2013-14 GCSS & IOR-ARC Scholarships for Malaysian Students in India


For 2013 -14 academic year, the Government of India is offering scholarships for Malaysian students to study at Indian Universities. It funds six scholarships under the General Cultural Scholarship Scheme (GCSS) for pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate degrees or research program and two scholarships under the IOR-ARC Scholarship Scheme for pursuing postgraduate courses only. These scholarships will cover tuition fees, living allowance, house rent allowance, thesis and dissertation expenses and study tour expenses. Applications form should be submitted by post before 14 February 2013.

Study Subject(s): The scholarships cover all courses except Medicine and Dentistry related courses.
Course Level: Students wishing to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate degrees, or research at Indian Universities can apply under the GCSS, while the IOR-ARC Scholarship Scheme is for Post-Graduate courses only.
Scholarship Provider: The Government of India
Scholarship can be taken at: India

Eligibility: The candidates should meet the following selection criteria: (i) the candidate should have the eligibility to apply for the postgraduate course, (ii) should be proficient in English, and (iii) should not have serious health problems. Priority will be given to students who have never studied in India before. Applicants are also advised to do due diligence and research on the specific admission criteria laid down by the various Universities for each postgraduate course, and ensure that they submit all relevant documentation as required by the Universities in addition to the certificates mentioned in the ICCR Scholarship Application Form.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The Students of Malaysia can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Government of India is offering six scholarships under the General Cultural Scholarship Scheme (GCSS) and two scholarships under the IOR-ARC Scholarship Scheme to meritorious students from Malaysia for the academic year 2013-14. Students wishing to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate degrees, or research at Indian Universities can apply under the GCSS, while the IOR-ARC Scholarship Scheme is for Post-Graduate courses only. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will administer these scholarship programmes. Several institutions in India for various courses including Engineering / Architecture / Technology, Humanities / Liberal Arts, Commerce, Management / Business Administration, Journalism, Hotel Management, Agriculture / Animal Husbandry, Science, Law, Dance and Music, etc., are covered under these scholarships.

Number of awards offered: The Government of India is offering six scholarships under the General Cultural Scholarship Scheme (GCSS) and two scholarships under the IOR-ARC Scholarship Scheme.

What does it cover? The scholarships provides for tuition fees, living allowance, house rent allowance, thesis and dissertation expenses, and study tour expense. Please note that no airfare will be provided under these scholarship schemes.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The duly filled-in ICCR Scholarship application form as per guidelines, along with the relevant enclosures should be submitted or posted to the address latest by 14 February 2013.

Doctoral Scholarships for Students of Developing Countries 2013

Ghent University offers Doctoral scholarships  for candidates from developing countries in Belgium. The students of developing countries can apply for this scholarship. These scholarships are offered in the field of Arts and Philosophy, Law, Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, Engineering and Architecture, Economics and Business Administration, Veterinary Medicine, Psychology and Educational Sciences, Bioscience Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Political and Social Sciences. The candidate is offered a scholarship for 24 months which must be divided into several periods within a span of 4 years.

Study Subject(s): Research groups and institutes as per faculties are Arts and Philosophy, Law, Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, Engineering and Architecture, Economics and Business Administration, Veterinary Medicine, Psychology and Educational Sciences , Bioscience Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Political and Social Sciences.

Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider:  Ghent University
Scholarship can be taken at: Belgium

Eligibility: -Candidates need to come from and have the nationality of a developing country
-There must be a guarantee that the candidate will be able to work on the PhD project at the partner university. This implies that there must be a local PhD supervisor at the partner university or research center.
-Written statement is requested from that supervisor or the university authorities stating that the candidate is either a student or a staff member of this university and will be sufficiently exempted from teaching or other assignments as to be able to fully concentrate on the PhD research.
-This statement should also mention that the candidate receives/received a local scholarship or salary when working on the PhD in the home institute.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of developing countries can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: With support from its “Special Research Fund” (BOF), Ghent University wishes to support university research groups or research centres in developing countries in their aim to grow into excellent research centres by upgrading local academic personnel. Therefore Ghent University grants PhD scholarships to promising PhD students from developing countries who wish to carry out half of their PhD research at Ghent University and half in a university in a developing country. No restrictions are imposed on the field of research; nevertheless preference will be given to topics that are relevant for development. Relevance for development measures the degree in which the action of development corresponds with the expectations of the beneficiaries, the needs of the country, global priorities and the policies of partners and donors. The Ghent University promoter also receives a bench fee of €15.440 to cover (part of) the operational costs, as well as the travelling costs of the student and both the Ghent University and the local promoter.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The candidate obtains a scholarship for 24 months which must be divided into several periods within a span of 4 years. In principle the scholarship holder starts the PhD scholarship research at Ghent University during a period of 3 to 9 months and ends the scholarship with a stay of at least 3 months at Ghent University to complete and defend the doctoral thesis.

