University Of Cambridge Smuts Visiting Fellowship

Field of study: Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, History, Human Geography, Law, Literature, Oriental Studres, and Social and Political Sciences.

Eligibility: Applicants should be members of staff at a university or other suitably qualified persons.

Value: Up to £ 10,000. Additional emoluments including part or all of the cost of airfares and accommodation, at the discretion of the Managers of the Fund

Note: Preference will be given to promising younger scholars holding a PhD degree or equivalent qualification.

Applications should include: the names of three persons to whom reference may be made, a curriculum vitae, list of publications, details of the proposed work to be undertaken in Cambridge and details of the applicant’s probable financial resources for the period of tenure of the Fellowship. The Fellowship is offered on Commonwealth related aspects.

Contact

The Secretary to the Managers of the Smuts Memorial Fund, 4 Mill Lane,
Cambridge CB2 IRZ, UK .

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University Of Cambridge Sidney Sussex College Smail Research Studentship

Field of Study: Medieval History

Level : M.Phil, Research level

Duration: Four years.

Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated by August of the year of application. They must be accepted by the Board of Graduate Studies.

Value: £ 1,000 per annum and approved research expenses up to £ 350 per annum.

Contact

The Tutor for Graduate Students,
Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge CB2 3HU, UK.

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University Of Cambridge Ellen McArthur Research Studentships

Subject: Economics, History.

Number:3

Level: PhD level

Duration: One year in the first instance, may be renewed up to a maximum of three years

Eligibility: Open only to those who are, or are about to become, graduate students in-the University with the intention of becoming candidate for the PhD degree. ,

Value: To be determined by the Managers, but will not exceed that of an ESRC award (University and College fees at the home/EU rate, plus a maintenance allowance).

Last date: 22 May of the year of award.

Contact

Ellen McArthur Fund,
History Faculty Enquiry Office,
West Road, Cambridge CB3 9EF, UK .

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University Of Cambridge ,Christ’s College Robert Owen Bishop Research Scholarship

Subject: History

Level: research (pre-PhD independent study, or the first year of a higher degree).

Duration: One year

Eligibility: Open to graduates of any university who are at an early stage of their research career.

Value: University fees and a maintenance allowance of £ 6,000.

Note: Applicants must have received their first degree by August 1996 and not have graduated earlier than June 1995. Holders of the scholarship must become members of Christ’s College.

Last date: 1 July of the year of award.

Contact

The Director of Studies in History,
Christ’s College, Cambridge CB2 3BU, UK.

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University Of Birmingham Neville Chamberlain Scholarship

Subject: Humanities, including Social and Economic History

Level: Postgraduate level.

Eligibility: Candidates must have obtained offer of admission to undertake postgraduate research.

Value: Supplementary award; contribution may be given towards both tuition fees and maintenance costs

Contact

The Academic & Student Division, Academic Secretary’s Office,
The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, DK.

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University Of Birmingham – Faculty Of Arts Postgraduate Bursaries, Research Scholarships and Teaching Assistantships

Subject: Humanities.

Level: Postgraduate level, may be renewed

Duration: one year.

Eligibility: One year’s postgraduate experience, for those applying for Teaching Assistantship. They may required to undertake teaching duties (120 hours per annum).

Value: Tuition fees at ‘home’ students rate. Maintenance-for the Research Scholarships and Teaching Assistantships only, at Research Council rates.

Last date: 1 June of the year of award.

Contact

The Assistant Registrar, Arts Division, Academic Secretary’s Office,
The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK, in March .

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University Grants Commission Research Associateship Awards Research Associateship and Part Time Research Associateship for Women

Fields of Study Humanities, Social Science, Languages, Engineering and Technology

The Programme The programme aims to those who have completed, their Ph.D. within the last two years and have shown talent and competence for independent research.

Eligibility: Ph.D. degree is an essential qualification for those being considered for Research Associateships. Age: should be not more than 40 years as on 1st July of the year of award which may be relaxed up to 10 years for women candidates. Preference is given to those researchers/teachers who have independently published research work. The Research Associateships carry emoluments from 2500-3000/- (under revision).

Duration: Extendable one year

Part Time Research Associateship for Women

Associateships available to women candidates who are not full time teachers or researchers and who are below 50 years of age as on 1st July of the years of award. Such candidates have to devote at least 20 hours every week to work in (ii) the Department of the University.

Number: 40

Last Date: October Application in the prescribed proforma (as published in the Employment News) should reach in the following address

Contact

The Secretary,
University GrantsCommission,
Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110 002.

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United Kingdom And Canada Scholarships

Field of Study Medicine (UK), Engineering & Technology, Science (Pure & Applied), Agriculture & Allied Fields, Humanities & Social Sciences

Subject: Cancer Research including Cancer epidemiology): Cardiology, Gynaecology, Medicine and Dentistry. Scholarships are assigned for project oriented training in higher techniques and methodology and are not for generalised training/studies leading to a degree or diploma. E

Engineering & Technology

Computer Studies; Electronics; Environmental Studies; Remote Sensing Technology; Communication Engineering; Bio-Technology/Biochemical Engineering; Robotics.

