Ravi Sanakaran Inlaks Fellowship Programme (Masters)

Awarded By: Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation
Updated on Jan 17, 2024
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Amount: Not Available

Scholarship Overview

The Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program is an initiative of the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation. This is offered in the memory of Ornithologist Dr. Ravi Shankaran to students who have interests in carrying out graduate study and research work on wildlife in abroad universities and aim to work towards conservation of biodiversity of INDIA.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree
  • This scholarship is applicable for all universities in USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Singapore +235 more
  • The scholarship is applicable to the following fields-
  • Ecology
  • Conservation
  • The fund will be for a one to two year Masters degree

Scholarship amount details

For Master’s degree courses, the fellowship provides the amount for the following components:
Course Fees
Internship fees (if any)
To-and-fro international travel
Project expenses (not exceeding Rs 2 lakh per year in total).
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality


Appication Process for this scholarship

Application Process for this scholarship:Internship Abroad applications must be emailed to ichchaporia(at)inlaksfoundation(dot)org Small Grant applications must be emailed to gladys(at)inlaksfoundation(dot)org
Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Work Experience Required

Scholarship Application:This scholarship needs a separate external application.
Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline Not Available
Contact email: applications@inlaksfoundation.org
FAQ Link: http://www.ravisankaran.org/the-fellowship/fellowships-faqs/

Additional Information

  • The Program funds three major activities:
  • (a) A Master’s degree at a university abroad-at an International University for 1-2 years in a reputed academic program in ecology or conservation (stipend, course fees, one-way international travel)
  • (b) Internship with a International Conservation Organisation-Funds one or two recipients to carry out an internship of 6 weeks to 1 year with a university research group, NGO, government agency, or other organisation, known for its work in conservation science and practice in a country other than India (stipend, internship fees (if any), to-and-fro international travel (with a cap of USD 1,500 for travel)
  • (c) Small Grants for a short conservation research or implementation project within India-The Program will fund up to 5 recipients to carry out an initial project of up to 1 yr that is expected to lead to a longer-term conservation science and/or implementation project (not exceeding Rs 2 lakh per year in total)

Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarship Eligibility

  • The Inlaks Shivdasani Scholarships are open to all Indian citizens who have been continuously resident in India for the past six months, at the time of making the scholarship application
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree in any subject, and should normally be below 30 years of age in the year of application
  • Applicants are expected to hold a first-class degree or equivalent from a recognized university/institution in India
  • Applicants must demonstrate their commitment to conservation and strongly justify how the fellowship will further conservation in India
  • Interview-
  • Shortlisted candidates will get invited for the interview
  • Interviews for Masters and Internship applicants usually take place in Mumbai or Delhi at the end of May or early June
  • No interviews will be conducted for Small Grants applications
  • The Fellowship particularly seeks young applicants with bold and unconventional ideas for tackling conservation problems
  • Small Grant applicants must also submit a project proposal with budget

Special RestrictionsNo Special Restriction is applicable.Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required
IELTS Required
PTE Required
GRE Required
Interview Required

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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from India.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their bachelor’s education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time