Bulletin Board-scholarships and more

Bulletin Board-scholarships and more

Social Sciences scholarships
To recognise academic achievement, the University of Strathclyde’s Dean’s Excellence Award is offering international students a merit-based scholarship of up to £3,000 for entry into a full-time Master’s programme in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The deadline is September 1. Contact hass-pgt-enquiries@strath.ac.uk for further information.

Mobile app development

General Motors (GM), the American multinational corporation is hiring an intern for  mobile app development profile in Bengaluru. Students from engineering background with year of completion as 2017 or 2018 with knowledge of C and C++ can apply by  March 8. The stipend is Rs 23,000 per month. Apply at bit.ly/DH-115.

HR internship
Manipal Healthcare, Asia’s largest healthcare management group is hiring two interns for Human Resources profile in Bengaluru. Students with good English proficiency (spoken & written) and knowledge of MS-PowerPoint can apply by March 8. The stipend is Rs 5,000 per month. Apply at bit.ly/DH-116.

Film Festival
The Centre for Global Languages, Bangalore University in collaboration with its Alumni Association presents ‘International Film Festival’ as part of its annual event ‘International Language Fair-2017’ on March 5 at Jnana Jyothi Auditorium, Palace Road, Bengaluru, from 9 am to 6 pm. French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Kannada movies will be screened. Entrance through pass only. Call 9066925244/ 7899269995 for passes.

Management entrance
SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), a deemed-to-be university has announced its entrance test NPAT 2017 for admission (session 2017-18). The last date for online registrations for the NPAT examination is April 30, 2017 and the NPAT Test is scheduled to take place on May 13 and 14, 2017. For further details, visit: www.npat.in

MSc entrance
The National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2017 is for admission to the five-year integrated MSc programme in basic sciences- Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics at National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar, an off-campus centre of HBNI and University of Mumbai-Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Science (UM-DAE CEBS), Mumbai. NEST 2017 will be conducted in around 60 towns and cities all over India on May 27. The last date for application is March 6. For details, visit www.nestexam.in/reglogin-ssl.php.

Summer fellowship
The objective of Summer Fellowship Programme Bengaluru 2017 is to motivate applicants of MSc/Integrated MSc/Integrated BS-MS (in Physics/Astronomy)/BE/BTech for the summer programme from colleges and universities across the country for research. As part of this, Indian Institute of Astrophysics organises a summer fellowship programme every year, wherein applicants are exposed to research in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

The programme consists of a series of lectures at the Kodaikanal Observatory from May 16 to May 30, 2017. Selected applicants will get accommodation, food and travel allowance and some applicants will be selected to carry out short-term projects at IIA or its field stations from May 31 to June 30, 2017.
The last date to apply is March 10. Visit www.iiap.res.in/summer_2017/?q=HOME to know more.

International scholarships
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship 2017-18 provides a limited number of scholarships for outstanding graduate students each year to study postgraduate or PhD courses who have no other means of financing their studies. The last date to apply for this scholarship is March 20. To know more, visit www.akdn.org/our-agencies/aga-khan-foundation/international-scholarship-....

Scholarships in statistics
The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is inviting applications for the Entrance Exam Scholarship 2017-18, for the research and teaching activities in their four centres i.e Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Admission to this programme is strictly based on the merit as judged by their performance in past academic records, admission tests and interviews. The last date to apply is March 10. For more details, contact Indian Statistical Institute, 7 SJS Sansanwal Marg, New Delhi 110016 or 01141493900/41493980/41493901/41493942.

Student helpline
To help students in overcoming exam phobia, a special Fortis Exam Helpline (8376804102) has been launched. A counsellor will be available seven days a week between 9 am and 5 pm for guiding students and their parents, providing crisis intervention and answer anybody who is struggling to cope with exam-related stress, mental well-being, exam tips or even to consult a team of experts and behavioral psychologists.

Essay contest
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is inviting applications for the 12th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest 2017 on April 25.It is applicable for all the science students who are studying in Classes 9 to 12 across India. The essay should be 750 words long.

Candidates have to choose one example of gene therapy after 2005, describing the disease and cure which researchers are attempting to treat and explain how this approach is repairing the main cause of the disease. For more details, email dnaday@ashg.org.

National fellowship
The JC Bose National Fellowship (Science & Engineering Research Board) 2016 is meant to recognise active scientists and engineers for their outstanding performance and contributions. The duration of the fellowship will be initially for five years. The tenure of the fellowship may be extended for another five years for the second term, based on the performance in the first term.

The applicant should possess a higher degree or equivalent, namely PhD in Science/Engineering, Masters in Engineering or Technology/MD in Medicine etc. and must have carried out several years of work in the specific area. They must have a regular position in an institute/organisation and should be engaged in research. If s/he is availing any other fellowship, s/he will have to opt for only one of the fellowships. For details, contact 011–40000398.

Business Scholarships
University of Southampton’s Business School, UK is offering several scholarships to international students, which in total can amount to 35% off from the tuition fees, for their full-time MBA programme. These scholarships will be decided from April 1, 2017 onwards. To know more, visit www.bit.ly/2maE45G. For further queries, email pgapply.fbl@soton.ac.uk.

UG (honours) programmes
Indian School of Business & Finance, New Delhi (ISBF) invites students to apply for its undergraduate (honours) degree programmes which are designed, examined and assessed by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). To apply, visit www.applytoisbf.com or download the application form from the website. The last date to apply is April 29.

Landscape architecture
The Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield, UK is offering two scholarships exclusively for students from India who wish to apply for the MA Landscape Architecture starting in September 2017. The deadline for submitting applications is June 30, 2017.

For further information, write to International@sheffield.ac.uk.
You can also visit www.bit.ly/2lKpEM2.

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