Science (Pure & Applied)

Mathematics; Molecular Biology; Physics and Chemistry (including .Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry).
Agriculture & Allied Fields Animal Husbandry; Agronomy and Forestry.
Humanities & Social Sciences History, Sociology; Management Studies; Fine Art (including Western Painting, Art History, Graphic Design and Sculpture); Economics and Philosophy.

Eligibility: (a) The candidates must have completed tertiary education in English Medium.

For Master’s Degree: One must have completed Bachelor’s Degree in one of the above indicated subject fields securing 55% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 60% or above marks in Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Science and Agriculture group. Candidates should give one page academic justification for pursuing Master Degree course in U.K.

For Ph.D.: One must have completed Master’s Degree in one of the subject fields indicated above securing 55% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 60% or above marks in Medicine, Engineering and Technology, Science and Agriculture group with two years teaching research or practical experience after obtaining Post-graduate degree relating to the opted field of study. Academic year commences from: October

Notification: September

Contact

TThe Secretary,
Ministry of Human Resource Development (Dept. of Education)
External Scholarships Division, ES-3 Section A.1/W.3
Curzon Road Barracks, K.G. Marg, New Delhi 110 001.

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The Hakry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Grants for Research

Fields of Study: Any of the Natural and Social Sciences and the Humanities, for research on violence, aggression and dominance in (e.g. sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, biology)

Level: Postdoctoral research

Duration: One or two years

Eligibility: Grants are made to individuals for individual projects. Projects likely to be supported will be relatively specialised and innovative, designed to advance and coordinate creative breakthroughs in social, behavioural and biological sciences. May be held concurrently with other awards or income provided that they do not represent the same assistance. Tenable at any approved institution.

Value: US $25,000 per annum.

Last date: Ist August for grant commencing 1 January.

Contact

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, 527 Madison Avenue,
New York NY 10022-4304, USA .

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The Hakry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Fields of Study: Natural and Social Sciences and the Humanities, with scope to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations and control of violence, aggression and dominance in the modem world.

Level: Ph.D

Duration: One year.

Eligibility: PhD candidates who are in the writing stage of the dissertation.

Value: US$ 10,000 or above. May be subject to income tax.

Last date: Ist February of the year of award.

Contact

The Programme Officer, The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, 527 Madison Avenue,
New York NY 10022-4304, USA .

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Social Science Research Council(USA) Fellowships and Grants

Field of study: Social Sciences and Humanities.

Level: Training and Research.

Duration and value: Vary

Eligibility: Candidates of any country fulfilling the necessary requirements.

Contact

SSRC fellowships and grants, Social Science Research Council (SSRC),
605 Third Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10158 .

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Smithsomian Institution Office Of Fellowships And Grants

Field of study: History, Art and Science; Anthropology, including Archaeology; Astrophysics and Astronomy; Earth Sciences and Paleobiology; Ecology, Behavioral and environmental Sciences, including an emphasis on the tropics, Evolutionary and Systematic Biology; History of Science and Technology; History of Art, especially American, Contemporary, African, and Asian Art, twentieth-century American Crafts, and Decorative Arts.

Level: senior post-doctoral, pre-doctoral or post-doctoral, graduate level.

Duration: Three to twelve months (senior post-doctoral appointments); six to twelve months (pre-doctoral or post-doctoral); ten week (graduate students).

Eligibility: Nationals of all countries having either substantially completed doctoral requirements or received their doctorate in the last seven years; graduates students wishing to conduct individual research under staff supervision.

Value: $25,000 (senior and post-doctoral) and $14,000 (pre-doctoral) per year, plus allowances including candidate’s return trip to smithsonian facility; $3,000 (graduate students); renewable. to support independent research in residence at the Smithsomian.The Institute’s facilities are also open to scholars and scientists interested in limited appointment without financial support.

Last date: December

Contact

955 L’Enfant Plaza, Suite 7000,
Washington, DC 20560.

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Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Performing Arts Fellowships

Eligibility: Artists who have demonstrated sustained commitment to the Performing Arts of India

Last Date: 30th Jun (for Application)

Contact

SHASTRI INDO-CANADIAN INSTITUTE
2500 University Drive N.W, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4.

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Sahitya Kala Parishad

Areas : : Drama

Eligibility: Resident in Delhi for at least 5 years

Age limit: 18-28 years.

General information: Apply in month of May /June

Contact

Secretary,
Sahitya Kala Parishad,
4/6-B, Asat Ali Road, New Delhi.

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Population Council Fellowships in the Social Sciences

Field of Study: Population Studies (including Biostatistics and Demography) or Population Studies combined with a social Science discipline e.g. Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Public Health and Sociology

Number: 20

Duration: One year

Level: Research, Specialist training (Diploma, Certificate or Master’s degree programme).

