Top Scholarships for Indian Students to Study Abroad

Scholarships to Study abroadAre you one of those Indian students who wish to study in abroad but considering it as just a dream which will never come true? But now this dream can finally come true.

You all will pleased to know that there are numerous scholarships offered by governments, organizations, institutes and universities for Indian Students to study abroad.

Eduncle is here to ease out your searches in choosing the Scholarships which you can apply for. Here is the list of Scholarships for studying in following countries-

 

 

 

 

Italy

Australia

France

Spain

Netherland

Ireland

United States

United Kingdom.

Please click on the above links to switch on the country wise scholarships.

Scholarships for Indian Students in Italy

1. MBA Scholarship from MIB Institute of Management, Italy

MIBA number of MBA Scholarships are awarded by MIB and partner companies in the form of partial exemption from tuition fees. The scholarships are granted on the basis of personal merit and according to specific criteria determined by the companies offering the scholarships.

How to Apply?

The Indian students may submit their application forms and all the required documents till 31stJuly, 2015.

Scholarships will be awarded during the admissions process and not after the starting date of the MBA.

Apply Online  Official Link

 

Scholarships for Indian Students in Australia

1. Adelaide International Undergraduate Scholarships (AIUS)

The University of Adelaide ScholarshipThe University of Adelaide offers a scholarship program for commencing international students undertaking undergraduate study.

AIUS provides around 40 scholarships availability each year and also the waiver of 25% of the annual tuition fee for each year of the program for the full duration of the program, up to a maximum of four years.

Who can apply?

1. The scholarship is open to any country’s citizens except Australia and New Zealand.

2. The students who wish to study in any discipline except Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Bachelor of Oral Health and Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience).

3. The candidates who have achieved academic level which is the equivalent of a GPA of 6/7 (85%) for a scholarship.

How to Apply?

The interested candidates who are eligible for this scholarship may apply online before 26th June, 2015 (for students commencing in 2nd Semester of 2015) or the students commencing in 1st Semester of 2016 may apply before 29th Jan, 2016.

Applicants must have received an offer of admission from the University before lodging their scholarship application (applicants with a conditional offer may apply, but will need to accept and meet the conditions of their offer before a scholarship can be confirmed).

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2. University of Queensland India-Australia BEL Excellence Scholarship

The University of queensland scholarshipThe India-Australia BEL Excellence Scholarship is a 100% tuition fee waiver for a student to undertake an approved coursework master’s program in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at UQ.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and attract applicants from some of the best universities in India.

Who can apply?

1. The Students who have applied to UQ and who have received an unconditional offer for a relevant postgraduate Master’s program.

2. Only Indian students can apply for this scholarship and the students who are already studying in Australia are not eligible for this scholarship.

How to Apply?

The candidates seeking to be a part of this scholarship may apply through the link given below. Here they can fill the application form and submit it by following options-

Students can either send a mail on scholarships@bel.uq.edu.au or sent on the address-
Senior Manager, International Affairs
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
University of Queensland
St Lucia, 4072, QLD, Australia.

Download Application Form  Official Link

 

Scholarships for Indian Students in France

1. Alcatel-Lucent: HEC Paris Scholarship for Global Leadership Potential

HEC Paris ScholarshipThe HEC Paris is an accredited university by the association of Paris Tech.

It is offering scholarships for the MBA program for the global leadership potential. It has combined with Alcatel-Lucent, communication service provider to offer the scholarship program for the candidates from India, China, Brazil and Russia.

The scholarship amount provided for the candidates when they avail the scholarship is 10,000 Euros per year. Only 1 students will be awarded with this scholarship for two years of program period.

Who can apply?

1. The candidate should belong to the nations namely Brazil, China, Russia and India.

2. The candidate will be preferred if he/she has the background or experience of telecommunications/high-tech.

3. The candidates who have been admitted to the HEC MBA program can only apply for the scholarship.

4. The candidates should show and demonstrate exceptional academic merits and excellent track record of excellence in their chosen field/ career.

5. They should demonstrate great leadership qualities and potential in the global business environment.

6. Candidates should submit in writing about 1500 words on how the program will benefit them in business and become leaders in business in their respective countries.

