Notice for PADMAMOD Scholarship 2019

The Scholarship Selection Subcommittee of Nepal Geological Society calls for the application from interested candidates for the PADMAMOD Scholarship for the year 2019.  Interested candidates are requested to submit their application along with related documents to the office of the society at Lainchaur, Kathmandu.

Eligible Candidates for scholarship: Students who are studying either geology or engineering geology in any university of Nepal and doing her/his master’s dissertation in a topic that relates to geo-hazards risk management.

Number of PADMAMOD Scholarship Candidates: Two students (one female and one male students); if there are no suitable female or male candidates in any year, then the NGS may decide to either award that year’s Scholarship to another deserving candidate, or put the unspent amount into the NGS PADMAMOD Scholarship Fund account to increase the principle sum.

Selection Criteria: The committee will select two awardees- one female and one male, based on the following criteria and pre-requisites:

i. Prospective candidates must submit an application stating the motivation for applying, her/his commitment to research topic, and how the award might contribute to her/his future career goals.

ii. Proof of academic excellence (high scores in the preceding two examinations (final examination of the first semester/year and/or second semester/year of Master’s degree). Certified copies of relevant documents (academic certificate/mark sheet) evidencing academic excellence is a must.

iii. Approved proposal for a Master’s dissertation on a topic that relates to Geo-hazards/risk management.

iv. A Letter of Recommendation from current thesis supervisor(s)

v. While promise of academic excellence and a commitment to serve Nepal will be the main criteria, relative preference may be given to the needy candidates especially from remote areas ofNepal.

Deadline for Submission: All the interested candidates must submit their completed application to the office of society at Lainchaur, Kathmandu not later than 2nd August 2019, 5 pm. The subcommittee may not consider the incomplete and late applications for the evaluation process.

For further information, please visit the website of the society https://ngs.org.np/padmamod-scholarship/

Scholarship Selection Subcommittee

Nepal Geological Society

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