Scholarship in UK
1) Dr. Manmohan Singh Scholarships
Dr. Manmohan Singh Scholarships have enabled academically outstanding Indian students to undertake doctoral degrees.
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 has launched 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.
Applications in Aerospace Engineering and Energy Studies will be of particular interest.
Value of the Award
The scholarships are fully funded, and cover:
Eligibility Criteria :
The applicant should be:
2. Goa Education Trust Scholarship
The Goa Education Trust (GET) scholarship is a partnership between the Dempo and Fomento groups from Goa. GET aims to provide Goan students with a platform to undertake postgraduate study in the UK in any field of academic study. Since the introduction of the scholarship in 2010, recipients of the award have successfully completed their studies in a range of subjects including Journalism, Education, Ancient History and Law.
The scholarship covers full/ part tuition fees for the courses beginning September 2013.
The applicant should:
3. Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan – 2014
The CSFP is aimed at students of Commonwealth countries who can make a significant contribution to their home country after the completion of a higher education programme in the UK.
This is a source of funding made available to all Commonwealth countries by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission.
Level of courses:
The CSFP is an annual scheme made available to all the Commonwealth countries by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission. In India, this is jointly managed by:
Commonwealth Scholarships Commission
Applications for the 2014 session is now closed. Check out the details on the shorlisting process at the MHRD websitehttp://mhrd.gov.in/
4. Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships
CWIT enables Indians in the early to mid stages of their careers to spend time in the UK, helping them to achieve artistic, academic and professional ambitions and to broaden their international contacts.
Who was Charles Wallace?
Charles Wallace was born in Calcutta in 1855. He lived, worked and flourished there, founding the Shaw Wallace company (though there are no connections now between CWIT and Shaw Wallace).
Charles Wallace died in 1916, bequeathing his modest fortune to his family for a generation and then for the benefit of those among whom he had made it.
About CWIT :
In 1981, following an agreement between the Indian and British governments, CWIT was established as an English charity. It is run by four trustees, one nominated by the British Council. The trustees cover CWIT’s main areas of interest and are Ingval Maxwell, Dr Yasmin Khan, Caroline Douglas and Colin Perchard ( British Council nominee). The Secretary is Richard Alford.
In over 30 years CWIT has made around 2700 grants. British Council India advises on CWIT’s work and gives valuable administrative support including guidance on applying for a visa.
CWIT’s recent annual reports and accounts, including lists of scholarships and grants given, can be seen on the Charity Commission’s website.
Deadlines, Eligibility Criteria and Application Guidelines for each award vary . For details follow links for specific awards.
This year applications for Long-term Awards can be sent from 1 September to 30 November.