INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 
COMMONWEALTH (UK) BELGIUM CANADA CHINA
CZECH GERMANY GREECE ISRAEL
IRELAND ITALY JAPAN MEXICO
MONGOLIA NEW ZEALAND NORWAY PORTUGAL
SYRIA

AGATHA HARRISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP

COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP / FELLOWSHIPS   In  U.K.

Level of Study

Clinical Training in case of Medical field/Post-graduation/Ph.D.

Duration

1 yr in case of Post-graduation/1yr.clinical Training/3 yrs. In case of Ph..D.

Nominations

55   (22 are for Ph.D. and 33 for Master's Programme including one year clinical training in Medical field )

Notification

Employment News / Leading newspapers    :    August/September

General Requirements and Value of Scholarships

Indian national residing in India. The applications will normally be accepted from those candidates who have graduated first Master's degree as per requirement within the last ten years as on October of the in-take year. Scholarships cover tourist-class air passage (both ways) fee, adequate maintenance and other allowance.

Subject

Medicine (UK)

Cancer Research (including Cancer epidemiology); Cardiology, Gynecology, Medicine and Dentistry. Scholarships are assigned for project oriented training in higher techniques and methodology and are not for generalised training/studies leading to a degree or diploma.

Engineering & Technology

Electronics; Environmental Studies; Remote Sensing Technology; Communication Engineering; Bio-Technology/Biochemical Engineering; Robotics.

Science (Pure & Applied)

Mathematics; Molecular Biology; Physics and Chemistry (including Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry).

Agriculture & Allied Fields

Animal Husbandry; Agronomy and Forestry.

Humanities & Social Sciences

History; sociology; Management Studies; Fine Art; (including Western Painting, Art History, Graphic Design and Sculpture); Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, Computer Application, Law and English.

Qualifications & Experience

The Candidates must have completed tertiary education in English Medium.

(A) For Master' Degree: One must have completed Bachelor's Degree in one of the above indicated subject fields securing 55% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 60% or above marks in Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Science and Agriculture group. Candidate should give one page academic justification for pursuing Master Degree course in U.K.

(B) For Ph.D : One must have completed Master's Degree in one of the subject fields indicated above securing 55% marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 60% or above marks in Medicine, Engineering and Technology, Science and Agriculture group with two years teaching/research or practical experience after obtaining Post-graduated degree relating to the opted field of study.

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CANADA

Level of Study

Ph.D./Masters

Duration

4 years for Ph.D. and two years for Masters.

No. of Nomination

9 (6 for P.G. and 3 for Ph.D.)

Notification

Employment News/Leading Newspapers   :    September

General Requirements

Indian nationals residing in India. Age:- The applications will normally be accepted from those candidates who have obtained first Graduation/the Master's degree within the last five years as on September of the in-take year.

Value of Scholarships

Scholarships covers most direct economy class air passage (both ways), approved tuition and other compulsory university frees (excluding board and residence), personal maintenance allowance, approved medical and hospital expenses, Book allowance.

Subject

Political Science/International Relations with particular emphasis on Canada-India relations,  Geography, Social Administration, Economic Planning, Management Studies and Computer Science.

Qualification & Experience

The candidates must have completed tertiary education in English medium.

The candidate must have completed Masters Degree in the relevant subject field securing 55% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 60% or above marks in Engineering and Technology group, with two years teaching/research or practical experience after obtaining Post-graduate degree relating to the opted field of study                       BACK  

 

NEW ZEALAND

Level of Study /Ph.D.

Subjects: Soil Science, Dairy Technology

Eligibility

Indian national residing in India. Qualifications Master's Degree with 60% marks in respect of Soil Science and Dairy Technology. Experience 2 years teaching/research/practical experience after obtaining Master's Degree. Academic year starts from February. Age: The application will normally be accepted from those candidates who have completed their master's Degree in the subject concerned within the last five years as on 31st July of the Year of advt.

Value/Passage Cost

Travel to and from New Zealand is arranged by the shortest route and economy class as arranged by the authorities of the donor No provision is made for the expenses of the dependent. Expenditure on board, lodging, books, study material, tuition fee, internal travel related to studies and medical care is met by donor country.

Application Procedure

Typed application with attested copies of testimonials, programme of study, photograph and other documents should be submitted on plain paper (as per format notified) by prescribed date. Employed persons should send their applications through their employer.

