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Essay contest

ELS Educational Services Inc has announced, in conjunction with the United Nations, One World Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum for 2017. The contest will qualify contestants for a trip to New York and Boston to participate in the United Nations Global Youth Forum, present their ideas in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations, followed by the Northeastern University Global Youth Conference in Boston. The deadline for essay submissions is March 31.
For details, visit

Operations internship

UrbanClap, the home and local services platform, is hiring two interns for operations profile in Bengaluru. Students or recent graduates based in Bengaluru can apply by March 20. The stipend is Rs 7,000 per month. Apply at

Charpak Master scholarships

The Embassy of France in India has announced that applications to the 'Charpak Master Scholarships 2017’ are now open. The scholarship supports students from India pursue one-year or two-year Master’s degrees in France in a variety of fields. Besides the Charpak Master scholarship, students can also apply for an exchange programme or a research internship as per their eligibility. For more information, visit

BU deadline extended

Bangalore University has extended admission dates for all I, II & III year undergraduate (BA/BCom/BBA) and I & II year PG (MA, MCom, MSc Maths) courses, PG Diploma, diploma and certificate courses in the Directorate of Correspondence courses and distance education. The new deadline is March 20 (with a fine of Rs 200). Interested students can enrol by paying prescribed fee directly to the DCC & DE, BUB. For more details, visit

Fellowship programme

International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi has announced admissions to Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) 2017-18. While the last date for the submission of filled-in forms is March 25, 2017, the classes will commence from mid-June 2017. FPM is a doctoral programme of two years that helps candidates prepare for academic careers in teaching and research as well as consultancy in disciplines underlying business management. For details, visit

Certificate course

Emeritus Institute of Management, in collaboration with MIT Sloan Executive Education, has launched a course on 'Innovation of Products and Services: MIT’s Approach to Design Thinking’. Working professionals with over five years of experience as on January 1, 2017 are eligible. The last date for applying for the course is March 12, 2017. For information, visit

Applied economics

Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow is inviting applications for the MSc Applied Economics course starting in September 2017. There is no deadline to apply. However, for international students, it is advisable to apply as soon as possible, due to visa arrangements. For further information, contact

Art & Design programmes

The Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD), in collaboration with Kingston University, London, is offering four-year undergraduate degree programmes in Fashion Design, Interior Architecture & Design and Communication Design. Apply online at The deadline to apply is April 29.

Management course

The Skoll MBA Scholarship is offering MBA aspirants one-year course at the University of Oxford’s Said Business School. Students will also get the chance to meet with world-renowned entrepreneurs.

Students can also take their social venture/initiative to the next level. The last date to apply is March 19. Visit to know more.

ICDF scholarship

International Higher Education Scholarship Program is inviting applications for Taiwan ICDF Scholarship 2017. It provides scholarships for higher education (undergraduate, graduate and PhD programmes) in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.
The last date to apply is March 17. To know more, log on to ct.asp?xItem=12505&CtNode=30316&mp=2.

Law fellowship

Brandon Research Fellowship in International Law 2017-18 is inviting applications for 11 to 13 weeks stays at the Lauterpacht Centre of the University of Cambridge to undertake a project on some aspects of public or private international law or international arbitration.
The candidates must specify a project in their application. The last date to apply is March 21, 2017. To know more, visit

Aga Khan scholarships

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship 2017-18 provides a limited number of scholarships for outstanding graduate students each year to study postgraduate or PhD courses. This model is based on 50% grant and 50% loan through a competitive application process. It is open for those students who have no other means of financing their education. Applicants must be less than 30 years of age at the time of applying. The last date to apply is March 20. Visit to know more.

Post-doctoral fellowships

Royal Society Newton International Fellowship 2017 is providing an opportunity for post-doctoral researchers from all over the world to work at UK research institutions for a period of two years. The scheme covers clinical and patient-oriented research work for applicants from Newton Fund partner countries. The scheme is a joint venture of British academy, Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society. The last date to apply is March 22. For details, visit

Undergraduate honours

Indian School of Business & Finance, New Delhi is inviting students to apply for its undergraduate (honours) degree programmes which are designed, examined and assessed by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The application deadline is April 29. To apply, log on to

Leadership programme

Eruditus Executive Education, in collaboration with the executive education arm of Columbia Business School, has launched 'Digital Business Leadership Program’. The six-month programme includes three in-person on-campus immersion modules and two online modules and will commence in July 2017. The application deadlines are - Round 1: March 13; Round 2: April 3; Round 3: April 24; and Round 4: May 22. For details, visit

Executive programmes

Talentedge, in association with IIM Kashipur, announces two new executive certificate programmes - 'Executive Certificate Program in Business Analytics and Big Data’ and 'Executive Certificate Program in Strategic Management’. These programmes are intended to help working executives hone their skills and enable learners to keep pace with the changing business environment. For queries, visit, email, or call 83760 00600.