- 12 December 2011
- Published in Scholarships
Deakin University offers ten scholarships each of A$5000 (Rs. 2.37 lakh) per year through the DUISP. These scholarships are offered as a tuition fee reduction per year based on an annual full-time enrolment of eight credits points/units. Scholarships are available for UG or PG courses commencing in 2012. You can apply on any Deakin campus
How to apply: Students can apply online via: www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/international/apply-entry/how-to-apply
Late date to apply: December 15, 2011
Source: Hindustan times
- 10 June 2011
- Published in Scholarships
Institute/ University: The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities and is home to the Global Development Academy.
- To provide opportunities for young people to study and train in a set of academic disciplines with direct relevance to India's future needs.
- Special focus on Developmental Economics, Public Health or Science-Technology-Society (STS) Studies.
Scholarships available for the following programmes:
- MSc in Science
- Technology and International Development,
- MSc in Sustainable Development
- Msc in South Asia and International Development
Period/ Duration Seats: One scholarship is available, covering tuition fees and living expenses for a one-year Masters degree.
Fee: All fees will be covered by the scholarship.
Eligibility: Applicants should be Indian nationals, domiciled in India, with an excellent academic track record. They must have confirmed admission to the University of Edinburgh for a programme in the area of Development Studies.
How to apply: Applications are handled by the Sir Ratan Tata Trust, for more information visit: www.srtt.org
Application deadline: June 20, 2011.
Established in 2001, the Singapore Millennium Foundation (SMF) is a non-profit Drgaination set up to promote and advance scientific progress and R&D in Singapore. The SMF grants awards to bright and passionate talent of all nationalities to pursue a research career in Singapore. Graduates can apply for scholarships. The fields of research supported by the foundation are:
• Education & Learning
• Environmental Science, Renewable Resources & Water Engineering
• Information Technology
• Physical & Material Science
• Life Sciences
Value of Award: For Masters Candidate: S$2,000 per month.
Announcement of awards: June.
Last date: February.
You may contact www.smf-scholar.org
The National University Of Singapore, offers admission to Graduate Programmes by Research (leading to an MSc or a PhD; in the Faculty of Science. Successful candidates would undertake research in a chosen field of study under the guidance of supervisors and write up a thesis for examination. They would also be required to attend and pass courses.
Eligibility: The applicant must have a First Class Honours (4 year) degree or a First Class MSc by course work plus the ability to pursue research in the proposed field of study. Applicants who wish to pursue a doctoral degree would need to pass a qualifying examination by the end of his/her third semester. The minimum and maximum periods of candidature for both full-time and part-time candidates are one and three years for master's degrees, and two and five years for doctoral degree respectively.
The Rhodes Scholarship brings outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford.
Tenure: Normally elected for a period of two years with the possibility of renewal for a third year for those scholars who intend to obtain a research degree.
Election Procedure: Because the Oxford colleges make their own decisions on admissions, election to a Rhodes Scholarship does not automatically guarantee entry to Oxford. Election to a Rhodes Scholarship is formally confirmed by the Rhodes Trustees only after the Rhodes Scholar is accepted by an Oxford college.
Value: All educational costs are paid directly to the college on the Scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. In addition to the college fees, Scholars receive adequate living expenses sufficient to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Trust also rears the Scholar's to and fro economy class air travel fares to UK and back to India after completion of the course. A Scholar is not allowed to entertain any other award unless permitted by the Secretary of the Rhodes Trust. Selection of the scholars depends upon the discretion of the Rhodes trustees and their Committee of Selection in India.
Candidates should be Indian citizens and must be between 19 to 25 years of age as on 1st October of the year they are going to enter Oxford. They should be graduates in Humanities, Sciences, Medicine, Law, Engineering, Agriculture or any other stream from a recognised University of India with at least 60% aggregate marks. Final year undergraduates with good academic record may also be considered. Candidates heading for medical studies are advised to contact the Secretary and the Medical School Offices at Oxford before applying as there may be some difficulties in the way for those want to pursue research programmes in clinical departments.
Married candidates are also eligible for Rhodes Scholarship, but the amount provided by the scholarship may not be sufficient for two persons in a foreign country. In addition, it is also difficult to get a job in England for the spouses of the scholars.
When and where to Apply:
Applications are usually made during November and December and the Rhodes Scholars enter Oxford University in October of the following year.
Candidates have to apply to the Office of theThe Secretary, Rhodes Scholarships (India)International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)Aruna Asaf Ali MargNew Delhi - 110 067
Last Date of Submission: August
These scholarship are offered to the outstanding Indian graduates and post graduates at top rank universities, institutes, centres in India and overseas in their chosen areas of specialisation.The scholarship is awarded to encourage scholars with demonstrated ability and intellectual excellence to produce thoughtful and thought-provoking work and thereby contributing positively towards building a knowledge society.
Eligibility: Candidates must hold a first class degree, at the undergraduate and/ or post graduate levels. The candidates must submit their photograph along with the applications to the universities at the time of applying to the Paul Foundation. Candidates in their final undergraduate year with exceptional results may also apply.
Candidates must be below 30 years of age on November 1 and resident in India.
