2014 Commonwealth Scholarship for Indian Students in UK

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Scholarship Description:

2014 Commonwealth Scholarship for Indian Students in UK is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India  offers Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan for Indian students in  the UK. Scholarships are provided in the field of Engineering and  Technology Science (Pure and Applied) Agriculture and Humanities  and Social Sciences at the UK Universities. The students of India can  apply for these scholarships. The application deadline is 6th  October, 2013 for applying online and 11th October, 2013 for receiving  applications in the Ministry by post /by hand.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships  are provided in the field of Engineering and Technology Science (Pure  and Applied) Agriculture and Humanities and Social Sciences at UK  Universities.

Course Level: -Six month clinical  training/research/specialization (for MBBS, BDS, MS, MD degree holders only)  include: Cancer research, Cardiology (including cardiac  surgery), Gynaecology  Medicine, Dentistry, Orthopaedics, Neurology and Ear, Nose  and Throat. -One year taught masters courses or equivalent degree and  doctoral degree of Upto three years

Scholarship  Provider: Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government  of India

Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: The candidate should not be more than 40 years  of age as on 11.10.2013 and  fulfill the minimum qualifications. -Applicants in medicine and  dentistry whose programme requires  them to practice clinically, or to work in a laboratory department reporting on  samples from Patents, can be considered only if they are eligible for  registration with the General Medical Council or the General Dental Council. -The candidates must have completed tertiary education in English  Medium. -One should hold or able to produce the certificate of Bachelor’s  Degree by October, 2014 in the subject field concerned (indicated above)  securing 60% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65%  or above marks in Medical, Engineering and Technology, Science and  Agriculture Group. The candidate should give one page  academic justification for pursuing the course in U.K.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The  students of India can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Applications are invited from  Indian nationals either online through http://mhrd.gov.in/ or on plain  paper for nominations from India for the award of Commonwealth Scholarships  in United Kingdom tenable from September/ October 2014 for higher  studies/research/specialized training in the subjects mentioned in the  United Kingdom. Up to Sixty five (65) nominations are to be sent to the  Commonwealth Scholarship Commission for final selection to be made by them. Out  of these not more than twenty six (26) scholarships are for doctoral  studies.

Number of award(s): Up to Sixty  five (65) nominations are to be sent to the Commonwealth Scholarship  Commission for final selection to be made by them. Out of these not more  than twenty six (26) scholarships are for doctoral studies.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are  offered for the duration of the course.

What does it cover? Each scholarship provides:  - -Student concessionary or other approved airfare to the United Kingdom and  return on expiry of the Scholarship (the cost of journey made before final  award confirmation will not normally be reimbursed nor can fares be paid  for a scholar’s dependent). -Approved tuition and examination fees. -A  personal maintenance allowance at the rate of £917 per month (£1,134 per  month for those studying at institutions in the London Metropolitan  area) -A grant towards the expenses of preparing a thesis or dissertation,  where applicable. -An initial arrival allowance, incorporating in initial  clothing grant for scholars from tropical countries. -A grant for  expenses for approved travel within the United Kingdom or overseas. -A grant  towards fieldwork costs for those Scholars undertaking doctoral studies  for whom a case has been made for fieldwork outside the United Kingdom.  This shall not normally exceed one economy class return airfare to the  fieldwork location. -A paid mid-term fare to their home country for  Scholars on three years doctoral awards. Scholars for whom fieldwork fares are provided to their  home country shall not be entitled to a mid-term fare home, nor Scholars who have claimed (or intend to claim) spouse or  child allowances for more than 12 months during their award. -For Scholars  selected by the Commission for awards exceeding 18 months, a  spouse allowance of £ 220 per month is payable provided that the Scholar  and spouse are residing together at the same address in the United Kingdom.  It is not paid when spouse is also  in receipt of an award. For Scholars accompanied by their spouse and  children, a child allowance is payable at the rate of £138 per month for  the first child and £108 per month for the second and third child under the  age of 16, provided they are  residing with their parents. The Commission’s spouse and family  allowances represent only a contribution towards the cost of family  maintenance in the UK and Scholars should expect and be able to supplement these  allowances to support family members who choose to come to the UK. Irrespective  of the length of the award, a Scholar who is widowed divorced or a lone  parent will receive an allowance in respect of the first accompanying  children and child allowances for the second and third accompanying  children

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online  and by post or hand.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is 6th  October, 2013 for applying online and 11th October, 2013 for receiving  application in the Ministry by  post /by hand.

Further  Official Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

2014 Commonwealth Scholarship for Indian Students in UK is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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