Aspire Scholarship Scheme 2014

University of Kerala has invited applications from regular students of the University Departments / Colleges under the University of Kerala for doing short term internships/projects in institutions other than their parent Colleges/University Departments, under the ‘Aspire Scholarship Scheme’ of the Govt. of Kerala


 

Also See : Scholarships 2019

 

Criteria for selection and award of ‘ASPIRE’ Scholarship

Only PG/M.Phil/PhD students of Kerala University Departments and Affiliated Colleges can apply
The internship/project is to be worked out with the support and supervision of a scholar/guide in the host institution

A Supervising teacher in the host institution can guide a maximum of two students only under the scholarship scheme

Consent letter from the Supervising Guide, Facility Certificate from the host institution and No Objection Certificate from the parent Department/Colleges should be submitted by the candidate along with three copies of the project proposal not exceeding 1 ½ pages

The Research plan/Abstract submitted should not reveal the identity of the candidate

The project can be taken up within the Kerala University/any other University within the State/outside

The candidate can also choose premier institutions like CDS, RCC etc as the host institution. Deemed Universities can also be chosen as the Host Institute. Inter Departmental projects, projects undertaken in affiliated colleges, IDE and private Institutions will be rejected

The scholarship can be held concurrently with any other fellowship/scholarship/grant

The value of the scholarship is Rs.8000/- p.m, if within the State and Rs.10,000/- p.m, if outside the State, for a period of 1 month for P.G. Course, for a maximum period of 4 months for M.Phil and Ph.D courses (at a single stretch or in 2 phases) depending upon the proposal

The distribution of the scholarships shall be in the ratio of 2:3:5 for M.Phil, PG and PhD Courses respectively

The Notification, Criteria and Copy of Proforma of application can be downloaded from the link ‘What’s new’ at the University Website www.keralauniversity.ac.in

Application Form

Application has to be submitted through the institution where the applicant is undergoing the course
Copy of Proforma and Criteria can be downloaded from the University Website www.keralauniversity.ac.in

Applications not recommended and forwarded by the Principal/Head of the Department in which the candidate is studying/doing research will not be entertained

The Principals/Head of the Departments are to forward the proposals incorporating details of eligible candidates after screening at the department/college council level

Applications not recommended and forwarded by the Principal/Head of the Department in which the candidate is studying/doing research will not be considered

Completed applications should reach the University on or before 25th November 2014

The programme aims at paving way for interaction of the students with scholars and giving them an exposure to National level research institutions

More details can be had from Academic EIII Section, University Office, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram (Telephone 0471-2386427)

Completed applications should reach the University on or before 25th November 2014

University of Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram-695034 (Kerala), (Estd as University of Travancore by the Travancore University Act in 1937 and reconstituted as University of Kerala by the Kerala University Act of 1957 and presently governed by the Kerala University Act of 1974 passed by the Kerala State Legislative Assembly), Website www.keralauniversity.ac.in