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INLAKS Shivdasani Foundation Scholarship 2021 Application Form, Dates

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INLAKS Shivdasani Foundation Scholarship 2021

INLAKS Shivdasani Foundation Scholarship 2021 – Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation invites applications for Inlaks Scholarships 2021 for bright young Indian students to read at top rated American, European and UK institutions for a full-time Masters, M.Phil or a Doctorate programme. Applications can be submitted through an online portal till March 31, 2021.

About the Scholarship

  • Scholarships are granted to bright young Indian students to read at top rated American, European and UK institutions for a full-time Masters, M.Phil or a Doctorate programme. The Foundation has joint scholarship schemes with Imperial College London, Royal College of Art (RCA) London, University of Cambridge via the Cambridge Trust, Sciences Po, Paris.

The Foundation does not give scholarships in the following subjects:

  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Business Studies
  • Medicine, Dentistry and related therapies
  • Public Health
  • Fashion Design
  • Music
  • Film and Film Animation.
  • However, in the case of Imperial College, London, scholarships will be given for Engineering and Natural Sciences. Indian Studies as a subject is considered, only if it has contemporary relevance. In the field of Music, only applications for degrees in Western Classical singing will be considered. For Film, only applications for Documentary Filmmaking will be considered.

Scholarship Types

The scholarships are of two types –

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  • University Courses
  • Specific Programmes

INLAKS Shivdasani Foundation Scholarship 2021 Important Dates

Applications Open

15th February, 2021

Applications Close

31st March, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for INLAKS Shivdasani Foundation Scholarship 2021

  • The Inlaks Shivdasani Scholarships are open to all Indian citizens who have been continuously resident in India for the past six months, at the time of making the scholarship application.
  • Candidates are expected to hold a high first class degree (minimum 60% or CGPA 6.30 or 2.4 GPA) or equivalent from a recognized university/institution in India.
  • Candidates applying for scholarships in art and design (fine/performing arts) will be judged primarily on the basis of their portfolio.
  • Candidates who are Indian citizens and hold a good undergraduate degree from a recognized institution abroad, must have resided continuously or been employed or have been studying in India, for at least two years, post their return to India to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Candidates having a postgraduate qualification (e.g. Master’s or PhD) from an institution abroad are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have already begun their postgraduate education at an institution abroad are also not eligible to apply.
  • It is essential to have prior admission to the institution and course chosen at the time of the application. The Foundation will not consider candidates without admission or pending admission.
  • Candidates who have an English language requirement as a conditional part of their offer letter, need to fulfill the same before making an online application for the scholarship.
  • Candidates holding a deferred offer of admission must have a valid firm offer for the academic year 2021-22 to be eligible to make an application.
  • Candidates can be a maximum of 30 years of age in the year of application.

Scholarship Reward Amount

  • The scholarship covers full tuition fees, adequate living expenses and one-way travel allowance and health allowance.
  • The maximum funding given by the Foundation is USD 100,000. If the total funding required (tuition + living allowance) exceeds USD 100,000, candidates must show evidence that they have the ability to cover the additional requirement needed at the time of making the online application.

INLAKS Shivdasani Foundation Scholarship 2021 Application Process

  • Application for the scholarship has to be made online on the portal which is accessible from the website. No physical application forms will be accepted.
  • Only one submission per candidate will be accepted.
  • A valid passport is the only identification document that will be accepted when making the online application.
  • Candidates applying in the field of architecture, fine and applied arts, and related subjects must upload their portfolio as a PDF file or share a website/online portfolio link.
  • Candidates applying for film, dance, acting, and music (Western classical singing) must also upload their portfolio through a link.
  • For the online submission of the reference letters, the referee whose name has been indicated on the application form will receive a link to upload the reference which will remain valid for 7 days.

Selection Process

  • An independent Inlaks Selection Committee carries out the selection for the scholarship awardees. Applications received are analyzed and evaluated and the committee subsequently calls the most interesting and promising candidates for interviews.
  • All applicants must be available for interviews in India.

 
For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

 

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