Norwegian Government Scholarship

Norwegian Government Scholarship-Research Programme 2005-2006

Norwegian Government Scholarship

Norwegian Government Scholarship-Research Programme

Norwegian Government Scholarship-Research Programme 2005-2006

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Typed applications ( complete in all respect ) in duplicate in the prescribed format are invited from Indian nationals for nomination of 3 Norwegian Government Scholarship for 2005-2006. The Government scholarships are designed to promote contact and mobility between Norwegian and foreign students or researchers and institutions of higher learning and research. The Scholarships are intended to finance a temporary stay, and not a complete education in Norway. The Scholarships is for a period ranging from one to ten months ( i.e. maximum of one academic year ). The Scholarships pool is tenable at public universities, research institutions, colleges and other institutions at university level in Norway. The programme is open to all areas of studies and research within academic fields, including applied and performing arts. The Subjects fields are

* Gender and Development

* International Community Health

* Special Needs Education

* International Fisheries Management

* Applied & Performing Arts

Duration: Not exceeding 10 months

Requirements: Applicants should: -

* Hold a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in the relevant subject field with 60% or more marks

* Not to exceed 40 years of age as on 20.01.2005

* Enclose a letter of invitation from a host institution in Norway where they wish to study or carry out research.

Value: Scholarship rates are:-

* NOK 8.000 per month for candidates who hold a Bachelor or a Master Degree.

* NOK 11.000 per month for candidates who are Ph.D students or hold a Doctoral Degree or who is conducting research on an advanced level.

* In addition each category will receive NOK 7.000 for the first month for initial expenses. For the first category the Scholarship is exempted from tax. For the second category the scholarship holder may be required to pay income tax. The Scholarship is not intended to provide for family support Scholarship holders will ( in most cases) be able to get a room at student hostels.

The Norwegain Scholarship authorities do not cover the candidates travel costs to and from India/Norway.

Note: Candidates with 60% marks & above at the minimum qualifying level are eligible. Candidates having 60% or more marks at higher level of studies but having less than 60% marks at the minimum qualifying level will not be considered. Where grades are mentioned candidates must indicate the conversion formula adopted by the University / Institution.

Norwegian Government Scholarship-Research Programme 2005-2006