April 16, 2016

Jindal-Africa Scholarship to Study in India for Undergraduate and Postgraduate African Students

Jindal-Africa Scholarship Programme

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Provider: Jindal Global University
Country to Study in: India

Scholarship Description
The O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU), in Delhi, India, is happy to announce the Jindal-Africa Scholarship Programme as part of its commitment towards fostering global cooperation and development, with a special focus on Africa.

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.

Beginning in August 2014, JGU will under the Jindal-Africa Scholarship Programme, offer 50 scholarships to Africans for study. The ultimate goal of this programme is to strengthen people-to-people linkages between India and Africa.

Applicants must meet the following guidelines:
  • Must be a national of an African country.
  • Must be applying for full time studies at the university.
  • Must meet the eligibility criteria for the JGU programme, and have an offer of a place.
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.

More information on the programmes eligibility and admissions requirements are available on request from the university or online here.

Eligible groups
Citizens of African countries.

Participating Institutions
O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU), Delhi National Capital Region (Delhi NCR), India.

Fields of study
Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree programmes in the five schools of the university. Each school offers several scholarships for their programmes.
  • 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
For more information, please visit the school webpages (link to them is below).

Number of awards
The university now offers 50 scholarships to Africans for study beginning in August 2016

Sponsorship duration
Covers the duration of successful applicant's programme

Scholarship benefits
The scholarships range from 50% to 100% tuition waiver, based on merit

Method of Application
All applicants must be Africans, and must be qualified for the awards. Applicant 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.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on the programmes and admissions requirements available; and how to apply to this scholarship

All applications must be received on or before Tuesday, 31 May 2016

JGU’s faculty members have been traveling to various countries in Africa including Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania to meet with school and university officials as part of their outreach efforts. 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.

JGU is situated in Delhi National Capital Region, and is one of the few universities in Asia that maintains a 1:15 faculty student ratio. Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree programmes are offered in its five schools in the areas of law, business, government and public policy, international affairs, and liberal arts & humanities.

Application Deadline: 31 May 2016
Open to International Applicants: No (Only Africans)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Scholarships in India for International Students

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