Scholarships for SC Students for Studying Abroad – Sponsored by Government of India
Study Subject: Engineering, Management, Pure Sciences, Agricultural Science, Medicine
Employer: Government of India
Scholarship Description: The Scheme provides financial assistance to the finally selected candidates for pursuing Master level courses and Ph.D abroad in specified fields of study.Bachelor Level Courses in any discipline are not covered under the Scheme.
As the endeavour is to encourage women candidates, therefore, 30% of the awards for each year. However, in case adequate number of women candidates are not found available as per the stipulations of the Scheme or found unsuitable for selection by the Selection Committee, then the unutilized slots are to be utilized by selecting suitable male candidates.
For Ph.D. – First class or 60(sixty)% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Masters Degree. Preference would be given to the experienced candidates, especially to those who are on lien with their existing post and employer.
For Masters’ Degree: – First Class or 60(sixty)% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Bachelors’ Degree. Preference would be given to the experienced candidates, especially to those who are on lien with their existing post and employer.
The prescribed financial assistance is provided upto completion of the course/research or the following period, whichever is earlier:-
Ph.D. — 04 years (Four years)
Master Degree — 03 years (Three years)
The age of the candidate should be below 35(Thirty Five) years, as on First day of the month of the Advertisement of the Scheme. Not more than one child of the same parents/guardians will be eligible and to this effect a self-certification will be required from the candidate. The awardee cannot be considered for the award for second or subsequent times as the individual can be awarded for once.
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Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 May 2011