Rs.700,000 for students from India

Great Scholarships at Durham University UK

Scholarships of up to Rs.700,000 for students from India

Durham University Great Scholarships

Durham University UK

19 February 2014 by Roy Southil

Tenable at: Durham University, UK    

Courses and number of scholarships:                    
MBA (1)
MSc Management (2)
MSc Marketing (1)
MSc Finance (1)
MSc Economics (1)

Value:
For MBA: £ 5000 (Rs.500,000)
For MSc: £ 7000 (Rs.700,000) each
Scholarships are in the form of tuition fee waiver  

Duration:
MBA: 12 months or 15 months
Others: One year full-time

Eligibility: Applicants should be Indian national residing in India. They should be self-funded as overseas category. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit.

How to apply: The scholarship application deadline is 31 May 2014. To be eligible, applicants must hold an offer of admission in their chosen programmes by this date. No separate application necessary.

Further information: Can be had from scholarship page.
Contact: Name: Lindsay Duke
E-mail:l.e.duke@durham.ac.uk

Ibsen Scholarship for drama and performing arts

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Ibsen Scholarships 2014

For innovative projects in the field of drama and performing arts

4 February 2014 by Roy Southil

Henrik Ibsen Scholarship 2014

Henrik Ibsen

The Ibsen Scholarships are awarded for innovative projects in the field of drama and performing arts that act as incentives for critical discourse in regards to existential and society-related subject matters concerning Henrik Ibsen and his plays. The Ibsen Scholarships were initiated  by the Norwegian government in 2007 and the first award was given in 2008. Ibsen Awards has till now handed out 23 scholarships to projects in 17 different countries.

Value: Scholarship funds amounting to NOK 1,000,000,- (approx. 120.000 Euro/162.000 US Dollars/Rs.1 crore) will be awarded to projects worldwide. The prize is awarded every two years, and the winner receives 2.5 million Norwegian kroner (approx. €300,000). There are no conditions attached to accepting the prize.

Eligibility: Scholarships are applicable to individuals, organizations or institutions within the artistic and cultural community.

How to apply: By nominations. The right to nominate is open to everyone. Self nominations are not accepted. Nominations are strictly confidential. Persons submitting nominations are bound by an agreement not to disclose the nomination to the nominee or to others until after the winner is announced. You are welcome to nominate an individual, institution or organisation that you think has brought a new artistic dimension to the world of drama or theatre.

How to nominate: The nomination can be submitted by
a) using the nomination form on this site
b) by e-mail to intl.ibsenaward@nationaltheatret.no
c) by post to International Ibsen Award, c/o Nationaltheatret, Postboks 1225 Vika, 0110 Oslo-Norway. Note that we are unable to return any material submitted.

The nomination letter must be written in English and contain a biography or CV of the nominee and well-founded arguments explaining how and why the individual, institution or organisation has brought a new artistic dimension to the world of drama or theatre. It must also contain two or three suggested referees who know and can provide additional information about the candidate’s work.

Further information: intl.ibsenaward@nationaltheatret.no

The application deadline: April 30th 2014.

The selection process: The committee will receive nominations and will consider these after the deadline expires. The committee members travel worldwide to see performances linked to nominated parties and have several meetings before deciding on a winner. A winner is announced on Ibsen’s birthday, the 20th March, with the official award ceremony and press conference taking place at the National Theatre’s Ibsen Festival the following September.

The award ceremony: The winners of The Ibsen Scholarships 2014 will be presented at Skien International Ibsen Conference on September 22nd and 23rd  in Skien, Ibsen’s home town, Norway.
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Tilburg University Netherlands Scholarship

Tilburg University Netherlands 
Scholarship for Academic Excellence

3 February 2014 by Roy Southil

Tilburg University

Tilburg University

Tilburg University, Netherlands offers 39 scholarships to international students who are admitted to a Master’s program at Tilburg University.

Programmes: MA, MSc or LLM

Tenable at: Tilburg University

Duration: Tilburg University Scholarships for Academic Excellence are awarded for one academic year. Candidates applying for one of the Research Master programs will have to apply for the scholarship again for their second year of their Research Master program.

Value:  A scholarship of € 5000 for living expenses. A partial tuition waiver of up to € 10,000. Students need pay only  a tuition fee of € 2,500

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must fulfill the following admission requirements, in addition to the regular requirements for admission to a Master’s program to qualify for a Tilburg University Scholarship for Academic Excellence.
  • Candidates must have revceived unconditional admission to one of the graduate programs at Tilburg University for the academic year 2014-2015.
  • Candidates must have achieved excellent study results in their relevant under graduate program. As an indication, the student must have graduated with an average result of at least 8 out of 10, or must be among the top 10% of their class.
  • Candidates must hold a non-EU/EEA passport. Candidates should fill in the Scholarship Application Form.
  • Candidates must be newly enrolled at Tilburg University.

Selection process:
Selection will be based on the the academic results in the relevant undergraduate program. The quality and content of the Scholarship Application Form. The language test score.

How to apply: Application must be made on the downloadable application form. State in the application form that you graduated with an average result of at least 8 out of 10 in a relevant undergraduate program, by providing your calculated GPA and/or proof that you belong to the top 10% of your class.

Application deadline: 1 April 2014. Students starting their program in February 2015 are also eligible for the Tilburg University Scholarship for Academic Excellence, but they need to meet the deadline of 1 April 2014.

Further information: can be had from the scholarship web page.

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The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Early Career Fellowships for Researchers in India

The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Early Career Fellowships for Researchers in India

The Wellcome Trust is a global charity dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health. It supports the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities. The India Alliance is its first venture internationally where it has partnered with the Government to build capacity not only by providing funding for science but also by training a Grants unit that follows internationally recognized processes.

