MHRD Commonwealth Scholarship 2018 for Study in UK: Apply Now!

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Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) has released an official notification announcing scholarships for aspirants for a study in UK opportunity.

MHRD Commonwealth Scholarship 2018 Details

CRITERIADETAILS
Name of the scholarship Commonwealth Scholarship 2018
 Location United Kingdom
 Eligibility Students in Master's and doctoral degree programme
 Date September/ October 2018
 Duration The Master's course will be of one year duration and doctoral programme will be up to three/four year duration
Number of seats  65 seats are there for the scholarship out of which 26 have to be for PhD
 Themes to apply
  1. Science and technology for development
  2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
  3. Promoting global prosperity
  4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  6. Access, inclusion and opportunity
 Age limit The candidate must not be older than 40 years as on February 7, 2018
 Educational qualification
  • Candidates applying for the Master's course should have completed or expected to complete the Bachelor degree by October 2018. The candidate must have 60% or above marks in Social Science subjects and 65% or above marks in Science subjects.
  • Candidates applying for the Doctoral degree should have completed or expected to complete the Master degree/qualifying examination by October 2018. The candidate must have 60% or above marks in Social Science subjects and 65% or above marks in Science subjects.
 Other requirements
  • There's no need to take IELTS tests but as a further condition of the award, the university may ask student to provide evidence of a particular level of English language proficiency.
  • The students who are applying for Master's programme will have to submit a plan of studying and those who are applying for the Doctoral degree will have to submit a research proposal.

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MHRD Commonwealth Scholarship 2018 for Study in UK

Deadline

  • The last date to apply for the scholarship on the MHRD website is February 7, 2018 
  • The last date to apply for the scholarship on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission's Electronic Application System (EAS) is February 22, 2018.

How to apply for the MHRD Study in UK Scholarship?

Interested candidates can check out their eligibility and apply online through mhrd official website and Commonwealth scholarship website.

Note:

The candidates must mandatorily apply at both the portals before the last date in order to be eligible for the scholarship.

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