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Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Scholarships 2016

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-May-2016
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AwardRs.18,000 pm for tuition and maintenance allowance and for other purposes Rs.15,000 pa
Eligibility60% in graduate and post graduate, registered for Ph.D. degree, less than 35 years
Scholarship provider contact details

Administrative Secretary
Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund
Teen Murti House
New Delhi-110 011
Phone: +91-11-23013641, +91-11-23017173, +91-11-23018087, +91-11-23015897
Fax:       +91-11-23011102

What is Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Scholarships 2016?

Information about JNMF Scholarships


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

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

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 can you apply ?

Application can be done by Post only.

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.

Terms and Conditions

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

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