Manmohan Singh Undergraduate Scholarships for University of Cambridge

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : University of Cambridge and Cambridge Assessment

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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 2018.

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.


Scholarship application closes on
January 15, 2020
Scholarship provided type
Trust
Number of scholarships offered
Varies per year
Study Level
Undergraduate
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Scholarship Details

These scholarships are awarded to Indian citizens for pursuing BA in any subject except Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at University of Cambridge, UK. The scholars must be school passouts who have not already gained a BA degree. The scholarships will cover the cost of tuition fees and college fees together with a grant towards maintenance and travel costs for each year of the course. The maintenance element of the scholarship will take account of the student’s financial circumstances.

Requirements

Eligibility Criteria

  • An Indian national with a valid Indian passport, currently based in India
  • Below 35 years of age on 31 December, 2017
  • 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 2018
  • Intend to pursue a full-time Doctoral research degree from the University of Cambridge, commencing by September/October 2018, which they have already identified
  • Able to display evidence of leadership qualities – for example, from extracurricular activities, contribution to the country or society in their chosen field
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Able to fulfil any other admission criteria laid down by the University

Application

Application Process

Applicants must apply for their chosen Doctoral programme at the University of Cambridge, to commence by September/October 2018. Candidates should consult the full application guidelines below, and apply for the scholarship via the online application form below by 15 January 2018.


Additional Information

  • The scholarships cover:

    • Academic fees
    • International airfare
    • Monthly stipend to cover living expenses
    • UK Visa

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Contact Info

St John's College,
Cambridge CB2 1TP United Kingdom,
Cambridge CB2 1TP United Kingdom
Phone: +44-12-2333-8703