Apply Online  Official Link

 

Scholarships for Indian Students in Spain

1. INSEAD Louis Vuitton MBA Scholarship for Indian and Chinese Students

INSEAD ScholarshipLouis Vuitton is a French luxury fashion house. It offers today a global range of luxury products including fine leather goods, ready-to-wear, shoes, watches and jewelry, fine jewelry, accessories, books and stationery.

The INSEAD Louis Vuitton scholarship is targeted at Chinese and Indian participants at INSEAD.

By offering INSEAD participants a scholarship, Louis Vuitton Malletier aims to encourage the awareness of the challenges and opportunities for the luxury goods industry in the region.

One scholarship will be offered per intake to a Chinese or Indian participant and candidates for this scholarship will need to demonstrate

(a) Outstanding academic achievement and promise.

(b) A commitment to contributing to their country or region at some point in the future.

Who can apply?

1. To be eligible for the INSEAD Louis Vuitton Scholarship, candidates must first be admitted to the INSEAD MBA program.

2. They must be a national of China or India, have lived or studied in one of these countries and ideally completed their first professional experience there as well.

#Preference will be given to candidates who require proven financial assistance. Experience in retail is a plus.

Scholarship Amount – Up to €25,000

How to Apply?

The candidates apply online by fulfilling all the required formalities.

Selection Criteria

Candidates will be judged on the quality of their scholarship essays and the degree to which they meet the eligibility criteria. As a part of the merit criteria, the Committee will consider the academic and professional achievements and merit distinctions received. Please note that neither admissions essays nor GMAT results will be considered as part of the scholarship review process.

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Scholarships for Indian Students in Netherland

1. Dr. Ursula Glunk Scholarship for Master Students at Maastricht University

Dr. Ursula Glunk ScholarshipMaastricht University is a medium-sized university of superior quality and is unique in its international ambitions. Half of its 16,000 students are non-Dutch and come from dozens of countries and all seven continents.

The scholarship of €13.000 is meant to be a contribution in the tuition and a contribution in the living expenses for the duration of the master’s programme Media Culture at the faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University with a maximum of 12 months.

Ursula Glunk scholarship

Allowance per month with a maximum of 12 months € 650 Arranged and paid by the Scholarship Office
Health and liability insurance € 500 Arranged and paid by the Scholarship Office
Visa costs € 300 Paid by the Scholarship Office
Tuition fee € 4.000 The remaining tuition fee must be paid by the scholarship recipient

Scholarship Amount – Up to €13.000

Who can apply?

Dr. Ursula Glunk offers a scholarship to a talented master’s student, who has been admitted to the master Media Culture at the faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University.

1. The candidates must have done interdisciplinary and comparative framework of the master’s program in Media Culture combines theoretical reflection on these developments with practical research and media skills.

2. Applicants should hold a passport from an emerging country in South America, Africa and Asia. Applicants have to meet the requirements for obtaining a Dutch visa (’MVV’ – residence permit).

How to apply?

The candidates will have to download the application form of the Ursula Glunk scholarship of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

To be included in this scholarship procedure, you first need to be admitted to the master’s program. This means that you have to submit a complete master’s and scholarship application by the scholarship deadline 1st February at the latest.

Please include your scholarship application in your master’s application and upload this document in the category ‘Apply for Scholarship’ in My UM portal. We will not be able to take your application into consideration if we receive it via regular mail or e-mail.

Selection Criteria

The Faculty will review and rank the application requests. The Maastricht University Scholarship Committee together with The University Fund Limburg/SWOL will make the final decision. Applicants will be informed about the selection outcome in April.

For the scholarship assessment, the Scholarship Committee takes all elements of the application into account. This includes the level of previous study programs, academic excellence, motivation, status of the home institution, the connection with the prior study program, future career plans and the references.

Download Application Form  Official Link

 

Scholarships for Indian Students in Ireland

1. DCU International Student Scholarships for Indian Students in Ireland

Dublin city universitty scholarshipDublin City University (DCU), Ireland is pleased to offer two 2 Government of Ireland Scholarships to exceptional students entering the University.

