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Manmohan Singh Scholarship at Cambridge University 2016

Deadline: 15-Jan-2016

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AwardTuition fees, airfare, stipend, UK Visa
EligibilityPost graduates
CountryIndia
Scholarship provider contact

Email: admissions@joh.cam.ac.uk 
Tel: 01223 338703
Fax: 01223 766419
Address:
Admissions Office, Divinity School
St John’s College 
Cambridge 
CB2 1TP

Description

The Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships aim to support students from India to pursue doctoral studies at St John’s College, Cambridge. Under this initiative, a number of scholarships will be made available for September/October 2016.

It is expected that the students will go on to become leading achievers and opinion-formers within Indian Society, and applicants should be able to demonstrate leadership potential accordingly. All candidates must first apply for doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge, selecting St John’s College as their first choice.

Eligibility

Applicants should be able to meet the following criteria:

  • An Indian national with a valid Indian passport, currently based in India
  • Below 35 years of age on 31 December, 2015
  • No previous significant exposure to a UK education, or receipt of UK government funding
  • Hold a Master’s (postgraduate) degree from a reputed Indian university or institution with a First Class award in the relevant subject or field by October 2016
  • Intend to pursue a full-time Doctoral research degree from the University of Cambridge, commencing by September/October 2016, which they have already identified
  • Able to display evidence of leadership qualities – for example, from extracurricular activities, contribution to the country or society in their chosen field
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Able to fulfil any other admission criteria laid down by the University

How to apply?

Application can be done Online only

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Preparation

You should thoroughly research your prospective course, its requirements, deadlines and course costs before you think about completing and submitting the online application form.

Having fully researched the course you are interested in, make sure you now have the relevant information you need to apply:

  1. Course name
  2. Application and funding deadlines
  3. The relevant required supporting documents (e.g. transcripts, CV, etc.) in pdf format to upload.
  4. Email addresses for your academic referees. You should ensure you have theirconsent before you apply.
  5. A choice of up to two colleges to consider your application.

Apply Online using the GRADSAF

When you have completed the necessary preparation and you are ready to begin your application your online application, you should take note of the following important information before you create your application.

  1. There is an application charge of (GBP Sterling) £50 per application. You can make the payment by providing your credit card details to our secure server when you submit the online application.
  2. Your application is not complete without the required supporting documentationwhich can be uploaded via your self service account after you submit the online application form.
  3. You will need to submit a separate application, with separate supporting documents, for each course you wish you to apply for.

Upload Supporting Documentation

Once you have submitted your application, you will be given access to your Self-Service Account. You will have 14 days from submission of your application to upload all mandatory documents.

Please check your course's entry to see what supporting documents you will be required to submit. These will also be listed on your self-service account once you have submitted your application.

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