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BANRF 2015 notification

Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar National Research Fellowships 2015 for SC students to do Phd/ MPhil

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research and Training Institute, Pune, invites applications for Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar National Research Fellowship (BANRF) for the year 2015 from Scheduled Caste candidates of Maharashtra State for the Award of M.Phil. / Ph.D. Fellowships. The fellowships are open to Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates belonging to Maharashtra, who wish to pursue regular and full time M Phil and Ph.D degrees, in any subject, from Indian Universities / Institutions / Colleges approved under Section 2(0 and 12(B) of the UGC Act and in Non-Universities / Institutions.

Number Of Fellowships :One Hundred and Two (102) M.Phil. / Ph.D. fellowships will be awarded this year. This number may increase or decrease.

HOW TO APPLY:

Eligible and interested candidates may send their applications in the prescribed format downloadable from website (click on NOTICE BOARD >BANRF – 2015).

The candidate should enclose attested copies of all necessary documents along with the duly filled application and Research Proposal including concept note containing research details, etc. in about 2000 words and send by Registered Post to the Director General. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research & Training Institute, 28, Queen’s Garden, Camp, Pune – 411 001

Completed applications along with all necessary documents and research proposals as mentioned above should reach the above office on or before 11th May 2015.

Build India Scholarships 2015 notification

L&T Build India Scholarships Scheme 2015 to do MTech in IIT/ NIT

Bulid India Scholarship scheme is for civil/ mechanical/electrical engineering graduates to pursue M.Tech. in Construction Technology at IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, NIT Tiruchi and NIT Surathkal through GATE 2015. Candidates will be absorbed suitably In L&T Construction.

Apply Online

Prizes and rewards: Sponsorship, tuition fee and a stipend of Rs. 9,000/-per month

Deadline: April 30

National Overseas Scholarship / Passage Grant Scheme 2015 notification

Govt.of India National Overseas Scholarship / Passage Grant Scheme for ST students to do Phd/ PG/ PDF

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, invites applications for the National Overseas Scholarship / Passage Grant for ST student candidates for the year 2014-15. The scholarship is awarded to students selected for pursuing higher studies abroad at the Masters Level, and for Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral research programmes.

Number of Scholarships: Nos.: 20 (17 Awards for Scheduled Tribes, 3 Awards for PTGs) Passage Grant: 4 Awards.

Application form

Lady Meherbai D Tata Education Trust Scholarships 2015 notification

Lady Meherbai D Tata Education Trust Scholarships 2015 for women to do higher studies abroad

The Lady Meherbai D. Tata Education Trust awards scholarships to Indian women graduates of recognized Indian universities to pursue higher education abroad. The Trust invites applications for the academic year 2015 – 2016 in the following fields of study:

Social Work

Social Sciences

Education

Education & Welfare of Children with Special Needs

Empowerment of Women

Gender Studies

Child Health – Development and Nutrition

Health Policy and Health Education

Public Health – Community Health Services, Reproductive Health

Rural Development Work (with a focus on women and children)

Communication for Development (with a focus on women’s issue’s)

Development Studies

Eligibility

Indian women graduate from a recognized university

Have a consistently remarkable academic record

Must have applied for admission / secured admission to reputed accredited universities or institutions in the United States, UK or Europe for the year 2015 – 2016

Work experience in the requisite fields will be considered an added qualification

The application forms will be available from the Lady Meherbai D. Tata Education Trust’s office at Mulla House, 3rd floor, 51 M.G. Road, Mumbai – 400 001, India from Monday, 23 March 2015 to Thursday, 23 April 2015.

The deadline to submit the completed forms at the Trust’s office is Thursday, 30 April 2015.

For details visit here

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund scholarship 2015 notification

JNMF scholarship 2015 to do PhD

Applications have been invited for the award of Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund scholarships for the year 2015.

The scholarships are available to the following categories of persons:

A) Indian Nationals for Ph.D. study in India; and

B) Nationals of other Asian countries for Ph.D. study in India.

Areas of Specialization/Subject:

A candidate may apply for scholarship in any one of the following areas of specialization:

1. Indian History and Civilization

2. Sociology

3. Comparative Studies in Religion & Culture

4. Economics

5. Geography

6. Philosophy

7. Ecology & Environment

Eligibility

At the time of making the application for scholarship, a candidate should

1. Hold a FIRST Class Post-graduate degree with a minimum 60% marks in aggregate.

2. already be registered/admitted for Ph.D. degree with a recognized University/Institution in India. Those who have applied for registration and have not yet been registered at the time of submission of application, are not eligible to apply.

