Application Deadline Extended till 10th May

LSEF-UMASS
SCHOLARSHIP 

Apply for Fall 2020 | Final Round Ongoing

The LSEF-UMass Scholarship is for driven, passionate and meritorious students who will not only be the best representatives from India but also set their benchmark at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The scholarship was launched in 2019 and is awarded to select Indian students for postgraduate programs from UMass Amherst.

 

It focusses on programs that will provide significant global impact opportunities in combating challenges and meeting dire needs of the changing world. It is amongst the few in India, being offered as a grant and not a loan. Scholarships up to 50% of academic tuition worth Rs 20,00,000 each are awarded to chosen candidates*. In 2019, scholarships granted were worth Rs 1.2 Crores.

 

Students in this program undertake two years of post-graduate studies, with the first year at the host institution in India- JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur and the second year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, leading to dual degrees as well as up to 3 years of OPT (employment authorisation) in the United States after successful completion of the program. 

*excluding application fees.

LEADERSHIP & FACULTY

RAY LA RAJA

Associate Dean
College of Social and Behavioural Sciences, UMass Amherst

A PhD from University of California, Berkeley, he has a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University and is a professor of political science at UMass Amherst. His areas of expertise include political parties, interest groups, campaign finance, elections, political participation, public policy and political reform. 

SELECTION PROCESS

GRE & TOEFL/IELTS examination scores are not mandatory.

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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Click to register for free. Shortlisted candidates will get an invitation to apply.

COMPLETE  APPLICATION

Submit the application form including statement of purpose & recommendation letters.

PERSONAL INTERVIEW

Aptitude Test and Interview with a panel of LSEF and UMass Amherst representatives.

ADMISSION OFFEr

Offer of admission with scholarship.

ELIGIBILTY & DEADLINES

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