Following is the list of famous trusts / foundations providing scholarships for study in India and Abroad. Candidates can write directly to these trusts to get more details about the scholarships.
Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship
Fulbright Fellowships for Indian Citizens
for the academic session 2003-2004
P.O. Box 2108 Delhi - 110 007
(Full scholarships for higher studies overseas)
Gol Park, Calcutta - 700 029
(Scholarships for higher studies
and research abroad)
K.C Mahindra Scholarship Trust. C/o Resident General Manager,
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Jeevan DeepBuilding, 8, Parliament Street,
New Dehi- 110 001.
(Scholarships for School students as well as higher studies Overseas)
Scholarship Committee, Rotary Foundation, A-1/85, Panchseel
Encalve, New Delhi - 110 017
(Scholarships for studies Overseas and in India)
Ministry of Human Resource Development (Dept. of Education),
External Scholarships Division, ES-3 Section A, 1/W3, Curzon Road ,
Barracks Kasthurbaha Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110 001
( This department co-ordinates a large number of
International scholarships in specialized and in general areas that
are offered to Indians by governments of other countries and by the
Secretary, Sahu Jain Trust, 4th floor, Times House,
7, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110 002
(Loan Scholarships for higher studies in India and Overseas)
Nehru Trust for Cambridge University,
Teen Murti House, New Delhi -110001
(Scholarships for higher studies at Cambridge University)
NCERT, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi - 110 016
(NTSE Scholarships for school students after class 10)
Asst. General Manager, Personal Banking Centre, State Bank of
India, B Block, Ground Floor, 11, Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110 001.
(Loans for school, college and post graduate studies in India and
Rhodes Scholarships Selection Committee for India,
St. Stephen's College, Delhi - 110 007
(Higher studies at Oxford)
ITC Scholarships, Public Relations Dept., ITC Ltd., ITC Centre, 37,
Chowringhee, Calcutta - 700 071
(Scholarships for higher studies abroad)
Eveready Welfare Services, 2, Rainey Park, Calcutta - 700 019
(Scholarships for studies in India)
Director. J.N Tata Endowment, Bombay House, 24, Homi Mody Street,
Mumbai- 400 001
(Loan Scholarships for higher studies abroad)
Mariwala Trust, Kanmoor House, 281/87, Narsi Natha Street,
Mumbai - 400 009
(Loan Scholarships for higher studies overseas)
Chief Executive, RD Sethna Scholarships Fund, 29,
H. Somani Marg, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001
(Loan Scholarships for higher studies)
Sir Muthuradas Visaanji Foundation, Commercial Union House, 9,
Wallance Street, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001
(Scholarship for higher studies)
National Institute of Sports, Moti Bagh, Patiala - 147 001
(Sports Scholarships for school students)
The Registrar, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Avenue,
Singapore - 2663
(Partial Scholarships for higher studies in engineering /
Singapore International Airlines- Youth Scholarships,
Robinson Road, P.O. Box 746, Singapore-901446
(Scholarships for completing Plus 2 education in Singapore)
SCHOLARSHIPS ABROAD - 2003
TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS
COURSES OF STUDY
Courses at Oxford, Cambridge, London School of
Economics, Imperial College of Science & Technology in any available
Graduate courses at American and European
Institutions in subjects including Architecture, Business
Administration, Communications (Film, Television, Journalism), Special
Education and law,
Courses in Fine Arts, Applied Arts and Conservation,
Design and Fashion Design, Theatre and Dance, Music and Composition.
Candidates should have obtained admission to
the University or Institute of their choice prior to submitting the
Inlaks application form. The Committee will consider only those
candidates for interview, who have obtained admission.
SPECIFIC PROJECTS PROPOSED BY THE CANDIDATE
Research, training or professional improvement to be
carried out abroad either independently, or at a leading institution.
Candidates are expected to provide full details of proposed programmes,
costs, evidence of agreement with, and admission to, such institutions.
Preference will be given to projects relevant to the Indian situation.
The selection is made by an independent Selection
Committee on the basis of written applications followed by personal
interviews. The criteria are:
Potential and self motivation.
The candidates must show enterprise and the
capacity to make an impact on one's environment, the drive to
transform ideas into reality and the ability to take full advantage of
all aspects of their experience abroad.
Achievement and evidence of initiative.
Candidates must provide evidence of their abilities
in addition to Academic achievements. They must show that they have
already played a prominent role in some field such as the Arts,
Communication, Debating, Journalism, Social Work, Sports, Technology
or the Theatre (These fields need not necessarily be related to the
proposed course). Age and opportunities available will be taken into
consideration. Scholarships will not be awarded to candidates whose
proposed course of study or specific project require field trips to
India during their tenure.
Suitability of proposed course.
The candidates will be assessed on the value of
their proposal not only to their own career but on the contribution
they will be able to make subsequently to their country and to the
Scholarships are open to all Indian citizens of
either sex who hold a good degree from a recognised university and are
resident in India at the time of application. They must be below 30
years of age on the first of July in the year of application. Prior
admission to an institution is absolutely necessary, the institutions
concerned must of top rank only.