3. not be above 35 years of age at the time of applying.

4. be a full-time Ph.D. Scholar.

Duration of Scholarship:

Ordinarily upto 2 years.

Value of Scholarship For Both The Categories:

a) Maintenance allowance including Tuition fee – Rs.18,000 per month

b) Annual contingent expenses for study tours within India, purchase of books, stationery, etc. – Rs. 15,000 per annum

Application form

The application form for scholarships for doctoral studies is available at link

The downloaded application form should be supported with a Demand Draft/Postal Order of Rs.100/- drawn in favour of  Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund payable at New Delhi. Completed application form together with all the necessary enclosures should reach Administrative Secretary, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110 011 on or before May 31, 2015.

Enclosures:

The candidates should ensure that the following documents are securely attached seriatim to the Application Form before dispatch :

(1) A passport size photograph of the applicant to be pasted on the form.

(2) A synopsis of around 1500 words or about 4 pages in double space.

(3) Doctoral Monitoring Committee or Supervisor?s report.

(4) Postal Order/Demand Draft for Rs.100.

(5) Ph.D registration certificate.

For details visit here

ISM JRF 2015 notification

Indian School of Mines JRF 2015

Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, invites applications for admission to Junior Research Fellowship (ISM JRF) in the following disciplines.

Engineering Streams:

1 Chemical Engg.

2 Computer Science & Engg.

3 Civil Engg.

4 Electronics Engg.

5 Electrical Engg.

6 Environmental Science & Engg.

7 Fuel Engg.

8 Industrial Engg. & Management

9 Mechanical Engg

10 Mineral Engg

11 Mining Machinery Engg.

12 Mining Engg.

13 Petroleum Engg.

Science/Management/HSS Streams:

1 Applied Geology

2 Applied Geophysics

3 Chemistry

4 English Language/Literature

5 Environmental Science

6 Management

7 Mathematics

8 Philosophy

9 Physics

10 Statistics

Eligibility

ISM JRF is open to candidates, below the age of 30 years (35 years for women, PC, SC, ST & OBC) who have obtained FIRST CLASS OR OGPA 7.0 and above (In case of class not mentioned) in their qualifying degree of relevant discipline of Science, Engineering and Management.

For the admission in Science, Engineering and Management disciplines, only the candidates with FIRST CLASS in their qualifying degree are eligible to apply. If class is not mentioned in the candidate’s certificate, then an OGPA of 7.0 or above will be considered as FIRST CLASS.

For the admission in Humanities disciplines, candidates with 55% marks or equivalent grade in their qualifying examination are eligible to apply.

Apply online

The hard copy of the application form along with required documents supporting your claim (e.g. GATE/NET, OBC/SC/ST/PC etc.) should reach “Assistant Registrar (Academic), Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad – 826004” on or before 13.04.2015. Please write “ISM JRF 2015-16, Phase-1” on the top of the envelope.

Application fee for ISM JRF – General/OBC ₹ 2,000 & SC/ST/PC ₹ 1,000

The modes of online payment are through:

a. Net banking

b. Debit card

c. Credit card

A candidate can get qualified for the interview through any of the following modes:

a. Valid GATE score

b. Valid NET rank

c. Qualify in ISM JRF Entrance Examination (ISM JRF-EE)

For details visit here

IISc SC/ ST Summer Fellowship 2015 notification

Indian Institute of Science SC/ ST Summer Fellowship 2015 for Science and Engineering students

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore invites applications for IISc Summer Fellowship in Science and Engineering for SC/ ST students -2015.

Eligibility:

SC/ST students studying I year M.Sc in science disciplines (Biological, Physical,Chemical and Mathematical Sciences) or III year B.E./B.Tech or equivalent degree, during the academic year 2014-15.

IISc SC/ ST Summer Fellowship 2015 Online application form

After submitting online application, take a print out of the application. Affix latest passport size color photograph at identified place and forward to the following address, by clearly superscribing on the envelop as “IISc. Summer Fellowship in Science and Engineering for SC/ST Students – 2015″.

The Assistant Registrar (Academic) Indian Institute of Science BANGALORE – 560 012

Last date for submission of online application is 20.04.2015.

Fulbright-Nehru Post- doctoral Research Fellowships 2015

Fulbright-Nehru Post- doctoral Research Fellowships 2015- 2016 in U.S.

United Slates-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) invites applications for Fulbright- Nehru Post- doctoral Research Fellowships 2015.

