Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) on behalf of Department of Biotechnology is presenting Bioinformatics National Certification (BINC). The program, BINC 2018 aims at certification of bioinformatics professionals. The certification help employers in recruiting the potential candidates with notable skills in Bioinformatics. This also enhances the employment opportunities for the candidates.

The syllabus includes Bioinformatics, Biology, Physical & Chemical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics and Computer Science & Information Technology.


  • Candidates willing to apply need to be bonafide Indian citizens residing in India.
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary, Medicine, Pharmacy, Engineering and Technology are eligible.
  • Candidates in final year of Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree can also apply.


  • The certification is an add-on to the profile of the candidate.
  • Successful candidates are eligible for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for pursuing Ph.D. in Indian Institutes/Universities.
  • No formal training, diploma or certificate in bioinformatics is required to apply.
  • Successful candidates will receive Award letter/certificate.
  • A cash prize of ₹ 10,000 each will be awarded to the top ten successful candidates.


  • Candidates need to register online on the Website and fill the application.
  • The detailed syllabus is also mentioned on the website.
  • There will be Part 1 (Paper 1) objective type exam of 2 hours. Candidates scoring a minimum of 40% in Part 1 will appear for Part 2 short answer type questions of 3 hours and Paper 3 practical exam of 2 hours.
  • Pay fees online – ₹ 600 for General candidates, ₹ 400 for Women/OBC candidates, ₹ 200 for SC/ST candidates. Fee exception can be availed by differently abled candidates.
  • A candidate can choose any 3 centers of his/her choice and details of centers are made available on the official website.

The last date for online registration is 31st May 2018, 5 pm.

Display of the list of eligible candidates on the website will be on 8th June 2018.

The Lok Sabha Secretariat has invited applications for 50 internship positions for a period of 3 months and another 50 internship positions for a period of 1 month. This opportunity aims at building the youth in the country who have outstanding academic credentials an understanding of the workings of Lok Sabha. Along with this Parliamentary internship, young talent will be trained to impart research inputs for future reference. The interns will be exposed to constitutonal and legal provisions with respect to the working of the parliament.


Regular Internship of three months duration (2nd July-28th September 2018) –

  • Indian citizens between 21 and 30 years of age as on closing date of applications.
  • Outstanding academic records in subjects such as social sciences, science, languages, environmental studies, law, journalism, finance, management etc.
  • Candidate should have completed a 2-year post graduate degree.
  • Submit a Recommendation Letter from the Principal of College/Head of the Institution .
  • Candidate should get permission from the respective institution about the internship .
  • Submit a brief statement of 250 words saying why you want to join the internship program, your career goals, and how the internship will help you in achieving those goals.

Student Internship of one-month duration (28th June-27th July 2018) –

  • The applicant should not be less than 18 years of age and not more than 30 years as on closing date of applications.
  • The applicant should be a student pursuing graduation/post graduation in disciplines such as social sciences, science, languages, environmental studies, law, journalism, finance, management, etc.
  • Submit a Recommendation Letter, get permission from the competent authorities, and submit a brief statement of 250 words giving details of why you want to join the internship program, your career goals and how the internship will help you in achieving those goals.


  • For 3 months internship – Rs. 20,000 per month as stipend and Rs. 10,000 for stationery and typing expenses.
  • For 1 month internship – Rs. 25,000 as stipend and Rs. 5000 for stationery and typing expenses.
  • Exposure to the Constitutional and legal provisions with respect to the working of Parliament.


The last date to apply is 4th May 2018, 5 pm.

Loch law is now inviting applications for Loch Law Scholarship Program 2017-18 with an aim to help students pursue their education without any stress of managing debts. Write a 100% original essay with relevant data sources to participate.

This scholarship is open to all students who are –

  • Enrolled in any full-time or part-time law program of any university across the world.
  • An applicant can make only 1 submission.
  • An applicant under the age of 18 years will be disqualified.


  • Only 1 winner will be awarded $500/ £350.
  • Student to whom the scholarship is awarded is free to use this money towards his/her education-related expenses.


  • To apply, write an essay in a word document (max.1500 words) on any 1 of the following topics –
    1. Explain why companies today need dedicated Employment Lawyers.
    2. Explain the challenges faced by Employers today.
    3. Explain the changing employment scenario (e.g. flexi-hours, paternity leave, etc.) and how employees need to stay informed to handle the same effectively.
  • Save the file as ‘Your name_LLScholarship17-18’
  • Avoid use of watermarks.
  • Email to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Application for Scholarship Program 2017-18’ with –
    1. Your full name
    2. Passport size photo
    3. Name of the school/college and course/program in which you are enrolled for the current academic year
    4. Proof of Enrollment
    5. Your contact details (include your email ID) to reach you if you are awarded the scholarship
  • For more details visit the Webpage

 The winner will be declared on 1st September 2018, 11:00 am (GMT).

The last date to apply is 1st August 2018, 5:29 am (IST).

Women Photograph has partnered with Nikon and Getty Images to uplift the voices of women visual journalists. The mission is to shift the gender makeup of the photojournalism community and ensure here that the chief storytellers are as diverse as the communities they hope to represent. Women Photograph is inclusive of a plurality of feminine voices including trans, queer and non-binary people.

