Do I have to acquire admission into the university before I can get scholarship? Or can the institution handle everything for me as an applicant ?
The answer to this question is yes and no. Generally, when it comes to scholarships for admission into the university, you do need to acquire admission prior to applying for a scholarship in most cases. This is because universities want to make sure that the students who are being offered scholarships have enough of an academic background, including grades and test scores satisfactory enough for them to be admitted into their school.
However, some universities may allow applicants to apply for both at the same time and then handle the admissions process separately with input from an admissions committee or panel. This would involve putting all your materials together -transcripts, essays/letter of recommendation/etc- as part of one application packet so that they can determine your eligibility for both at once. If you are accepted into the university through either route (prior admission or dual application), then they will use those materials plus other criteria such as income level of family size etc..to award the scholarship money if applicable.
In summary, whether or not you have acquired admission before applying for a scholarship will depend on each institution’s individual policies when it comes down deciding who qualifies for available funds; however typically speaking you do in fact need pre-admission in order apply and receive any form of financial aid from said institution