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Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2015 for SC Candidate

RGNF 2015 for SC candidate to do MPhil/ Phd

The Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) Scheme for Scheduled Caste is formulated and funded by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The scheme is open to candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste and wish to pursue higher studies such as regular and full time M.Phil. and Ph.D degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology. There are 2000 slots for Scheduled Caste candidates every year for all the subjects.

Eligibility

The candidate should belong to SC and should have passed the Post Graduate examination. The selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates. The candidate must be registered for M.Phil/Ph.D. at the time of application.

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2015 application form

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TOEFL Merit Scholarship 2015 notification

TOEFL Merit Scholarship 2015

This is open to any student residing in India who starts an undergraduate or graduate degree programme between June 2015 and May 2016 at a college or university which is connected with TOEFL.

Eligibility

* reside in India

* start an undergraduate or graduate degree program between June 2015 and May 2016 at a college or university listed in the TOEFL Destination Search

* hold a grade point average of 80 or higher on a 100-point scale, or a 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4-point scale

* demonstrate English proficiency with a valid TOEFL score

* complete the initial application by August 3, 2015

Based on the initial applications, 100 semifinalists will be selected. Semifinalists must exhibit:

*an outstanding ability to communicate

*demonstrated leadership skills

*well-rounded extracurricular activities, especially including community service

*innovative ideas as reflected in essays

Application form

Complete the initial application online

The deadline for the initial application is August 3, 2015

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UGC Raman Fellowship 2015 for Post Doctoral Research notification

Raman Fellowship for Post Doctoral Research 2015 for Indian Scholars in US

Raman Fellowship for Post Doctoral Research will provide an excellent opportunity to young Indian researchers (permanent faculty), under the age of 40 years to interact with the American academic/scientific community and get first hand information of the developments taking place at the international level and acquaint themselves with new academic and scientific research methods and to participate in collaborative research projects. It will enable young Indian researchers to carry out a clearly defined research project and/or acquire newly emerging research techniques and technologies at a place of their choice in USA for a period of up to 12 months.

Eligibility

1. The applicant should be a permanent teacher in a university/institution recognized by UGC under 2(f) and 12B of UGC Act.

2. The applicant should possess at least 60 per cent marks or equivalent in the post-graduate degree.

3. The applicant should possess a Ph.D. degree in respective academic discipline (Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Science, Engineering, Technology, Agricultural Sciences) or MD/ MS/ Ph.D. in Medical Sciences.

4. The Applicant must provide proof of having carried out independent research work published in peer reviewed journals preferably indexed.

5. The applicant should be of age up to 40 years as on 31 December 2014.

6. The reservation will be available in accordance with the national norms.

Amount of Fellowship

The Fellow will be entitled to fellowship amount of US $ 3000 per month.The minimum period of the fellowship would be 6 months and maximum period of fellowship would be 12 months.

Fellow will also be entitled to a one time personal contingency grant of upto a maximum of Rs. 50,000 to cover for visa, airport transfer, medical insurance etc. Medical insurance expenses, visa fee, airport transfer charges will be met by the fellow from out of this personal contingency grant.

Fellow will also be permitted to travel within USA to attend conferences or visit other institutes of interest with the approval of the advisor at the host institute. The Fellow will be entitled to avail one of the following grants for this purpose.

i) Grant of $ 600 for fellowship period upto 6 months

ii) Grant of $ 1200 for fellowship period beyond 6 months

Air-tickets for all the selected Fellow would be purchased by the respective university/ institution by economy class for shortest route from their place of work in India to the place of the American host institute and back. The actual ticket amount would be reimbursed by UGC to the institution for the same on submission of all relevant documents duly certified by the competent authority of the institution.

Rules governing payment of salary, leave, medical, gratuity, GPF and pension etc. of the organization/ institution/ university to which the fellow belongs would continue to be applicable. No liability on any of these accounts will be borne by UGC.

Application Guidelines

1. Applications in the prescribed format may be submitted only through online.

2 Application should be forwarded by the head of organization/ department where the candidate is employed

3 Scanned copy of acceptance letter from host institution in USA

Application Deadline: 31-07-2015

Inlaks Fellowships 2015 notification

Inlaks Fellowships 2015 for Indian Classical Music

The Inlaks India Foundation invites applications for the selection of Fellowships for Indian Classical Music( Hindustani Raag Sangeet and Carnatic Music) 2015.

This fellowship is intended to help vocal musicians in their formative years to further their creative talent by providing financial assistance.

About the award:

» Applications are invited from young vocal musicians to either:

» Pursue additional training with a musician (vocalist or instrumentalist, other than one’s regular guru) or with artists from other areas of performance

» Undertake performance-related research (including language and poetry) that enriches their own learning or practice.

» A combination of the above.

» The award is a sum of Rs.1.20.000/- (Rupees One Lakh Twenty Thousand Only) for a period of one year.

* The fellowships could number around 2-3. depending on the merit of the applications received.

Eligibility

» The applicant for this fellowship must be an Indian citizen, currently resident in India, practicing vocal music in the Indian classical tradition.

* The recipient should not be holding a similar/ government scholarship or award during the same tenure.

» He/she should be below the age of 30 years on 31 st December in the year of application.

