The Seed Grant was introduced to encourage faculty to conduct a research or a pilot study which will enhance faculty’s academic excellence and also gain access to larger funding from other research agencies.
Other objectives of the Seed Grant
To encourage the faculty to take up research activities/projects that would benefit communities.
To enhance research expertise of the faculty.
To enhance the research data available for Meghalaya and North Eastern India.
To enhance the number of publications of the faculty.
To enhance the research standards of the university.
Regularized/confirmed faculty can apply.
Faculty who have registered for PhD will not be eligible.
Two or more faculty can co-apply, provided they are from different departments.
The University announces the MLCU Research Seed Grants 2019-2020 for STUDENTS. Grants will be given to meritorious proposals that demonstrate excellence in conceptual approach, investigative depth, and scholarly content. The intent of the grants is to encourage students to undertake new and innovative research projects and also to contribute to scholarly articles based on research.
This year 2019-2020, the seed grants will be merged with the Award for Excellence in Research. Thus the MLCU Seed Grant will be awarded to the winners of the Award of Excellence in Research.
Amount of the seed grants = Rs. 5000.00 each. Five seed grants will be awarded during this period.
Final year students of postgraduate and undergraduate programmes from all departments (group /individual) can apply.
The research project/dissertation should be completed.
The research article should be one that is published or suitable for publication.
The submission should be with the recommendation of the Supervisor/Head of Department.
As the first Christian University, MLCU has a mandate, mission and commitment to engage proactively with the Christian community, especially youth, Christian educational institutions and Christian organizations. To promote theological, religious and Christian studies and to align with the University’s mission statement, the University has associated with several Christian theological and other Christian institutions for awarding degrees, diplomas and certificates.
ACTIVE ASSOCIATED INSTITUTIONS
Bethesda Khankho Institute, Manipur
The Counsellor’s Consortium, Chennai
Union Biblical Seminary, Pune
Academy for Christian Communication & Research (ACCR) (Doctoral Centre), Chennai
Southern Asia Christian College, Tamil Nadu
Indian Institute of Theological Studies, Pillangkatta, Ri-Bhoi
Development Associates Inititatives, New Delhi
Berachah Prophetic Ministeries, Chennai
Manipur Theological College, Manipur
Living Waters Institute of Theology, Kerala
UIM-Family Research Training Institute, Bangalore
Faith Theological College, Dimapur
Henry Martyn Institute, Hyderabad
Christian Counselling Centre, Tamil Nadu
Logos College, Dimapur
Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Bangalore
Indian Christian Camping Association, Bangalore
United College of Theology and Missions, Dimapur
Restoration Theological College, Manipur
Kairos Center for Theology and Leadership, Lucknow
United Theological College, Bangalore
Bethel New Life College, Bangalore
Saint Ignatius Theological Seminary, Kerala
Reformed School of Theology, Manipur
Evangelical College of Theology, Manipur
Himachal Bible College & Seminary,Palampur, Himachal Pradesh