Tuesday, January 19, 2016

THE J.N. TATA ENDOWMENT FOR THE HIGHER EDUCATION OF INDIANS

Announcement

Applications Can Now Be Downloaded Here

Applications for JN Tata Endowment loan scholarships are now available on this site. You will have to download the form, fill it offline and mail it to us at jnte@tatatrusts.orgDo not send the application by post. Please read the instructions carefully before you start filling the form and ensure that you provide information on all the mandatory fields. Please ensure that you submit a complete form as incomplete forms will be immediately rejected. Please click on the More button below to download the form.
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AMAZON LAUNCHES EXAM CENTRAL

Amazon.in has announced the launch of an online bookstore dedicated to the upcoming entrance exams. Students can find study books, exam calendars, solved papers available for download, articles by popular authors and academics as well as tips from previous years’ toppers and FAQs for students.
Visit: Amazon.in





Source: Hindustan Times dated January 20, 2016

Apply for Abdul Kalam postgraduate fellowship

The University of South Florida is offering the Dr Abdul Kalam fellowship for Indian students, to help cover their tuition. The fellowship is available to an Indian graduate student who wants to pursue a PhD degree at the University of South Florida in the following subjects: applied anthropology, applied physics, business PhD programmes, cell biology, microbiology and molecular biology, chemistry, computer science and engineering, criminology, integrative biology, marine science, engineering and psychology.
To apply to this scholarship, applicants must have completed a graduate degree programme. Applicants must also have academic credentials and a passion for the STEM fields of study.
The university will waive off tuition for four years, and contribute a stipend of $18,000 (about Rs 12.2 lakh) over the nine months of the fall and spring semesters ($2,000 per month — about Rs 1.3 lakh).
The Provost’s Office will pay a nine-month stipend for the first year with the department/college contributing a teaching/ research assistantship for up to an additional three years.
Deadline: February 5 Visit: usf.e du/ world/ resources/ ka lam fellowship. aspx. For online forms, visit usf.edu/world/ resources/ kalam_ fellowship_ form 201617. pdf 




Source: Hindustan Times dated 20 January, 2016

Publishers and societies take action against Research Gate’s copyright infringements

Publishers and societies take action against Research Gate’s copyright infringements Following unsuccessful attempts to jointly find way...