India Global Leaders Scholarship in Australia

If you happen to be an Indian student seeking opportunities to study abroad, then you’ll be pleased to know that international scholarships for Indian students are available in Australia.

The University of Queensland is pleased to offer the India Global Leaders Scholarship. It is an exciting opportunity for high achieving students from India to further their studies in UQ’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.

Challenge yourself academically and develop the skills to thrive in constantly changing and competitive business environments. The scholarship offers valuable opportunities for internships, mentoring and industry engagement.

Provided By: The University of Queensland is a public research university primarily located in Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane, Australia. Founded in 1909 by the state parliament, UQ is Australia’s fifth oldest university and is colloquially known as a sandstone university.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $5,000 – $20,000 tuition fee scholarship
  • Number of Awards: varies
  • Study Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Coursework
  • Requirement: Must be citizens of India
  • Submission Categories: Online
  • Application Deadline: 30 April 2019

Who May Enter:

To eligible, you must meet all the following:

  • Citizens of India, who normally reside in India and are not already undertaking any studies in Australia. Those studying English in Australia are still eligible to apply.
  • Students who wish to commence their program at UQ in Semester 2, 2019
  • Students must not simultaneously hold another scholarship
  • Students who have received an unconditional offer for a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program and who are commencing students at UQ (the opportunity is not open to currently enrolled UQ students, or students studying at UQ on study abroad or exchange).
  • The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and high achieving students are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure:

  • To participate, Lodge an official application online here for your chosen undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program. You must apply for your chosen degree program first before applying for the scholarship.
  • Receive a UQ Student ID Number and an unconditional offer (or a conditional offer providing that all conditions are to be met by the scholarship application closing date).
  • Once you have received your offer, complete the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law International Scholarship Application Form online here.
  • Please click here to view the Scholarship flyer.

Required Documents:

You will be required to submit the following with your scholarship application:

  • CV/Resume
  • Personal/motivational statement
    This statement should be no more than 1,000 words and address:
    – The reasons for your interest in your chosen degree program, including why you wish to study this program at UQ
    – Your personal goals and ambitions and evidence of any previous activities or experiences (including voluntary activities) which demonstrates your commitment to those goals and ambitions.
  • One reference letter from teaching staff at your institution or from an employer, if available (in English). The academic reference letters should ideally rank your academic performance against your peer group.

Award Description:

The program will be awarded to citizens of India who undertake undergraduate or postgraduate coursework study in UQ’s Faculty of Business, Economics & Law (excluding the MBA program). Successful Global Leaders scholars will receive:

  • $5,000 – $20,000 tuition fee scholarship. The final amount awarded to the successful applicants will be at the discretion of the selection committee.
  • You will join an elite UQ Global Leaders community of high achievers throughout your studies, and simultaneously develop your employability skills through priority access to exciting programs on offer through our award-winning Student Employability Team. You will also receive exclusive invitations to selected ‘Invite only’ seminars, presentations, and events throughout your studies. Upon graduation, you will join a global network of outstanding Global Leaders scholarship alumni, and build upon your professional networks at home and abroad.

Official Website

Please refer to the Scholarship Terms and Conditions here.

Contact Information: Ask to Faculty of Business, Economics & Law at scholarships@bel.uq.edu.au

Oxford and Cambridge Society of India Scholarships to Study in UK

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India is pleased to offer multiple scholarships for Indian students. These annual scholarships are part-cost awards for undergraduate, second undergraduate, graduate study and research in any subject available at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, UK.

The program is open to students who are citizen of India and not more than 30 years of age on 1 September of the year of application, and must be graduates from an Indian university, school/high school/junior college.

Provided By: The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India (OCSI) is a not-for-profit alumni organisation based in New Delhi, India.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: INR 300,000
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Study Level: Any
  • Requirement: Must be an Indian
  • Application Deadline: 15 May 2019
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed in New Delhi in July 2019.

Who May Enter:

Applicants must also meet the following criterion in order to be eligible for the scholarships:

  • Must be a citizen of India
  • Must be ordinarily resident in India
  • Must be not more than 30 years of age on 1 September of the year of application for the award
  • For a post-graduate course or a second undergraduate course, must be a graduate of an Indian university (applicants who are expected to graduate in the year of the award are also eligible to apply for the awards). For a first undergraduate course, must be a graduate from an Indian school/high school/junior college.
  • Must have applied for and secured admission to study a full-time course at the University of Cambridge or the University of Oxford. Candidates are required to present proof of admission before grant of the scholarship, and proof of having taking up residence at Cambridge or Oxford before the scholarships funds would be released.
  • Must intend to pursue a course of study that is one of the following:
  • Research leading to the PhD degree
  • One-year post-graduate courses (e.g. MPhil, LLM, Diploma, CASM or Part III Maths, MBA, PGCE etc.)
  • Taught and research based Masters programmes of various durations (including M. Sc., engineering, medicine)
  • Second Bachelors degree as an Affiliated Student/Senior Status
  • Bachelors degree programme
  • Must be admitted to the University of Cambridge or the University of Oxford through the University’s normal academic procedures. OCSI cannot admit students or assist in this process.
  • The scholarships offered by OCSI are Equal Opportunity, i.e. the decisions made in awarding these scholarships are not based on race, colour, religion, disability, age (except for maximum age criterion), sex or ancestry.
  • Relatives of the Executive Committee of the Oxford and Cambridge Society of India are not eligible for consideration for these scholarships.