One scholarship will be awarded to a student from India and one will be awarded to a student from China.

Scholarship Amount – Up to €10,000

Who can apply?

Eligibility for these scholarships is based on academic merit and applications are invited from students who have an excellent academic record.

1. The candidates must be citizens of India / China

2. They must have entered Ireland for the purposes of study for the first time.

3. Be classified as a non-EU student for fee purposes and have permanent residency in your country of nationality.

4. The scholarships apply to one-year Masters Degrees only.

Selection Criteria

The University decision over the equivalence and eligibility of your qualification is final. Each individual application will be considered on its academic merits.

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2. WIT Indian ‘Wicket Scholarship’

WIT ScholarshipThis university offers a scholarship to one Indian student annually to undertake study at Ireland’s Waterford Institute of Technology. Open to undergraduate and master’s degree students.

The university offers International student scholarships in all disciplines at WIT for undergraduate and postgraduate students commencing their studies in September 2015.

Scholarship Amount – Up to €7,500

Who can apply?

In order to be a part of this scholarship, candidates will have to clear either IELTS or TOEFL.

For detailed eligibility criteria please click on following link – Entry Requirements.

How to Apply?

Applicants who are not citizens of EU member states, nor have resided for full-time undergraduate courses of study in Ireland should apply directly to the International Office at WIT.

Applications will be accepted up to the 31st May 2015 for programs commencing in September 2015.

To apply for the International English Foundation program and all undergraduate programs at WIT, please use the link directly below. There is no application fee.

Applications for postgraduate programs at WIT must be made on-line through PAC, using the link below. When making your application, please note the following;

In order to make an application, you will need access to a credit card to facilitate payment of the application fee of €50.

Upload all relevant documentation and scanned copies of your CV and Transcripts. Alternatively, you can post them to the PAC center in Galway and they will upload them on your behalf.

Apply Online  Official Link

 

Scholarships in United States

1. Asian Women in Business Scholarship Fund

AWIB ScholarshipThe university offers scholarship to female students for doing UG programs from US.

The Asian Women in Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship.

The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders.

The candidates who wish to apply may apply before 1st Oct, 2015.

Scholarship Amount - $2,500 (for a total of $5,000)

Who can apply?

1. Candidates for the scholarship must be female of Asian or Pacific Islander ancestry and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

2. The applying candidates must have demonstrated a leadership role in a community endeavor.

3. They should have been enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the U.S. at the time of application and award.  Carry a minimum of 3.0 (out of 4.0) GPA at the time of application (H.S. credit/grades do not count towards this scholarship)

4. The most recent college transcript; semi-finalists will be required to provide their official college transcript.

5. Provide a minimum of one professional recommendation

6. Fully complete and sign the AWIB Scholarship Application

7. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

How to Apply?

The willing and eligible candidates may send their applications to Asian Women In Business 42 Broadway, Suite 1748 New York, NY 10004 All materials must be postmarked by October 1, 2015.

Official Link and Application Form

 

2. Fulbright-Nehru Research Fellowships

Full bright Nehru ScholarshipThis fellowship program is designed for outstanding Indians who want to pursue their master’s degree from US. The program provides eligibility to take admission for Master’s in selected US colleges and Universities.

Who can apply?

1. The candidates who have a leadership potential and are highly dedicated for this programs.

2. The applying candidates must have completed the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree with at least 55%.

3. They must have at least three years professional work experience.

How to Apply?

The willing and dedicated candidates may submit their applications online.

After doing online submission the candidates are required to send their application form along with study/research objectives, personal statement, curriculum vitae, writing sample, scanned copies of your mark sheets or transcripts and diploma/degree certificates, scanned copies of proof of your work/professional experience, three reference letters, FNMasters Employer’s Endorsement, if employed, scanned copies of test score reports, if applicable, correspondence with U.S. universities and FNMasters applicant annexure.

Official Address - Indian Program, United States-India Educational Foundation, 12 Hailey Road, New Delhi 110 001.

