Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships for Doctoral Studies


The Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships for Doctoral Studies is offered to eligible aspirants by the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund. The period of this scholarship is 2 years and is open only to Indian Nationals as well as nationals of other countries of Asia for Doctoral studies within India.

Aspirants who are chosen shall receive a monthly stipend of Rs.12, 000/- in addition to an annual contingency of approximately Rs.15, 000/-.

These are the areas of specialization available.

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Comparative Studies in Religion and Culture
  • Computer Sciences
  • Economics
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Indian History & Civilization
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Studies
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Sociology

Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships Eligibility

Aspirants ought to have more than 60 percent marks in the PG degree. It is also needed by them to be not above the age of 35 years. They also must be full-time Ph.D. Scholars and have already registered with any Indian institution or university at the time of applying for this scholarship.

Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships State Quotas

There is no state quota available for this scholarship.

Application Form and Fee

The admission form for the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Scholarship can be got from the office of the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund. The price of the admission form is Rs.100/-. One other alternative available for aspirants is to take a print of the admission form from the official website. The admission fee can be paid at any branch of State Bank of India. The concerned account number is – 30666380015. The deposit slip is to be sent together with the completed admission form. Students can also get their form by way of post. Students can send a money order of the amount needed or send a DD of the same to the official address of the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund. This ought to be payable at New Delhi. The final date for the reception of the admission forms is the second week of June.

The following documents ought to be enclosed with the exam form:

  • A passport size recent photograph of the applicant.
  • An attested photocopy of the students’ registration for the Doctoral program. The admission letter from the University or college must also be included with this.
  • A synopsis of above 1500 words is to be submitted. This can also be of 3 pages.
  • A report from the University Doctoral Monitoring Committee.
  • Attested photocopies of the PG degree, the mark sheet and all other pertaining documents as mentioned in the brochure.

Contacts Address for Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarship for Doctoral Studies

Aspirants can contact the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund at:

  • Address: Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110 011.
  • Their contact details are: Email: [email protected]
  • The official website of the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund is http://www.jnmf.in


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2 Responses to “Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships for Doctoral Studies”

  1. 2

    I am doing full time phd in commerce ,Can i apply for this scholarship. I am eligible for ugc felloship ie jrf

  2. 1

    i am join ph.d ,st.joseph college trichy-2, tamilnadu. in planbiologcal how to recived scholarship?