will receive four-year full-tuition scholarships. Applicants with a higher level of financial needs will also be awarded additional funds, in varying amounts, to help with accommodation, supplies, health insurance and travel expenses.

Furthermore, scholars get to meet with their mentors regularly, either individually or collectively, to explore academic and personal goals, discuss global events and plan their careers.

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