Mdfc Scholarship Essay

Applications are invited for merit cum means based scholarships for pursuing undergraduate and/or postgraduate level technical and professional courses from a recognized institution. These scholarships are available for studies in India only and will be awarded through an agency designated by the State Government/UT Administration. Students, who have got admission in a recognized college to pursue technical/professional courses, on the basis of a competitive examination will be eligible for the scholarship. A scholarship holder under this scheme will not avail any other scholarship/stipend for pursuing the course. Every year 20000 scholarships will be distributed among the students of minority communities throughout the country. 30% scholarship will be reserved for girls of each minority community in a state which is transferable to male student of that community in case of non-availability of female candidate in that community in the concerned state. 

Study Subject(s):Scholarships are awarded for professional and technical courses as follows: Engineering & Technology Courses (B.Tech/B.E./ M.Tech.); Cement Technology (Post graduate diploma); Fashion Technology; Management; Pharmacy; Architecture & Town Planning; Hotel Management & Catering Technology; Applied Arts & Crafts; MCA ( Master in Computer Application); Design (Degree from National Institute of Design, Ahmadabad); Medical & Paramedical courses; Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry; Chartered Accountancy/Institute of Cost and Work Accountancy/Company Secretary and law.
Course Level:Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and/or postgraduate level courses at a recognized institution.
Scholarship Provider: Government of India
Scholarship can be taken at: India

-Students, who have got admission in a recognized college to pursue technical/professional courses, on the basis of a competitive examination.
-Students, who have got admission in a recognized college to pursue technical/professional courses, without facing any competitive examination, will also be eligible for scholarship. However, such students should have not less than 50% marks at higher secondary/graduation level. Selection of these students will be done strictly of merit.
-A scholarship holder under this scheme will not avail any other scholarship/stipend for pursuing the course.
-The annual family income of the beneficiary/parent or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs.2.50 lakh per annum from all sources.
-A student residing in a particular State/UT will be entitled for scholarship under the quota of that State/UT only irrespective of his place of study.

Scholarship Open for International Students:Indian students can apply for these MOMA scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Every year 20000 scholarships will be distributed among the students of minority communities throughout the country. The scheme will be evaluated at regular intervals and the cost of the evaluation will be borne by the Ministry of Minority Affairs under the provision of the scheme. An additional provision of 3% of the total budget will be made to meet the administrative and allied costs viz. expenditure on monitoring of the scheme, impact study, evaluation study, purchase of office equipments, engaging of contract employees, if necessary and other expenditure to run the cell etc. This will be shared between the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India and the State Governments/UT Administration.

Number of award(s): Every year 20000 MOMA scholarships will be distributed among the students of minority communities throughout the country. 30% scholarship will be reserved for girls of each minority community in a state which is transferable to male student of that community in case of non-availability of female candidate in that community in the concerned state.

Duration of award(s): The course fee will be paid by the State Department directly to the institute concerned. Financial assistance will be given to pursue degree and/or post graduate level technical and professional courses from a recognized institution. Maintenance allowance will be credited to the student’s account. Continuation of the scholarship in subsequent years will depend on successful completion of the course during the preceding year.

What does it cover?
-Maintenance Allowance (For 10 months only): Rate for hostler-Rs.10,000/-per annum and Rate for Day Scholar (Rs.5,000/- per annum. (Rs.500 p.m.) (Rs.1000 p.m.)
-Course Fee (Rate for hostler) Rs.20,000/- per annum or Actual whichever is less Rate for Day Scholar-Rs.20,000/- per annum or Actual whichever is less.
Maintenance allowance is payable from 1st April or from the month of admission, whichever is later, to the month in which the examinations are completed, (including maintenance allowance during holidays) maximum twice a year, provided that if the scholar secures admission after the 20th day of a month, the amount will be paid from the month following the month of admission. In case of renewal of scholarships awarded in the previous years, maintenance allowance will be paid from the month following the month up to which scholarship was paid in the previous year, if the course of study is continuous. The Government of the State/Union Territory Administration, to which they belong, in accordance with the procedure laid down by them in this regard, will pay the scholarship money to the selected students. Scholarship will not be paid for the period of internship/housemanship in the M.B.B.S. course or for a practical training in other course if the student is in receipt of some remuneration during the internship period or some allowance/stipend during the practical training in other course.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply:Applications must be submitted online. The student must submit their applications to the state which he/she belongs to and not to the state where the institution where he/she is studying, is located.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline:In case of Fresh scholarships for the year 2015-16 students can apply online till 30 September 2015. In case of Renewal scholarships students can apply till 15 October 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application


Who can participate in the MoMA Internship Program?

Our Internship Program is open to current students with at least two years of college completed at the time the specific internship begins, recent college graduates, graduate students, and beginning museum professionals.

We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines to apply.

There is currently no High School Internship Program. High school students and recent high school graduates should visit for more information about MoMA programs.

What is the timeline for the seasonal internships? Do they happen every year?

Yes, our seasonal internships are offered every year. Fall internships run for 12 weeks, September–December; spring internships run for 12 weeks, January–April; and summer internships run for 10 weeks, June–August.

Do I have to be currently enrolled as a student to be eligible for an internship?

No. Our Internship Program is open to recent graduates and beginning museum professionals, as well as to college students.

Can international students participate in the Internship Program?

Yes, many international students participate in the Internship Program. All interns are expected to be proficient in speaking, reading, and writing the English language (but you do not need to submit your TOEFL scores).

If you are accepted into the program, MoMA will sponsor your J-1 training visa. U.S. State Department policy varies depending on your country of origin. For questions regarding visa eligibility, contact your country’s embassy. Note that the process of acquiring a J-1 training visa takes approximately four to six weeks.

Seasonal international interns are responsible for obtaining health insurance for the duration of their stay. 12-month interns will be eligible for health insurance under the Museum’s plan.


How long should my essays be?

Essays should be no longer than 750 words for seasonal and 500 words each for 12-Month applications.

Is there a specific format for letters of recommendation that my recommender should follow?

No. We do not have a required recommendation form. However, if your recommender has professional stationery, the letter should be written or typed on letterhead. Letters should state the relation between the candidate (you) and the recommender, who may be your professor, advisor, employer, former employer, or internship coordinator. The letter should explain how long the recommender has known you and why they believe you are you qualified for an internship at MoMA. It should describe your strengths, talents, and level of experience, as the recommender sees them. We are looking for the demonstration of responsibility, intelligence, certain skills, and maturity. The recommender should be honest and help us assess whether candidates will be a good fit for, and get something out of, an internship at MoMA.

Letters can be as short as a paragraph or as long as several pages. Recommendation letters should be addressed to the Internship Coordinator; this title is sufficient. Many recommenders prefer to seal the envelope across the back and sign it, but this is not required. You may email this with the rest of your application materials. If your recommender prefers, he or she can email the letter directly to with your name and the term for which you are applying (e.g., “Recommendation Letter for John Smith, Spring 2017 Internship”).

If you are an international applicant, you may send a letter of recommendation that is not written in English, but it is helpful to include a translation of the letter.

What is a transcript?

A transcript is a list of the courses you have taken in college and/or graduate school, and the grades or marks you received. A transcript can be obtained by contacting the registrar or the Office of Student Records at your university. Some transcripts may also be obtained online, depending on your university’s policy. You may send an official or an unofficial transcript; photocopies of originals are also acceptable.

Can transcripts and letters of recommendation be sent separately from the application?

Please see the specific application instructions for the seasonal and 12-Month Internship Programs.

Should I submit additional materials with my application, such as writing samples, slides, or exhibition catalogues?

No. You should only submit the materials listed in the How to Apply section.

May I submit my application before the deadline?

Yes. You may submit your application before the deadline. However, MoMA will not review your application until after the application deadline.

Is the application deadline the date by which the application must be received or the date by which the application must be postmarked?

The application deadline refers to the date by which your application must be postmarked. It is not necessary to submit your application via express mail.

Can I apply for more than one internship term at the same time (i.e. Spring and Fall internships simultaneously)?

No. Because we do not review applications before their submission date, we will only consider you for one internship term at a time.

However, you may apply for the fall and 12-Month Internship programs at the same time. As the application form and requirements for each program are different, you must submit two separate applications.

Can I do an internship at MoMA during alternate dates, for example during winter break in January?

No. The Internship Program only hires interns for set terms—for our fall, spring, summer, and 12-Month internships. We can only accommodate interns who are able to work during our program times.

If I am accepted into a program, may I defer my acceptance to a future date?

No. We only hire interns for specific projects that change from term to term.

Due to the large quantity of applications we receive, we can’t hold onto a copy of your application in our files. You are welcome to send it in again if and when you wish to reapply.

If I am not accepted into the Internship program, can I reapply?

Yes. To reapply, you will need to resubmit a complete application. Due to extremely high volume, we do not keep past applications on file.

May I participate in more than one internship at MoMA?

One may only participate in one seasonal internship. However, former seasonal interns may apply for the 12-Month Internship Program.

The Selection Process

How many interns do you accept into each program?

Typically, we hire about 10 12-Month Interns each year and 25–30 interns for each of the spring, fall, and summer terms.

Do you conduct interviews before accepting applicants into the program?

Yes. We contact select candidates to set up an interview, which may be conducted either in person or over the telephone, depending on your proximity to MoMA. We interview all of the candidates who will be accepted into the Internship Program.

Do you conduct informational interviews?

No. Because of the volume of internship applications and the number of people interested in the Internship Program, we don’t have time to meet with people until they have been selected for interviews. If we decide to schedule an interview with you, we will contact you and ask about your availability.

About the Internship Program

What types of projects will I be working on?

Internship projects are based on MoMA’s needs and requirements, and are assigned to interns with the appropriate skills and interests. All of the internships have an administrative component.

Do you offer internships in the General Counsel and Finance departments?

No. Neither of these departments offers internships, and they don’t plan to do so in the future.

Is it possible to receive academic credit for participating in the Internship Program?

Yes. We provide letters of reference and necessary documentation so that interns may arrange for academic credit through their schools.

If I am accepted into the program, does MoMA provide intern housing?

No. The Internship Department has a list of suggested housing, which consists primarily of hostels and student housing. Once you are accepted into the program, we are happy to send you a copy of a suggested housing list, but it’s up to you to arrange accommodations.

Are there volunteer opportunities at MoMA independent of the Internship Program?

For information on volunteer opportunities, please visit the volunteering section. Note that MoMA does not generally take on volunteers for the summer or for periods of less than a year.

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