You can only apply to one of the two grant programs – Women Photograph + Nikon Grants OR Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant.


Open to women and non-binary documentary photographers of any nationality. Your project could be on any story.

Women Photograph + Nikon Grants:

  • Visual journalists working in a documentary capacity – either new or ongoing.

Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant:

  • An ongoing documentary project of a professional photojournalist having a long-term commitment to the story.
  • Submit portfolios of 20-25 images indicating that a substantial amount of work has already been completed.
  • The photographer must have a clear vision of the future work needed to complete the project.
  • Additional consideration will be given to applicants who display a personal connection to the communities they cover.


No fee required to apply. Half of the funding will be given at the beginning of the project, and half upon completion. There are no restrictions on camera equipment.

Women Photograph + Nikon Grants:

  • Out of 5 grants, 1 will be reserved for a non-binary or transgender photographer.
  • $5000 grants.

Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant:

  • $10,000 prize for winning applicant
  • Option to have Getty Images’ editorial guidance throughout your project.


  • For Women Photograph + Nikon Grants apply Here
  • For Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant, submit a 500-word project proposal, a short biography along with your images Here
  • For more information visit the Webpage

 The last date to apply is 15th May 2018.


L’Oreal has been a pioneer in cosmetics and beauty products. L’Oreal, the world’s largest cosmetic company has come up with luring opportunities for curious souls. L’Oreal in collaboration with one of the world’s leading graduate business school, INSEAD, is providing one MBA scholarship per class at INSEAD.

The L’Oreal scholarship is for the graduates who can showcase their interests and skills in terms of creativity, diversity and entrepreneurial spirit. INSEAD L’Oreal MBA scholarship program honours:

  • Creativity with imagination as its essence.
  • Diversity in its true sense, stimulating innovations. 
  • Commitment, dedication and a spirit capable of challenging assumptions.


Candidates belonging to any nation, demonstrating the above qualities can apply for the scholarship. The candidate need to state his/her financial need to claim the scholarship. Apart from the demonstration of qualities of leadership and creativeness, the candidate needs to present an effective essay in 450 words.

>>ESSAY TOPIC is displayed in its official page.


This opens up opportunities like global exposure through abroad studies at any INSEAD campus across the world.  INSEAD has its campuses in Europe, Singapore and Abu Dhabi. The scholarship awards the candidate with 20,000 Euros.


A candidate can apply for the round one of the scholarship and the deadline for this is 7th May of 2018. Round one of December 2019 class program lasts from 23rd April to 7th May 2018. The selected candidates need to go through an interview.The L’Oreal representative takes interview of the candidate through Skype or a phone call.

Any further details of fee structure and program details can be referred from the source:

Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards launched by NITI Aayog, Government of India and the United Nations in India, in collaboration with DICE Districts is inviting stories of exceptional women entrepreneurs who are breaking boundaries and challenging stereotypes through businesses, enterprises and initiatives. Women Transforming India is built on the Government of India’s commitment to advance gender equality.


  • Open for Indian women citizens.
  • Must be an entrepreneur.
  • Must have strategies to impact communities.
  • Must have some innovative solutions to address some key development challenges.


  • Focusing on Women and Entrepreneurship this year, there will be wide publicity by the Government of India.
  • NITI Aayog will recognise, award and encourage the powerful women in India’s workforce.
  • Unlocking the full potential of women in the world of entrepreneurship.
  • Ensurement of Gender parity in India.


  • Either Nominate on behalf of the individual or by the individual herself.
  • Or give a missed call on +917042648877.
  • Click Here to read the Guidelines and Evaluation Criteria.
  • For more information visit the Website

The last date for applying is 30th June 2018.

The annual Peace Fellowship program by Rotary is back for professionals and students holding interest in international peace and conflict resolution and prevention. This provides 100 elligible individuals from across the world with fully funded academic Peace fellowships in Masters Degree Program and Professional Development Certificate Program at premier Rotary Peace Centers (USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden and Thailand). These Peace centers hold reputation for training 1000 fellows over a decade presently working in 100 countries including for international organisations like UN and World Bank. They target at creating leaders who are shaped to potential catalysts for peace and conflict prevention and resolution.


  • For Masters program: Minimum 3 years of full-time work or volunteering in concerned field and bachelor’s degree.
  • For Certificant applicants: Minimum 5 years of full-time or volunteering alongside a striking academic performance.
  • The following eligibility criteria for both holds in common:
  • English proficiency and knowledge of any second language could be an add-on.
  • Experience related to understanding of international peace.
  • Skilled Leadership qualities.


  • Exposure to global networking, training and field experience.
  • This Peace Fellowship includes tuition fee, room and board, round-trip transportation, field and internship expenses.
  • A wide range of career offers exist: National governments, NGO’S, Military, Law enforcements and international organisations.


Any aspirant qualifying the eligibilities can rank the centers in accord with their preferences.The details of course at different peace centers can be referred by the candidate. An application needs to receive rotary district’s endorsements and further filtrations are done through interviews.The process is settled by applying to the university allotted to the candidate. The applicants who survived the interview can expect their selection results in the month of November. This link takes you to the official page of rotary peace fellowship.

