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Homi Bhabha-TIFR Graduate Scholarship 2018

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-Mar-2018
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AwardUpto 28000 per month, 30% HRA, contingency grant of 32000 per annum
EligibilityMasters, science and mathematics teachers
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR, 
V. N. Purav Marg, 
Mankhurd, Mumbai 400088.
Phones: (022) 25072304/25072230; 
Fax: (022) 25566803; 

What is Homi Bhabha-TIFR Graduate Scholarship 2018?

Homi Bhabha-TIFR Graduate Scholarship is a Ph.D. Programme in Science Education for those candidates who are interested in science education, have flair for teaching and writing, have Curiosity about how students learn, must have critical and analytical skills and have done a commitment to improving education.

Who is offering this scholarship ?

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai is offering this scholarship with an aim to promote equity and excellence in science and mathematics education and encourage the growth of scientific literacy in the country.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Master's candidates(M.Sc, M.Tech, M.A/M.S.W, M.Ed) are eligible to apply.
  • Science, mathematics, teachers, and educators are also eligible to apply.

How can you apply ?

Procedure to apply for the scholarship:

To apply online:
Step 1: Register as a new user.
Step 2: Fill in all the basic details.
Step 3: Attach all the required documents.
Step 4: Now click on submit.
Step 5: Pay the application fee of INR 600.

To apply by post:
Step 1: Download the application form.
Step 2: Fill in all the basic details.
Step 3: Attach all the required documents.
Step 4: Make a draft of INR 600.
Step 5: Send it to the following address:
Graduate School Admissions - 2018,
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR,
V. N. Purav Marg,
Mankhurd, Mumbai 400088

NOTE: Application fee for female candidates is INR 100, INR 600 is for male candidates.

What are the benefits ?

Award Details:

  • An amount of INR 25000 per month will be given until registration and INR 28000 per month will be given for post-registration.
  • Additionally, 30% HRA in lieu of on-campus institute accommodation will be given to the candidates.
  • An annual contingency grant of INR 32000 will also be provided to the candidates.

What are the important dates ?

Application Submission deadline: March 30, 2018
Written test: May 13, 2018, Timing: 10 am to 1 pm 
Interview: June 3rd week, 2018

Terms and Conditions

Eligible applicants are required to give a written test, which will be held at nine Centres around the country: Chennai, Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bhopal and Guwahati (provisional). Those who qualify will be called 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 in 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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