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Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Fellowships 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Dec-2017
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AwardINR 1,00,000 per month, secretarial assistance, travelling and other contingencies of INR 75000 per annum
EligibilityAge between 40 to 50 years
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Administrative Secretary, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, New Delhi 110011. Phone: +911123013641, +911123017173, Fax: +911123011102, Email:

What is Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Fellowships 2017?

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund invites applications for Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Fellowships 2017 from scholars of any discipline, i.e, science as well as humanities. The objective of this Fellowship is to provide an opportunity to exceptionally talented people to devote themselves with freedom to their creative work for a period of two years. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • The Fellowship is open to scholars of any discipline, i.e., science, humanities, etc.
  • Writers, journalists, artists and civil servants are also eligible.
  • Scholars between the age group of 40 to 50 years are eligible to apply.

How can you apply ?

The application can be submitted by post with the following steps:
Step 1:
The application may be sent on plain paper giving the following details:

  • Bio-data, along with details of original work.
  • Experience in the field of specialisation.
  • The project proposed to be undertaken (A synopsis typed in double space in not more than 1000 words).
  • A copy of recent passport size photograph.
  • Undertaking in the following format to be submitted only after you have been awarded the Fellowship.

Step 2: Send it to the address:

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund,
Teen Murti House,
New Delhi 110001

Terms and Conditions

The Jawaharlal Nehru Fellows are chosen by a selection committee consisting of distinguished persons in different fields of human endeavour. The selection committee strives to maintain the highest standards of excellence and the widest possible spectrum of creative talent in the Fellowships.

The Fellowship is tenable for two years and carries a monthly stipend of INR 1,00,000 which is exempt from Income Tax u/s 10(17A) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. In addition, actual expenses on secretarial assistance, travelling and other contingencies are met by the fund subject to a ceiling of INR 75,000 per annum.

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