Additional Requirements (common for United kingdom, Canada and New Zealand)

Knowledge of India and of the donor country; 2 years consecutive stay in India after return from abroad for study/training/specialisation. Candidates qualifying from universities which do not award class/division, requirements in lieu of First Class i 60% marks (conversion formula may be given where grades are awarded). For candidates who are doing Ph.D./M.Phil after completion of Master's Degree, actual period of research is taken into consideration as experience.

Application Procedure

Application (in prescribed format) with attested copies of testimonials, programme of study, photograph and other documents should be submitted on plain paper in English. Employed persons should send their applications through their employer. Name of the scholarship scheme and the country viz. UK, Canada or New Zealand must be indicated in the application form.

Contact Address

Section Officer, Es.4 Section,(Scholarships), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, (ES 4) External Scholarships Division, A1/w3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001.                                                                                   BACK  

 

AGATHA HARRISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP ( St. Antony's College, Oxford )

Level of Study

Advanced Research

Duration

1year

Notification

Employment News / Leading Newspapers    :    April/May

Subject Fields

Modern Indian Studies in History, Economics, Political Science.

Eligibility

Indian national. Age 30-40 yrs as on October of the in-take year. Qualifications- uniformly brilliant academic record (with 60% marks at Master's degree level) with Ph D degree in the subject field or published works of equivalent merit. Minimum three years teaching experience at Graduate/Post-Graduate level.

Value /Passage Cost

Stipend of Pounds 18,580 and economy class air passage (both ways) borne by the Government of India.

Application Procedure

Typed application with attested copies of testimonials, programme of study, photograph and other documents should be submitted on plain paper. Employed persons should send their applications duly sponsored by their employer.

Contact Address

Section Officer, Es.4 Section (Scholarships), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, (ES 4) External Scholarships Division, A1/w3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001.                                                                                 BACK  

 

SYRIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Level of Study

Graduate

Duration

4 years 

No. of Scholarships

5(Five)

Notification: Employment News/Leading newspapers: May/June

Subjects:
Arabic Language & Arabic Literature.

Eligiblity:
10th Pass with 60% or more marks.

Age:
No age limit.

Allowance:
1875 Syrian Pounds, medical expenses recommended by medical officer, accommodation.

Passage Cost:
To be borne by the candidates.

Application Procedure:
Typed application with attested copies of testimonials, photograph should be submitted in the format given in the notification in the Media.

Contact Address:
Section Officer, ES.1, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Secondary & Higher Education, A.1/W.3 C.R.Barracks, K.G.Marg, New Delhi - 110 001.              
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CZECH

Level of Study

Doctoral Studies(Ph.D)

Duration

As per rules of Czech Universities

No. of Scholarships

2

Subjects for study

Environment protection, Mining & Geology and Electronics/Elec. Engg.

Notification

December/January Employment News/leading newspapers

Value of scholarship

5500 Czech Crowns per month Accommodation, meal and transport under the same conditions as Czech students

Free emergency medical care and tuition fees

Age

35 years or less

Qualifications

Post-graduate degree with 60% or more marks in science/engineering/technology in the related subjects or equivalent qualification in the subject selected or in the allied field. A summary of topics and questions for study should be furnished.

Language Course

Selected candidates who do not have the knowledge of Czech language are required to undergo language and preparatory course for 6-12 months depending on their command on Czech language.

Passage Cost

To be borne by the candidate or his/her sponsor/employer

Initial expenses

Candidates are required to pay initial expenses up to Czk 3000-5000 for various fees and charges, clothing etc.

Application

Typed application in plain paper in the prescribed format along with photocopies of certificates etc. through Employer, if employed to the Section Officer, ES-I Section, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development. A1/W3 Curzon Road Barracks, K.G. Marg, New Delhi-110001                                                                                                                        BACK  

 

IRELAND

Course

Post-graduate Studies

Duration

1 Year

Fellowships

6

Notification

Employment News and other Newspapers      :    February/March

Subjects : 

Environmental Resources Management, Community Health, Remedial and Special Education and Developmental Studies.

Eligibility

Age:  up to 30yrs. 
Qualifications: First Class Bachelors' Degree in related subjects. 
Additional Requirements: Good knowledge about Ireland, 2yrs consecutive stay in India after return from abroad for study/training.

