Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships 2020 in University of Cambridge, UK

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Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships 2020 in University of Cambridge, UK

Designation/Position-  Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships

St John’s College, University of Cambridge, UK invites application for Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships from eligible and interested candidates

About- The University of Cambridge has long and close ties with India. Many of its leading politicians, businessmen and scientists are alumni. St John’s has had particularly extensive links. As well as Dr Manmohan Singh himself, notable alumni include Nurul Huda, who practised in the High Court in Calcutta; statesman and diplomat Raghunath Paranjpye; Nagendra Singh, former President of the International Court of Justice; Vikram Sarabhai, Chairman of the Indian Atomic Energy Commission; and Jagdish Bhagwati, Professor of Economics at Columbia University. Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships 

Research/Job Area- Science and Technology, Economics and the Social Sciences

Location- St John’s College, University of Cambridge, UK  

Eligibility/Qualification– Applicants should be able to meet the following criteria:

  • An Indian national with a valid Indian passport, currently based in India
  • Below 35 years of age on 31 December, 2019
  • No previous significant exposure to a UK education, or receipt of UK government funding
  • Hold a Master’s (postgraduate) degree from a reputed Indian university or institution with a First Class award in the relevant subject or field 
  • Intend to pursue a full-time Doctoral research degree from the University of Cambridge, commencing by September/October 2018, which they have already identified
  • Able to display evidence of leadership qualities – for example, from extracurricular activities, contribution to the country or society in their chosen field
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Able to fulfil any other admission criteria laid down by the University

Job/Position Description- 

The Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships aim to support students from India to pursue doctoral studies at St John’s College, Cambridge. Under this initiative, a number of scholarships will be made available for September/October 2020.

It is expected that the students will go on to become leading achievers and opinion-formers within Indian Society, and applicants should be able to demonstrate leadership potential accordingly. All candidates must first apply for doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge, selecting St John’s College as their first choice.

The scholarships cover:

  • Academic fees
  • International airfare
  • Monthly stipend to cover living expenses
  • UK Visa

How to Apply-  Applicants must apply for their chosen Doctoral programme at the University of Cambridge, to commence by September/October 2018. Candidates should consult the full application guidelines below, and apply for the scholarship via the online application form.

For Contact-  [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– 15 January 2020

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