O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) announces 200 Research Scholarships for Undergraduates and Fellowships for Master’s and Ph.D. Graduates of 2020. The initiative has been taken by the University to secure the future and alleviate the anxiety of its students where careers have been adversely affected by Covid 19.
The Teaching & Research for Intellectual Pursuit (TRIP) Fellowship programme will support 100 high quality academic careers for (Master’s and Ph.D.) students amidst Covid 19 related impact on jobs and careers. Under the career support plan,100 JGU graduates (Master’s and Ph.D.) of its 2020 batch will receive generous Fellowships from the University.
JGU has also announced 100 GRIP Scholarships (Graduate Research Immersion Programme) for all the graduating students of JGU with a view to focussing on research and institutional mentorship for young and aspiring researchers. The six-month GRIP Scholarship will provide financial support along with accommodation and other benefits and privileges.
“Amidst the ongoing global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are cognisant of the predicament that the graduates of universities in India and around the world are facing,” said, Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University. “We believe that JGU must help and support our students, especially during these extraordinarily difficult times.
The Fellowships (for Masters and PhD. Students) and the Scholarships (for Undergraduates) are part of an effort to help the graduating batch of 2020 find meaningful ways to be engaged in research with a view to empower the development of next general academics, researchers and teachers. This will help the students in their overall career progression by providing them pathways in the pursuit of academic careers,” Professor Kumar said.