Preference will be given to candidates who have not
yet studied abroad. Applications for MBA and Engineering should have
atleast two years working experience. The award of other grants,
teaching assistantships and support from other sources for the proposed
programme will be regarded by the foundation as a positive factor. The
foundation also encourages applications from young people who are
currently employed. Candidates are advised to consult the relevant
university prospectus before applying for a particular course. They are
also advised not to submit their application unless all requirements
have been fulfilled.
Application forms are obtained from January 7
to April 15 2003 from :
P O Box 2108,
Delhi 110 007
They must be completed and returned by April 20,
2003 and must include:
Evidence of admission to a university or a course.
Candidates in Architecture, Fine arts, Applied Arts and related subjects
must submit twelve colour transparencies, of recent creative work, in a
plastic folder giving the size of the original, the material used and
the date completed. This material will not be returned.
Candidates for Film, Dance and Acting must submit
video cassette VHS, which will be returned.
Candidates for music should submit a tape.
Two self - addressed stamped, (Rs. 6.00) envelopes
(4" * 9")
The final interviews take place in May/June 2001, for
candidates taking up places in 2001. All applicants must be available
for interviews in India. Candidates who do not receive any communication
by June 1, 2001 must assume that their application has been
TENURE OF SCHOLARSHIPS
The scholarships cover return travel, tuition fees
and adequate living expenses for the period granted. Tenure of other
scholarships, teaching assistantships and part time jobs are permitted.
The scholarships are not awarded to anyone who has already started a
course of study or a project abroad.
THE RAMAKRISHNA MISSION
INSTITUTE OF CULTURE
GOL PARK CALCUTTA-700 029
Phone: (91-33-)464-1303(3 lines); 466-1235(3
lines) Fax: (91-33-)464-1307
Debesh-Kamal Scholarships for Higher Education/Research Abroad
Rules for the Award of
Debesh-Kamal Scholarships for Higher Education/Research Abroad
Debesh-Kamal Scholarships will be
awarded by the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Calcutta, to
deserving candidates for the purpose of higher education/research
abroad. The scholarships will be open to Indian nationals irrespective
of caste, creed, or religious faith.
Applications for the scholarships, as well as
any subsequent correspondence, are to be addressed to the
Secretary, Ramamkrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Gol Park,
Calcutta 700 029, and the envelopes should carry the
inscription 'Debesh-Kamal Scholarship"
Candidates will have to submit, along with their
completed application form, a Postal Order/Bank Draft for Rs.50/-
in favour of the Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of
Culture, as the application fee which is not refundable.
Last date for receiving the Application form,
complete in sll respect, at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of
Culture, Gol Park, Calcutta 700 029, is 21 April 2003.
Qualification and Age
The candidates must have a uniformly good
academic record with first class marks at the Honours or Post
graduate level, relaxable by the selection committee.
They should not ordinarily be more than 30 years
of age. Expections may be made for short-term post graduate or post
Area of Study
The preferred subjects of study/research are the humanities and the
basic sciences, but candidates in other disciplines, such as social
sciences and applied science and technology, will be considered.
The candidates will have to submit evidence of
their having been admitted to a course of study/research at a major
university or comparable academic instituion abroad.
Research students/scholars will have to submit
along with their applications an outline of their project as may
have been approved by the university/institution concerned.
Mode of Application
Application form can be obtained by applying with
a self-addressed stamped envelope to The Secretary, Ramakrishna
Mission Institute of Culture, Gol Park , Calcutt-700 029.
All candidates must submit application in the
prescribed form , with a passport size photograph, along with
relevant papers as well as attested photocopies of certificates,
Candidates short-listed from an evaluation of
their applications will have to appear before a Selection Committee
at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of culture, Calcutta. They will
have to bear their own travelling expenses. But the candidates who
will appear for interview from distance beyond 100 km may be paid II
Class Railway fare. The decision of the Selection Committee about
the eligibility of a candidate and his/her selection shall be final.
Value and Tenure of the Scholarship
The value of a scholarship will be around Rs.
1.00 lakh for one year only. Since this amount will not be adequate
for studies abroad, candidates will have to produce acceptable
evidence of other resources or committed financial support.
Debesh-Kamal Scholarship will be tenable for one
AGATHA HARRISON MEMORIAL
MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP ( St. Antony's College, Oxford )
Level of Study
Employment News / Leading
Newspapers : April/May
Modern Indian Studies in History,
Economics, Political Science.
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
Value /Passage Cost
Stipend of Pounds 18,580 and
economy class air passage (both ways) borne by the Government of
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.
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.
FULBRIGHT FELLOWSHIPS FOR INDIAN
CITIZENS FOR THE ACADEMIC SESSION 2003-2004
States Educational Foundation in India have announced
Fulbright Fellowships for Indian citizens for the academic
year 2003-4 and have invited applications for the same. The
application material/ forms etc. can be obtained from the
following address. The last date for obtaining application
material from the designated offices and other deatils of
the fellowships in different categories are available at
the website of Fulbight India.
Please click here for the specific announcement page .
Applicants can also contact at Fulbright House, 12 Hailey
Road, New Delhi-110001,