Application Procedure:

To participate, participants must download the application form and return a scanned copy of the completed form by email to the Chair of the Scholarships Committee, The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India at the email ID: secretary@oxbridgeindia.com

All applicants will automatically be considered for these scholarships as well as for any other grants that may become available from time to time.

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India has been offering scholarships every year, but these are dependent on the annual generosity of a few donors. Generally available for any subject/course/field of study available at the two universities (University of Cambridge and University of Oxford)

What can an OCSI scholar expect to receive?

  • Financial award of scholarship (as given above and will vary from year to year)
  • Letter of support from OCSI for other scholarship awarding bodies
  • Assistance with obtaining a fast-tracked education loan from an Indian financial institution, based on OCSI scholarship letter, with automatic loan qualification status from a leading financial institution.
  • Complimentary life membership of the Oxford and Cambridge Society of India
  • Mentoring, whereby a member of OCSI shall play the role of a mentor and will support the OCSI scholar during his/her stay at Oxford/Cambridge by giving appropriate guidance to the awardee. It shall be the endeavor of the Oxford and Cambridge Society of India to identify a mentor who shares some interests with the OCSI scholar.
  • Assistance from OCSI in returning to India and reintegrating in the professional environment of India.

Award Description:

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India is offering scholarships for admission to Oxbridge in the academic year 2019-20, as below:

  • OCSI scholarship(s) worth INR 300,000 (Rupees Three Lacs only) tenable at either the University of Cambridge or the University of Oxford
  • One scholarship worth INR 100,000 (Rupees One Lac only) tenable only at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, from Emamanuel College Cambridge (India) Trust.
  • One scholarship worth INR 100,000 (Rupees One Lac only) tenable only at St. Hilda’s College, Oxford, from Ritika Dhamija

Official Website

For any queries about the OCSI scholarships, please email us at scholarships@oxbridgeindia.com

Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship to Study in UK

Applications are open for the Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship at the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) in partnership with the Sir Ratan Tata Trust. The program is open to all candidates residing in South Asia, that is, the SAARC region.

The fellowship is for a period of six months during each academic year, based at the LSE India Observatory. The Fellow is expected to finish a research paper of publishable quality during their stay and make a presentation at a seminar arranged by the India Observatory.

The Fellow is expected to engage in social science research broadly on the Economy and Society in India and South Asia with a particular focus on any of the following themes, such that it is integrated with the ongoing research of the India Observatory:

  • Sustainable growth and inclusion
  • Climate change and environmental sustainability
  • Social and human security
  • Governance and democracy

Provided By: The India Observatory (IO) at the London School of Economics is involved in evidence based research and a strong public policy engagement in and with India and beyond.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Up to £1,750 a month
  • Number of Awards: varies
  • Study level: Post-doctoral
  • Application Deadline: Monday 29th April 2019.
  • Winner Announcement: The candidate will be informed of the decision by the end of July 2019.

Who May Enter:

  • Applicants should have been awarded their PhD – the fellowship is not intended for students registered for a degree or diploma, nor is it intended for senior academics.
  • Applicants should be early career researchers working on social science with a focus on South Asia. Applicants should be employed with established institutions in the SAARC region which includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
  • The Fellowship is open to candidates residing in South Asia, that is, the SAARC region.

Application Procedure:

To participate, applications should be addressed to: The Fellowships Selection Committee, India Observatory, London School of Economics & Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK, and submitted by email as a Word or PDF document to India. Observatory@lse.ac.uk.

The selected candidate should have secured all data and any material required for the research prior to their visit to LSE.

Required Documents:

Applications should include:

  • a cover letter of no more than one page;
  • a curriculum vitae of no more than three pages;
  • an outline of proposed research (including detailed methodology and time line) of no more than three pages;
  • and the names and addresses of two referees, familiar with their research, to be contacted by the Committee.

Award Description:

  • The Fellow will receive a monthly subsistence allowance of up to £1,750 a month, and will also be provided with shared work space and access to research facilities at the School.
  • Assistance will also be provided towards the cost of travel and related expenses.
  • No additional grant is available for fieldwork or any other costs.

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