What does it cover? The value of the scholarship at Ghent University depends on, a.o., the researcher’s family situation and is approximately €1.750.

Other Benefits:  The candidate receives a “sandwich” type scholarship for a total of 24 months. Within a span of 48 months, the candidate needs to work on the PhD project both at Ghent University and the partner university. The scholarship  holder will receive a monthly income  only for the periods he/she works at Ghent University. The rest of the PhD research is done in the partner university for which no funding is provided through this scholarship. The partner university has to provide a salary or local scholarship for the period the candidate works there.

 Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is  7th March 2013.

Read more: 2013 Ghent University Doctoral Scholarships for Students of Developing Countries in Belgium : 2013 2014 Scholarships & Financial Aid for Undergraduate, Masters, PhD Postdoctoral Students

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Scholarships for Indian Students, 2013-2014

India4EU II provides scholarships for Indian students for the study of undergraduate, master, doctoral, postdoctoral and staff levels. India4EU II is an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project is organized by the partnership of some of the most prestigious universities in Europe and India. European Commission funds this project. Total 126 scholarships are available for Indian nationals to pursue studies at one of the European partner universities. The scholarships will cover subsistence allowances, travel costs, tuition/registration fees and insurance costs from 1 to 34 months depending on the level and type of mobility. The first call will close on February 18th 2013.

Study Subject(s): The project offers mobility opportunities in the following study areas as defined by the European Commission:
-Agricultural Sciences (01)
-Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning (02)
-Business Studies and Management Sciences (04)
-Education, Teacher Training (05)
-Engineering, Technology (06)
-Geography, Geology (07)
-Law (10)
-Natural Sciences (13)
-Social Sciences (14)
Course Level: India4EU II provides scholarships for undergraduate, master, doctorate, post-doctorate and staff  levels of study.
Scholarship Provider: European Union
Scholarship can be taken at: Europe

Eligibility: -You must be national of India
-You must not have resided nor have carried out your main activity (studies, work, etc) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the eligible European countries at the time of submitting your application to the partnership.
-You must not have already benefited from a scholarship for the same type of mobility under an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project. You cannot benefit from more than one mobility activity within the same project.
-You can apply for an Undergraduate programme if  you are attending a first cycle Higher education programme (Bachelor or equivalent); or you obtained a diploma for accessing university studies.
-You can apply for a Master programme if,  you are attending a second cycle Higher education programme (Master or equivalent); or  you have completed three years of university education or you already obtained a Bachelor degree from an Indian University.
-You can apply for a Doctorate programme if,  you are attending a doctorate programme; or  you already obtained a Master degree from an indian University.
-You can apply for a Post-doctorate programme if you obtained a doctorate degree from an Indian University and you would like to continue your study/research abroad.
-You can apply for a Staff programme if you are working as Academic or Administrative staff in an Indian university.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Indian students can apply for the scholarships.

Scholarship Description: India4EU II is an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project funded by the European Commission and organized by a Partnership of some of the most prestigious universities in Europe and India. The project builds on the success of India4EU. India4EU II provides scholarships to nationals of India to spend a mobility period in Europe on a wide variety of academic fields at different levels of study (Undergraduate, Master, Doctorate, Post-Doctorate and Staff). The scholarships cover subsistence allowances, travel costs, tuition/registration fees and insurance costs. The project launched a call for a First Cohort of mobilities on 30th November 2012. Don’t miss your opportunity to apply and live an enriching experience on both the personal and professional levels! India4EU II provides scholarships for students, researchers and staff from India in order to study, do research, training or teaching at one of the European Universities of the Partnership. Scholarships are not available for mobility from Europe to India, nor among the Indian universities.

Number of awards offered: 126 scholarships are available .

Duration of award(s): Scholarship durations are from 1 to 34 months depending on the level and type of mobility.

What does it cover?  The scholarship includes a monthly subsistence allowance paid by the Partnership for the duration of the mobility period:
-Undergraduate – 1,000 euro
-Master- 1,000 euro
-Doctorate- 1,500 euro
-Post-doctorate- 1,800 euro
-Academic/Administrative Staff- 2,500 euro.
Included in the scholarship, the Partnership will also:
– pay for your travel costs (maximum 2,000 euro);
– provide you with a high quality individual insurance coverage on health, travel, accident for the duration of your mobility period;
– cover all university fees at the hosting universities.
-Participants at any level will not be required to pay any fees to the host universities. Exchange students will continue paying their fees at their university of origin.

Notification: Students will be notified within 3 months of the call closing.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae and names of 2 references by email.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The 1st call for applications is open from November 30, 2012 to February 18, 2013.

Read more: Erasmus Mundus India4EU II Scholarships for Indian Students, 2013-2014 : 2013 2014 Scholarships & Financial Aid for Undergraduate, Masters, PhD Postdoctoral Students

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