NEW DELHI: The University of South Florida (USF) has announced a postgraduate fellowship in the name of former president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam to support accomplished and talented Indian students looking to study abroad.
Launching the fellowship at the Global Higher Education summit of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), USF provost Ralph Wilcox said “Dr. Kalam left an indelible mark on the academic community, one that will now continue over time through this most prestigious Kalam Fellowship”.
The fellowship is open to Indian students who wish to pursue PhD in specified fields in science and engineering at USF. Fellowship holders will receive a tuition waiver amounting to $84,500 in four years, plus a stipend of $18,000 per year. With this fellowship in place, the university is also looking to have a larger enrolment of Indian students, making US their preferred country for higher education. (USF currently has 800 Indian students.)The fellowship will be effective from the next academic year 2016-17.
According to Provost Wilcox, “Dr. Kalam was an honoured visitor to the University of South Florida, and he spoke at great lengths about the importance of green energy and sustainability. We want to honour the great man and his extraordinary life through this award and offer a platform to support highly talented young Indians and the next generation of global innovators and entrepreneurs.”
During his visit to India, Provost Wilcox and Dean Moez Limayem of USF’s Muma College of Business also visited Infosys in Bangalore, Manipal University; Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, H.R. College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai for partnership discussions.
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global, research university dedicated to student success. USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship
From the Central Scholarship Fund, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship is provided to the students for pursuing UG, PG and Ph.D courses. APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Students is like a financial support to the students who are unable to continue their studies. Female student will be given preference and at least 50% of the total number of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2018.
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Applying aspirants are informed that under this scheme gross fee charged will be reimbursed to the student subject to the maximum limit of Rs. 10,000 per student per annum. Students meeting with the required eligibility criteria can submit their Application for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2018 till July 2018. For more details, scroll down this page of recruitmentresult.com.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship
AKTU Monthly Scholarship Amount 2018:
|Group 1||Rs. 1200||Rs. 550|
|Group 2||Rs. 820||Rs. 530|
|Group 3||Rs. 570||Rs. 300|
|Group 4||Rs. 380||Rs. 230|
Conditions for APJ Abdul Kalam Azad Scholarship 2018:
Students, awarded by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Scholarship are entitled to receive stipend or any financial assistance from any other source. However, if the student is awarded any stipend or financial assistance from any other source, he/she shall immediately communicate the same to Dean, Students’ Welfare (DSW).
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Eligibility for APJ Abdul Kalam Education Scholarship 2018:
- Only citizens of India can apply for this scheme.
- Students of Jamia Millia Islamia’s under-graduate/ post-graduate regular course and bearing good conduct can fill application form.
- Applicant must have at least 75% of attendance.
- Candidates must have passed either class XII examination OR undergraduate degree for applying against this scheme.
- Candidates must be from economically weak family whose income should not be more than Rs.2.0 Lac (Rs. Two Lacs only) per annum.
- 50% of the scholarship will be reserved for female students of Jamia Millia Islamia.
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Way to submit APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship Online Application Form 2018:
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2018 Form can be submitted by the candidates with the help of given hassle free steps here!!
Step1: First of all, contenders must visit to the official website of the organization that is aktu.ac.in
Step2: Afterwards you need to select the appropriate link of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship Scheme 2018.
Step3: Read the complete notification carefully and ensure the eligibility criteria also.
Step4: Afterwards eligible contenders are required to go for filling APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship Application Form.
Step5: Enter required details in appropriate manner and upload relevant documents which are well mentioned below.
Step6: Recheck the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2018 Application and hit the “Submit” tab for the submission.
Step7: Take a print out of the Application form for future reference.
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Attested Copies of Documents Required While Submission of the Form:
- A School-leaving certificate as proof of age
- Identity card issued by the University
- Family / Parent’s Income Certificate issued by the competent authority
- Death Certificate of Mother / Father (in death cases)
- A write-up on justification for getting scholarship (in not more than 300 words)
- Application is to be forwarded by the Dean of Faculty / Head of Dept. / Director of Centre
- Mark-sheet of last examination passed.
Date Keep in mind:
APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship Last Date: July 2018
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