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The Global Trade Leader Development Program 2018 administered by the Hinrich Foundation is inviting passionate applicants for  Master of Arts in International Journalism Studies at Baptis University, Hong Kong. The program offers candidates who are interested in international trade with a unique education and career combined opportunity in various business related fields.



  • Open for Indian citizens.
  • Must have valid minimum TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.5
  • 5+ years of work experience after graduation by the time of application.
  • Have at least 1 undergraduate degree in business administration, journalism, communication, organizational development, marketing, international business or any relevant fields.


  • Candidates will receive full financial support for tuition fee, monthly allowance, visa and round-trip airfares.
  • Practical work experience between studies.
  • A well-designed internship for 12 months.
  • A job after completing the course.
  • International exposure and improvement of soft skills.
  • Travel regionally and participate in annual training.
  • Recieve membership in Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association.


  • Documents required for application must include –
    • CV
    • Cover letter
    • English certification
    • Academic record and degree
    • Work recommendation letter
    • Passport
    • A 500-word essay on “How will the work integrated learning approach help you to become an outstanding Global Trade Leader?”
  • Register Here to apply.
  • Read the Flyer
  • For more information send an email to [email protected]
  • Visit the Website

The last date for applying is 31st March 2018.

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About the program:

Ashoka’s Youth Venture programme is an international community of young changemakers, with over 6,000 Venture teams in 23 countries across the globe. The programme identifies young people who are leading social impact initiatives and provides them workshop training, mentorship, networking opportunities and fundraising support.

Youth Venture was developed from understanding a key insight of Ashoka Fellows in the field of youth development: one of the most effective ways to engage the youth in the process of change making is to help them realize and understand their own ability to make a positive social change. As part of its global strategy, Youth Venture inspires and supports young people to launch and lead their own “Ventures” – community-benefiting initiatives, clubs, organizations, and businesses.

Selection Process:

Based on the online application shortlisted candidates/teams will be invited to pitch their venture at the Selection Panel which is a 2-day event in Bangalore. If selected in this round, the candidates/teams are recognized as Ashoka Youth Venturers.


The 8th Cohort of the programme will be inducted in March 2018. Applications and nominations are invited for this cohort

Application Deadline:

The Deadline to complete the Detailed Nomination Form is extended to Saturday, 24 February 2018.

Who are Youth Venturers?

Young people between 12 and 20 years old who:

  • leading social change and creating an impact on their communities
  • have credible business plans that will be sustainable
  • exhibit changemaking skills: empathy, creativity, leadership, teamwork
  • have an adult ‘ally/advisor’ willing to support, but not control the venture
  • work with a strong team

What benefits do Youth Venturers receive?

This programme will help them scale their ventures and develop themselves as leaders for driving social and environmental change.

  • Being selected as a Youth Venturer gives them access to Ashoka’s global network of leaders in the social sector.
  • They participate in four training workshops during their first year of induction. They receive custom-tailored mentorship and fundraising support from Ashoka India and partner organisation
  • Travel and accommodation costs for out-station candidates and one accompanying elder would be provided both for the Selection Panel in Bangalore and the regular workshops in different cities

Application Process:

If you are a Young Changemaker nominate yourself with the Detailed Nomination Form

If you are an individual or an organisation working with Young Changemakers in your communities Nominate them through the Nomination Form. The Youth Venture programme team will get in touch with you and the nominee to complete the Detailed Nomination Form

The first round of screening would be based on the detailed form. Nominees who pass this round would be invited to pitch their venture/initiative/project at the Selection Panel, a 2-day event in Bangalore (travel and accommodation expenses would be covered). If they pass the Panel they become Youth Venturers!

8th Cohort of the programme will be inducted in March 2018. Applications and nominations are invited for this cohort.

Check the FAQs for details. Contact the Youth Venture Team for further queries.

InnoTrek‘s 5th edition is an invite-only delegation of Indian startups to visit Silicon Valley to learn, connect and inspired by the world’s oldest and most successful technology ecosystem. InnoTrek 2018 will cover talks, workshops, expert round-tables, corporate visits, networking sessions with successful US entrepreneurs, TiECON and much more – from 29th April 2018 to 5th May 2018 in San Francisco.


  • Software product startups with a global market focus.
  • Early and growth stage companies.
  • Companies with demonstrable traction, funding and potential will be given preference.


  • The shortlisted tech startups will be a part of a week-long program which offers opportunities to engage/interact with global giants and gain knowledge from top entrepreneurs.
  • The startups will also learn to scale up globally and form alliances for competitive advantage.
  • Present your company in Silicon Valley to VCs and angel investors.
  • Visit tech campuses such as Google, Facebook, IBM and Amazon.
  • Attend TiE Silicon Valley‘s flagship annual conference.


  • First, fill the online form from Here
  • Once you apply, a formal invitation will be sent to the shortlisted companies with another link to provide registration details. Please note that at the time of registration, you’ll need to pay the delegate fee.
  • For more information, visit the Website

The last date to apply is 27th January 2018.