Value

Fellowships cover return travel from India, University fee, living allowance in addition to supplement for books, preparation of thesis, warm clothing etc.

Application Procedure

Typed application with attested copies of testimonials, photograph, plans for employment and other documents may be submitted on plain paper in prescribed format by notified date. Employed persons are expected to send their applications through their employer.

Contact

Section Officer, ES.1 Section, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, A.1/W.3 Curzon Road Barracks, K.G.Marg, New Delhi 110001.                         BACK  

 

MONGOLIA

Course of study

Mongolian Language and Mongolian study

Duration

One semester

Scholarship

2

Notification

Employment News/Leading Newspapers    :    August/September

Eligibility

Indian nationals residing with in the country. Age below 45 yrs. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree.  Addl. Requirements: Good Knowledge of English, 2 yrs consecutive stay in India after return from abroad for study/training.

Value

The scholars are provided with the course fees, living allowance and free accommodation in hostel for the duration of stay.

Passage Cost

Travel expenses form India to Mongolia and back are payable by the candidate or his/her /employer/sponsor.

Application Procedure

Typed application duly sponsored by employer, with attested copies of testimonials, photograph, programme of study/research and other documents may be submitted on plain paper (as per notified format) by prescribed dated. Advance applications may be considered provisionally pending sponsorship by employer within 2 weeks.

Contact Address

Section Officer ES.1 Section, (Scholarships), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, (ES 1) External Scholarships Division, A1/W3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001.                                                                                          BACK  

 

BELGIUM  SCHOLARSHIPS

Course of Study

Post-Graduate 

Duration

10 months

No. of Scholarships

3

Notification

Employment News/leading newspapers   :    January

Subject of Study

Agronomy, Environmental Science, Technical Metallurgy.

Eligibility

Agronomy , Micro-Electronics, Chemical Engg./Technology, Metallurgy, Vet. Science, Environmental Studies.

Qualifications:

Graduation in the related subject with 60% or above marks with two years experience in the field for post-graduate studies.

Age

35 years or less

Allowance

Accepted scholars will receive:-

  1. A monthly grant of 675 Euro during one academic year ( 10 months).

  2. Reimbursement of Tuition fee.

  3. An extensive medical and third party liability insurance.

Passage Cost

Traveling expenses from India to Belgium and back to be borne either by the candidate or his/her employer/sponsor.

Application Procedure

Typed application in (prescribed format) with attested copies of testimonials, programme of study and other documents may be submitted on plain paper by notified date. Employed candidates should route the applications through their employer.

Contact Address

Section Officer ES.5, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, A1/w3 Curzon Road Barracks, KG Marg New Delhi 110001.                                                     BACK  

 

GERMANY (German Academic Exchange Service)

FELLOWSHIPS (DADD)

Courses

Advanced Study/Research

Duration

1 yr

Fellowships

7

Notification

Employment news / Leading newspapers     :   August/Sept.

Special Features

The Fellowships are awarded for advanced studies/research at Universities/research institutions in Germany and not for a degree. Scholar working for their Ph.D. (except those applying under the sandwich-Model) are expected to complete their doctorate thesis before their departure. The Sandwich Model multi-phase scheme offers the applicant to carry out his research in India and in Germany under the supervision of an Indian/German guide according to previously drafted scheduled. The research stay in the Germany is not limited to a single visit; the fellowship holder could either complete his research at a German university/institute in one stage or carry out part of the work there, return to his home institute to continue the work and institute for consultation while the Ph.D. candidate is working there visit of the German Guide to India for consultation. Period of fellowship is preceded by a compulsory 4 months German language course to be conducted at one of the branches of the Geothe Institute in Germany

Age Limit

32 years as on 1st October, of every year (except those applying under the Sandwich Model Scheme, for whom the age limit is 36 years as on 1st October, of every year).

Qualification

Uniformly good academic record with 60% marks at Master's degree in the subject/related field. Candidates from the fields of Sociology and Economics should posses adequate knowledge of German Language. Experience 2 yrs consecutive teaching/research/practical training after obtaining the prescribed qualification. M. Phil. degree is counted as one year's experience. Preference is given to candidates having contacts with German Professors/placement at the German Institute. Letters from German Scientists/Professors confirming that the proposed research could be carried out at their Institutes are required to be furnished. Addle Requirements: Sufficient knowledge about Germany. Two yrs consecutive stay in India after return from abroad for study/training.

