PhD Positions at Poornaprajna Institute of Scientific Research in India

The Poornaprajna Institute of Scientific Research (PPISR) is inviting applications from scholars and young researchers to pursue PhD in diverse fields of study at PPISR, Bangalore India. The scholarships are provided to the scholars and researchers interested ad enthusiastic about the fields of Theoretical Physics, Biological Sciences and Material Sciences.

About PPISR

The PPISR (Poornaprajna Institute of Scientific Research) is located near Bangalore and it is recognised by the Government of India (GOI), Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Karnataka and the Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka. The PPISR has been provided with many of the Government sponsored projects. The PPISR provide students with lot of opportunities to interact with other research institutes and faculties in our country and abroad. The faculty members usually tend to be the PhD guides and the students enrolled as research fellows are registered in the Manipal University, Manipal(one of the top private universities in India) as PhD fellows.

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Short Research and Professional Visits Grants for Indian Students in UK

The Charles Wallace Trust (CWT) is inviting Indian students for short research and professional visits in the United Kingdom. The students, professionals and research scholars can apply to these scholarships for short visits and research in UK. The scholarship provider is the Charles Wallace India Trust (CWT). The study subjects are basically literature, philosophy, history of art, performing arts and creative arts, and history for which all the grants are provided.

Scholarship Details

The CWT trust offers around ten to fifteen scholarship grants to research scholars annually towards the scholarship grant for the academic students and research scholars for short periods and visits to the United Kingdom. The grants of about 1400 pounds are being offered which are quite sufficient for the students to stay there for the three months for the entire visit.

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Cocoa Borlaug Fellowships for Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, 2014

The USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) in collaboration with the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) is pleased to announce the Cocoa Borlaug Fellowships for the candidates from Asia, Latin America and Caribbean countries.

The research fields include plant propagation methods, pests entomology and its control, cocoa genetics and breeding, plant nutrition which are for the Asian candidates. The candidates of Latin America and Caribbean countries have research fields such as genetics, breeding, soil fertility, plant propogation, control methods, research in particular for witch’s broom and frosty pod.

Scholarship details

Those who have been awarded the fellowship will be required to work at US universities with one of its mentors. The mentors can either work at the universities, or government agencies or research centers for three months. After the completion of three months, the Mentor will visit the candidate’s home institution to collaborate with the university.

This allows the home institution and the mentor to have a good knowledge transition and involve in more scientific research.

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Postdoctoral Fellowships for Chinese and Indian Applicants, 2014-2015

The Postdoctoral Fellowships for Chinese and Indian applicants are being offered by the Agricultural research organization for research in the year 2014-15. These fellowships are exclusively meant for students from India and China who have completed their PhD in the relevant field of Agricultural Research and intend to take their research career forward as young and bright scientists.

Scholarship Details

The fellowship is aimed to scientists and young researchers who aspire to become the Agricultural leaders in their respective fields and help the research and development sector. The scholarship can be taken either at India or at China. The scholarship is being given to students by the Agricultural Research organization to pursue the postdoctoral fellowships and make a step forward in the research field. It strongly believes this scholarship will help scholars to achieve their promising career in the relevant field of research and collaborate well with the Israeli scientists.

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Chancellor’s International Scholarship at University of Surrey in UK, 2014

The University of Surrey is pleased to announce the International scholarships for its overseas students who wish to pursue Masters Programme in the Surrey Business School or the Tourism Management cum the School of Hospitality at the University of Surrey in United Kingdom. The scholarship is given to the overseas students who are interested and have an offer of a seat at the mentioned University of Surrey for the above mentioned courses for the year 2014 starting this September.

Scholarship Details

The Chancellor’s International scholarship is offered by the University of Surrey to the students of overseas countries (international merit based scholarship) who have been successful in securing an admission with the University of Surrey for the courses on Masters programme or the School of hospitality cum tourism management.

