Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship

About:
The CSFP is aimed at students of Commonwealth countries who can make a significant contribution to their home country after the completion of a higher education programme in the UK.
This is a source of funding made available to all Commonwealth countries by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission.

Field:
i. Engineering and Technology
ii. Science (Pure and Applied)
iii. Agriculture
iv. Humanities and Social Sciences

Eligibility:

  1. Be an Indian citizen residing in India
  2. Have completed tertiary education in an English medium institution
  3. The candidate should not be more than 40 years of age as on 16.09.2016
  4. For Master’s degree candidate should hold or expect to hold the certificate of Bachelor’s degree by October 2017 in the subject field concerned securing 60% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks in Engineering and Technology, Science and Agriculture group.
  5. For Ph.D candidate should hold or expect to hold the certificate of Master’s degree by October 2017 in the subject field concerned securing 60% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks in Engineering and Technology, Science and Agriculture group

 

Criteria:
1. The preliminary selection of candidates for scholarships is carried out in India by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Department of Education, and Government of India.
2. The preliminary selection is done through a process of shortlisting of applications, followed by personal interviews in New Delhi.

How to apply:
Submit forms to
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

Scholarship / Grant:
1. Economy return international travel
2. Tuition fee
3. Adequate maintenance and other allowances.

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