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Special Fellowship for Indian Nationals to Study in Oxford University Affiliated College in UK

Applications are now invited from Indian Nationals for the esteemed Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship for the year 2016 instituted by the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India at the St. Antony’s College in UK. St. Antony’s College is affiliated with the prestigious Oxford University.

This fellowship is for talented young scholars those who strictly want to pursue an academic career. The status of the candidate will be equivalent to that of a Junior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford.

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification-

  • The scholarship is for those who have specialized in Modern Indian Studies in the fields of History, Economics and/or Political Science.
  • Must have maintained 60% throughout Post-Graduation.
  • Must be a PhD holder or must have published works of equivalent merit, which have received outstanding recognition.

Experience- The candidate must have a professional teaching experience of 3 years at Graduate/Post-Graduate level after completion of his/her PhD as on 29.02.2016.

Age- The candidate must be between age 30 and 40 years as on 29.02.2016

Fellowship amount:

Stipend Amount   £ 22,063.00
Travel Allowance £ 890.00
College Lunches £ 2,407.00
6 High Table Dinner £ 679.00
Other Administration Charges £ 3,930.85
Total £ 29,944.85

The candidate is also eligible for both round trip air-fares for Economy Class. The spouse of the selected candidate will also be eligible air-fare for Economy Class provided that he/she stays in the UK for a continuous one year. However, the candidate has to bear the expenditure of his/her spouse.

How to apply?

Just fulfilling the minimum eligibility requirement does not qualify a candidate to be called for interview. Name of the shortlisted candidates will be uploaded on the MHRD’s website simultaneously emails will be sent to shortlisted candidates. The fellowship is valid for one year in the first instance. However it can be extended by one more year depending on the performance of the candidate.

To apply, click here

Last Date to apply- 29.02.2016

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