With the aim of supporting high potential students to pursue doctoral studies in the UK, the University of Cambridge is offering Dr Manmihan Singh funding for Indian aspirants.
Dr Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India, is a graduate and Honorary Fellow of St John’s College. He is widely acknowledged as the architect of the economic reforms that have helped propel India onto the World Stage. In honour of Dr Singh St John’s College, the University of Cambridge launched the Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships in Delhi in 2007.
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Study Subject: Science and Technology, Economics and Social Science
Employer: The University of Cambridge
Applicants should be able to meet the following criteria:
- An Indian national with a valid Indian passport, currently based in India
- Below 35 years of age on 31 December 2019
- 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 2020.
- Intend to pursue a full-time Doctoral research degree from the University of Cambridge, commencing by September/October 2020, 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 Deadline: Closed
Benefits: The grant will cover academic fees, international airfare, a monthly stipend to cover living expenses and UK Visa