GIIDAE International Scholarship 2019 by University of Reading

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A scholarship worth INR 271750

What is GIIDAE International Scholarship 2019?

Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE), University of Reading invites applications for GIIDAE International Scholarship: India 2019. Graduate students interested in pursuing Masters programmes at GIIDAE can apply for the scholarship worth GBP 3000. The aim of the scholarship is to assist students in their studies in pursuing careers that encompass various global challenges. The scholarship will offer a unique opportunity for future leaders and influencers from India in the field of international development, agriculture and applied economics.


Who is offering this scholarship?

The scholarship is offered by Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE), University of Reading.


Who can apply for this scholarship?

The following can apply for this scholarship:

Applicants who are the citizens of India

Applicants who are interested in pursuing Masters programmes at GIIDAE

Applicants must be students from India, paying tuition fees at the international rate (not from the UK/EU)

Applicants must have an offer of a place in one of the following programmes at GIIDAE: 

  • MSc Agricultural Economics
  • MSc Agriculture and Development
  • MSc Animal Science
  • MSc Applied International Development
  • MSc Climate Change and Development
  • MSc Consumer Behaviour
  • MSc Communication for Development
  • MSc Development Finance
  • MSc Environment and Development
  • MSc Food Economics and Marketing
  • MSc Food Security and Development
  • MRes Research Agricultural and Food Economics
  • MSc Research Agriculture Ecology and Environment

Note: Applicants holding a conditional offer letter must demonstrate the required level of English proficiency otherwise the scholarship will be withdrawn.


What are the benefits?

The selected students will receive a scholarship of GBP 3000 (INR 271750)  in the form of a tuition fee reduction.

Note: All the additional costs will be borne by the applicant.


How can you apply?

Follow the below steps to apply:

Step 1: Visit the online portal to register as a new applicant.

Step 2: Provide personal details and register with the email.

Step 3: Verify the email and proceed to the application.

Step 4: Apply for any of the eligible Masters programmes.

Step 5: On receiving the conditional offer letter, download the scholarship application form.

Step 6: Fill the form with relevant information and send the form as an attachment to with ‘GIIDAE International Scholarships: India 2019 – Application form’ as a subject header.


What are the selection criteria?

Applications will be assessed according to the criteria set out in Conditions of Application and Award. A selection committee will consider applications and award funding at regular intervals leading up to the final application deadline date.



Q. How will I know if I've been selected for the scholarship?

A. The candidates selected for the scholarship will be notified by email. Due to a large number of applications, only selected candidates will be contacted through email. If the candidate doesn't hear from the University within 3 weeks of application, consider that his/her application has not been selected. 

Q. How will the scholarship be paid to me?

A. The scholarship will be offered in the form of a tuition fee reduction. 

Q. Can I accept more than one scholarship offered by the University of Reading?

A. No. 

Q. After being offered the scholarship, how long do I have before accepting the scholarship offer?

A. Students must accept the offer within one month of being offered the scholarship.


Terms and Conditions

  • The scholarship is only to support students with good academic records.
  • A maximum of one scholarship will be awarded per applicant.
  • The scholarship will be awarded for the academic year 2019-20 which cannot be deferred.
  • The candidates selected for the scholarship will be contacted via email on an individual basis.
  • All the applications will be considered in the order they are received, until the allocated funds are exhausted.
  • The scholarship recipients must agree to participate in relevant GIIDAE marketing activities.


Contact details

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 4549




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