Who Can Apply?

We welcome you to apply to the Sir Syed Global Scholar Award if you fulfill all of the following requirements:

  • You have completed your Senior Secondary School Certificate (XIth and XIIth Classes) OR Diploma OR Bachelor's degree OR Master's degree from Aligarh Muslim University. Students from all streams and faculties are welcome to apply.
  • You are currently registered for the final or penultimate year of a four (or more) years' Bachelors program.
    Note: Students holding a three-years' Bachelor's degree are encouraged to apply after enrolling in the first year of a Master's program. This is a requirement for North American Universities.
  • You have an outstanding academic record
  • You wish to apply for a Master's or PhD degree at a university of international repute outside India within the next 2 academic years.

The Sir Syed Global Scholar Award is an equal opportunity scholarship. We strongly encourage women, people with disabilities and those from economically and socially excluded communities to apply.

Application Timeline: 2022-2023

Opening date of ApplicationsFeb 12, 2022
Closing date of ApplicationsMar 15, 2022
Announcement of Shortlisted candidatesMay 8, 2022
InterviewsMay 28, 2022 and May 29, 2022
Announcement of Sir Syed Global Scholar Awardees 2022-23June 6, 2022
OrientationJune 11, 2022
Allotment of MentorsJune 18, 2022

See Frequently Asked Questions here

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