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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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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Business School Dean’s Scholarships for Masters Students in UK, 2015

The Business School dean’s scholarships are International merit based scholarships offered by the Bournemouth University to the students wishing to pursue Master’s programmes at the Bournemouth University, United kingdom. The scholarships are available to students of the countries of Colombia, Turkey, Nigeria, China, India, Taiwan and the South Korea. The Students opting for Master’s can opt for studying full time Taught Masters at the Business school on BU campus.

The students can pursue Master’s programme at Bournemouth University, United Kingdom. The scholarships are awarded in the form of fee waivers and not as total scholarship fee to be given totally to the students.

Scholarship Details

The course level for the scholarship offer is for a master’s degree programme to pursue Business administration with the BU campus. The scholarship can be only taken at UK. The BU campus is an accredited university by the University Alliance ACU.

The scholarship holders of this Bournemouth University should not be availing any other scholarship offer from any other source. Any plead of financial need is not acceptable at any request.

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International Office Merit Scholarships at Birkbeck University of London in UK, 2014

Birkbeck University of London, United Kingdom is offering unlimited number of merit based scholarships to students aspiring to study various disciplines at Master’s level in the Birkbeck University, London itself. These scholarships are at an international level making students from various countries pursue their aspirations and dream education at London.

Criteria of Eligibility

The criteria of eligibility for this international merit based scholarship is given as follows

  1. The applicants belonging to Vietnam, India and Thailand can only apply for this merit based scholarship.
  2. The applicants must have a graduation from a recognised university of the above mentioned respective countries.
  3. The Thailand applicants should have obtained a degree from a recognised Thai university with CGPA of 3.3 or higher.
  4. The Vietnamese applicants should have obtained a degree from a recognised Vietnam University with CGPA of 7.5 or higher.
  5. The applicants should be having a final grade of 70 percentage or higher in their graduation.
  6. The scholarship cannot be availed with any other scholarship funded by the Birkbeck University, London.

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Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Scheme

The Rajiv Gandhi scholarship scheme was launched by the Government of India as a central scheme for the benefit of Scheduled castes to pursue higher education leading to M.Phil and PhD degrees in the fields of Science, Humanities, Engineering, Technology and Social Sciences. This scheme has been revised from the year 2010 in the interest of the scheduled caste students. It is a step or an initiative to provide opportunities for the deprived section of the society to take up advance/higher studies and research.

It caters to the many requirements of the economically weaker section of the society to aspire for their dream careers with the help of the increased opportunities. Not only it helps them to get eligible for various employment opportunities like lecturers in educational institutions, it also allows them to get equipped with the increasing opportunities in the various research level institutions and world class technical research universities at India.

It is UGC (University Grants Commission) that is now taking care of all the implementation of this scheme and fund process.

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Maulana Azad Scholarship Scheme

The Maulana Azad Educational foundation came into existence in memory of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, a prominent freedom fighter of India. His achievements knew no bounds as he served as a distinguished scholar in Urdu Literature and a prominent figure on the political front during the Indian Freedom movement. His eventful life found him a career in journalism as well. His values as a democratic and secular leader always proved him to be a humanitarian and positive personality.

The Maulana Azad Educational Foundation is a non-profit, voluntary social service oriented and completely a non-political organisation to promote education among socially backward classes of the society. The foundation has got registered itself with the Societies Registration Act in the year 1989. It is mainly funded by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The general body of the Educational foundation comprises of 15 member team of which 6 members are ex-officials of the foundation itself. The rest of the nine members are selected by the President, Maulana Azad Scholarship Scheme.

The ministry of minority affairs was founded by resolve issues related to the minority sections of the society and help in the overall policy and planning, evaluation, coordination and review of the work continuously to benefit the students of the weaker sections of the society. The Maulana Azad scholarship scheme was established to the benefit of all the students and scholars who may have difficulty in sustaining the financial support for the higher studies.

About the scholarship

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Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme

The ICCR shortly named after ‘The Indian Council for Cultural Relations’ is an apex body of the Government of India. The body has been founded by the Independent India’s first education minister ‘Maulana Abul Azad’ in 1950. The ICCR is known for establishing cultural relationships and exchange programmes for the neighbouring countries. Such initiatives help the countries to have strong relationships and ties with the neighbouring countries. The ICCR has been doing great contributions to foster strong relationships with the help of these cultural exchange programmes and frequent meetings with world leaders of the various countries.

Many activities conducted by the ICCR have been appreciated by the SAARC member countries. Of these activities, the ICCR annually announces around 3000 plus scholarships which come under its various significant 24 scholarship schemes. These scholarships have assisted many students with support and financial aid for pursuing their dream aspirations of high quality education. The ICCR provides scholarships for different disciplines at all levels such as under-graduation post-graduation, doctoral and post-doctoral levels in streams like arts, engineering, management, accountancy, business administration and pharmacy. The scholarships are also provided for non-formal courses like Indian classical music, dance, sculpture, painting etc.

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Scholarships for Maldivian Nationals – Aid to Maldives Scholarship Scheme

The Indo-Maldives relations have been great and friendly. Both the nations share good amount of cultural, ethnic, linguistic and religious links held in multi-dimensional and cordial relations. It is a known fact that India, after its independence found Maldives and went to make good diplomatic relations with the nation. Since the relations have only strengthened from time, all the Presidents of Maldives have visited India during their tenures and continued their bilateral relationships.

India has continuously extended its support to the Maldivian nationals in the entire International forums such as SAARC, UN and the commonwealth. Today, India has the most comprehensive educational systems which is of high quality education and affordable too. Proximity as well makes it a perfect choice for Maldivian nationals to opt for Indian quality education.

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Scholarships for Sri Lankan Nationals

The scholarships are provided to the various countries and different nationalities by the Government of India for the benefit of students to pursue several undergraduate, post-graduate, doctoral and post doctoral research studies at the leading Indian Universities and world class institutions.

The Indian council of cultural relations, shortly known as ICCR, founded by Maulana Abul Azad in 1950, is an apex body of the Government of India offering many scholarships to the students of various neighbouring countries. The scholarship programme is an initiative to finance students of various countries to pursue higher education in diverse fields of studies.

While students who wish to pursue professional courses can apply under the particular slot of scholarship scheme, those who also wish to apply for the non-formal courses like Indian classical music, classical dance, sculpture, art forms etc are also encouraged to apply for the same. They are offered these special scholarships under ICCR’s 24 scholarships available. The students are advised to go through the eligibility criteria to apply for various disciplines at the Indian universities/colleges.

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