Sunday, 9 February 2020

JN Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship 2020 for the Higher Education



JN Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship 2020 for the Higher Education

The J. N. Tata Endowment awards a one-time loan scholarship to Indian nationals at the beginning of their academic year for full time Postgraduate/Ph.D./Postdoctoral studies/Research Fellowshipsabroad, in all fields, irrespective of caste, creed, gender or community. The amount to be awarded to each scholar by way of loan scholarship is determined on the basis of the norms laid down for the purpose, and does not cover the full cost of studies. The amount awarded as the loan scholarship ranges between Rs.1,00,000/- and Rs.10,00,000/-. All selected scholars do not necessarily qualify for the maximum amount.




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The selected scholars may also be recommended for a gift scholarship based on their overseas academic performance and partial travel assistance from our allied Trusts as may be decided at the sole discretion of the Trustees of the concerned Trusts. A gift scholarship can be for a maximum amount of Rs.7,50,000/- and the partial travel grant can be a maximum of Rs.50,000/-

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should be Indian nationals who are graduates of a recognised Indian University and have secured at least 60% in their last academic examination.

Candidates who are at the beginning of the second year of their overseas studies (fall 2020 – spring 2021) are also eligible to apply. This is applicable only of the minimum duration of course is 2 years.

Candidates in the final year of the degree course and those awaiting results are eligible to apply.

Scholars who have already awarded the J N Tata Endowment loan scholarship cannot apply again for the same course.

Candidates may apply even if they do not have the admission/offer letters at the time of making the application, from the Universities to which they have applied for the academic year 2020-2021.However they must update their applications status with the Endowment once they secure admission. Candidates not older than 45 years as on 30th June, 2020, with a good academic record and experience in their fields, specialisation or training may also apply. Candidates going overseasfor seminars, conferences and undergraduate studies are not eligible for theJ. N. Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship.


విదేశీ విద్యకు టాటా స్కాలర్‌షిప్‌
విదేశాల్లో అభ్యసించాలనుకునేవారికి జేఎన్‌ టాటా ఎండోమెంట్‌ లోన్‌ స్కాలర్‌షిప్‌ అందిస్తోంది. దీనికి సంబంధించిన ప్రకటన ఇటీవలే విడుదలైంది. ఎంపికైతే రూ.లక్ష నుంచి రూ.పది లక్షల వరకూ పొందే అవకాశముంది. విదేశాల్లో ఉన్నతవిద్య కోర్సులను ఎంచుకున్నవారు దీనికి ఆన్‌లైన్‌లో దరఖాస్తు చేసుకోవచ్చు. జేఎన్‌ టాటా ఎండోమెంట్‌ వన్‌టైమ్‌ లోన్‌ స్కాలర్‌షిప్‌. విదేశాల్లో ఫుల్‌టైం పోస్ట్‌గ్రాడ్యుయేట్‌/ పీహెచ్‌డీ/ పోస్ట్‌ డాక్టొరల్‌ స్టడీస్‌/ రిసెర్చ్‌ ఫెలోషిప్‌లకు ఎంపికైనవారు దీనికి దరఖాస్తు చేసుకోవచ్చు. అభ్యర్థి అవసరం ఆధారంగా స్కాలర్‌షిప్‌ మొత్తాన్ని రూ.లక్ష నుంచి రూ. పది లక్షల మధ్య నిర్ణయిస్తారు. విద్యాభ్యాసానికి అయ్యే మొత్తం ఖర్చులను మాత్రం చెల్లించరు.
ఎంపికైన వారు చదువులో చూపిన ప్రతిభ ఆధారంగా ట్రావెల్‌ గ్రాంట్‌ (పాక్షికం), గిఫ్ట్‌ అవార్డులనూ పొందే వీలుంది. ఇది పూర్తిగా ట్రస్ట్‌ నిర్ణయంపై ఆధారపడి ఉంటుంది. గిఫ్ట్‌ స్కాలర్‌షిప్‌ మొత్తం రూ.7,50,000 వరకూ, పార్షియల్‌ ట్రావెల్‌ గ్రాంట్‌ను రూ.50,000 వరకూ చెల్లిస్తారు.

అర్హత: గుర్తింపు పొందిన విశ్వవిద్యాలయం/ కళాశాల నుంచి గత తరగతిలో 60% మార్కులతో ఉత్తీర్ణులై ఉండాలి. ఇప్పటికే విదేశాల్లో రెండో ఏడాది విద్యాభ్యాసం చేస్తున్నవారూ (ఫాల్‌ 2020, స్ప్రింగ్‌ 2021) దరఖాస్తు చేసుకోవచ్చు. డిగ్రీ తుది సంవత్సరం చదువుతూ ఫలితాల కోసం ఎదురు చూస్తున్నవారూ అర్హులే. ఇదివరకే ఈ స్కాలర్‌షిప్‌ పొందినవారు మళ్లీ దరఖాస్తు చేసుకోవడానికి అనర్హులు.
వయసు: జూన్‌ 30, 2020 నాటికి 45 ఏళ్లు మించకూడదు. ఎంచుకున్న రంగంలో మంచి విద్యా నేపథ్యం, అనుభవం ఉన్నవారు, శిక్షణ పొందుతున్నవారూ అర్హులే. సెమినార్లు, కాన్ఫరెన్సులు, అండర్‌ గ్రాడ్యుయేట్‌ విద్య కోసం వెళ్తున్నవారు అనర్హులు.
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* ఎస్‌ఓపీని సమర్పించాల్సి ఉంటుంది.
ఎంపిక: దరఖాస్తుల ఆధారంగా ప్రాథమిక ఎంపిక ప్రక్రియ పూర్తయ్యాక ఆన్‌లైన్‌ పరీక్ష నిర్వహిస్తారు. దీనిలోనూ అర్హత సాధించినవారిని ఇంటర్వ్యూకు పిలుస్తారు. దీనిలోనూ అర్హత సాధించాల్సి ఉంటుంది. మొత్తంగా ఇంటర్వ్యూ,
ఆన్‌లైన్‌ పరీక్ష స్కోరు, అకడమిక్‌, ప్రీరిక్విజిట్‌ టెస్ట్‌ల స్కోరు ఆధారంగా స్కాలర్‌షిప్‌ అందజేస్తారు.