Value of Fellowship

a) Maintenance allowance at the rate of DM 1800 per month (b) Free passage from New Delhi to the place of study in the Germany Republic of Germany and back. (c) Exemption from payment of university fees. (d) Special clothing allowance of DM 400. (e) Book allowance of DM 200 per year (f) Free tuition, boarding lodging plus pocket allowance during the period of the German language course (preceding/studies/research)

Subject Fields

Mech. engineering, Electronics and Communication Engg., Bio-pharmacology, Metallurgy, Environmental Science, Bio-technology, Agriculture & Forestry, Vet. Sciences & Animal Husbandry, Electrical Engineering

Application Procedure

Typed application, duly sponsored by employer, with research programme, attested copies of testimonials and other documents may be submitted on plain paper (as per notified format) by the prescribed date.

Contact Address

Section Officer, ES.1 Section, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education (ES-I), External Scholarship Division, Curzon Road Barracks, K.G. Marg, New Delhi 110001.                                                                                                                  BACK  

ITALY

Subjects of Study / Minimum eligibility requirements

Category 'A'

Three scholarships of six months' duration each to pursue the Corso Supedore (Level V) of Italian language at the University of Foreigners, Perugia.

Eligibility:

  1. Graduate or equivalent degree from a recognized University.

  2. Good knowledge of Italian

  3. Possession of diploma of Level IV  from the University of Foreigners, Perugia.

  4. Age not to exceed 45 years.

Category 'B'

Fourteen scholarships of three months' duration each to pursue Corso Medio 
(Level III & IV) course of Italian Language at University of Foreigners, Perugia.

Category 'C'

Four scholarships of one month's duration each to pursue Corso Straordinario of Italian Language at the University of Foreigners, Perugia.

Eligibility for Category B and C :

  1. Graduate or equivalent degree from a recognized University

  2. Good knowledge of Italian

  3. Proof of knowledge of Italian language mandatory (like a diploma or certificate).

  4. Age not to exceed 45 years.

Scholarship Amount

Selected candidates will get an amount of  1,200,000 Lire per month as scholarship amount.  The above mentioned amount is inclusive of stay in Italy as well as the course fee which is reduced to 50% for all scholarships holders.

No international travel cost to and from Italy or local travel cost while in Italy for any Category of the above Scholarships will be paid either by the Government of Italy or by the Government of India.  Therefore an undertaking to the effect (as in Annexure-II) that the international travel cost to and fro Italy and local passage while in Italy (if any) will be borne by the candidates or his/her employers/sponsors should also be submitted alongwith application.

Application Procedure

Application in prescribed format with attested copies of testimonials, photograph, programme of study/research, fitness certificate, two letters of introduction from Indian academic authorities and other documents may be submitted or plain paper. Employed persons are required to send their applications through their employer.

Contact Address

Section Officer, ES.5 Section, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, A.1/w.3 Curzon Road Barracks, K.G. Marg. New Delhi 110001.

 

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GREECE

Subjects :

Mathematics, Political Philosophy/Political thought.

No. of Scholarship

One.

Duration

10 months.

Notification

Employment News/Leading newspapers    :   November/December

Eligibility

Masters Degree with 60% or more marks

Two years teaching/research/practical experience Candidates should be pursuing studies in Universities or Research Centres.

Age

Below 40 years

Passage Cost

Travelling expenses from India to Greece and back to be borne by the candidate or his/her sponsor/employee.

Value-of Scholarship

  1. Monthly subsidy: 150.000 drachmas to Post Graduate or research scholars.

  2. Lump sum for establishment expenses: 20,000 drachmas for scholars who will reside in Athens and 30,000 drachmas who will reside in the province.  Scholars whose scholarships is renewed are not entitled to this sum.

  3. A lump sum of 30,000 drachmas for transport expenses within the country to scholars who have to travel from their place of residence in order to perform the research program approved by the Department, provided that there is a justified proposal of the supervising professor.

  4. Exemption from tuition fees:  it is underlined that, in the event that the postgraduate or research scholar wish to attend Greek Language Courses, they are not exempt from tuition fees which must be paid to the Modern Greek language College.

