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Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarship foreign scholarship

University of Cambridge
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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 2016.
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.


Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria in ordered to be eligible for  Dr. Manmohan Singh Scholarship:

  • An Indian national with a valid Indian passport, currently based in India
  • Below 35 years of age on 31 December, 2015
  • 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 2016
  • Intend to pursue a full-time Doctoral research degree from the University of Cambridge, commencing by September/October 2016, 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


Deadline Details

The scholarship is open for application now. The last date for submitting application is 15th January 2017

Scholarship Amount Details

The scholarships cover:
1. Academic fees.
2. International airfare,UK Visa.
3. Monthly stipend.


Application process:
1.You should consider a suitable doctoral programme and then visit to make a formal application & then must select St John’s College as their 1st choice of college.
2.You should inform on Graduate Studies Application Form (GRADSAF) that you are applying for the Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships & also to do the section applying to get funding from the university.
3.You should complete the College Application form attached to notify St John’s that you have applied to the University and intend to get considered for the Scholarship & then must submit the form to St John’s by 15 January 2016.


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