Jamia Millia Islamia JBT Scholarship is a
scholarship awarded by the Jamia Millia Islamia
University, New Delhi . The Jamia Millia University
in Jamia Nagar, of Mathura Road is famous for its
courses on West Asian and Islamic studies.
Presently, the Jamia Milia University has student
strength of more than 6000 among which a great many
Millia Islamia University has introduced the
Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarships or JBT
Scholarships to reward students who have performed
brilliantly in the academic field and have also been
good leaders and perfect citizens. The JBT
scholarships were introduced by the University of
Illinois , College of ACES to develop these
qualities among young students who have just passed
out of high school. The JBT scholarships are awarded
purely on the basis of merit and are financed by
contributions received by the Jonathan Baldwin
Turner Scholarship Program. Jonathan Baldwin Turner,
an agricultural worker and lecturer at the
University of Illinois , USA opened up education in
agriculture in his state and country, in the 1850’s.
Turner had in mind, a global and exhaustive system
of education in agriculture. The scholarships are
awarded for a maximum period of 10 months and a
total of 10 scholarships are awarded.
Scholarship Type : Scholarships and
Fellowships for Postgraduates and Reasearch Scholars
Award Value : The value of scholarships under
the JBT Scheme is determined according to the rules
of the Jamia Millia University.
Eligibility : The eligibility criteria for
candidates applying for the JBT scholarships from
the Jamia Millia University are the same as that for
students applying for admission to the
post-graduation courses in the University . The
scholarships are awarded to those students who have
secured the top positions in their respective
subjects of study in the under graduate courses.
Process : Applications for the JBT
scholarships of the Jamia Millia University have to
be sent in the prescribed format to the Jamia Millia
University within the date fixed under the
notification. The notification for the scholarships
is normally published 30 days after the results of
the Final Examinations are announced.
Contact : Jamia Millia Islamia,Maulana
Mohammed Ali Jauhar Marg, New Delhi Phone : 011-
26831717 Fax : 011- 2682 1232