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Scholarships for Master's Programmes

SCCF Scholarships

As a part of its "Redfort" project, Sindicatum Climate Change Foundation (SCCF), UK, awards scholarships to 4 students (2 from India and 2 from abroad) every year, for studying at TERI University. These scholarships are available for the following master's programmes:

Amsalu Woldie
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Amsalu Woldie
M. Sc. (Economics) 2009-11
  • M.Sc. (Climate Science and Policy)
  • M.Sc. (Environmental Studies and Resource Management)
  • M.Sc. (Geoinformatics)
  • M.Sc. (Economics)
  • M.Tech (Renewable Energy Engineering and Management)
  • M.A. (Sustainable Development Practice)

Selection Criteria

Selection is based on a merit (rank in the entrance examination for Indian students, and previous academic records for international students) cum means criteria. In addition, all applicants are required to submit an essay indicating their career aspirations and goals. This will be considered in the selection process. Continuation of the scholarship in the second and subsequent semesters will depend on successful completion of the courses during the preceding semester and maintaining the requisite Grade Point Average as per the rules and regulations of the University.

Desirous candidates are invited to simultaneously apply for the master's programme AND the SCCF Scholarships while filling up the admissions application form.

International students will not be required to go through the on-line entrance, test, but will submit an essay indicating their career aspirations and goals. Short listed applicants will be interviewed telephonically both by the TERI University and by the Foundation.

Continuation of the scholarship for every semester will depend on successful completion of the course during the preceding semester as per the rules and regulations of the University.

Eligibility

Eligibility criterion for each programme is mentioned under respective programme details.

Scholarship Details

For Indian Students: The scholarship would entitle the selected candidates to a 100% fee waiver. In addition, scholarship holders would be entitled to a book grant of Rs 15,000 per year which will be given in two installments.

For Foreign Students: The selected foreign students would be entitled to get complete waiver of tuitions fees and allied fees, a book grant of Rs. 15,000/- (will be given in two installments), living expenses at Rs 25,000/- per month, which will be paid at the beginning of each month during their period of study and reimbursement of air fare to New Delhi and back from their place of residence (Subject to a maximum of Rs. 60,000/-)

Application Process

Last date of receipt of applications 25 April 2014.

For Indian students: Applicants desirous of applying for the SCCF scholarship need to submit a separate plain paper application indicating the total family income. The following are to be attached with the application.
1. An essay (maximum 1000 words) expressing their future aspirations and how they see a masters programme at the TERI University helping them meet those aspirations.
2. Proof of income of the family.
Note: Indian students are required to fill admission application form through proper channel. Candidates who successfully clear the University eligibility criteria (including entrance examination and interview) can only apply for this scholarship after the declaration of results.

For International Students: Applicants desirous of applying for the SCCF scholarship need to submit a separate plain paper application. The following is to be attached with the application form:
1. An essay (maximum 1000 words) expressing their future aspirations and how they see a masters programme at the TERI University helping them meet those aspirations.
2. Scanned filled admission application form.

Completed applications should be sent to the correspondence address.

Correspondence Address

The Registrar
TERI University
Plot No. 10 Institutional Area
Vasant Kunj
New Delhi - 110 070 / India
Tel. +91 11 71800222 (25 lines)
Fax +91 11 26122874
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Web www.teriuniversity.ac.in


Civil Society Leadership Awards

This year TERI University is offering fellowships to 5 international candidates to study any one of the following 4 programmes at TERI University:

Scholarship details:
These fellowships are supported by "The Civil Society Leadership Awards" (CSLA). Under the CSLA, fully funded master's level scholarships would be available to students from the following countries:
- Azerbaijan
- Belarus
- Cambodia
- Egypt
- Ethiopia
- Laos
- South Sudan
- Sudan
- Syria
- Turkmenistan
- Uzbekistan

Application Process

Candidates can send the scanned copies of their applications to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The last date for receipt of applications (along with scanned copies of certificates/grade sheets/mark sheets) is March 1, 2014.

DLF Foundation Scholarship

Two DLF foundation scholarships are available for Indian students each year for pursuing the masters programme leading to M.Tech (Urban Development and Management). These are means-cum-merit scholarships and aim to assist needy students to pursue the programme.

Scholarship details:
Those awarded this scholarship will be eligible for complete exemption of tuition fees for all four semesters of the programme.

Eligibility criteria

Only those selected for M.Tech (Urban Development and Management) are eligible to apply for this scholarship. They will need to submit an application, a CV with information on educational background and proof of family income.

Selection process:
Selection is done by a scholarship committee and is based on family income and previous academic performance.

World Bank Scholarships for M.A. (Sustainable Development Practice) available for foreign candidates

Announcing Joint Japan/ World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme (JJ/WBGSP Scholarship).

Foreign students can apply for M.A.(SDP) at TERI University, stating that they wish to be considered for the academic year starting in July. TERI University will review the application and conduct a telephonic interview. If the candidate is selected, he is eligible to apply for JJ/WBGSP scholarship.

Selected candidates can apply for the JJ/WBGSP scholarships, mentioning that they would be joining M.A.(SDP) at TERI University in the academic year starting in July.

TERI University will provide provisional admission letters to the applicants, which they would need to submit for JJ/WBGSP scholarship.

Eligibility criteria

Eligibility criteria is available at World Bank website.

Additional student eligibility criteria include:

  • Be a national of a World Bank member country eligible to borrow.
  • Not more than 40 years of age.
  • Have, at least 2, preferably 4 to 5, years of recent full time professional experience acquired after a university degree, in the applicant's home country or in another developing country.
  • Hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent.
  • Be in good health.
  • Be of good character.
  • Not be a permanent resident or a national of any industrialized country.
  • Not be residing in an industrialized country for more than one year.
  • Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, staff of the World Bank Group (the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, International Development Association, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, and International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes), consultant, or relative of the aforementioned.
 

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