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Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Scholarships 2018

Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships for PhD – Doctoral Studies in India 2018

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Scholarships 2018 - Applications are invited for Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships to pursue PhD studies at a recognized University/Institution in India. These scholarships are available for Indian nationals and nationals of other eligible Asian countries.


The Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarship is a scholarship conferred by the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund to Indian citizens carrying out scholarly research in India

 

Course Level

  • Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD studies at a recognized University/Institution in India

 

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Study Subjects

  • Scholarships are awarded in any one of the following areas of specialisation: Indian History and Civilization, Sociology, Comparative Studies in Religion & Culture, Economics, Geography, Philosophy, Ecology & Environment.

 

Duration

  • The Fellowship would be availed for a duration of up to 2 years

 

Scholarship Award

  • Maintenance allowance including Tuition fee - Rs.18000 per month
  • Contingent expenses for study tours within India, purchase of books, stationery, etc. - Rs.15000 per annum

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • At the time of making the application for scholarship, a candidate should-
  • Hold a First Class Post-graduate degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in both graduate and post graduate level
  • Already be registered/admitted for PhD degree with a recognized University/Institution in India. Those who have applied for registration and have not yet been registered at the time of submission of application are not eligible to apply
  • Not be above 35 years of age
  • Be a full-time PhD Scholar

 

Application Process

  • Completed application form together with all the necessary enclosures should reach Administrative Secretary, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, and New Delhi-110011 during April and May
  • Candidates are advised to send their applications as soon as possible. The Fund will not be responsible for any postal delays in reaching the application by the due date
  • The Selection Committee's decision to call a candidate for interview or select a candidate for scholarship will be final and no representation in this regard will be entertained
  • Postal Order/Demand Draft for Rs.100/-
  • To see further details, log on to www.dst.gov.in

 

Important Dates

  • The Application Deadline is 31st May 2018

 

JNMF New Delhi

Administrative Secretary, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110011, Tel +91-11-26567373, Website www.dst.gov.in