  5. Gratis medical care in the event of emergency, only in Public Hospitals.

Application Procedure

In plain paper, typed in prescribed format along with photocopies of certificates etc. through Employer, if employed, to `The Section Officer ES-5 Section (Scholarships) Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education (ES 5), A1/W3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001.

 

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JAPAN

Course of Study

Research study.

Duration

18 months to 2 years

Scholarships

30

Commencement of academic session

April/Oct.

Notification

Employment News/Leading newspapers      :    April/May

Subjects

Biotechnology; Biological Oceanography; Fibre-Optics; Laser Tech; Microprocessor Application/Tech; Opto-Electronics; Management studies, Earthquake Engineering, Quality and Reliability Engg (as applied to Electricity and power , Railway, Heavy Industry, Heavy Electrical, Electronics and Communication etc.); Remote Sensing; Robotics; Ship-Building, Fisheries, Japanese Language & Literature,  Japanese Studies and Transportation & Information System Engg.

Eligibility

Indian nationals residing in India.
Age below 35 yrs. 
Qualifications for Japanese Language:  Candidates who have enrolled in the Post graduate degree in Japanese language or completed undergraduate degree in Japanese language or completed Level 2 of JLPT conducted in Japan Foundation and have completed at least 3 years of Japanese language study in a University.  For Japanese Studies:  Masters Degree.  For Ship Building, Bachelors' degree with 60% marks in the related field alongwith two consecutive years practical/research/teaching experience after obtaining the prescribed qualification. For Other Subjects:  Masters degree in the relevant field with minimum 60% marks alongwith two consecutive years practical/research/teaching experience after obtaining the prescribed qualification.
 

Value

Maintenance allowance to be paid by Government of Japan which covers study allowance, fee, part payment of medical expenses, accommodation etc.

Passage Cost

Return air ticket is provided by the Japanese Government.

Application Procedure

Typed application with attested copies of testimonials, photograph, programme of study/research and other documents may be submitted on plain paper (as per notified format) by prescribed date. Employed candidates are required to send applications through their employers.

Contact Address

Section Officer. ES.3. Section, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, A1/W3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001                     BACK  

 

NORWAY

Course of study

PG/M.Phil

Duration

2 years

No. of Fellowships

Unspecified

Notification

Employment News/Leading Newspapers    :   September/October
Date for sending nominations: 31st December

Subjects:

Development and Resource Economics, Management of Natural Resources and Sustainable Agriculture, Social Change, Hydropower Development, Petroleum Engg./Petroleum Geo-Science, Fisheries Biology/Fisheries Management, Gender and Development, Health Science (International Health), Public Administration, Social Anthropology, comparative and International Education, International Community Health, Special Needs Education, International Fisheries Management. 

Eligibility

Resident Indian National.

Qualifications

M.Sc. in Development and Resource Economics

Admission Requirements ; Candidates should have at least a B.Sc. degree with 60% marks in aggregate in Agricultural Economics, Development Economics or Economics.

M.Sc. in Management of Natural resources and Sustainable Agriculture (MNRSA)

Admission Requirements : Candidates should have atleast a Bachelor's degree with 60% marks in aggregate in agriculture, biology, forestry, wildlife or in social sciences.  Professional experience of 2-3 years in resource planning and management is desirable.

M.Phil. in Social Change, Specialising in Geography

Admission requirements : Candidates should have atleast a B.A. degree in Geography with 60% marks in aggregate.  Candidates with B.A. in other Social Sciences with similar percentage of marks might also be considered for admission, if their first degree includes some subjects with the field of Geography.  Candidates must pass an English proficiency test (TOFEL, min. score 550 or IELTS, min. 6.0).

M.Sc. in Hydropower Development

Admission Requirements : Candidates should have atleast a B.Sc. degree with 60% marks in aggregate, in Civil engineering (such degree should be obtained not before 25.10.1991) or equivalent and 2-5 years experience from planning, design and/or construction of hydraulic works. Candidates holding M.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent will not be considered.

M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering/Petroleum Geosciences

Admission requirements : Candidates should have atleast a B.Sc. degree with 60% marks in aggregate, in Petroleum Geoscience or in Petroleum Engg.

Diploma/M.Phil. in Fisheries Biology and Fisheries Management

Admission requirement : Candidates must have a first degree or Bachelor of Science (preferably with honours) in biology with special knowledge in aquatic biology.  A strong background in mathematics and statistics in advisable and also some filed experience.  Candidates should have atleast 60% marks in aggregate in their degree.

