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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.

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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)

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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

Fulbright Nehru Masters Fellowships 2015 notification

Fulbright- Nehru Master’s Fellowships 2015- 2016 in U.S.

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

Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowships are designed for outstanding Indians to pursue a master’s degree program at selected U.S. colleges and universities in the areas of Arts and Culture Management including Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies; Environmental Science/Studies; Higher Education Administration; Public Health; Urban and Regional Planning; and Women’s Studies/Gender Studies.

The fellowships are for one to two years.

Grant Benefits

J-1 visa support;

Round-trip economy class air travel from fellow’s home city to the host institution in the U.S.;

Funding for tuition and fees,* living and related costs; and

Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines.

* USIEF funding may not cover all costs and the scholar may need to supplement grant benefits with other resources.

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.

In addition to the General Prerequisites, the applicants should:

have completed an equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a recognized Indian university with at least 55% marks. Applicants should either possess a four-year bachelor’s degree or a completed master’s degree, if the bachelor’s degree is of less than four years’ duration;

have at least three years’ full-time (paid or voluntary) professional work experience relevant to their proposed field of study;

demonstrate experience in leadership and community service;

should not have another degree from a U.S. university or be enrolled in a U.S. degree program.

Fulbright -Nehru Master’s Fellowships 2015 Application Form

Application Deadline: 01-07-2015

CIPET JRF 2015 notification

Central Institute Of Plastics Engineering & Technology JRF position 2015

Central Institute Of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET),Ahmedabad, invites applications from young and dynamic researchers 10 work under various Sponsored Projects at its exclusive R&D Wings LARPM & ARSTPS in the field ot Polymer / Material Science & Engineering, leading to PhD Degree under CIPET affiliated Universities.

Eligibility

MTech/ M.Sc (Polymer/Plastic Technology/ physical/ Organic chemistry)

Age should be 28.

Rs.16.000/- +20% HRA for M.Sc & Rs.18.000/- +20% HRA for M.Tech

Completed application in the prescribed format along with the detailed CV should reach by Email (larpm@cipet.gov.in) addressed to The Professor & Chair, CIPET LARPM, B-25. CNI Complex, Patia. Bhubaneswar-751024″ latest by 15.04.2015.

ICFRE Chair Fellowships 2015 notification

Indian Council for Forestry Resaerch and Education Chair Fellowships 2015

Indian Council for Forestry Resaerch and Education (ICFRE) invites applications for three Chair Fellowships as follows:

1. Forest & Climate Change FRI (Deemed) University

2. Biodiversity and Ecology FRI (Deemed) University

3. Forest Biometrics and Productivity Management ICFRE Headquarter

Eligibility

Indian or foreign scholars of nationally and internationally recognized eminence, whose contribution have made a difference to the discipline. He/She must have:

(a) Master Degree with Doctorate.

(b) 20 years of Forestry Research / Academic experience, having guided at least five scholars for Ph.D. in the relevant field OR a person having experience of 10 years in Forestry Research/Academic in the relevant field and 10 in the field of forestry.

(c) Evidence of active involvement in research and / or member / fellow of various national and international academic councils.

(d) Research and education orientation of National / International level. (Foreign National is subject to clearance by the Ministry of External Affairs).

(e) Publications in National and International journals.

(f) Previous experience of successful National / International level project Formulation / Management / Supervision.

Remuneration shall be paid in the form of Chair Fellowship, consolidated to the maximum of Rs. 80,000/- per month, Taxes etc, shall be deducted as per rules of the Govt. of India.

Age Limit- Not more than 67 years (as on 01.07.2015)

How to apply :

The interested persons are to send their curriculum vitae along with all necessary documents in support of qualifications and experience etc. to the Registrar FRI (Deemed) University along with a demand draft of Rs. 1000/- in favour of Registrar, FRI (Deemed) University, Dehradun for the Chair situated at FRI (Deemed) University and to the Deputy Director General (Education), ICFRE, P.O. New Forest, Dehradun-248006 (Uttarakhand) along with a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- in favour of DDO (Admin), ICFRE, Dehradun for the Chair situated at ICFRE Headquarter.

Last date of the application is 13th April, 2015

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CMC Vellore Post Doctoral Fellowship 2015 notification

Christian Medical College PDF 2015

Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, Tamil Nadu, invites applications for admission to the various Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) courses beginning July 2015.

Application form

Apply Online till 1st April 2015

Fee Rs.1000/-. Candidates applying from SAARC countries should send Rs.2000/- or its equivalent and those from other foreign countries US dollars 100 or its equivalent.

Money can be remitted using any of the following methods:

1. Demand draft in favour of C.M.C. Vellore Association a/c on any scheduled bank, payable in Vellore.

2. As a challan at no extra cost at any branch of ICICI bank in India.

Completed applications with all the required enclosures must reach the Office of the Registrar, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632 002, on or before 6th April 2015.

All foreign students require a No Objection Certificate from The Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi 110011 after offer of admission to the College.

Selection:

Candidates for all Fellowship courses conducted by the College are ranked on the basis of a written test, clinical examination and interview.

The written test will be conducted at Bangalore, Calicut, Chennai, Delhi, Ernakulam, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kottayam, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Puducherry, Salem, Trivandrum, Vellore and Vijayawada

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