SCHOLARSHIPS AND FUNDING

I.  MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND RELIGION

Scholarships under bilateral agreements and revenues from various institutions.


IΙ. INDIAN COUNCIL FOR CULTURAL RELATIONS (ICCR)

Taj Mahal Agra IndiaThe Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) awards scholarships for regular courses of higher studies to candidates in countries which have a bilateral Cultural Exchange Program with India.  One such scholarship  is therefore awarded to Greek nationals per year.  The scholarship is awarded in almost all the disciplines of regular study and also for research work and non-formal courses (Religion, Classical Music, Dance and Crafts).  For details of the courses and scholarships, please visit ICCR’s website or contact the Embassy of India in Athens. Ηelpline for ICCR Scholarship Students

Useful information for foreign students provided by the government of India HERE. Explore various options and necessary steps to take admission in India at the portal of the Study in india.org


III. STATE SCHOLARSHIPS FOUNDATION

The Foundation provides every year Scholarships for Hellenes and Foreigners


IV. ONASIS FOUNDATION

The Foundation, in fulfillment of the terms of Aristotle Onassis’ Will regarding Education, has established various scholarship programs.

There are currently Programmes of Scholarships for Hellenes for doctoral and postgraduate studies in Greece and abroad, as well as a Programme of Scholarships for Foreigners. These programs are announced annually.


V. KENDRIYA HINDI SANSTHAN

Deadline for submission of applications, 31 May 2018.

khs-agraThe Kendriya Hindi Sansthan in Agra is inviting every year application forms  from foreign students under the scheme “Propagation of Hindi Abroad at Kendriya Hindi Sansthan”. The scheme is administered by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Τhe following courses are organized in the Institurion’s headquarters in Agra for foreign students selected under the Indian government’s scholarships scheme:

(1)  Certificate in Hindi language proficiency – 100

(2) Diploma in Hindi Language Proficiency – 200

3) Advanced Diploma in Hindi Language Proficiency – 300

(4)  Postgraduate Diploma in Hindi- 400

Brochures with more information and the application forms of the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan are available HERE .  Alternatively they can also be downloaded from www.khsindia.org


VI. MSCA INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR EU AND INDIAN SCHOLARS

If you already have your PhD degree or four years full time research experience by the deadline of the call, this is for you! Call: MSCA-IF-2018: Individual Fellowships

Types of fellowships:

  • a) European Fellowships (MSCA-IF-EF): for researchers based outside Europe, such as Indian nationals, going to Europefor a duration of between 12 and 24 months.
  • b) Global Fellowships (MSA-IF-GF): for researchers based in Europe (nationals or long term residents of a Member State or Associated Country) wishing to spend 12 to 24 months in a Partner country, such as India, with a last year back in Europe.

 See the 2018 Fellowships Program HERE


VII. UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION

The University Grants Commission (UGC) of the Government of India annually grants scholarships and fellowships to students and teachers for research at all levels in Indian educational institutions. Check out the announced  scholarships HERE.


VIII. UNAOC FELLOWSHIP

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) provides annual scholarships to candidates from Europe and North America (EUNA) and from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The goal of the Fellowship is to provide participants with first hand exposure to cultural, social and religious diversity in every country they visit as well as to foster inclusion of immigrants. See the 2017 Fellowships Program HERE.


ΙΧ. ICAS: MP JUNIOR AND SENIOR FELLOWSHIPS 

The M.S. Merian – R. Tagore International Centre for Advanced Studies “Metamorphoses of the Political: Comparative Perspectives on the Long Twentieth Century” (ICAS:MP) provides every year multiple  short term Junior and Senior Fellowships for studies in New Delhi.


X. EUROPEAN COMMISSION, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT, FUNDING

The Joint Call for Proposals for India is announced annually under specific thematic priorities. See the 2017 call for proposals HERE

XI. INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS OF KERALA COUNCIL FOR HISTORICAL RESEARCH

The Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR), an autonomous institute under the Department of Higher Education, Government of Kerala, India, is offering Senior and Junior International Research Fellowships in Material Culture Studies in the Pattanam Archaeology Research. The research opportunity is offered to pre-doctoral students, doctoral, post-There is no cutoff date for filing proposals.doctoral and senior investigators to conduct cross-disciplinary research in collaboration with the Pattanam team to generate new knowledge and help preserve human heritage for future generations. There is no cutoff date for filing proposals.

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