ఆన్‌లైన్‌లో(http://www.jntataendowment.org) దరఖాస్తు చేసుకోవాల్సి ఉంటుంది.
దరఖాస్తు చేసుకోవడానికి చివరితేదీ: మార్చి 9, 2020.

The application process is completely online. Candidates may complete the application form in one or more visits but must remember to save the draft before exiting each time. There is a preview option before final submission after which candidates will not be able to make any changes.

Candidates are advised not to leave any field blank: they may write Not applicable wherever necessary.

Selection for the Awards
It is a matter of pride to be called a JN Tata Scholar. Staying true to our founder JamsetjeeNusserwanjee's vision of rewarding the brightest and the best, we follow a rigorous selection process. Candidates may note the following points:

Apart from consistent academic performance, we give importance to participation in both co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

A good GRE/GMAT/TOEFL/IELTS score is extremely important for those applying overseas. If you have received a low GRE score, it may be advisable to improve upon it, to increase your chances of receiving the loan scholarship.

The statement of purpose carries considerable weight in the selection process. We have provided some guidance on our web site on how you can construct a good statement of purpose. Please ensure that your statement of purpose is written by you and free from plagiarism.

After the initial screening of applications, candidates are shortlisted to undergo an online test which will be based on the lines of Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA), on Sunday, 12th April, 2020. Timing and other details will be informed accordingly. Candidates shortlisted based on the online test will be called for an interview. Such candidates should upload scanned copies of the required documents on the application form portal in the upload documents section, before the time of the interview.



Instructions for candidates to Apply:

1. Candidates must mention the Recommender’s name, designation and department, name of the college/university/organisation, city, contact numbers and their official email ID.

2. Once the application is validated/submitted, a system generated email goes to your recommender’s email ID to submit the LoR online.

3. The LoR will be accepted up to one week’s time period from the date of submission of the application form. Please note that the last date for submission is Monday, 16th March, 2020.

4. Please be aware that when you submit your online application, we will consider it as complete only when we receive your LoR from your recommender.

5. Do not wait till the last date for submission. If your application is complete before the deadline, please submit it.

JN Tata Endowment Scholarships 2020 Application Form

Candidates have to download the application form (www.jntataendowment.org) fill it offline and submit it from the same email-id, which is mentioned in the application form, along with a scanned copy of the letter of recommendation (LOR).

Applications should not be sent by post. Shortlisted candidates will be called in for a personal interview in Mumbai.

Interview:
The final selection of scholars’ for the award of the loan scholarship is based on the following criteria:
1. Performance at the interview;
2. Score at the online test;
3. Score based on academic results, GRE/GMAT/IELTS/TOEFL scores, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, research work, statement of purpose and work experience.
All the Awards will be announced together latest by the first week of July by mail. The Trustees' decision on the award of scholarships is final. Correspondence in this regard will not be entertained.

Instructions for Recommender:-
  1. Recommenders will receive the system generated email, which will have the link and login credential (Login ID & Password) to submit the recommendation online.
  2. Recommendersare requested to check the Inbox/spam email/Junk email box for the email.
  3. Recommender’s email ID is the login ID. They will be sent a password, which they may change through change password.
  4. After the login, Recommenders can view the list of candidates for LoR by clicking on “Select Candidate”.
  5. Recommender can click on individual candidate’s name to view the page for LoR.
  6. Recommenders are requested to write/paste the LoR in the space provided. It should be maximum 800 words. There is no facility to upload a document.
  7. Recommenders may mention the candidate’s academic achievements and potential, projects if any undertaken under their supervision or otherwise, any research paper co-author with the candidate, personality and motivation, professional achievements (for experienced candidates) and contribution to community.
  8. Recommenders may complete the LoR in one or more visits but must remember to save the draft before exiting each time. There is a preview option before final submission after which recommenders will not be able to make any changes. Hence recommenders are requested to ensure that the LoR is complete before clicking on the “Submit” button.
If these instructions are not followed and information given by candidates on the application form is incomplete or incorrect, the application is liable to be rejected.

Registration for the application form will be open between Monday, 9th December, 2019 and Monday, 9th March, 2020 till 12.00 p.m. (noon). The last date for submission of completed application form is Monday, 16th March, 2020 till 12.00 p.m. (noon).


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