SCHOLARSHIP

  • Modi proposes 'Digital India project', focus on the need to be tech-savvy 1 week ago

    Samabula (Fiji): Not just education, but today's youth need to be tech-savvy to take on the world, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a gathering at the Fiji National University. The PM promised among other things, double scholarship to Fijian students studying in India. Insisting on the need to...
  • CambridgeIndia senior fellowships on anvil September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Looking to deepen its engagement with India, Cambridge University plans to soon start senior fellowship programme where the participants would spend a significant part of their time in the country. UKbased University of Cambridge, one of the oldest in the world, already has about 270 active projects in...
  • Barack Obama appoints IndiaAmerican to key administration post September 10, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has appointed another IndianAmerican to a key administration post as member of prestigious J William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Obama announced Maneesh K Goyal's appointment and other key administration posts, the White House said in a statement. "These men and women have demonstrated knowledge and dedication throughout...
  • New financial scheme for differently abled students in Sikkim August 4, 2014

    Gangtok: Sikkim government has framed a new financial scheme for the benefit of differentlyabled students in an effort to enable them to avail education and secure a meaningful livelihood, an official said on Monday. Students with disabilities can now avail scholarship from the government under this...
  • Mumbai girl gets Cambridge's Manmohan Singh scholarship June 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Ritu Muralidharan has been awarded this year's University of Cambridge's "Manmohan Singh Undergraduate Scholarship". Muralidharan, a student of Dhirubhai Ambani International School here, will study Economics at Christ's College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. The scholarship, funded by Cambridge Assessment which conducts the Cambridge International Examinations (CIS), will...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 30 students who lost their families to get scholarships May 22, 2014

    A total of 30 children who lost their families in the riots in Muzaffarnagar last year, will get monthly scholarships, District Magistrate said The district authorities have identified 30 students who would be provided scholarships under the scheme. While school students will be provided a monthly scholarship of Rs 1000, students...
  • Amitabh Bachchan presents scholarship to an Indian student at La Trobe University, Melbourne May 2, 2014

    Melbourne: Indian cinema icon Amitabh Bachchan presented an Indian student with a scholarship of AUD 200,000 (appoximately $185,000) at La Trobe University here. The recipient of the Amitabh Bachchan Scholarship, that runs for four years, is La Trobe graduate Roshan Kumar, who is from Ranchi in Jharkhand. He will works towards...
  • Amitabh Bachchan inaugurates university scholarship on his name May 2, 2014

    Melbourne: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today awarded a prestigious PhD scholarship to an Indian student incepted by the Melbourne based La Trobe University under his name as 'Shri Amitabh Bachchan Sholarship'. At a function organised by the university here, Bachchan, 71, presented La Trobe graduate Roshan Kumar. La Trobe University Vice CHancellor...
  • AMU student gets USD 1.2 lakh Presidential scholarship March 8, 2014

    A research scholar of Aligarh Muslim University, a former resident of a riot relief camp in Gujarat, has been granted the prestigious Presidential scholarship by Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Sheth Zulfikar Yousuf, who hails from a modest background in Himmatnagar of Gujarat and got the USD 1.2 lakh scholarship is...
  • UPA woos minorities, to fully sponsor pre-matriculation scholarships February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another move to woo voters, the Union government has decided to fully fund the pre-matriculation scholarships for minority students. Earlier, Centre sponsored the scholarships only partially. Minority Affairs Minister Rahman Khan informed about the latest offering by the government on Wednesday. Last year in May, Supreme Court had...
  • Scholarship scam: Case to be registered against 23 persons February 25, 2014

    The district administration has ordered to register cases against 23 people, after a scam to the tune of Rs 15 crore in the distribution of scholarships meant for reserved category students in paramedical colleges was exposed recently. "A probe has been ordered after getting the report of a two-member committee which...
  • Need to make educational scholarships demand driven: Montek Ahluwalia February 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Stating that the money allocated for educational scholarships is going unutilised, Planning Commission's Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Sunday the scholarships should be made demand driven. "Scholarships should be demand determined so that those who rightfully need the help get it," Ahluwalia said at a seminar. He said...
  • Give thrust to problem solving in higher education: Murthy November 12, 2013

    Infosys cofounder and Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy, on Tuesday, said higher education and research in the country has to give more thrust towards solving problems. "I'm very positive about the trend of scientific research in India; ....a thrust has to given by higher education and scientific research in the country...
  • PM Scholarship Scheme bungling by NGOs being probed: Omar Abdullah October 4, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said the crime branch of the state police would investigate cases of alleged bungling by nongovernmental organisations in the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme. Omar Abdullah told the state legislative council: "Cases of bungling by NGOs in the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme...
  • Tokyo university offers scholarship to two students of coaching centre Super 30 September 11, 2013