Value: Scholarships are awarded in full or in part, to cover academic, living and travel expenses for a maximum of two years.
Mandatory interview for scholarships are held
Application forms available from November at thePaul Foundation Office,Apeejay House,Kolkata.
Date for close of Application: February.
Further details can be had by calling
Ph: 033 2295455-58 or
log on to: www.hepaulfoundation.org.
The ITC Overseas Scholarships are offered for business management and environment management/ environment engineering related programmes. The post-graduate scholarships, worth up to Rs. 1,00,000 per annum, are offered for two years of study. While due consideration would be given to merit, the scholarships are also means-based.
Candidates must have procured admission to any of the following institutes for the Master's in Business Management/Environment Engineering/Environment Management degree commencing Autumn, of the years of award
In UK: London School of Economics, Manchester Business School
In USA: Stanford University, Harvard University, Northweston University (Kallogg School of Management), University of Pennsylvania (Wharton), Massachussetts Institute of Technology, University of California, Berkeley, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Eligibility: Candidates should be first class graduates below 28 years as on 31st July, of the year of award and resident in India for one year preceding the date of application. Preference is given to those having work experience.
Whom to Contact: Further details application forms can be had fromCorporate Public Relations Dept.,I.T.C. Limited,ITC Centre,37 Chowringhee,Kolkata 700071 (W.B.) ,
Candidates must send requests for forms with a bio-data outlining academic background; a copy of the letter of admission; details of available financial support and proof of birth-date.
Candidates who have received full financial aid are not considered.
ITC reserves the right to issue forms based on its initial screening, shortlisted applicants are interviewed in Kolkata by an eminent panel. Outstation candidates are paid two-way first class rail fare.
Last date: June.
Tata Institute Of Fundamental Research
Areas of Study:Research is carried out in Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, Structural Biology, Neuro-sciences, Molecular Genetics, Cancer and Virology. The methodologies used include spectroscopy, microscopy and imaging, molecular biology, genetics, protein design and engineering, immunology, computer, modeling, electro-physiology and biophysics.
Eligibility: Students with a good basic degree in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or any branch of biology. Students appearing for their degree examination are also eligible for admission.
Financial Assistance: Junior Scholars are paid a fixed monthly scholarship of Rs.2000/- p.m. An upward revision of the monthly scholarship is expected. There is an annual contingency education grant of Rs.2000/ tenable up to 3 years.
For further details Contact:National Center for Biological Sciences,Post Box 1234,Bangalore 560 012.
The "The Amul Vidya Bhushan Award", India's first of its kind award that recognizes and rewards academic excellence at the Class XII level across India.
Value of Scholarship: Trophy, Citation and A Cash Award of Rs.1,000/ -. The winner will be featured in one of India's leading newspaper and will get national recognition.
Eligibility: The student must have passed Class XII and must have scored the highest aggregate marks in the school in the academic year at the State or Central Board.
Medium of Examination: Any medium.
Selection Criteria: From the entries received, students scoring the highest aggregate marks are selected for the Awards.
Terms and Conditions: Application for Awards must be made by the principal of the school as per the application form.
How to Apply: Application Form along with an attested copy of the student's mark-sheet and passport size photograph is required to be sent with a covering letter on the schools letter-head. The covering letter must also contain a brief write-up of the school.
Last date: July
Whom to contactShri BR Mallick, Manager (Mktg.) FJCMMF Ltd.,PO Box No.10 Anand 388001(Guj.)
Further details can be had from: www.amul.com
The L&T Build-India Scholarship
The Engineering Construction & Contracts (ECC) Division of Larsen & Toubro Limited sponsors deserving,fresh engineering graduates interested in pursuing 2-year M.Tech. in Construction Technology & Management in IIT (Delhi and Madras).
Duration: 24 months.
Value: ECC provides selected candidates with a stipend of Rs. 9000/-p.m. and also pay sponsorship to IITs.
- First-class graduates from a recognized Indian university / institute with Minimum Aggregate Average of 65% marks in Civil /
- Mechanical / Electrical Engineering. Only candidates who pass out in :he year of application are eligible.
Age: Not over 23 years as on July 1st of the year of application.
Minimum Height: 160cm.
Minimum Weight: 50kg.
Vision: Candidates wearing glasses, should have 'power' less than +5.0 diopters.
Selection Process: Selection is made on the basis of written test and interview conducted by IIT (Delhi/Madras) in co-ordination with ECC. Final selection is subject to medical fitness.
Placement: Candidates who successfully complete the course will be considered for absorption in regular employment in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Company. Total emoluments on absorption, at current rates, exceed Rs. 2,95,000/- per annum on cost to company basis. The company offers excellent career growth prospects.
Undertaking: Before joining, selected candidates are required to execute an undertaking for a value of Rs. 3,00,000/- to complete the course, and subsequently, if selected for employment, to serve the Company for a minimum period of 5 years.
Application form can be downloaded from the website: www.lntecc.com.
Address:The Manager - Personnel P & OD Department,Divisional Corporate,Larsen & Toubro,ECC Division Manappakkam,P.B.No. 979,Chennai-600089.
Commencement of session: July.