Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship

Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship

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Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship is an advanced research fellowship offered by the Indian Ministry of Human Resources and Development. It is a subject-focused fellowship that benefits one passionate researcher of Modern Indian Studies in History, Economics & Political Science. Every year one scholar is selected for the fellowship and is placed as a Junior Research Fellow at St. Antony College, the University of Oxford London. The funding duration is one year, which can be extended to two based on the beneficiary’s performance.

Scholarship details
Offered by The Government of India
Amount granted 29,347 Pounds
Type of scholarship Merit-based
Level of program Doctoral
Deadline/important dates January 1, 2025 (tentative)
Renewability Performance based
International students Indian students
Official URL Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship

 

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Benefits

29,347 Pounds granted which includes stipend and other charges and economy class airfare (both ways) borne by the Government of India

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Eligibility criteria

Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria mentioned below to apply for the Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship:

  • list items Be an Indian national.
  • list items Excellent academic scores with minimum 60% marks in master’s.
  • list items Have a PhD degree or published works of equal merit.
  • list items Age between 30 - 40 years as of October of the applying year.
  • list items Minimum 3 years of graduate or postgraduate level teaching.
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    Application process

    Once the application is open, eligible candidates must follow the steps mentioned below to make a successful application for the fellowship:

  • list items Go to Sakshat, the official scholarship portal of the Indian government.
  • list items Register and login.
  • list items Access the online form and fill out the application
  • list items Documents required are attested copies of testimonials, study program details, photographs, etc.
  • Apply here for Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship

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    Selection process

    Since the fellowship is offered to only one person every year, the selection procedure is very restricted. The shortlisted candidates are informed via email, and there will be an interview too. The panel selects the winner based on their merit and interview performance.

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    Contact details

    Under Secretary (Scholarships), Ministry of Education, Department of Higher Education, (ES 4) External Scholarships Division, 2nd Floor, Wing-6, West Block-1, R.K. Puram, Delhi-110066.

    Shri Mrutyunjay Behera

    Economic Advisor

    E-mail: [email protected]

    Address:
    109-C, Shastri Bhawan
    New Delhi - 110001

    Disclaimer: The information published on this page is taken from the Government of India website for Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship. Refer to the original source for changes in the information provided.

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    Frequently asked questions

    Which is the research fellowship for Indian students in Modern Indian Studies in History, Economics & Political Science at St. Antony College, the University of Oxford? 

    Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship

    Can research fellows without teaching experience apply for Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship? 

    No. A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience is mandatory to apply for Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship. 

    What is the duration of funding for Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship? 

    Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship is a one-time fund for the first year of study. However, it can be extended to one more year based on the student’s performance. 

    Is Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship available to study at colleges under the University of Oxford other than St. Antony College? 

    No. The fellowship is available for St. Antony College only. 

    Does Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship sponsor the family expenses of the student? 

    There is no provision in the fellowship terms to cover the family expenses of the student.