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Education With Company Sponsorship

By: Sarah O'Hara BA (hons) - Updated: 25 Nov 2018 | comments*Discuss
 
Education Student Sponsorship

Student sponsorship is available for a wide range of education courses, but most commonly for higher education courses. Sponsorship is when you work with a company whilst studying. In return the company pays your course fees and/or a bursary towards your maintenance costs while you study.

Students may be sponsored throughout their whole course or just part of it. Commonly, students are sponsored for the final year of their course.

Courses and Sponsorship

Technically any course is eligible for sponsorship funding. However, the reality is that some types of courses are more likely to attract sponsorship financing than others. Sectors which are particularly likely to attract sponsorship include:

  • Engineering
  • IT
  • Sciences
  • Business

Why Do Businesses Offer Student Sponsorship?

Obviously in the profit-driven world of business, companies are unlikely to pay for students’ courses purely out of the goodness of their hearts. So, what’s in it for sponsors?

There are, in fact, lots of benefits to companies.

Sponsorship schemes allow businesses to attract and develop talented students. If they spot someone with talent they have a headstart on possibly attracting them as employees later.

Even if students who are sponsored don’t go on to work for the sponsor later, the business still gets the benefit of their skills and knowledge for a limited period. Businesses will only sponsor students they believe are talented.

If you are thinking of working for a business sponsor later on, a sponsorship arrangement allows them to start developing the skills they need whilst you are still studying.

A sponsorship arrangement allows both the student and the sponsor to have practical experience of a working arrangement before they make a full commitment.

Finding Student Sponsorship

Sadly, there is no one-stop shop for finding sponsorship. There are plenty of places you can look though.

University websites and department sites are worth checking out. Some businesses have relationships with specific universities. If there’s no information on the website, it’s worth a quick call to the admissions officer about possible sponsorship opportunities for the course you are interested in.

If there is a particular company you’re interested in being sponsored by/working for your first port of call should be their website as they may advertise sponsorship and funding opportunities there.

However, it’s also worth noting that not all sponsorship opportunities are advertised. Some companies may not be averse to the idea of sponsorship, but they will wait for applications rather than advertising general opportunities. A well-timed speculative letter or phone call could work wonders.

Finally, do check job pages of newspapers and industry publications regularly.

When to Start Applying

If you want sponsorship for your full course, you’ll need to start looking and applying around the same time as you send in your UCAS application.

If you are just interested in final year sponsorship or mid-course sponsorship it’s advisable to start your applications around a year before you expect the sponsorship to begin.

A Final Note….

It isn’t true that a sponsorship means that you are tied into working for the sponsor company when you graduate. This is not normally something either the company or the student would want. Businesses usually want to see people in action on the job before they decide whether to offer them a permanent job.

However, in a minority of cases some form of future commitment will be a condition of sponsorship, so always make sure you clarify any terms and conditions before you agree to a sponsorship.

