Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships for Indian Students in UK, 2014

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British Council offers scholarships for Indian students in the UK. Scholarships are provided to study for doctoral degrees in subjects like Science & Technology, Economics and Social Sciences at St. John’s College, University of Cambridge. Applicants should hold a Master’s (postgraduate) degree from a reputed/recognised India university/institution with a First Class award (UG and PG) in the relevant subject/field. Application should be submitted till 15th January 2014.. The University of Cambridge has long and strong ties with India. Many of India’s leading politicians, businessmen and scientists are Cambridge alumni. St John’s College, one of the largest of the Colleges in Cambridge, has had particularly extensive links over many years. Dr Manmonhan Singh, the Prime Minister of India, is a graduate and Honorary Fellow of St John’s College. He is widely acknowledged as the architect of the economic reforms that have helped propel India onto the World Stage. In honour of Dr Singh St John’s College is launching the Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships. These awards will enable academically outstanding Indian students to come to St. John’s College, University of Cambridge to study for doctoral degrees in subjects like Science & Technology, Economics and Social Sciences..  Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral research programme at St. John’s College, University of Cambridge.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? An Indian national with a valid Indian passport and currently based in India.
· Below 35 years  of age, as on 15 January 2014
· Not already had significant exposure to UK education or received UK government funding.
· Should hold a Master’s (postgraduate) degree from a reputed/recognised India university/institution with a First Class award (UG and PG) in the relevant subject/field
· Evidence of leadership qualities (to be assessed from personal statements e.g. extracurricular activities and/or evidence of having made a difference to the country/society/participation in symposia in the relevant subject, or peer reviewed publication in the area.) Keen to pursue and should have identified a full time Doctoral Research degree from the University of Cambridge commencing September/October 2014
Benefits of the scholarship:  The scholarships are fully funded and cover: -Academic fees -International airfare -Monthly stipend to cover living expenses -UK Visa
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Not Known
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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