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Scholarship Aid Organisations

  • Marguerite Garling

Abstract

For increasing numbers of students throughout the world, the offer of a scholarship is their sole means of escape from an intolerable situation — for a few, it may be the passport which enables them to leave a prison or detention-camp, for others a release from prolonged intimidation and the fear of imminent arrest. Some students may already be refugees at the time of their application, with no alternative means of pursuing their interrupted studies; others may need a period of study to re-qualify, as a means of adapting to standards and conditions in their country of refuge. The scale of the operations undertaken by the voluntary scholarship organisations such as World University Service or the International University Exchange Fund testifies to the extent of these needs.

Keywords

Overseas Development Minority Regime Overseas Student Refugee Problem Scholarship Fund 
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© Writers and Scholars Educational Trust 1979

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  • Marguerite Garling

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