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, was formed in 1986, giving a new impetus to the development of the field of modern biology and biotechnology in India. It has made a significant impact on the growth and application of biotechnology in the broad areas of agriculture, healthcare, animal sciences, environment and industry.

Together, this partnership is aimed at strengthening the capacity of Indian scientific community with outstanding biomedical researchers.  The India Alliance offers four Fellowship schemes to basic biomedical scientists, clinicians, public health researchers and veterinarians who wish to pursue academic research in India. This scheme provides a unique opportunity for the most promising postdoctoral researchers to carry out research in India.

The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance, launched on 9 September 2008, is an £80 million initiative funded equally by The Wellcome Trust, UK and Department of Biotechnology, India.

Early Career Fellowships

Tenure: Five years (full time).

Eligibility:

Applicants can be of any nationality and their PhD need not have been taken in India. Applicants must be in the final year of their PhD studies or have no more than four years of postdoctoral research experience from the date of their PhD viva to the full application submission deadline. Career breaks or time spent outside the research environment will be considered but has to be clearly mentioned in the application.

If the candidates hold/are being considered/have a commitment for a faculty position, they should write to the Office with their CV before submitting the application.

It is mandatory that applicants carry out their Fellowship project in a laboratory that is not their Thesis laboratory or Thesis environment. If there are compelling reasons to continue in or return to applicants’ thesis laboratory, please contact the Office.
Fellowships may not be taken up prior to the completion of a successful PhD viva. The Fellowship must be started within one year of being awarded. The final year or a majority of the final year of the Fellowship must be spent in host institution in India.

Value:

Research expenses that include materials and consumables; animals; support to attend scientific meetings; and equipment like laptop are provided. Additional allowances for travel and overseas subsistence for work outside the Host Institution of up to 24 months to an external laboratory either in India or abroad.

The total award for an Early Career Fellowship typically amounts to INR 1.5 Crores. This includes the costs requested by the applicant as well as the set contributions by the India Alliance. For further details, see costing policies.

Fellow’s personal support

The India Alliance has set a level of personal support for each scheme amounting to Rs 8,06,400/ year. In addition to this, for Early Career Fellows who have requested overseas visits, a subsistence allowance of Rs 1,50,000/ month will be provided.

Overhead Costs: The India Alliance will make a contribution towards the indirect costs incurred by the host institution in housing the research, and is set at 10% of the total award.

Work outside host institution: The India Alliance will provide a contribution to carry out research outside the host institution, either in India or abroad, for Early Career up to 2 years.

Working elsewhere in India: Emoluments/subsistence would be provided in line with that of local rates. Travel costs must be specified by the applicant.

Working abroad: Applicants will be provided with an emolument/allowance of Rs 1.5 Lakhs per month. In addition, a total of Rs 1.5 Lakhs would be provided to cover travel costs.

Contingency fund: To meet unanticipated costs contingency fund called Flexible Funding Allowance of Rs.50,000 will be provided.

Deadlines

Current Competition
Preliminary application launch: 1 May 2013
Preliminary application deadline: 13 June 2013
Invited full application deadline: 3 September 2013
Selection Committee short-listing: January 2014
Interviews for short-listed candidates: February 2014

Application process

A preliminary application can be submitted through the online system, IASys. Please ensure that the form is submitted by the published deadline.

Preliminary application will normally be assessed within one month of the submission deadline. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a full application. The full application will be peer reviewed and considered by the appropriate Selection Committee. Successful candidates will be short-listed for interview. Short-listed candidates will be notified two weeks before the interview date.

Further information: Please visit the fellowship page.

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Sheffield University Arts International Undergraduate Scholarships

Sheffield University Arts International Undergraduate Scholarships

11 December 2013 Roy Southil

Field of study: Any subject in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Tenable at: Sheffield University.

Eligibility: Applicants should be International undergraduate students commencing their studies in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Value: £1,500 per year each in the form of a tuition fee reduction. Applicants must hold an offer of a study place and begin their undergraduate studies in September 2013 in one of these departments: Archaeology, Biblical Studies, History, Philosophy, Music, School of English, School of Languages and Cultures. Applicants should be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes. The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.

How to apply: The scholarships will be awarded automatically – no application is required in first or subsequent years.

Further information: can be had from the website of the Sheffield University.

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Sheffield University Management International Undergraduate Scholarships

Sheffield University Management International Undergraduate  Scholarships

11 December 2013 Roy Southil

Field of study: Management.

Tenable at: The Management School, Sheffield University.

Eligibility: Applicants should be international undergraduate students starting their studies in the Management School.

Value: £1,500 per year each in the form of a tuition fee reduction. Applicants must hold an offer of a study place and begin their undergraduate studies in the Management School. Applicants should be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes. The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.

How to apply: The scholarships will be awarded automatically – no application is required in first or subsequent years.

Further information: can be had from the website of the Sheffield University.

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Sheffield University Arts International Undergraduate Scholarships

Sheffield University Arts International Undergraduate Scholarships
Roy Southil    9 October 2013

Field of study: Any subject in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Tenable at: Sheffield University.

Eligibility: Applicants should be International undergraduate students commencing their studies in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Value: £1,500 per year each in the form of a tuition fee reduction.

Eligibility: Applicants must hold an offer of a study place and begin their undergraduate studies in one of these departments: Archaeology, Biblical Studies, History, Philosophy, Music, School of English, School of Languages and Cultures. Applicants should be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes. The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.

How to apply: The scholarships will be awarded automatically – no application is required in first or subsequent years.

Further information: can be had from the website of the Sheffield University.