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JGU announces academic scholarships and research fellowships for 2020 Graduates amid Covid 19 Disruption on Jobs and Careers

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) announced 200 Research Scholarships for undergraduates and fellowships for Masters and Ph.D. Graduates of 2020. This is an unprecedented and extraordinary initiative taken by the University to secure the future and alleviate the anxiety of its students where careers have been adversely affected by Covid 19. All 200 JGU students graduating in 2020 will benefit from the program.

The Teaching & Research for Intellectual Pursuit (TRIP) Fellowship program will support 100 high-quality academic careers for students amidst Covid 19 related impact on jobs and careers. Under the career support plan, 100 JGU graduates of its 2020 batch will receive generous fellowships from the University.

JGU has also announced 100 GRIP Scholarships for all the graduating students of the institute with a view to focussing on research and institutional mentorship for young and aspiring researchers. The six-month GRIP Scholarship will provide financial support along with accommodation and other benefits and privileges.

“Amidst the ongoing global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are cognisant of the predicament that the graduates of universities in India and around the world are facing,” said, Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice-Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University.

“We believe that JGU must help and support our students, especially during these extraordinarily difficult times. The decision of JGU to offer 200 Scholarships and Fellowships to the 2020 graduates of JGU is a landmark initiative in higher education that will invest in the future of young and aspiring academics and research scholars. The Fellowships (for Masters and PhD. Students) and the Scholarships (for Undergraduates) are part of an effort to help the graduating batch of 2020 find meaningful ways to be engaged in research with a view to empower the development of next general academics, researchers and teachers. This will help the students in their overall career progression by providing them pathways in the pursuit of academic careers,” Professor Kumar added.

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