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Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Scholarships for Doctoral Studies 2017 

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Scholarships for Doctoral Studies 2017. JNMF Scholarships are meant for the candidates aspiring to do PhD in various study streams in India. The scholarships are available to the following categories of persons:

(i) Indian Nationals

(ii) Nationals of other Asian Countries

Duration of Scholarship: Upto 2 years

Value of Scholarship

a) Maintenance allowance including Tuition fee - Rs.18000/- per month

b) Annual contingent expenses for study tours within India, purchase of books, stationery, etc. - Rs.15000/- per annum

Areas of Specialization/Subject

A candidate may apply for scholarship in any one of the following areas of specialisation: 

(1) Indian History and Civilization 

(2) Sociology 

(3) Comparative Studies in Religion & Culture 

(4) Economics 

(5) Geography

(6) Philosophy 

(7) Ecology & Environment

Eligibility Conditions

At the time of making the application for scholarship, a candidate should hold a first class postgraduate degree with a minimum 60% marks in aggregate in both graduate and post graduate level,, already be registered/admitted for Ph.D degree with a recognized University/Institution in India

Those who have applied for registration and have not yet been registered at the time of submission of application, are not eligible to apply; not be above 35 years of age at the time of applying; be a full-time PhD Scholar 

The application form for scholarships for doctoral studies is available at URL

The downloaded application form should be supported with a DD/Postal Order of Rs.100/- drawn in favour of "Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund" payable at New Delhi.

How to apply

Completed application form together with all the necessary enclosures should reach Administrative Secretary, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110011. 

Important Dates

The Last Date for Submission of Application Form is 31st May 2017

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund

Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110011, Tel: +91-11-23013641, Email:

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