Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Scholarships 2014

Applications has been inviting by Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, Mumbai for Inlaks Scholarships from desiring youthful people with exceptional talent in any field to broaden their vision overseas and improve their skills to operate in society, thus making them a future vehicle of change in their environment

University Courses

Scholarships are granted at top American, European and UK institutions, for funding requirements including tuition fees

Candidates are strongly advised to obtain guaranteed external funding for scholarships requirements above $85000 or equivalent

Candidates must be able to demonstrate this guaranteed funding for the balance of cost, at the time of interviews (usually in May or June)

The Foundation has joint scholarship schemes with Imperial College (London), Royal College of Art (London), School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) (London), and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)

In the case of candidates for these collaborating institutions, the Foundation is able to accept applications without this requirement

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Mumbai Scholarships 2014 Eligibility

Scholarships are open to all Indian citizens who are resident in India at the time of application. Candidates are normally expected to hold a good first degree from a recognized university in India. Indian citizens who hold a good undergraduate degree from a recognized university outside India, must have resided continuously and been employed or been studying in India, for at least 2years, at the time of application

People holding a postgraduate degree (e.g. Masters or PhD) from a university outside India are not eligible; those who have started but not completed a postgraduate degree outside India are also ineligible

It is essential to have prior admission to the institution and course chosen. The Foundation will not consider candidates without admission or pending admission. The institutions concerned must only be top rank

Candidates should be below 30years of age on the first of July in the year of application. Candidates who are already studying or have started their program abroad are not eligible

The award of other grants, teaching assistant-ships and support from other sources for the proposed program will be regarded by the Foundation as a positive factor. The Foundation also encourages applications from young people currently employed

Application / Selection Procedure

Application forms are available from the 10th January.,..2014 to 15th April.,..2014 from the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, c/o Inlaks India Foundation, 86/87 Atlanta, Nariman Point Mumbai-400021

They should be completed by the candidate & submitted at the same address by 15th April.,..2014

Application form can also be downloaded from the link http://www.inlaksfoundation.org/inlaks_scholarship_application_form.xls

They must include: Evidence of admission to a university or a course, and a full detail of the institute’s financial requirements

One self-addressed stamped, (Rs10.00) envelope (4” x 9”)

Candidates in architecture, fine and applied arts, and related subjects must submit a maximum of 10 samples of their work on a CD/DVD only, giving the size of the original, the material used and the date of completion

This material will not be returned. Candidates for Film, Dance and Acting must submit a CD/DVD too

The images must only be in jpeg format, not tiff format. A portfolio may be submitted also, if it is not too bulky

Evidence of any outstanding achievements in extra-curricular activities in any field

Do not send copies of academic certificates with the completed form. These will be needed only at the time of the final interviews. An independent Inlaks Selection Committee carries out the selection

Applications received are analyzed and evaluated, and the committee subsequently calls the most interesting candidates for interviews. All applicants should be available for interviews in India

They usually take place in Mumbai or Delhi in May or in June, in 2stages: preliminaries, and for those who make it, finals

Candidates short-listed for the interviews will have to arrange for their own travel and accommodation

Candidates who do not receive any communication by 01st June.,..2014 should assume that their applications have not been successful

More details for Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Mumbai Scholarships 2014 visit www.inlaksfoundation.org

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