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Respected sir , I will completed my higher secondary in Tamilnadu , Instead of family poverty I couldn't not able to continue my higher studies, I want to study to pursue my dream please help to find a sponsorship or donation for studying just for one year .. Give me the money as loan no problem I will repay , no bankers are giving loan so I'm in trouble to continue my higher studies , contact no :9751191630 (Saravanan)
Saravana - 25-Nov-18 @ 11:51 AM
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Sneha - 24-Nov-18 @ 2:25 PM
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Prakash gondaliya - 21-Nov-18 @ 6:01 PM
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Prakash - 13-Nov-18 @ 8:07 PM
Education Dear Sir, I am writing this in regards to request you. if you can help me in a good cost, the problem is that I am facing some financial issues, I don't have any kind of family support for my education. I m alone on my way. I reallywant to do architecture and it would be great if you support me in getting admission too and suggest me sponser for my education (travel tickets, tution fees, living cost,accommodation etc..) . I will be greatful for any of your suggestion.. Please, Help me I am in big trouble.. your one act of kindness will save my academic life and my future and whole career. I am prakash gondaliya from rajkot India I m looking for abroad study but I don't have any kind of financial support and family support so I need sponser for my abroad study could you please suggest me any sponsor or donner who can help me for my education. Please consider my application. Help and guide accordingly Awaiting for your reply. Thanks,
Prakash - 11-Nov-18 @ 7:57 AM
I m prakash pravinbhai gondaliya from rajkot India I m looking for abroad study but I don't have any kind of financial support and family support so I need sponser for my abroad study could you please suggest me any sponsor or donner who can help me for my education
Prakash - 3-Nov-18 @ 1:05 PM
Hi, I am an Indian with 18+ years of professional experience in General management, sales, P&L management level and have got an invite for Sloan LBS masters in leadership and strategy program. Program fee is approx £65000. Am looking for a corporate sponsorship as I can't afford this big amount.
Sumit - 25-Oct-18 @ 2:39 PM
Hi, i am a Nigerian, i finished secondary school 4yrs ago andcould not continue my education due to financial reason. Last year i try seeking admission into university in my country but due to the corrupt educational system of my country i was not even considered. Please i need a sponsor to study nursing in canada to get a better and quality education so that i can live my dreams. please help me
Blessed - 25-Oct-18 @ 11:23 AM
Hi. I’m an incredibly hard of hearing (wannabe) actress. I’ve had progressive hearing loss since birth and now only have 40% left. I will lose it eventually. I went to schools that did absolutely nothing for disabled children and was stuck being unemployed because nobody would hire a hard of hearing worker for “safety reasons”. Even though I had a tertiary education diploma in laboratory science. My initial love of science got me on the unemployment line for ten years, so I tried my hand at acting. As much as I love it, my hearing is a major obstacle. Sign language at a community level is apparently uninteresting in my state. I did a fair amount of research and I found a course that teaches Sign Language and Acting (as well as the application of signing with the acting profession). The major issue (disregarding financial) is it’s in Glasgow...and I’m in Australia. Of course, due to being disabled in a country that, as much as it likes to boast, has a dismal track record when it comes to supporting disabled people, money is hard to come by. Especially when everyone is on disability pensions. My brother for his hearing, and my mother for a cancer diagnosis. As much as I’d despise sounding like a beggar, any financial aid will help and most certainly be greatly appreciated. It would be a shame if money was the only reason I couldn’t follow my dream. Thank you for taking the time to read this.
Possum - 22-Oct-18 @ 6:02 AM
Good day to everyone. I am Micah from Philippines. At this moment I am already in my 4th year in college as a education student. I know my course is far from what you offered. I am now entering my last semester and i can say the more i get closer the more the finances lots to pay. I am asking your kind hearted people if you can help me finish my final year and graduate this coming April 2019. Hope to hear from yor good company. Thank you and God bless
Mic - 12-Oct-18 @ 6:02 AM
Hi!!! I am Iman. I am from Malaysia. I really really really want to be a psychologist. My family never take an education is important. I really want to help people how to manage their stress wisely. My crazy uncle make me sad with him satanic words. Help me. I want to live far away from my family. Help me.
Iman - 28-Sep-18 @ 12:36 AM
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kes - 7-Sep-18 @ 1:51 AM
Hi, I am from Liberia and I'm presently studying Nursing,my father was my sponsor until lately when things fall apart. I don't want to leave my country to study out; all I'm asking and looking for is a sponsor who can help me continue my education. I'm desperately in need of this savior. .
Dani - 25-Aug-18 @ 9:28 AM
In need of a sponsor to be a teacher,my dream seems fading
engineer - 23-Aug-18 @ 3:58 PM
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specto - 14-Aug-18 @ 8:44 PM
I am Anuj and I want sponsors for my further studies I m pursuing fashion design and I can't afford to pay the fee as I have cleared my entrance exam after clearing the exam I have given counselling to attend after two days I can't afford my studies trying every way to make my dreams come true.
anuj - 22-Jul-18 @ 6:57 PM
I'm a girl and indian . I want to study. In nay college. I want to become a teacher . I scored 78.4% PCM in 12th Im a girl . So my family didnt want me to study. Bt i want to study and become a teacher. please help me !
Nikita sharma - 7-Jul-18 @ 1:40 PM
I am Indian student from class 12th PCM.84% in CBSE.I want to study marine engineering in UK.Is anyone help me. I belong to poor family.give me sponsorship on test
Samrat - 20-Jun-18 @ 3:35 PM
Am running a program at seminary College of Theology at Ibadan.i need financial assistance for the school because am financially down, No one to help me.
pastor - 11-Jun-18 @ 9:45 PM
Hi,I'm from Zimbabwe. I'm looking for sponsorship to pursue with my Accounting career. I'm in my final yearbut I might not be able to complete it due to lack of funds. I'm an orphan so I've been covering my own expenses since first year but now am having a challenge of raising my fees for my final year. I don't know if you can assist.
ZBH - 8-Jun-18 @ 2:43 PM
Hi.my name is Norah from East Africa,I have got a partial scholarship in India on Cardiovascular technology in support to complete my studies
Noradrenaline - 6-Jun-18 @ 4:02 PM
Hi,I am from India .I belong to poor family and want to become doctor but due to lack of money could persue my study .Is there anyone who could donate money for my Studies?I would pray God to give him/her place in paradise.
Akki - 6-Jun-18 @ 12:11 PM
hello am Canamita from uganda I need a sponsor for my medical laboratory technology course
cana - 27-May-18 @ 9:23 PM
Respected sir I’m sarafuddin from Rural Area of India I did 10+2, I need financial support for my abroad study. Sokindly help me please Thank you
Suraj - 25-May-18 @ 11:37 PM
A good day sir/madam,I ama Ugandan an Underdgraduate at university,my dream is to become a systems auditor and am persuing a bachelors degree in Administration .am realy financially constrained and request for financial support to help me push on with my studies as am remaining with two years to complete. Thank you! Looking forward to hearing from you . Kind reguards! Eve
EVY - 24-May-18 @ 8:29 AM
Hello I'm international students from Africa I real need a help from a company sponsorship which can support me for my master's program which will start in September 18 am currently live in izhevsk,russia
Nana - 22-May-18 @ 6:43 AM
Hello my name is Betelhem from Ethiopia and I have apply for scholarship in Canada universities but not full scholarship.please can I find sponsor and how can I contact them. Thank you I will wait your positive response!
Betty - 20-May-18 @ 2:09 PM
I'm an Indian student of 12th PCMB. 90% in boards. Want to study CSE engineering in Canada. Is there anybody who can help me out.
Smile - 10-May-18 @ 10:01 AM
i want money for my further B.Tech education fees . i am from india searching for an free found for my education . I want to complete my B.Tech out off india please suggest me some some founder those are welling to help me.
sahil - 6-May-18 @ 1:42 PM
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