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Jindal-Africa Scholarship for 50 African Students to Study in India 2016

Application Deadline: 31 May 2016 | Offered annually? Not specified

Eligible Countries: African Students

To be taken at (country): O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU), Delhi, India

Brief description: As part of its commitment towards fostering global cooperation and development, O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU), India, is happy to announce the Jindal-Africa Scholarship Programme for undergraduate and postgraduate studies for African students.

Eligible Field of Study: Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree programmes are offered in its five schools:

  • Jindal Global Law School
  • Jindal Global Business School
  • Jindal School of International Affairs
  • Jindal School of Government and Public Policy
  • Jindal School for Liberal Arts and Humanities

About Scholarship

This scholarship programme is intended to build human capital of fellow developing countries through higher education. It aims to build capacities of young Africans by bringing them to the JGU campus in India and training them in key issue areas relevant to the national priorities of their respective countries. The ultimate goal of this programme is to strengthen people-to-people linkages between India and Africa.

Already students from Kenya, South Africa, Liberia, Mozambique, Angola, Botswana, Guinea and Zambia are undergoing full-time study in the university. African students graduating from the programmes are returning to their respective countries to take up careers in teaching, apart from joining the public and private sectors.

JGU is a non-profit university recognized by the University Grants Commission, Government of India, with the motto of ‘A private university promoting public service.’ The vision is to promote global courses, programmes, curriculum, research and collaborations through reputed international faculty.

Scholarship Offered Since: not specified

Scholarship Type: undergraduate and postgraduate programme.

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following guidelines:

  • Must meet the eligibility criteria for the JGU programme, and have an offer of a place.
  • Must be a national of an African country.

If English is not applicant’s first language then they will need to show that English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in their studies.

Number of Scholarships: Each school offers several scholarships for their programmes. Total of 50.

Value of Scholarship: The university now offers 50 scholarships to Africans for study beginning in August 2016. The scholarships range from 50% to 100% tuition waiver, based on merit.

Duration of Scholarship: for the period of study

Deadline: Tuesday, 31 May 2016

How to Apply

Application must submit the scholarship application form along with the provisional offer to study in a JGU programme. On meeting the programme requirement, applicant will be offered a provisional scholarship. This offer is subject to applicant achieving the set score in the admission test for that programme. When applicants have demonstrated that they have met all the requirements, they will receive a confirmed offer of a scholarship.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details to apply

Scholarship Provider: O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU), India

  • Jindal Global Business School
  • Jindal School of International Affairs
  • Jindal School of Government and Public Policy
  • Jindal School for Liberal Arts and Humanities
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