ASEAN Phd Fellowship Programme (APFP)

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ASEAN Phd Fellowship Programme (APFP)

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – International Relations

In news

  • Recently, the students from ASEAN member states who have been selected for the prestigious ASEAN PhD Fellowship Programme (APFP) were virtually addressed. 
  • The program is funded by the Government of India.

Important value additions 

The ASEAN PhD Fellowship Programme was (APFP) 

  • It was announced on 25th January 2018, by Indian Prime Minister in the presence of leaders of ASEAN member states.
  • Under the APFP, 1,000 fellowships will be provided exclusively to the ASEAN citizens.
  • It is also the largest capacity development programme undertaken by the Government of India for foreign beneficiaries.
  • It will open many doors in the field of technology and research for the academicians, researchers and the scientists from India and ASEAN.
  • The students of the ASEAN member states have got the opportunity to study in the IITs.

Do you know? 

ASEAN countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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