Official Link

 

3. S.N. Bose Scholars Student Exchange Program for Indian Students

S.N. Bose ScholarshipTo nurture future innovators and thought leaders, the Science & Engineering Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward have partnered to develop a dynamic and transformative student exchange program between premier institutions in India and the United States.

The program is named in honor of Satyendra Nath Bose.

The main aim of this university is to provide an opportunity to Indian students to experience world-class research facilities in leading U.S. institutions, encourage and motivate students to take up research as a career, pave the way for the next generation of pioneers and innovators in science and technology to interact with each other, build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations cutting across boundaries around the globe.

Who can apply?

Indian citizens currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters’ degree at a recognized institution of higher education and learning in India.

Open to students of Atmospheric and Earth Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Mathematical and Computational Sciences, Physical Sciences.

How to Apply?

The candidates fulfilling the eligibility conditions may apply by submitting their applications electronically to bose@indousstf.org or indousstfbose@gmail.com.

Official Link

 

4. Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowships for Indian students

StanfordReliance Industries Limited generously created the Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship Program to support Indian nationals living in India who need financial assistance in obtaining an MBA at Stanford.

Each year, Stanford may award up to five fellowships:

Scholarship amount – $140,000

Who can apply?

1. As part of the MBA admission process, Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship Program finalists must meet all Stanford GSB application requirements, including submission of GMAT or GRE and IELTS, PTE, or TOEFL if applicable.

2. The candidates must have an Intellectual vitality.

3. He/she should have a leadership potential.

How to Apply?

The candidates may fill the application form and submit it online.

Selection Procedure

The candidates will be selected on the basis of GMAT or GRE and IELTS, PTE, or TOEFL and all the eligibility conditions.

Apply Online  Official Link

 

Scholarships in United Kingdom

1. British Council IELTS Scholarship Award for Indian Students

British Council IELTS ScholarshipThe International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an international standardized test which is conducted to check the English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers.

It is jointly administered by Cambridge English Language Assessment, the British Council and IDP Education Pvt. Ltd.

Who can apply?

To be eligible for the IELTS Award, the candidates must-

1. Be a resident and citizen of India

2. Have taken the IELTS test with the British Council recently, with the test date being not earlier than 01 August 2013

3. Have a minimum overall IELTS band score of 6.0

4. Produce a valid letter of acceptance / offer letter from a recognized education institution that accepts IELTS as part of its admissions criteria by 15 July 2015

5. Begin an under graduate or post graduate program outside India in the 2015 academic year.

How to Apply?

The students wishing to appear in IELTS may register themselves online within 5 weeks of the test dates. Once chosen a test date will not be postponed and no refund will be applicable unless a particular medical certificates is shown.

The British Council invites applications for the British Council IELTS Award. Eight successful winners will receive an award of INR 3,00,000 each towards the cost of tuition fees. The winners will need to begin a full-time program at any overseas university that uses IELTS as a measure of English language proficiency as part of their admission process.

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2. Birkbeck University International Office Merit Scholarships

Brikbreak University ScholarshipBirkbeck is offering a limited number of merit scholarships to suitably qualified students from Thailand, Vietnam and India who accept offers to do Master’s degree programs at Birkbeck, University of London, starting in September 2015.

Scholarship Amount - £4,000

Who can apply?

1. Students accepted onto one-year taught Master’s degrees at Birkbeck, University of London, starting in September 2015

2. The applicants must be Indian citizens with a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Indian university with a final grade of 70% or higher.

3. To be eligible, applicants should secure an offer (conditional or unconditional) to study on a Master’s Degree program from Birkbeck, University of London by 15th June 2015.

How to Apply?

Once a student has received an offer from Birkbeck, the student must submit an essay of no more than 500 words to international-office@bbk.ac.uk.

The essay should detail why the applicant is the ideal candidate to receive the International Merit Scholarship. Recipients will be chosen based on a combination of academic merit and financial need.

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3. Cardiff Business School India Scholarships

CardiffCardiff University Business School provides scholarships for students from India wishing to enroll on any Postgraduate Taught Degree Program. The University is one of the top teaching and research institutions in the UK, with excellent facilities, great social and sporting facilities, located in a vibrant and cultural city center.