M.Phil. in Gender and Development

Admission requirement : Candidates must have a Bachelor degree or its equivalent with atleast 60% marks including a concentration of course work corresponding to 1.5 years of full time study in a field or subject of specialisation relevant to gender and/or development issues.

M.Phil. in Health Sciences (International Health)

Admission requirements : Candidates should be graduates with atleast 60% marks in aggregate, from school of medicine or dentistry, or from disciplines such as public health, nursing, nutrition, human biology, medical technology, pharmacy, social and behavioural sciences and international health.

M.Phil. in Public Administration

Admission requirements : Candidates must have a University degree based on either (a) three year of studies or more from a recognised Non-Norwegian University or (b) Bachelor, Cand. mag.-degree or comparable degree recognised by the academic Collegium at the University of Bergen.  Candidate should have 60% or more marks in aggregate in their degree.

M.Phil. and Social Anthropology (with emphasis on Human Ecology)

Admission requirement : Candidates must have atleast Bachelor of Arts in Social Anthropology/Sociology with atleast 60% in aggregate.

M.Phil. in Comparative and International Education

Admission requirements : A Bachelor's degree or equivalent with atleast 60% marks in aggregate (at least three years beyond the Norwegian minimum requirements for matriculation) is required.

M.Phil. in International Community Health

Admission requirements : A Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 60% or more marks in aggregate is required.  English Language skills documented by either TOEFL test (min, 550 points) or IELTS band 6.0.

M.Phil. in Special Needs Education

Admission Requirement : A Bachelor's degree or equivalent with atleast 60% marks in Special Needs Education or other relevant subject or A qualified teacher's training certificate followed by a minimum of one year's full time university or college study in Special Needs Education.

M.Sc. in International Fisheries Management

Admission requirement : Candidates should have Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts or Cand.mag. degree or equivalent with atleast 60% marks in aggregate with in Biology/Ecology and/or Economics/Organisation/Law.  They must have knowledge Mathematics and Statistics corresponding to the University's introductory courses in these subjects.

Value/Passage Cost *

Centre for International University Co-operation (SIU) will pay a return air ticket from the fellows home country.

A monthly allowance sufficient to cover food, rent and other ordinary living expenses will be paid by the middle of each month.

An installation allowance equivalent to half a monthly fellowship allowance will be provided for deposit at the Student Campus, for warm clothing and extraordinary expenses.  Supplementary clothing must be covered from the regular monthly fellowship allowance.

While in Norway Fellows attending the international courses are insured against major costs of medical attention through the Norwegian National Health Insurance Scheme (Dental care is not included).  SIU covers accident and life insurance for all courses participants.

During the fellow's stay in Norway, SIU does not cover insurance against theft etc. when travelling outside Norway the fellow is not covered by SIU financed insurance.

SIU does not take responsibility for accidents or for the loss of the fellow's luggage or personal possessions on the journey to and from Norway.  The fellow is, therefore advised to take out insurance before leaving his/her home country.

Application Procedure

Typed application with attest copies of testimonials, programme of study, photograph and other documents should be submitted on plain paper (as per format notified) by prescribed date. Employed persons should send their applications duly sponsored. Advanced application may not be considered. Academic year starts form August every year.

Contact Address

Section Officer, Es.5. Section (Scholarships), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, (ES 5) External Scholarships Division, A1/W3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 11000.                                                                    BACK  

PORTUGAL

Field of Study

A.
One(1) Scholarship of a months' duration for postgraduate studies/research in the field of education.

B. Two Research scholarships for research work in the subject of Portuguese language and culture for a period not exceeding twelve months each.

Qualification

Scholarships are meant for post graduate, University teachers who know Portuguese language and with to undertake research in Portuguese language and culture. Applicants should possess Masters degree in the concerned subject. Only the candidates who have secured admissions/acceptance in a Portuguese Institute/university may apply. The applicants should not be more than 45 years of age.

Scholarship Amount

The Government of Portugal will pay an amount of 500 (equivalent to INR 21,000) per month.

C

Six Scholarships of 8 months duration each for pursuing Annual course of Portuguese language & culture.

The applicant must be enrolled for Portuguese Studies in any Indian University.

