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Debesh-Kamal Scholarships for Higher Education / Research Abroad
Debesh-Kamal Scholarships will be awarded by the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata, to deserving candidates for the purpose of higher education / research abroad. The scholarship will be open to Indian nationals irrespective of caste, creed, or religious faith.
Debesh Kamal Scholarship Area of study
The preferred subjects of study / research are the humanities and the basic sciences, but candidates in other disciplines, such as social sciences and applied science and technology, will also be considered.
Value and Tenure of the Scholarship
The value of a scholarship will be around Rs. 1.00 lakh for one year only. Since this amount will not be adequate for studies abroad, candidates will have to produce acceptable evidence of other resources or committed financial support.
Debesh-Kamal Scholarship will be tenable for one year only.
Debesh Kamal Scholarship Eligibility
The candidates must have a uniformly good academic recored with first class marks at the Honours of Postgraduate level, relaxable by the Selection Committee.
They should not ordinarily be more than 30 years of age. Exceptions may be made for short-term postgraduate or post-doctoral researchers.
Debesh Kamal Scholarship Application
Applications for the scholarships, as well as any subsequent correspondence, are to be send to the following address and the envelopes should carry the inscription ‘Debesh-Kamal Scholarship’.
Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture,
Gol Park, Kolkata 700 029.
Candidates will have to submit, along with their applications, Bank Draft for Rs. 100/- in favour of the Secretary, Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture, as the application fee which is not refundable.
Debesh Kamal Scholarship Mode of Application
All candidates must submit application in the prescribed form, with a passport size photograph, along with relevant papers as well as attested photocopies of certificates, marksheets, etc.
Candidates short-listed from an evaluation of theier applications will have to appear before a Selection Committee at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata. They will have to bear their own travelling expenses. But the candidates who will appear for the interview from distance beyond 100 km may be paid II class Rly. fare. The decision of the Selection Committee about the eligibility of a candidate and his / her selection shall be final.
The candidates will have to submit evidence of their having been admitted to a course of study / research at a major university or comparable academic institution abroad.
Research students / scholars will have to submit along with their applications an outline of their research project as may have been approved by the university / institution concerned.