Who can apply?

Scholarships are available to students from India enrolling on any Postgraduate Taught Degree Program.

How to Apply?

Students wishing to apply for this scholarship must submit a written application (300 words maximum) stating why they believe they are deserving of a scholarship.

This should be emailed to Dr. Kevin Stagg (staggk@cardiff.ac.uk).

Selection Criteria

They will be awarded on merit, taking into account academic performance as well as the potential benefit of postgraduate study and the scholarship award for both the scholar and his/her community.

 

 

4. Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships

British Council Charles Wallace India Trust ScholarshipFor Indian students who wish to study in the UK. Open to doctoral students, research students and visiting fellows.

This scholarship is available to Indian PhD applicants in the fields of Arts, Humanities and Heritage Conservation, but it is not awarded every year.

Who can apply?

The applying candidates must have all the qualities-

1. He/she should be an Indian citizen living in India.

2. Their age should be in between 25 and 38.

3. They have a first degree, diploma or professional qualification in their specialization. CWIT prefers applicants with significant working experience. 

How to Apply?

Applications for the Charles Wallace India Trust Awards for the session 2016-17 will be open from August 2015 onwards.

The deadline for Charles Wallace India Trust long term awards is 30th November 2015.

Application forms will be accepted in hard copy only and can be submitted to the nearest British Council center.

The application form should include a Statement of Purpose (not more than 2 pages), stating clearly which course you plan to follow , what you want to do in the UK and how you plan to put this into use on returning to India.

Official Link

 

5. Imperial College India Foundation Postgraduate Scholarships

imperial college londonThe scholarship is dedicated to those Indian students who want to study for a postgraduate taught Master’s program at Imperial College London.

For entry in 2015, there are two funded Master’s scholarships available.

Who can apply?

The candidates who can be a part of this scholarship should fulfill all the conditions given below-

1. They should have applied to study on a postgraduate taught Master’s program in the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Natural Sciences or Imperial College Business School, having applied through the normal application process;

2. The applying candidates must have an intellectual ability and leadership potential and be committed to engaging with society and using their abilities to contribute to India on their return.

3. They should be deemed in need of financial support in order the pursue their studies

4. They should have an adequate standard of English, ie.e at least 6.5 in IELTS.

How to Apply?

The Candidates may apply directly to the College using the standard Registry application process.

After candidates have completed a College application they can apply for the scholarship through the online form.

The online application process has closed on 8th March, 2015.

Apply Online  Official Link

 

6. King’s College London Emerald MSc Studentship

Kings College MSC StudentshipThis scholarship is offered to master’s students from India, Nepal, Uganda, Nigeria, Ethiopia and South Africa to pursue further study in the field of global mental health at King’s College London (KCL).

Scholarship amount – £35860

Who can apply?

The applying candidates should be of following countries –

1. Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Nepal, India, Ethiopia.

2. Only candidates from one of the participating countries within the EMERALD project will be considered (Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda).

3. A good to very good overall mark in a health-related undergraduate degree (equivalent in standard to a British Bachelor 2:1 honours degree); or registrable qualification in medicine, appropriate to the programme; or appropriate technical qualification.

4. Candidates should have a relevant professional experience in the field of public health.

English language requirements-

1. 7.0 overall for IELTS, at least 7.0 for written English, at least 6.0 for other skills.

2. Background in mental health related field desirable.

3. For candidates from India, people working in autonomous organizations or NGOs will be prioritized over those working in government universities or institutions.

How to Apply?

The candidates should fill the online application form at KCL for MSc in Global Mental Health (application assessed by two academics).

Apply Online  Official Link

 

7. King’s College London PhD Studentships for Indian Students

King’s College London PhD StudentshipsKing’s College London (KCL) offers two fully funded studentships to Indian students studying for PhDs in the field of modern Indian intellectual history or history of ideas at KCL.

The Tagore Centre for Global Thought at the King’s India Institute invites application for fully funded PhD Studentships and Research Visit in the UK.

Indian researchers must have an unconditional offer of admission to the PhD program at the King’s India Institute and already registered for a full-time PhD program in a recognized Indian university.