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Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowships for Indian Students in USA, 2014/15

Applications are invited form Indian candidates wishing to pursue Masters in Business Administration at Stanford University. The Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship aims at providing assistance to Indian students who wish to pursue The Stanford University MBA programme with the fellowship provided by the Reliance Industries. The Reliance group of Industries generously started the initiative to provide the students with the intention of making their aspirations come true.

Scholarship Details

The course for which this fellowship offered is at the level of Master’s degree. The Masters programme is Business Administration at Stanford University, USA. The scholarship can be taken at the Stanford University, United States of America.The fellowship is exclusively open for the Indian students desirous of pursuing the programme of MBA at the prestigious University at USA. The applicant once selected can pursue business administration at the Stanford Graduate School of Business at USA.

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IC4HD Human Development (HD) Fellowships for Young Professionals in India, 2014

The International center for Human Development (IC4HD) is inviting applications form young enthusiasts and professionals for the human development fellowships for the year 2014. The center support innovative analytical work is offering these fellowships to take up major developmental and social issues. The candidates who are eligible to apply for the fellowship can be young professional from academics, civil society members and civil servants. The IC4HD is an initiative and is jointly founded by the UND and the Government of India.

Fellowship details

The fellowship has a theme every year. This year the theme of the fellowship is Social security on the Global South. The selected candidates will be provided INR 50,00o per month. The selected candidates will be hosted by the Indian Institute of advanced studies, Shimla, India. The candidates will have to take up the fellowship for three months as a residential program. This provides enormous opportunity for the students to interact with many scholars and social activists.

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Junior Research Fellowship at Birla Institute of Technology and Science in India

The BITS campus, shortly known for Birla Institute of Technology and Science is one of the leading Indian private universities providing high quality Higher education and Research opportunities for the students and scholars who wish to pursue their education at BITS. The BITS Hyderabad campus was recently set up at 2008 under the Section 3 of the UGC act forming a deemed university. The campus is well connected to the city and the airport and is surrounded by scenic beauty of natural landscapes.

The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) PIlani campus and Hyderabad campus are inviting applications from the motivated and intelligent candidates to pursue Research in the form of Junior Research Fellow in DST Funded projects funded by the BITS campus.

The scholarship Offered Post

The posts for which the scholarships are offered are for Research positions. The DST funded projects are being given to the scholars and students who wish to pursue research in their interested field can do so by applying for the Junior Research Fellowship post.

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PhD Scholarship at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University in India

Brief Introduction

The Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University (RMVU) is offering Scholarships to prospective research scholars to pursue PhD in the fields of Agriculture and rural development, Agricultural Biotechnology, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Physical Education and Environment and disaster Management.

Candidates who are already JRFs (Junior Research Fellows) from the Government are also eligible to apply for the above mentioned scholarships. These scholarships allow scholars and scientists to take up research as a career bringing about a lot of inventions and innovations to the world of Science and education. The course level is basically for pursuing PhD in the above mentioned fields of study. The scholarships can be availed only at India and it is provided by the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Kolkata.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The applicants must have a CSIR/UGC Junior Research fellowship (JRF) from a government source or any other fellowship from the Government.
  2. The fellowships like INSPIRE other than CSIR/UGC require the candidates to take up both the written test and the Interview process.
  3. The candidates having JRF position from any of the sources of the Government , do not require to attend the written test. They are directly allowed to take up the Interview process alone.

Selection Process

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Newcastle University Undergraduate India Scholarships in UK, 2014

The Newcastle University is one of the best known universities at United Kingdom. The University has an offer of scholarships for the Indian students to pursue some of the best undergraduate courses offered by the University.

Scholarship Details

The Newcastle University is announcing scholarships to Indian students for pursuing undergraduate courses in the fields of Faculties of Humanities and Social sciences (HaSS), Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SagE) and Medical Sciences. The scholarship is given exclusively to Indian students who intend to study their undergraduate courses from the Newcastle University, United Kingdom.

The Newcastle University at United Kingdom has strong links to India as many of the Indian students are or have pursued their education there at the University campus with strong academic profiles.

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