Dr. Manmohan Singh Scholarships

About:
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 2017.

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:

  • An Indian national with a valid Indian passport, currently based in India
  • Below 35 years of age on 31 December, 2016
  • 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 2017
  • Intend to pursue a full-time Doctoral research degree from the University of Cambridge, commencing by September/October 2017, which they have already identified
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Able to fulfil any other admission criteria laid down by the University

Criteria:
Able to display evidence of leadership qualities – for example, from extracurricular activities, contribution to the country or society in their chosen field.

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