COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS

COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS - An annual scheme that funds a wide range of subjects

This is an annual scheme made available to all Commonwealth countries by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission. The India programme is managed jointly by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU, UK); Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India and the British Council.

The Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) has announced the COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS PLAN, 2012-UK.

Click here to download details and application form from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India website.

The Scholarship is open for applications for 2012-13. Last date to apply is 7th October 2011 for applying online and 12th October 2011 for receiving application in the Ministry by post/by hand.

ELIGIBILITY

For more information, see the scholarship eligibility criteria or the fellowship eligibility criteria.

VISAS

Student visas for the UK will be arranged gratis by the British Council.

AWARD : Master's/M.Phil/ PhD/ six-months clinical training/Fellowship.

FUNDING : University fees, scholar's return travel, allowance for books, apparatus, approved study, travel, personal maintenance (plus allowances, where applicable, for spouse and children). Fixed Research Support Grant in case of research.

CONTACT INFORMATION

GENERAL

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) John Foster House 36 Gordon Square London, WC1H OPF Tel: +44-207-387 8572

SCHOLARSHIPS

Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) Department of Higher Education External Scholarship Division ES.4 Section, West Block-1 Wing-6, 2nd Floor, R.K.Puram, New Delhi-110066 Tel: +91-11-26172491 and 26172492

FELLOWSHIPS

University Grants Commission Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi -110001 Tel: +91-11-2323 3895

British Council

Delhi: delhi.scholarship@in.britishcouncil.org

Chennai: chennai.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org

Mumbai: mumbai.scholarship@in.britishcouncil.org

Kolkata: kolkata.scholarship@in.britishcouncil.org

Do not write to the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) in London, as they cannot allocate individual scholarships. Contact the Commonwealth Scholarship Agency in your own country. If you are already in the UK, the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) can help you with general information concerning the scheme, but it cannot issue application forms to international students.

For more details visit : www.britishcouncil.org/ india-scholarships-commonwealth.htm

COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS