Organisation : Foundation for Advancement for Education & Research (FAER)
Scholarship Name : FAER McAfee Scholar Program 2018-19
Applicable For : Engineering College Students
Last Date : 31st October 2018
Website : http://faer.ac.in/1819-faer-mcafee-scholar-awards.php
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FAER McAfee Scholar Program
Foundation for Advancement for Education & Research (FAER) announces the FAER McAfee Scholar Program for the year 2018-19
Who Can Apply?
Bonafide students doing B.E. in recognized institutions are eligible to participate in this contest.
Some of the related subtopics are
** Computer Science and Information Technology
** Communications technologies and concepts (digital, optical, wireless, satellite etc.)
** Power and Energy Systems
** Signal Processing
** Innovative applications of systems for problems related to rural areas and disadvantaged people – health, education, renewable energy, labour saving technologies, rural technologies, etc.
How to Apply?
Step 1 : The project proposals submitted by participants should pertain to any of the above topics or related areas. It should discuss the merits of the topic chosen.
It should deal with new ideas / experiments / devices; innovation and details of implementation as well as its impacts on society.
Step 2 : The team should submit a letter from the principal of their institution stating that they are bonafide students of the institution studying for the degree in the final year.
Step 3 : The team should submit the project proposal in the prescribed form signed by their project advisor and principal.
Step 4 : The team should submit a declaration that the work proposed will be taken up exclusively for the FAER Scholar Contest.
Step 5 : Project proposals should be sent both hard copy and soft copy (by email – office [AT] faer.ac.in) containing all details as per the format
The team should also submit an undertaking that if the project is selected, they will take it up, complete within three months and submit the detailed project Report to FAER.
1. First Prize : Rs. 100,000/- (Rs. 80,000 for the students team and Rs. 20,000 for the project guide)
2. Second Prize : Rs. 75,000/- (Rs. 60,000 for the students team and Rs. 15,000 for the project guide)
3. Third Prize : Rs. 50,000/- (Rs. 40,000 for the students team and Rs. 10,000 for the project guide)
Stage 1 :
FAER will receive project proposals from students in engineering colleges, screen them with the help of experts and select projects for funding. An amount up to a maximum of Rs. 5,000/- will be reimbursed to each project team after completion of their project.
Stage 2 :
Selection of “FAER -McAfee Scholars” based on the evaluation of the completed projects through a Seminar-cum-Exhibition and best projects will be awarded with Cash Prize and Certificates in FAER – McAfee Scholar Awards Presentation Function.
Terms & Conditions
** The project team (batch) can have up to a maximum of four students.
** Selected teams will be informed by us along with conditions and details for submission of the project report by 18th January 2019.
** The teams should submit the project report by 13th May 2019
** Kindly note that the topic chosen should be a focussed one – not very general or diffused; should be preferably an experimental one – not just programming work / simulation; and should be feasible and implementable in 3 – 4 months in the institutions.
Application Last Date
The proposals duly certified by the project guide and Principal should reach the address mentioned below on or before 31st October 2018.