Jamia Millia Islamia JBT Scholarship

Introduction

The Jamia Millia Islamia JBT Scholarship is a scholarship awarded by the Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. The Jamia Millia University in Jamia Nagar of Mathura Road is well known for its courses on West Asian as well as Islamic studies. Currently, the Jamia Milia University has a student strength of more than 6, 000 among which a great many are foreigners.

The Jamia Millia Islamia University has introduced the Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarships or JBT Scholarships to reward students who have performed brilliantly in the academic field and have also been good leaders and perfect citizens. The JBT scholarships were introduced by the University of Illinois, College of ACES to develop these qualities among young students who have just passed out of high school. The JBT scholarships are awarded purely, on the based of merit and are financed by contributions received by the Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarship Program.

Jonathan Baldwin Turner, an agricultural worker and lecturer at the University of Illinois, USA opened up education in agriculture in his state and country, in the 1850's Turner had in mind, a global and exhaustive system of education in agriculture.

Eligibility Criteria for the JBT Scholarship are stated below

The eligibility criteria for candidates applying for the JBT scholarships from the Jamia Millia University are the same as that for students applying for admission to the post-graduation courses in the University. The scholarships will be given to those students who have secured the top positions in their respective subjects of study in the under graduate courses.

Duration

The scholarships are awarded for a maximum period of 10 months and a total of 10 scholarships are awarded.

Valuation of JBT Scholarships

The value of scholarships under the JBT Scheme is determined according to the rules of the Jamia Millia University.

Application Procedure for JBT Scholarship

Applications for the JBT scholarships of the Jamia Millia University have to be sent in the format to the Jamia Millia University within the date fixed under the notification. The notification for the scholarships is basically published 30 days after the results of the Final Examinations have been declared.

Address

  • Jamia Millia Islamia, Maulana Mohammed Ali Jauhar Marg, New Delhi.
  • Phone: 011 − 26831717
  • Fax: 011 − 2682 1232
  • Link: www.jmi.nic.in