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FAER McAfee Scholar Awards Program 2017-18

Deadline: 30-Oct-2017

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Foundation for Advancement for Education and Research (FAER) invites applications from scholars of engineering colleges for FAER- McAfee Scholar Programme 2017-18. The objective of the programme is to encourage innovation and creativity amongst students in engineering and polytechnic institutions across India. 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To be eligible for the awards, the candidates must -

  • Be bonafide students pursuing B.E./MCA final year from recognied institution or university.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Eligible candidates can apply for the award through following steps -

Step 1: Create a project proposal in the prescribed proposal format.  
Step 2: Send hard copy of the project proposal at the address mentioned below:
Foundation for Advancement of Education and Research
G5, Swiss Complex, 33, Race Course Road, Bangalore- 560001 
Step 3: Also, email a soft copy of the proposal to office@faer.ac.in. 

 

MORE INFORMATION

Participants should submit their project proposals related to the following areas/topics:  

  • Computer Science and IT
  • Mobile Communications
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Rural technologies
  • Healthcare technologies
  • Labour-saving technologies for Women
  • Environment and Ecology 
  • Mobile Applications 

Selection Process

The selection will be made in two stages by FAER -
Stage 1: On receipt of project proposals from students, FAER will screen them with the help of experts and select ideal projects for funding. An amount of INR 5000 will be reimbursed to each selected project team after its completion. 
Stage 2:  The final selection of FAER - McAfee Scholars will be based on the evaluation of the completed projects through Seminar-cum-Exhibition. The best projects will be awarded certificates and cash prizes at FAER-McAfee Scholar Awards Presentation Function. 

Awards Details

The top three winners will receive the following prize amount -

  • First prize winner will receive INR 1,00,000 (including INR 80,000 for Students Team and INR 20,000 for Project Guide) 
  • Second prize winner will receive INR 75,000 (including INR 60,000 for Students Team and INR 15,000 for Project Guide) 
  • Third prize winner will receive INR 50,000 (including INR 40,000 for Students Team and INR 10,000 for Project Guide)  

Other details 

  • The project batch/team can have a maximum of up to 4 students. 
  • The teams are required to submit a letter from Principal of their institution stating that they are bonafide students of the institution studying in the final year of a degree program. 
  • The project proposals should be duly signed by the Principal and Project Advisor. 
  • The team should provide an undertaking stating that if selected, they will provide take up the project and complete it within the time limit of 3 months. 
  • A team can send only one project proposal. 

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