Scholarship for Higher Studies for Indian Students Abroad
Debesh-Kamal Scholarship for Higher Studies Abroad
Apart from the educational assistance to numerous students for their studies, the Institute offers a scholarship named Debesh-Kamal Scholarship every year for higher studies/research abroad.
Eligibility:Students who have obtained 1st class in Honours or Master's degree from an Indian University/College and have obtained a letter confirming admission in a subject into a foreign university are eligible.
Time:The process of selection for this scholarship starts from the 3rd week of February and completed by June every year. The Application Form and Rules downloaded from the website will be accepted from 3rd week of February till 3rd week of April duly filled up.
Any Form submitted beyond the stipulated time mentioned will not be accepted.
Alternatively, a candidate may directly write to the Institute on or before 3rd week of March for the said Form and Rules by sending a self-addressed envelope of 10x4.5 cm with stamp of Rs 5/-.
A panel of experts interviews the candidates on scheduled dates by middle of June and candidates found eligible are selected for awarding the scholarship.
Contact:For further details, please contact
Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture
Golpark, Kolkata - 29
Ph.; 033 2466 1235
Rules for the Award of Debesh-Kamal Scholarships for Higher Education / Research Abroad:
1. Debesh-Kamal Scholarships will be awarded by the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata, to deserving candidates for the purpose of higher education/research abroad. The scholarship will be open to Indian nationals irrespective of caste, creed, or religious faith.
ii) Candidates will have to submit, along with their applications, a Postal Order/ Bank Draft for Rs. 100/- in favour of the Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, as the application fee which is not refundable.
3. Qualification and Age
ii) They should not ordinarily be more than 30 years of age. Exceptions may be made for short-term post-graduate or post-doctoral researchers.
4. Area of Study
5. Other Conditions
ii) Research students/scholars will have to submit along with their applications an outline of their research project as may have been approved by the university/institution concerned
6. Mode of Application
ii) Candidates short-listed from an evaluation of their applications will have to appear before a Selection Committee at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata. They will have to bear their own travelling expenses. But the candidates who will appear for the interview from distance beyond 100 km may be paid II Class Rly. fare. The decision of the Selection Committee about the eligibility of a candidate and his/her selection shall be final.
7. Value and Tenure of the Scholarship
ii) Debesh-Kamal Scholarship will be tenable for one year only.
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