Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is inviting applications from Indian graduate students to further their study in a business or technical streams and prepare them for a career in related fields. Awards will be provided to students with high academic achievements who can clearly demonstrate how the award will contribute to their knowledge and their long-term career goals. Eligible disciplines include, Trade and commerce, Economic development, Marketing, Management, Computer sciences, Engineering, Health and Social Services System.
A round-trip economy class airfare between India and Canada, including travel-health insurance and Canadian visa fee) and a stipend of $500 per week.
Number of Awards: (04)
(The project should be completed between 1 November 2012 and 31 January 2013)
Citizens or permanent residents of India
Students registered in the last two years in a graduate program study (master, doctoral) at an Indian University during the 2011-12 academic year
A student must be affiliated with a Shastri Indian member university. For a current list of member institutions please“click here.”:http://www.sici.org/about/members/
A student must be proficient in either English or French.
A completed application form
Letter of affiliation from a Canadian University member of the Shastri Institute. This is a letter of invitation from the host institution. The applicant is responsible to secure an affiliation at a Canadian university.
One copy of official transcripts.
One copy of proof of Indian citizenship or permanent resident status (copy of passport, birth certificate or permanent residency card)
Two letters of references from two different academic instructors.
All application requirements must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Application for Internship Project for Indian Students.
Applications sent to a different email will not be considered.
Please note that the Institute takes no responsibility for missing applications or materials in mail, by post, electronic or via courier.
An adjudicating committee will review the applications and determine the successful applications based upon the following marking system.
An adjudicating committee will review the applications and determine the successful applications based upon the following marking system:
Academic excellence (10 points)
Does the applicant clearly demonstrate that they work hard and take their studies seriously?
Relevance of program of study (10 points)
Does the applicant’s area of study have clear relevance to Canada?
Planned use of the grant (20 points)
Does the applicant clearly demonstrate that they will use the grant funds to further their study and their long-term career goals?
1 October 2012
Applications should be submitted electronically as specified above
Late and incomplete applications will not be considered