Good knowledge of Portuguese language.

Value:- The Government of Portugal will pay an amount of 450 (equivalent INR 19,000. However, the first month's grant will be 825 equivalent to INR 34,500).  Payment of registration and tuition fees will be paid by candidates themselves.

Passage Cost

From India to Portugal and back will be borne by the candidate themselves or their employer/sponsor.

Application Procedure

Typed application (in prescribed format) with attested copies of testimonials, programme of study/research, medical fitness report, photograph and other documents may be submitted on plain paper . Employed persons are expected to send their applications through employers. However advanced application may be considered if the `NOC' from Employer can be produced at the time of interview.

Contact Address

Section Officer (ES.5) Section, Scholarships), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, (ES 5) External Scholarships Division, A1/W3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001.

 

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MEXICO

Level:  P.G. and above.

Subjects of Study

Spanish History, Literature, Linguistics, Economics, Demography, Asia & Africa.

Duration

1-2 yrs

Scholarships

6

Commencement of academic session    :   September/October

Notification

Through circular to concerned Universities or through newspapers    :   February or November

Eligibility

Indian nationals residing India. Age Below 45 years. Candidates should have a degree/Ph.D. from University. Additional  Requirements: Sufficient knowledge of geography, culture and heritage of Mexico; 2 yrs consecutive stay in India after return from abroad for study/training/specialisation.

Value

Monthly maintenance allowance, Registration and college fee, medical insurance to be paid by Government of Mexico.

Passage cost

Travel expenses fro India to Mexico payable by the Govt. of Mexico.

Application Procedure

Typed application (in prescribed format as notified) with attested copies of testimonials may be submitted on plain paper. Employed persons are required to send their applications through their employers within due date as notified.

Contact Address

Section Officer ES.3 Section, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education , A1/W3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001.

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CHINA SCHOLARSHIP

Subjects / Fields

Chinese Language & Literature, Fine Arts, (Painting & Sculpture) Economics, History,  Bio-technology, Botany, Zoology, Environmental Science, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Fisheries, Political Science. Sericulture Agronomy

Duration

1-2 Yrs

Scholarship

25

Commencement of academic session

September

Notification

Employment News/Leading dailies     :     January/Feb.

Eligibility

Indian nationals. Below 40 Years. Qualifications for Chinese Lang 2-3 Year Cert/Dip in basic Chinese Language from recognised Institution/University. Bachelor degree in Fine Arts with 60% for Fine Arts. For other subjects 60% marks at Post Graduates level with work research experience of two years.

Value

Scholarship covers expenditure on board & lodging Tuition fees pocket expenses which is paid by Chinese Govt.

Passage Cost

Both ways is borne by Govt. of India.

Application Procedure

Application, duly sponsored by the employers (if employed) furnishing particulars (as per notified format) may be submitted on plain paper, by the prescribed date.

Contact Address

Section Officer ES.3 Section, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, External Scholarship Division A1/w3 Curzon Road Barracks, KG Marg, New Delhi 110001.                                                                                                                 BACK  

 

ISRAEL

Field of Study

P.D./Specialization(8 Months research).

Duration

8 month(research)/ one year for P.D.

No. of Scholarships

6( 4 for 8 months research and 2 for P.D.)

Notification

Employment News/Rozgar Samachar & leading newspapers)     :   December/January.

Subject

International Relations, Judaism, Hebrew language, History of the Jewish people, Agriculture, Political Science.

Eligibility

Age 35 years. Candidate should have 55% marks or more marks for Humanities. For Agriculture 60% or more marks and two years research/work/teaching experience. Candidates who are staying abroad will not be considered. Candidate who are already abroad for more than six months for study/research/training are eligible to apply only if they stayed in India for two consecutive years after their return from abroad.

Value of Scholarship

To be paid by Israeli Government to cover stay, tuition fees, health insurance etc.

Passage Cost

India to Israel and back is payable by the candidate/sponsor/employer who will apply for 8 months research. Borne by Israeli Govt. for P.D. Candidates.

Application Procedure

Typed application on plain paper as per format notified, along with attested photocopies of the certificates, through employer, if employed. To be submitted within the date as notified.

Contact Address

Section Officer, ES.3 Section, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, External Scholarships Division, A1/w3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001.                                                                                                                                                        BACK