Eligibility: Fifteen awards for those who have made considerable progress towards PhD or equivalent degree (i.e. who are at the dissertation-writing stage), approximately three to four awards to candidates seeking funding for postdoctoral training or research. Applicants from developing countries who have a firm commitment to return to their home country on completion of study are given strong preference.

Value: Monthly stipend, tuition and related fees, transportation expenses and health insurance. Some research-related costs may also be awarded.

Last date: 2 January of the year of award

Contact

The Manager, Fellowship Programme,
The Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza,
New York NY 10017, USA.

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Ontario Institute For Studies In Education (OISE) Graduation assistantships/ Scholarships

Fields of Study Adult Education, Applied Psychology, Computer Application, Curriculum, Educational Administration, Higher Education, History and Philosophy of Education, Measurement and evaluation, Sociology in Education

Duration: One year (renewable)

Eligibility: Candidates of any nationality who are admissible to one of the Institute’s graduate programmes at the Master’s or Doctorate levels. Proficiency in English required.

Value: $8,000 to $12,000

Note: Department nomination of candidates is required for scholarships.

Last Date:January

Contact

The Admissions Office of Graduate Studies
ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION (OISE),
252 Bloor Street West,
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1 V6

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New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee Gordon Watson Scholarships

Field of study: International relations or social and economic conditions tenable in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia or America.

Level: Post graduate level

Duration: Two years

Eligibility: Candidates of any country holding an honours degree or a degree in theology of a university in New Zealand. .

Value: $9,600 per year.

General Information: Recipient is required to take up residence in New Zealand for two years after termination of study.

Last date:1 October.

Contact

The Secretary, New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee c/o Victoria University,
P.O.Box 600 Wellington. .

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Netherlands Government Scholarship

Offers 4 scholarships to Indian nationals residing in India

Fields of Study: Engineering, Computer Science, International Relations, History

Subjects of Study: Electronics/Computer Science (and Components)-(1 Scholarship); Coastal Engineering/Harbour Design and Management-(1 Scholarship); Historical and economic relations between India and the Netherlands with special reference to the Dutch East Indies Company; and Indo-indonesian Historical ties till 1940-(2 Scholarships)

Eligibility: Uniformly good academic record with 60% marks at Master’s Degree in Science/ Engineering/ Technology/ Humanities in the subject/ related field. Conversion formula should be given where Grades have been awarded. Candidates should have a good command of Dutch/ English/ German language.

Age: 36 years (38 years for SC/ST).

Experience: 2 years consecutive teaching/ research/ practical experience may be relaxed up to 3 months in case of brilliant candidates. Also adequate knowledge of geography, culture and heritage of India and Netherland; 3 years consecutive stay in India after return from abroad for study/ training.

Value:

(i) A monthly allowance of FIs 1,130 for board and lodging, which is sufficient for one person;
(ii) lumpsum payment of FIs. 300 towards outfitting expenses for persons who have to travel to Netherlands;
(iii) Reimbursement of travelling expenses in Netherlands incurred in the course of study;
(iv) Exemption from the registration and tuition fees payable in Dutch University; academies of art and music conservators;
(v) Reimbursement of expenses incurred on urgent medical treatment which could not have been foreseen in the country of origin. As a general rule this arrangement does not include dental treatment.

Passage Cost: From India to Netherlands is payable by the candidate/employer/sponsor. It may be met by Govt. of India under special circumstances subject to availability of funds.

Important Instructions: Refer to the General Information.

Contact

The Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development (Deptt. of Education) External Scholarships Division, ES-3 Section, A.1/W.3 Curzon Road Barracks, K.G. Marg,
New Delhi 110 001 (Ph 3384501) .

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Nehru Trust For The Indian Collections At The Victoria And Albert Museum UK Travel Awards

Field of Study: Indian Art and Culture

Duration: Less than an year

Eligibility: The awards are for established scholars and professionals working in museums, galleries, or other specified institutions concerned with the preservation, study and display of India’s art and culture heritage, to visit the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and/or approved associated UK institutions for study, research or for the exchange of ideas and discussion with colleagues in the UK, on matters of mutual professional interest to do with the promotion of India’s cultural heritage.

Last date: 15 December for the following year.

Contact

The Secretary,
The Nehru Trust for the Indian Collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum,
c/o Nehru Trust for Cambridge University, Teen Murti House,
Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi 110 011

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National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai Scholarships for Hindustani Music

Value: Rs.800.00 per month for one or two years

Eligibility: Should have completed basic education in music Age limit: 18-28 years.

Last date : Apply before 21st June

Note: For UG courses scholarships, Canadian Instructional Development Agencies or Commonwealth scholarships disbursed by British Council can be availed.

Contact

National Centre for the Performing Arts
Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021

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