Scholarship program for mid-career Indian professionals
Study Subject: Science, Innovation, and Related Public Administration
Employer: University of Oxford
Scholarship Description: The Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Programme is a tailor-made programme for mid-career Indian professionals working in the fields of science, innovation, and related public administration.
The foreign and Commonwealth Office and Rolls-Royce are offering these fully funded scholarships for the first time in India. This programme presents a remarkable fifteen week opportunity at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. It will enable 12 scholars to explore innovation and science policy, from an academic, practical and personal perspective.
Each scholarship covers the following:
Full Programme fees
Living expenses for the duration of the scholarship for a maximum period of 15 weeks
Return airfare from India to UK
Science & Innovation Leadership Programme
The Programme offers an intense all-expenses paid 15-week course at the prestigious Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Its wide range of modules will include lectures, workshops, visits and interactions with high profile companies and scientists and will bridge pure research and business/scientific entrepreneurship, practical processes of innovation, commercialisation of research and technology transfer. The course is aimed at some of India’s brightest scientists, business people and public servants.
The ideal candidate should be a mid-career government, science, or media professional with leadership potential and experience in any of the following or similar disciplines: research, technology, manufacturing, business development, or business and public administration.
The aim of the Programme is to:
promote the role of science and innovation as a driver of growth and opportunity
forge lasting ties between the UK and India’s future leaders
Scholarship Application Deadline: 21 November 2010