Application form

» An application on plain paper with details of name, educational qualifications, contact address, permanent address, email id., mobile phone number, landline number and evidence of date of birth. » A brief essay giving details of present occupation, achievements to date, guru’s details (not more than 500 words). » A proposal (300 words) together with agreement letters from your collaborators, if you are intending to train with another musician or with an artist from another area of performance. » Three copies of a DVD with your recordings (max 30 minutes in total) » A complete CV

The applications may be sent to the following address:

Inlaks India Foundation, 86 / 87 Atlanta, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400 021on or before October 30, 2015.

Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship 2015 notification

Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship 2015 to do PG/ UG/ Abroad studies

Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship is a merit-cum-means based scholarship for supporting higher education of Konkani students for their bachelor’s or master’s degree. Scholarship for studying abroad is also offered to students.

Eligibility: Students with Konkani language as their mother tongue, who have taken admission to the first year can apply. Family annual income should not be more than Rs. 4.5 lakhs.

Online Application

Prizes and rewards: Rs. 30,000 and Rs. 40,000 per year per student.

Deadline: July 10, 2015

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ASTAR Scholarships 2015 notification

A’STAR Scholarships 2015 to study in Singapore

This scholarship is for studies in select Singapore schools from secondary three to pre-university two and is renewed annually. Scholarship is tenable for four years leading to GCE ‘A’ award.

Eligibility: Students who were born between 1999 and 2001, have completed Class VIII in 2015 with outstanding academic track record and have a high level of oral and written competency in English can apply.

Online Application form

Terms and Conditions

Annual allowance of S$2,200 (Secondary) / S$2,400 (Pre-University) with hostel accommodation

Settling-in allowance of S$400 (once only)

Return economy class air passage

Coverage of school fees (excluding miscellaneous fees)

Coverage of GCE ‘O’ Level and ‘A’ Level examination fees (once only, if applicable)

Subsidised medical benefits and accident insurance cover

Deadline: July 12, 2015

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Rhodes Scholarships India 2015 notification

Rhodes Scholarships India 2015 to study in Oxford University

Rhodes Scholarships are offered for outstanding graduates holding at least a first class honours degree in Pure or Applied Sciences, Humanities, Law or Medicine of Indian Universities for five scholarships, for a course of study leading to a degree of the University of Oxford (UK).

Candidates in the final year of their degree courses with exceptional academic record may also apply. Candidates must demonstrate their continuing interest and achievement in extra curricular activities such as sports, theatre and community work. They must be below 25 years of age on October 1,2015.

Rhodes Scholarship Amount: Full university and college fee, application fee, stipend of £13,658 per annum, private health insurance and airfare.

Rhodes Scholarships India 2015 Application form

Application deadline: 31.08.2015.

NMML fellowship 2015 notification

Nehru Memorial Museum and Library fellowship 2015

The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) offers fellowships to scholars to pursue research in

(i) Modern Indian History and Contemporary Studies

(ii) Perspectives in Indian Development (social, economic and cultural) and

(iii) India and Changing Trends in World Economy and Polity.

The fellowships are offered at three levels: Junior Fellow, Fellow and Senior Fellow.

The emoluments, including allowances, will correspond to that of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor of Central Universities, respectively. CPF/GPF facilities will be extended only to scholars having permanent jobs who take up the fellowship after taking leave without pay from their parent departments. Fellowships offered are for a duration of two years only. Fellows will be based in Delhi except for a maximum of five fellows of the total strength who may be permitted by the Selection Committee to be based outside Delhi.

Eligibility

Senior Fellow: Scholars of eminence who have made a significant contribution to the knowledge in their respective fields and preferably have experience of conducting and guiding research.

Fellow: Good Academic record, a Ph.D. or equivalent published work and at least five years teaching/post doctoral research experience.

Junior Fellow: These positions are open to candidates with a good academic record and/or scholarly publications, and preferably a Ph.D. degree.

Interested scholars are requested to send an application along with a note of about 2,000 words on the proposed project to be undertaken with the following information in an envelope clearly marked “Application for Fellowship” to the Director, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti House, New Delhi -110011.

1) Name. 2) Address. 3) Date of Birth. 4) Academic Record from High School onwards. 5) Details of post-graduate work and list of publications with copies of at least two recent publications. 6) Details of how employed so far and 7) Recommendations from two referees. Candidates in employment should apply through proper channel.

Applications for the current round of fellowship should reach the NMML on or before July 24, 2015.

Post-matric scholarship 2015 notification

Post-matric scholarship 2015

The scholarship is to be awarded for studies in India in a government or private higher secondary school/college/university, including such residential institutes of the Government and eligible private institutes selected and notified in a transparent manner by the State Government/Union Territory Administration concerned. It will also cover technical and vocational courses in Industrial Training Institutes/ Industrial Training Centres affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) of classes XI and XII level.

Eligibility

Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination and the annual income of whose parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs.2 lakh.

Application: Online

Prizes and rewards: Rs. 3,800 to 12,000 per year

Last date: September 15, 2015

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Merit-cum-means scholarship Scheme 2015

Merit-cum-means scholarship Scheme 2015 for minority community

The objective of this is to provide financial assistance to poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities — Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and Zoroastrian (Parsi) to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses.

Eligibility: Graduate, Postgraduate students of technical/ professional courses and whose parents’ annual income is below Rs.2.50 lakh.

Applications in the prescribed format may be submitted to the Secretary of the, deptt. of the concerned State Govt/UT administration, dealing with minority welfare, through the institutions where the students are pursuing technical/professional courses. The student must submit their applications to the state which he/she belongs to and not to the state where the institution where he/she is studying, is located.

Prizes and rewards: Rs. 25,000 to 30,000 per year.

Last date: September 30th 2015.

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