These fellowships are designed for Indian faculty and researchers who are in the early stages of their research careers. The Postdoctoral Research Fellowships will provide opportunities to talented faculty and researchers to strengthen their research capacities. Postdoctoral fellows will have access to some of the finest resources in their areas of interest and will help build long-term collaborative relationships with U.S. faculty and institutions. These fellowships are for eight to twenty-four months.

Applications from all disciplines will be considered. Priority fields are: Agricultural Sciences; Economics; Education; Energy, Sustainable Development and Climate Change; Environment; International Relations; Management and Leadership Development; Media and Communications with focus on Public Service Broadcasting; Public Administration; Public Health; Science and Technology; Study of India with focus on contemporary issues; and Study of the United States. For Study of India or the Study of the United States (American Studies) the areas could include: language and literature, history, government, economics, society and culture, religion, and film studies.

Affiliation

You will be affiliated to one U.S. host institution for your grant. USIEF strongly recommends all applicants to identify institutions with which they wish to be affiliated and to correspond, in advance, with potential host institutions. The letter of invitation should indicate the duration of your visit, preferably with dates. If you have secured a letter of invitation from a U.S. institution, please include it as a part of your application.

Grant Benefits

These fellowships provide round-trip economy class air travel from India to the U.S., a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, a modest settling-in allowance, and a professional allowance. Subject to availability of funds, a dependent allowance and international travel may be provided for one accompanying dependent provided the dependent is with the grantee in the U.S for at least 80% of the grant period.

Eligibility

The applicant should:

  • be a responsible Indian citizen who can contribute to a full and fair picture of the culture and civilization of India, and thereby help to promote understanding and friendship between the peoples of the United States of America and India;
  • have a high level of academic/professional achievement;
  • demonstrate proficiency in the English language to undertake the proposed project/program and adjust to life in the US. The applicant may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL);
  • be present in India at the time of submitting the application and interview, if required. If you will be abroad, please keep us informed.
  • be eligible for leave, if employed;
  • be in good health;
  • not be residing in the United States;
  • not be applying for or holding permanent residence (green card) in the United States;
  • preference will be given to candidates who have not had extensive recent US experience;
  • applicants should have a Ph.D. degree within the past four years. Applicants must have obtained their Ph.D. degrees between July 2009 and July 2013;
  • applicants must be published in reputed journals and demonstrate evidence of superior academic and professional achievement;
  • should enclose a recent significant publication (copy of paper/article); and
  • if employed, applications should be routed through proper channel;

Fulbright-Nehru Post- doctoral Research Fellowships 2015 Application Form

Application deadline: 1-07-2015

Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships 2015 notification

Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships 2015- 2016 in U.S.

United Slates-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) invites applications for Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships 2015.

Fulbright- Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships aim to provide Indian faculty, researchers, and professionals the opportunity to teach, conduct research, or carry out a combination of teaching and research at a U.S. institution. Depending on the U.S. host institution, it is likely that the grantee may contribute towards developing curriculum and conducting workshops and seminars. These fellowships are for four to nine months.

Applications from all disciplines will be considered. Priority fields are: Agricultural Sciences; Economics; Education; Energy, Sustainable Development and Climate Change; Environment; International Relations; Management and Leadership Development; Media and Communications with focus on Public Service Broadcasting; Public Administration; Public Health; Science and Technology; Study of India with focus on contemporary issues; and Study of the United States. For Study of India or the Study of the United States (American Studies) the areas could include: language and literature, history, government, economics, society and culture, religion, and film studies.

Research

Applicants must demonstrate the relevance of the proposed research to India and/or the U.S., its benefit to the applicant’s institution, the feasibility of accomplishing the research goal within the stipulated period, and the need to carry out the research in the U.S.

Teaching

A comparative or cross-cultural perspective is encouraged. Indian academics and professionals contribute to the internationalization of the curriculum at their U.S. host institutions and the understanding of recent developments in India. The recipient will be affiliated as a visiting scholar at a U.S. institution, and will teach courses (individually or team-teach) for either a semester or an academic year.

Research and Teaching

Applicants will carry out a combination of teaching and research activities at the U.S. host institution. Please specify the percentage of the grant for each activity and define this in your project statement. For instance, if you plan to spend 60% of your grant duration for research and 40% for teaching, your project statement should demonstrate this allocation. Teaching could include courses (individually or team-taught) or a series of seminars at the U.S. institution.

