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British Council announces Dr Manmohan Singh Sholarships 2010

British Council has announced 'Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships 2010' for Doctoral Studies at St John's College, University of Cambridge for research aspirants with outstanding academic and leadership credentials.

india Updated: Oct 26, 2009 17:39 IST

British Council has announced 'Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships 2010' for Doctoral Studies at St John's College, University of Cambridge for research aspirants with outstanding academic and leadership credentials.

The scholarships would enable academically outstanding Indian students to study for doctoral degrees in subjects like Science and Technology, Economics and Social Sciences, a British Council release said in Chennai on Monday.

The scholarship was set up in 2007 in honour of Singh, a graduate and Honorary Fellow of St Johns College.

Applications in Aerospace Engineering and Energy Studies would be of particular interest this year. There would be three awards and fund academic fees, international airfare, monthly stipend to cover living expenses and UK Visa.

The applicant should be Indian national who should be currently based in India and the should not be more than 35 years as on December 15, 2009.

The applicant should also hold a relevant masters degree with first class in UG and PG level.

Candidates for these scholarships were selected through a process of short listing from the applications received by the British Council, followed by personal interviews, which would be held in New Delhi, the release added.