Latest scholarship opportunities

August 07, 2016 05:00 pm | Updated August 09, 2016 02:18 pm IST

German Chancellor Fellowships For prospective Leaders 2017 The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to 50 German Chancellor Fellowships to university graduates from five countries every year, including India. Up to 10 scholars from each country who have an international outlook and initial leadership, are given the opportunity to spend a year in Germany, networking with other prospective leaders from abroad to explore new solutions to the global issues of our times. Eligibility: Students with bachelors or any equivalent academic degree with proven leadership experience, an independent research project plan and fluency in English language can apply. Application: Application can be made online only Prizes and rewards: Up to 2,750 EUR per month, plus 500 EUR per month additional for research, travel allowance for individual and family accompanying, German speaking course fee, educational trip allowance, etc. Deadline: September 15 Website:

Scientist scholarship for Research in S & T (WOS-B) 2016 Department of Science and Technology seeks proposals from women scientists and technologists who wish to utilise their scientific knowledge and temperament on delivering concrete societal solutions by way of development of viable technology/technique and/or lab-to-land technology transfer, its adaptation and scaling up. Eligibility: Students going for M.Phil, M.Tech., Ph.D., M.Sc. or equivalent course, between 27-57 years of age group and having a break in their career. Application: Five copies of research proposal should be sent to the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, by Speed Post. A soft copy of the proposal should also be emailed to Prizes and rewards: Rs. 20 lakh to 30 lakh total. Deadline: August 31 Website:

Tagesspiegel Entrepreneur Scholarship The German newspaper Tagesspiegel and ESMT are offering graduates, who have found a start-up or have a solid business start-up plan in mind, an MBA degree from ESMT BERLIN with partial scholarship to build their own companies. Eligibility: Graduates or fresh entrepreneurs. Application: Send your CV and a motivation letter to ESMT via email on how the ESMT Executive MBA programme will contribute to your future. Only shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete the online application. Prizes and rewards: € 40,000, reducing the total programme cost from € 57,500 to € 17,500. Deadline: September 5 Website:


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