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Homi Bhabha-TIFR Graduate Scholarship 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-Mar-2017

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What is Homi Bhabha-TIFR Graduate Scholarship 2017?

Homi Bhabha-TIFR Graduate Scholarship 2017 is a national centre of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai. The aim of the centre is to promote equity and excellence in science and mathematics education and encourage the growth of scientific literacy in the country. The scholarship covers up to Rs 28000 per month, 30% HRA, contingency grant of 32000 per annum. The research is informed by contemporary scholarship in cognitive, social, historical and philosophical aspects of science and education, a perspective exemplified in HBCSE's flagship series of research conferences - epiSTEME.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Master's candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Science, mathematics, teachers and educators are also eligible to apply.

How can you apply ?

You can complete the application with the steps mentioned below:

To apply online:

Step 1: Register yourself.

Step 2: Fill your basic details.

Step 3: Enter authentic details.

Step 4: Now click on submit.

Step 5: Pay the application fee of Rs 600.

To apply by post:

Step 1: Download the application form.

Step 2: Fill your basic details.

Step 3: Enter authentic details.

Step 4: Make a draft of Rs 600.

Step 5: Send it to the following address:

Graduate School Admissions - 2017,
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR,
V. N. Purav Marg,
Mankhurd, Mumbai 400088

Terms and Conditions

Important Dates:

Written test: May 14, 2017, from 10 am to 1 pm 
Interview: June 3rd week, 2017

Written test centres around the country: Chennai, Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati (provisional). Those who qualify will be called only for an interview.

Areas of Research:

  • Teaching and learning of science and mathematics from primary to undergraduate level.
  • Innovative curricula and assessment methods, experimental problem-solving in science.
  • Development of scientific and mathematical thinking in students at school and college level.
  • Design and technology in the curriculum.
  • Visual and spatial modes of learning.
  • Socio-cultural and gender factors in learning.
  • Science-Technology-Society-Environment Education.
  • Structure and dynamics of knowledge.
  • Discipline-based education research in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, astronomy and environmental science education.

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