A number of universities have provided support in different forms facilitating international students, online or hybrid learning modules, early extension in course start dates etc. are some examples.
Yes, IELTS is compulsory at western universities and you can take alternate test also like, PTE, TOEFL, Duolingo and university's own English Test.
Yes, scholarships and funding's are available at different international universities but are limited. If a student is interested to apply for certain scholarship he/she need to apply as soon as possible.