Wednesday, April 18, 2007
This scholarship is available to Indian nationals for higher studies/ research/ specialised training in the subjects mentioned below in the United Kingdom.Assistance is for one-year master's degree, six months' clinical training/ research/ specialisation, and three year's Ph.D. course. Master's degree may be in areas such as engineering, technology, science (pure or applied), agriculture, humanities and social sciences. Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification, securing 55 per cent or above marks in humanities and social science group, and 60 per cent and above marks in medical, engineering and technology, science and agriculture groups are eligible. Candidates should give a one-page write-up in support of their decision to pursue the course in the U.K. GMAT and GRE scores are must for the respective courses. For Ph.D. degree-master's degree, the requirement is 55 per cent and above marks in humanities and social science group and 60 per cent and above marks in engineering and technology, science and agriculture groups. Value of award includes approved tuition and examination fees, a personal maintenance allowance payable monthly, to and fro airfare, a grant for expenses of approved travel within the U.K. and an initial arrival allowance, incorporating a clothing grant for scholars from tropical countries. For married scholars selected by the Commission for awards exceeding 12 months, a marriage allowance per month is payable provided that the husband and wife are residing together at the same address in the U.K. Contact address: ES.4 Section, External Scholarship Division, Department of Secondary and Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, A - 2/W - 4, Curzon Road Barracks, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110 001.