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  • Scholarship for Graduate students 

    Many Scholarships are available in the society which goes on un-noticed, resulting students miss to avail their benefits on time. Therefore, to aware you, we have created this alert document “Scholarship for Poor Graduate students in India” where you will find some of the best scholarships for pursuing Masters or PHD courses in any of the recognized university in India.

    1)   CSRI Post Doctoral Fellowship

           Purpose: To pursue research in frontier areas of Cognitive Science, this fellowship is started which is tenable for 2 years in        Research Institutions/Universities/Non-profit R&D Institutions.

           Award: Each fellowship is of Rs 55,000/- per month and research contingency grant of Rs 2,00,000/- per year.

           Eligibility:Good academic record with a PhD or equivalent degree in Science, Engineering and allied areas with a                      maximum age for applying is 40 years.

           Apply: Post

           Activity: May June

           Source: http://www.dst.gov.in/scientific-programme/cognitive-science.html

            B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/CSRIPDF

     

    2)   Post-matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority Students 2015

    Purpose: The scholarship is to be awarded for studies in India. It will also cover technical and vocational courses in  Industrial Training Institutes/ Industrial Training Centres affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT)  of classes XI and XII level.

    Award: Rs 7000 to 12000 per year

    Eligibility:Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Parsi& Jain students of class 11, 12, UG, PG, MPhil, PhD can apply.Family annual income from all sources does not exceed Rs.2 lakh.

    Apply: Online

    Activity: May to September

    Source: http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/Postmetric

    B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/PMSMC

     

    3)   Post Matric Scholarship for SC ST OBC 2015

          Purpose: The scheme covers professional, technical as well as non-professional and non-technical courses at various                levels including correspondence courses covering distance and continuing education. The Scheme provides financial                  assistance to the SC/ST/OBC students studying at post matriculation or post-secondary stage.

           Award:5000/ Per annum

           Eligibility:SC/ST/OBC candidates who have passed the 10, 12, graduation or Post Graduation are eligible.Family income          of the candidate must not exceed 2,50000/ annum.

           Apply: Online

           Activity: May to September

           Source:http://www.scholarships.gov.in/login.do

           B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/PMSST

     

    4)   HDFC Educational Crisis Scholarship Support ECSS 2015

    Purpose: To provide interim support for children facing a personal/economic crisis in pursuing their education so that they can tide over a difficult situation/Personal/Family Crisis without adverse impact on their education.

    Award: Rs. 10000-25000 per annum

    Eligibility: Class 6 to 12, Diploma, Graduates, Post-Graduate students with an upper annual family income of Rs.3,00,000  can apply.

    Apply:Online, Post

    Activity:April to July

    Source:http://www.hdfcbank.com/htdocs/common/ECSS_scholarship.htm#top

    B4S:www.b4s.in/uid/HECSS

     

          5)   Kishore VaigyanikProtsahanYojana (KVPY) 2015

          Purpose:Started by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India to identify and encourage talented       and motivated students to pursue research career in Science.

          Award:Rs 5000 p.m., Rs 20000 Contingency p.y. for 3 to 5 years

          Eligibility: Class 11 Science, Class 12 Science, 1st year students of  B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./M.S.

           Apply:Online

           Activity: July,August

           Source: http://kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/index.htm

           B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/KVPY

     

    6)   Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child 2015-16

    Purpose:In order to achieve and promote girls education, UGC has introduced a Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship  for Single Girl Child with an aim to compensate direct costs of girl education.

    Award:Rs.2,000/- p.m for two years only

    Eligibility: Any single girl child who happen to be a only child or twin daughter or fraternal daughter in the family and has  taken admission in regular, full-time 1st year Masters Degree course in any recognized university or a post graduate  college.Maximum Age limit: 30 years

    Apply: Online

    Activity: August

    Source: http://www.ugc.ac.in/sgc/default.aspx

    B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/PIGSF

     

    7)    Inlaks Fine Arts Award 2015

    Purpose: This award is intended to help young artists in their formative years to develop their creative talent. It provides  financial assistance to enable them to work independently anywhere in India.

