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Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund (JNMF) Scholarships 2022 [2 Years; Allowances Upto Rs. 18k/month]: Apply by May 31

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund (JNMF) Scholarships 2022.

About the JNMF

The Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund (JNMF) formally came into being when a National Committee consisting of 110 members was convened in New Delhi on 17 August 1964 under the Chairmanship of Dr S. Radhakrishnan, then President of India.

This Committee unanimously adopted a Deed of Declaration of Trust and nominated the first Trustees, Holding Trustees and Members of the Executive Committee.

Categories of JNMF Scholarships

The scholarships are available for Ph.D. study in India to the following categories of students:

  • Indian Nationals
  • Nationals of other Asian countries

Eligibility Conditions

A candidate may apply for a scholarship in any one of the following areas of specialization:

  • Indian History and Civilization
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Studies in Religion & Culture
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Philosophy
  • Ecology & Environment

Duration of JNMF Scholarships

Up to 2 years

Value of Scholarship for both the categories

  • Maintenance allowance including Tuition fee – Rs.18,000 per month
  • Contingent expenses for study tours within India, purchase of books, stationery, etc. – Rs.15,000 per annum

How to Apply?

The completed application form together with all the necessary enclosures should reach Administrative Secretary, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110011 on or before 31 May. The candidates are advised to send their applications as soon as possible.

The Fund will not be responsible for any postal delays in reaching the application by the due date.

The Selection Committee’s decision to call a candidate for interview or select a candidate for scholarship will be final and no representation in this regard will be entertained.


  • A passport size photograph of the applicant to be pasted on the form.
  • A synopsis of the proposed project as per the attached format.
  • Doctoral Monitoring Committee’s report or Supervisor’s report/recommendations.
  • Postal Order/Demand Draft for Rs.100.
  • Ph.D registration certificate.

Incomplete and unsigned forms are liable to be rejected.

Application Deadline

May 31, 2022

Click here to view the official notification for the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund (JNMF) Scholarships 2022.


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