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Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Scholarships 2015

Deadline: 31-May-2015

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The scholarships are available for Ph.D. study in India to the following categories of students:

  • Indian Nationals
  • Nationals of other Asian countries


A candidate may apply for scholarship in any one of the following areas of specialisation:

  • Indian History and Civilization
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Studies in Religion & Culture
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Philosophy
  • Ecology & Environment


Upto 2 years.


  • Maintenance allowance including Tuition fee - Rs.18,000 per month
  • Contingent expenses for study tours within India, purchase of books, stationery, etc. – Rs.15,000 per annum


At the time of making the application for scholarship, a candidate should

  • Hold a FIRST Class Post-graduate degree with a minimum 60% marks in aggregate in both graduate and post graduate level,
  • Already be registered/admitted for Ph.D. degree with a recognized University/Institution in India. Those who have applied for registration and have not yet been registered at the time of submission of application, are not eligible to apply,
  • Not be above 35 years of age,
  • Be a full-time Ph.D. Scholar

How to apply?

Students applying for Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarship are required to download Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarship for Doctoral Studies 2015 Application Form from the official website: or click here

Guidelines to fill the Application Form

  1.  The Application Form is in PDF format.
  2.   Read the details and instructions carefully before filling up the application form.

Steps to fill the Application Form

  1.     Fill the academic and personal details carefully and correctly.
  2.     Provide the details of other sources of funding (if any).
  3.     Save the file and take a print out of the application form.
  4.     Affix your recent passport photo on the space provided in the application form.

Application fee: Rs 100

Submission of the Application Form

Send a hard copy of the application form alongwith a demand draft of Rs 100 issued in favour of “Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund” payable at New Delhi to the following address:

Administrative Secretary,
Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund,
Teen Murti House,
New Delhi-110 011

Attach the following documents alongwith the application form:

1)         A passport size photograph of the applicant to be pasted on the form.
2)         A synopsis of around 1500 words or about 4 pages in double space.
3)         Doctoral Monitoring Committee or Supervisor"s report.
4)         Postal Order/Demand Draft for Rs.100.
5)         Ph.D registration certificate.

Incomplete and unsigned forms are liable to be rejected.

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