University sources said that the three holders of the scholarship in the current academic year are Parama Ghoshall (studying for a PhD in chemical engineering) and Nishit Srivastava and Sudhir Rama Murthy, both researching in the field of engineering.
The closing date for applications for 2013 scholarships is Dec 31, 2012.
The Manmohan Singh Scholarship is exclusively for Indian students based in India when they apply for PhD and MPhil degrees at St John's College in areas such as science and technology, economics and social sciences.
The main sponsor for the scholarship for this year is the BP Foundation. Sponsors in previous years included Rolls Royce India and Tata and Sons. The scholarship programme is administered by the British Council in New Delhi.