Up to six Felix Scholarships will be available to well qualified students with Indian citizenship to pursue postgraduate study at the University, starting their programme in October 2011. One further award will be made to a student from a developing country* who can demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.
What the awards provide
These scholarships cover tuition fees at the international rate and provide a stipend (maintenance grant) to cover living expenses. They also provide allowances for clothes, books and a return flight home.
The awards are available (depending on eligibility) for up to 3 years.
Any full-time MPhil/PhD programme or Taught masters.
Criteria and conditions for candidates
Candidates must be under 30 years of age on 31 January 2011
They must demonstrate financial need They must also possess at least a first-class honours degree from a University or comparable institution.
Candidates are expected by the Trust to return to work in their home country following their study.
Only candidates who have been accepted for admission by the University by 18 February will be considered for shortlisting.
Please note that candidates who already hold a degree from a University outside their country are not eligible to apply.
How to apply for the Scholarship
You will need to complete both an application form for admission to a Postgraduate Degree at the University of Reading and a separate application form for the Felix Scholarship.
Download an application form for admission to a Postgraduate Degree from our Study pages
Download the Felix Scholarship application form
The Felix Scholarship application form should be used by all candidates for these awards, whether from India or from developing countries.
Deadline for applications : 18 February 2011
For further information and advice about making an application please contact our Student Financial Support Team:
Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 7430
Additional information about the Felix Scholarship scheme, which also runs at the University of Oxford and at the School of Oriental & African Studies, can also be found on the external Felix Scholarship website.
Application Deadline : 18 February 2011