Studentship covers full tuition fees, a subsistence grant and research materials allowance. The research visit will cover travel expenses, accommodation for 3 months and a subsistence allowance.

Who can apply?

Applicants may be resident anywhere in the world, but should be Indian citizens and with an intention to return to India to pursue careers in higher education or research upon successful completion of their PhD.

How to Apply?

The mode of applying is electronically.

Applicants who want to be considered for this studentship should send one sample of written material (20 pages, 1.5 line space) with a covering letter to the Administrator at india-institute-at-kcl.ac.uk. 

Selection Criteria

Candidates may be interviewed during the selection process.

Apply Online  Official Link

 

8. London Metropolitan University Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship for Indians

London metropolitan University Mahatma Gandhi ScholarshipThe Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship Program at London Metropolitan University has been set up for those Indian citizens who have major political and spiritual leadership potential as the Father of the Nation.

The scholarship supports one student from India and covers the tuition fees for a Master’s program at London Met.

Who can apply?

The students willing to take part for this scholarship must-

1. Have an unconditional offer to study at London Met on one of London Met’s Master’s courses.

2. Have 80% or above in Class X.

3. Have 80% or above in Class XII.

4. Have a First Class Honours Bachelor’s degree from a good Indian university.

5. Have an overall IELTS score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component or SELT equivalent.

6. Be a national of India.

How to apply?

The candidates who satisfies the eligibility conditions may fill the online scholarship e-application form.

The deadline to submit a scholarship application form is 30th April 2015 for the September 2015 intake.

Selection Criteria

Applicants may be asked to attend an interview as part of the selection process.

The scholarship will be awarded to the most outstanding postgraduate student on the basis of excellent academic performance in India.

The recipient must also demonstrate the potential for leadership and social change as exemplified by Gandhi.

Apply Online  Official Link

 

9. LSE India Scholarships for Master Students

LSE ScholarshipThis scholarship is offered up to 40 scholarships for Indian students to study abroad in the UK at the London School of Economics.

Open to master’s degree students, awarded based on financial need.

Scholarship amount – £3,000 to £32,000 depending on financial need.

Who can apply?

Students from India are eligible to receive these awards.

Candidates must be holding an offer of place on a Master’s program at the School.

How to apply?

To apply for one of these awards, candidates should first of all apply for a place on one of our graduate programs.

Once you have applied for a place at the School you should complete the LSE Graduate Financial Support application form.

A link to this will be sent to you when we acknowledge receipt of your application.

This form is used by the Financial Support Office to assess candidates’ eligibility for all awards available at LSE, including the new LSE Indian graduate scholarships.

Selection Criteria

Assessment for an award will be made on the basis of financial need. It is therefore important that you complete the LSE Graduate Financial Support form, in full, accurately and promptly.

Apply Online  Official Link

 

10. Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship at St. Antony’s College

Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial FellowshipIndian government fellowship offered to Indian students pursuing study at the University of Oxford’s St. Antony’s College in the field of history, economics and political science. Only available to high-achieving postgraduate research students.

Scholarship Amount – £ 29,347/- per annum.

Who can apply?

(I). Educational Qualification

1. The fellowship will be given to students who want to pursue a research program.

2. The fellowship is meant for scholars who have specialized in Modern Indian Studies in the subject fields of History, Economics and Political Science.

3. A minimum aggregate of 60% in post-graduation.

4. A Ph.D. degree in the subject-field chosen or published works of equivalent merit, which have received outstanding recognition.

(II). Experience

A minimum of 3 years of experience in teaching at graduate/postgraduate level after completing PhD.

(III). Age Limit

The candidate must be between the age limit of 30 and 40 years as on 31st March, 2014.

How to Apply?

Candidates must apply for the fellowship on plain paper in the prescribed Performa with one recent passport size photograph, furnishing the requisite details/particulars to-

The Under Secretary (ES),

Department of Higher Education,

Ministry of Human Resource Development,

Government of India,

West Block-1, Wing-6, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110 066.

Official Link and Application Form

 

11. Newcastle University Undergraduate India Scholarships

New castle University Undergraduate India ScholarshipsThe Newcastle University India Scholarship is provided to those programs who will be commencing in September 2015.