    Award: Rs.3,00,000/-for a period of one year

    Eligibility: Graduate/post-graduate or a final year student from a leading  institute for visual arts in India.

    Apply: By Post

    Activity: May to October

    Source: http://www.inlaksfoundation.org/inlaks-fineart-award.aspx

    B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/IFAA

     

    8)   New Voices Fellowship for Screenwriters 2015

    Purpose: This is a programme designed to identify, encourage, mentor and support seven talented independent screenwriters in India, helping them find their own creative voices, enabling them to incubate their ideas and refine their craft. The goal of the Fellowship is to encourage and support new talent that is passionate about screenwriting.

    Award: Rs 200000 as Stipend.

    Eligibility: Indian citizens residing in India, above 18 years of age, who have written one full-length script that has been registered with the Film Writers Association, Mumbai or any other film writers association.

    Apply: By Post or Email

    Activity: May to July

    Source http://asiasociety.org/india/new-voices-fellowship-screenwriters

    B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/NVFS

     

    9)   Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme for Minorities2015

    Purpose: To provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses (Engg, Fashion, Medical, Paramedical, Architecture, Management, Pharmacy, MCA, Design, Law,CA etc).

    Award: 20000 scholarships worth Rs 25000 to 30000 per year

    Eligibility: Student must belong to minority community i.e. Muslim, Christian, Parsi, Buddhist, Sikh &Jain.Annual family income should be less than 2.5Lakhs

    Apply: Online

    Activity: May to September

    Source: http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/scholarship

    B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/MSSFM

     

    10)    Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship For University Rank Holders2015

    Purpose: The purpose of this scheme is to attract talent for pursuing post graduate studies besides strengthening the basic subjects at Undergraduate level. The awardees, under this scheme, can pursue their Postgraduate in any area of specialization in any institution of higher learning in the country.

    Award: Rs 3100/month.

    Eligibility: The First & Second Rank holders at undergraduate level and admitted in any Postgraduate Course would be awarded the scholarship.

    Apply: Online

    Activity: May to August

    Source: http://www.ugc.ac.in/urh/default.aspx  

    B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/PMSFU

     

     

         11)    Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority students for the year 2015-16

          Purpose: Ministry of Minority Affairs is providing this integrated five year fellowship to financially support students from                minority communities to pursue higher studies such as M. Phil and Ph.D.

          Award: Rs.25,000/- p.m. for initial two years and then Rs.28,000/- p.m. for remaining tenure, contingency and other                    benefits     are also awarded in this fellowship.

          Eligibility: Muslim, Christian, Bauddhist, Parsis, Jain community students who have achieved 50% in his/her master degree        can apply.

          Apply: Online

          Activity: May to July

          Source: http://www.ugc.ac.in/manf/

          B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/MANFF

        

         12. Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Candidate 2015-16

         Purpose:The scheme is open to candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe and wish to pursue higher        studies such as regular and full time M.Phil. andPh.D degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering &        Technology.

         Award: Rs.16000/-p.m. for initial two years and then Rs.18000/-p.m. for remaining tenure

         Eligibility: PG, SC/St Students for M.Phil, PhD

         Apply: Online

         Activity: April-June

         Source: http://www.ugc.ac.in/rgnf/default.aspx

         B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/RGNF

     

         13. Sahu Jain Trust Loan Scholarship 2015

         Purpose:Scholarship - for pursuing Graduation and Post Graduation in technical subjects like Engineering, Infotech,                  Medical, MBA etc. in India

         Award: Rs. 250/- to Rs. 1,000/- per month

         Eligibility: Class 12 Passed, Polytechnique/Diploma, Graduation, Post Graduation

         Apply: By post, In person

         Activity: June-July

         Source: http://sahujaintrust.timesofindia.com/

         B4S:  www.b4s.in/uid/SJTES

     

           14. