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Want to study at Oxford? Read this!

November 09, 2010 11:43 IST

What: The Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Programme, a programme for mid-career Indian professionals working in the fields of science, innovation and related public administration has been launched.

It will enable 12 scholars to explore innovation and science policy, from an academic, practical and personal perspective.

Each scholarship covers the following:

  • Full programme fees
  • Living expenses for the duration of the scholarship for a maximum period of 15 weeks
  • Return airfare from India to UK
  • UK Visa

Last date for submission of applications: November 21, 2010 (Sunday).

Science & Innovation Leadership Programme
The programme offers an intense all-expenses paid 15-week course at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. Its modules will include lectures, workshops, visits and interactions with high profile companies and scientists and will bridge pure research and business/ scientific entrepreneurship, practical processes of innovation, commercialisation of research and technology transfer. The course is aimed at some of India's brightest scientists, business people and public servants.

The ideal candidate should be a mid-career government, science, or media professional with leadership potential and experience in any of the following or similar disciplines: research, technology, manufacturing, business development, or business and public administration.

Programme duration: 15 weeks from March - July 2011

Eligibility criteria
Successful applicants should have the 'Chevening' qualities of drive, leadership potential, a commitment to change, talent for innovation and creativity, and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.

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