    Impressed with remarkable performance of Super 30, Japan's Tokyo university on Wednesday offered scholarship to two students of the group run by mathematician Anand Kumar to study there. The offer was made by a team of Tokyo university that visited Super 30 in Patna to have face-to-face interaction with students and...
  • Delhi HC directs AICTE to release scholarship for M Tech students August 16, 2013

    The denial of scholarship by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to students pursuing technical courses is "arbitrary" and "unreasonable", the Delhi High Court has said and directed release of scholarship money to GGSIP University M Tech students who had taken admission for 20102011. Allowing the plea of a group...
  • Bahuguna announces scholarships for girl students from minority communities August 8, 2013

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Thursday announced scholarships to be given to meritorious girl students from minority communities, who score above sixty per cent marks in examinations. The announcement formed part of his message to the people of the state on the eve of EidulFitr. Greeting people of the state...
  • J&K: Sufaira Jan will not be denied passport because of her uncle's terror links, says Omar August 5, 2013

    Srinagar: Just hours after CNNIBN highlighted the bureaucratic hassles faced by a 15yearold girl from Jammu and Kashmir in getting her passport, this even as she had won a scholarship to the US under the youth exchange program, the state government has acted. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah...
  • J&K girl gets US scholarship, but uncle's terror links means no passport August 5, 2013

    A 15yearold girl from Jammu and Kashmir has been denied passport to travel to the United States as her uncle is a former terrorist. Sufaira Nazir, who lived in an orphange since she was six years old, has won a scholarship under the youth study programme in the US. But...
  • My mother and Kranti, the NGO, are my inspirations: Shweta Katti July 19, 2013

    Shweta Katti, an 18yearold girl, fought the social stigma of growing up in a red light district in Mumbai. She has also managed to become the first person from her neighbourhood to get a US scholarship. Mumbai resident Shweta Katti joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her journey from...
  • Narendra Modi engages with Gujarati Muslims, is shown a presentation on 2002 Godhra riots June 30, 2013

    Gandhinagar: The 2002 riots in Gujarat continue to pose a challenge to state Chief Minister Narendra Modi. At a conclave in Gandhinagar on Saturday, the BJP leader was shown a presentation on the riots and was asked tough questions, including on postGodhra rehabilitation programme. "I spelt out the perception that the...
  • Minority students can get scholarships: Guj HC February 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Friday turned down the state government's contention that students belonging to the minority community cannot be given scholarships at the prematric level. The state government had challenged a scheme of the Centre saying that scholarships cannot be given on the basis of religion. But the...
  • Direct cash transfer scheme in Ajmer leaves people confused February 6, 2013

    Ajmer: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi launched the Aadhaarbased direct benefits transfer scheme in Ajmer months back. Over a month since its implementation, the supposed game changer of the UPAII has little to boast about. College student Ajay Kumar, who scored 68 per cent marks in...
  • Kerala: Students happy with direct cash transfer scheme February 5, 2013

    Wayanad: UPAII's game changer direct cash transfer scheme is all set to go big across the country. CNNIBN is taking a look at how its implementation is affecting lives. In the backward districts of Kerala, students are benefitting from it in the form of scholarships, but the tribals there are...
  • Don Bradman scholarship for Indian student October 29, 2012

    Sydney: An Australian university announced on Monday that a scholarship named after famed cricketer Donald Bradman will be awarded to an Indian student who combines academic and sporting ability. The winner, who must demonstrate strong participation in cricket, will have half his or her tuition fees paid for the duration of...
  • KVPY sciences scholarship application last date extended: click to apply September 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The last date for submission of online applications for The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) fellowships has been extended to September 12. The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an ongoing national programme of fellowships in basic sciences, initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology,...
  • Cabinet clears scholarship scheme for ST students September 6, 2012

    New Delhi: A scholarship scheme aimed at checking dropout of tribal students after the elementary level and improve their enrollment was approved by the government on Thursday, a move which will benefit about 22 lakh students every year. The scheme will cost the Centre around Rs 2700 crore during...
  • KVPY sciences scholarship application closes today: click here to apply September 6, 2012

    Today, September 7, is the last date for submission of online applications for The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) fellowships. The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an ongoing national programme of fellowships in basic sciences, initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to...
  • Maharashtra RSMS escholarships: click here to apply August 30, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has started accepting escholarship appplications under the Rajashree Shahu Maharaj Scheme (RSMS). The last date of application is September 30, 2012. Students who have secured 75 per cent marks in SSC examinations are eligible to apply for the scholarships. Students belonging to Scheduled Caste, Vimyukta Jati...
  • Director Tony Scott cremated; scholarship created August 28, 2012

    Los Angeles: Tony Scott has been cremated, and his widow will keep his remains at their Los Angelesarea home. The information is included on Scott's death certificate. The document doesn't include a formal determination of Scott's cause of death. Coroner's officials expect it will take several weeks to finalize their...