Scholarship Amount – £5,000 (For UG Programs) and £3,000 (For PG Programs).

Who can apply?

(I). Foundation Programs

1. Candidates who have completed 12 Years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) who fail to meet the academic entry requirements for undergraduate entry, or strong evidence of ability to successfully complete the Foundation program and progress to their chosen degree program, would be considered for the Foundation program.

As part of the application, students will also need to show that they meet the minimum English language level for entry to the Foundation program.

(II). Undergraduate Programs

1. Candidates who have the International Baccalaureate Diploma or British A-Levels with 28 points or more will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor’s degree courses.

2. Candidates with good marks in the Higher Secondary School certificate  Standard 12 awarded through the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or the India Council for School Examinations (ICSE), or any equivalent examination board will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor’s degree courses (subject to attaining a minimum of 75%-80%).

(IV). Postgraduate Study (Masters and Research Degrees)

1. Candidates who have a Bachelor’s Degree (BA / BSc / BComm / BEng / BTech / LLB honors) or a Bachelor’s degree in a professional subject who studied at Central or State Universities, an Indian Institute of Technology or a Centre of Advanced Study will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate taught programs.

2. Grades of 60% and above are normally required for admission to postgraduate programs requiring a 2.1 degree program.

3. Grades of 55% and above are normally required for admission to postgraduate programs requiring a 2.2 degree program.

4. Grades of 70% and above are normally required for MRes programs in the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

5. Holders of a Master’s degree (M.Sc., M-Tech) will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate research programs (MPhil/PhD).

6. PhD candidates should have a good result in their master’s dissertation.

(V). English Language Requirements

1. Students from India who have at least 70% or higher in English at Standard XII would be considered to satisfy the English language requirements for undergraduate study.

2. All other students would be required to provide details of a recognized English Language qualification. English Language requirements are different for each course – please check with the University before applying. Applicants whose first language is not English generally require IELTS 6.5, Pearson’s PTE Academic Test 62, or equivalent.

Official Link

 

12. Oxford and Cambridge Society of India (OCSI) Scholarships

Oxford and cambridg socity of india scholarshipOSCI Scholarships are available for Indian students at any degree level to study at Oxford University or the University of Cambridge in the UK.

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India Scholarships are part-cost awards for undergraduate, second undergraduate, graduate study and research in any subject available at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, UK.

Scholarship Amount - INR 400,000 (Rupees Four Lacs only).

Who can apply?

All applicants must have secured admission to the University of Oxford or to the University of Cambridge.

Applicants must also meet the following criterion in order to be eligible for the above scholarship –

1. Not more than 30 years old as on 1 September 2015.

2. Nationality – Indian (Citizen of India).

3. Graduate of an Indian university.

4. Ordinarily resident in India.

It would also be preferred if late schooling was done in India.

How to apply?

The willing candidates may submit their applications to Oxford and Cambridge Society of India by 30th April 2015.

Selection Criteria

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed in New Delhi in early June 2015.

Important Dates

Scholarship application forms are available – 30th January 2015 (links given below)

Last date for submission of application forms – 30th April 2015

Interviews – Early June 2015 in New Delhi

Announcement of scholarship awards – July 2015.

Application Form  Official Link

 

13. Saltire Scholarships

Saltire ScholarshipsScholarships for students from Canada, the US, India and China to study in Scotland at any degree level.

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) is a substantial program of scholarships, offered on a matched funding basis between the Scottish Government and Scottish Higher Education Institutions.

The scheme offers up to 200 awards, each worth £2000.

These are towards the tuition fees, for any one year of full time study, on an Undergraduate, Masters or PhD course at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions.

The scholarships are available to students as part of a wider strategy to promote Scotland as a study destination and showcase Scotland’s higher education offering in international markets.

Who can apply?

1. The candidates must have a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at a Scottish university on an eligible course.

2. Candidates must be a citizen of Canada, India, USA or the People’s Republic of China.

3. They must be able to demonstrate that they can meet the costs of living in Scotland and the remaining tuition fees.

4. They should not have previously studied for a full undergraduate degree in Scotland.

5. They should not have previously received a Saltire Scholarship.

How to apply?

