J N Tata Scholarships
Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the J N Tata Endowment Loan Scholarships for 2004-2005 for higher studies abroad in all disciplines. Selected scholars may also qualify for gift awards.
Eligibility criteria: Applicants should be graduates of a recognised Indian university, with a consistently good academic record. Students in the final year of the degree course and those awaiting results are eligible to apply. Academics and other mid-career professionals with a good academic background and experience in their field, who wish to go abroad for further specialization, will also be considered.
Candidates applying for the scholarship should have applied for admission to universities abroad for the Fall 2004/Spring 2005 semesters. Applications of students awaiting admissions abroad will also be considered. However, the final award is subject to their securing admission.
Selection process: Candidates found suitable after the initial screening will be short-listed for an interview in person by subject experts. The final selection will be on the basis of these interview, which will be held in Mumbai between March and June 2004.
Procedure for applying: Application forms will be issued from the administrative office of the Endowment at Mulla House, 51 M G Road, Mumbai 400 001, on payment of Rs 100 by cash or money order. Applicants should give their full name and address in the 'Space for Communication' provided on both sides of the money order form.
Last date for issue of application forms: January 30, 2004.
The completed application forms should reach the Chief Executive Officer, J N Tata Endowment, Bombay House, 24 Homi Mody Street, Mumbai 400001, not later than Monday, February 16, 2004.