Affiliation

You will be affiliated to one U.S. host institution for your grant. USIEF strongly recommends all applicants to identify institutions with which they wish to be affiliated and to correspond, in advance, with potential host institutions. If you have secured a letter of invitation from a U.S. institution, please include it as a part of your application

Grant Benefits

The fellowships provide round-trip economy class air travel, a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, a modest settling-in allowance, and a professional allowance. Subject to availability of funds, in case of grantees on eight or nine month grants, a dependent allowance and international travel may be provided for one accompanying dependent provided the dependent is with the grantee in the U.S for at least 80% of the grant period.

Eligibility

The applicant should:

be a responsible Indian citizen who can contribute to a full and fair picture of the culture and civilization of India, and thereby help to promote understanding and friendship between the peoples of the United States of America and India;

have a high level of academic/professional achievement;

demonstrate proficiency in the English language to undertake the proposed project/program and adjust to life in the US. The applicant may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL);

be present in India at the time of submitting the application and interview, if required. If you will be abroad, please keep us informed.

be eligible for leave, if employed;

be in good health;

not be residing in the United States;

not be applying for or holding permanent residence (green card) in the United States;

preference will be given to candidates who have not had extensive recent US experience;

faculty/researchers should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent published work with at least five years of relevant teaching/research experience;

professionals outside academe should have a Master’s degree or equivalent published work with recognized professional standing and at least five years relevant experience;

if employed, applications should be routed through proper channel; and

should enclose a recent significant publication (copy of paper/article).

Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships 2015 Application Form

Application deadline: 1-07-2015

Fulbright- Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships 2015

Fulbright- Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships 2015- 2016 in U.S.

United Slates-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) invites applications for FFulbright- Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships 2015 from Indian citizens residing in India, including students, college/university (acuity, researchers, school teachers, policy planners, administrators, and professionals.

Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships are designed for scholars who are registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution. These fellowships are for six to nine months.

Applications from all disciplines will be considered. Priority fields are: Agricultural Sciences; Economics; Education; Energy, Sustainable Development and Climate Change; Environment; International Relations; Management and Leadership Development; Media and Communications with focus on Public Service Broadcasting; Public Administration; Public Health; Science and Technology; Study of India with focus on contemporary issues; and Study of the United States. For Study of India or the Study of the United States (American Studies) the areas could include: language and literature, history, government, economics, society and culture, religion, and film studies.

Affiliation

You will be affiliated to one U.S. host institution for your grant. USIEF strongly recommends all applicants to identify institutions with which they wish to be affiliated and to correspond, in advance, with potential host institutions. If you have secured a letter of invitation from a U.S. institution, please include it as a part of your application.

Grant Benefits

The fellowships provide a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, round-trip economy class air travel, applicable allowances and modest affiliation fees, if any. Selected scholars will have opportunities to audit non-degree courses, conduct research and gain practical work experience in suitable settings in the U.S. No allowances are provided for dependents. The grant is not sufficient to support family members.

Eligibility

The applicant should:

be a responsible Indian citizen who can contribute to a full and fair picture of the culture and civilization of India, and thereby help to promote understanding and friendship between the peoples of the United States of America and India;

have a high level of academic/professional achievement;

demonstrate proficiency in the English language to undertake the proposed project/program and adjust to life in the US. The applicant may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL);

be present in India at the time of submitting the application and interview, if required. If you will be abroad, please keep us informed.

be eligible for leave, if employed;

be in good health;

not be residing in the United States;

not be applying for or holding permanent residence (green card) in the United States;

preference will be given to candidates who have not had extensive recent US experience; and

should give an undertaking to return to India on the completion of the fellowship.

should have done adequate research in the relevant field, especially in the identification of resources in India and the U.S. They should be registered for their Ph.D.s at an Indian institution at least one year prior to the date of application and should enclose a certificate from their Ph.D. supervisor commenting on their research work and the usefulness of the fellowship, and indicating the Ph.D. registration date;

Your expected Ph.D. thesis submission date should not be earlier than three months after your Fulbright-Nehru grant end date. For example, if May 2015 is your grant end date, you cannot submit your thesis before August 2015;

should apply through proper channel if employed; and

should enclose a ‘writing sample’ which could be a copy of an article or paper published/presented or extracts from the M.Phil. thesis.

Note: These fellowships are for pre- doctoral level research. Applications from scholars/professionals with Ph.D. degrees or at the final stage of thesis submission will not be considered.

Fulbright- Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships 2015 Application Form

Application deadline: 01-07-2015

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