Complete an application form and submit it to their selected institution by the closing date of 31 March 2015.

The application process has now closed for 2015.

Successful applicants will hear from their institution in due course.

For further information please email ScotlandsSaltireScholarships@scotland.gsi.gov.uk.

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14. Sir Ratan Tata Fellowships for South Asian Students at LSE

Sir Ratan Tata FellowshipsScholarships for social science students from South Asia to study at the London School of Economics (LSE) in the UK within the LSE Asia Research Centre (ARC).
The Sir Ratan Tata Foundation and the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) invites applications for the Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship, now in its nineteenth year.

Duration – 8 months.

Scholarship Amount – £1,500 per month.

Who can apply?

1. Applicants should be early career researchers working on social science research focusing on South Asia.

2. Applicants should have completed a PhD – the fellowship is not intended for students registered for a degree or diploma, nor is it intended for senior academics.

3. The Fellow will be expected to engage in social science research broadly on the themes of Economy and Society in South Asia with a particular focus on the themes.

4. The Fellow will be expected to finish a piece of research of publishable quality during their stay and make a presentation at a seminar or lecture arranged by the Asia Research Centre.

5. The Fellowship is open to candidates from South Asia, that is, the SAARC region which includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The Fellowship is supported by the Sir Ratan Tata Trust.

How to Apply?

Applications should be addressed to The Fellowships Selection Committee, Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics & Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK, and may be submitted by post or emailed to arc@lse.ac.uk.

Applications should include-

(I). A cover letter of no more than one page

(II). A curriculum vitae of no more than three pages

(III). An outline of proposed research of no more than three pages

(IV). Names and addresses of two referees, familiar with their work, to be contacted by the Committee.

(V). Please use A4-sized plain paper only. Please do not staple your application.

The final date for receipt of applications is Monday 11th May 2015.

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15. Sussex India Scholarships for Master’s Students

Sussex India ScholarshipsThe University of Sussex offers for all overseas fee paying students from India.

Scholarship Amount – £3,000

Who can apply?

1. Candidates must be a self-financing student from India and have accepted an offer of a full-time place on a Masters course at the University of Sussex.

2. If their offer of a place is conditional they will need to meet the conditions of offer before admitted to the University and awarded the scholarship.

3. The scholarships relate to all full-time taught Master’s degree courses at the University of Sussex (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM. MRes).

4. MA degrees in IDS apart from the MA Gender and Development and the MA in Climate Change and Development

5. Pre-Masters degrees and diplomas taught at partner colleges which are validated by Sussex

6. The scholarship is available only to self-financing students. If your tuition fees are funded by an external funding body you will not be eligible to receive the scholarship.

How to apply?

You must apply for admission to an eligible Masters course via the University’s PG Apply online application system.

Apply Online  Official Link

 

16. UCD Global Graduate Scholarships for Indian Students in Ireland

UCD Global Graduate ScholarshipFunding opportunities for Indian students at graduate level studying at University College Dublin in Ireland.

The scholarship is open to all successful applicants to eligible full time, one-year taught Masters programs who are citizens of and resident in India.

Scholarship Amount – 100 * €3,000 Tuition Fee Scholarships.

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17. UCL Global Excellence Graduate scholarships for International Students

UCL Global Excellence Graduate scholarshipScholarships to study at University College London, open to graduate Indian students on any program at UCL.

Scholarship Amount – £5,000.

Who can apply?

1. Applicants must have been offered a place on a graduate program in any department at UCL.

2. They must have an excellent academic record, possess notable academic achievements and exhibit further academic potential.

3. Residency – UK, Europe (excluding the UK, but including Russia), Africa, the Indian sub-continent and the Middle East, China, North and Central South-East Asia, Australasia, North America, Central and South America including the Caribbean.

How to apply?

There is no application process, students are nominated for scholarships through their academic departments.

To be nominated, candidates must have applied for and been offered a place on their postgraduate program of choice by 30th March before the academic year in which they wish to commence their course.

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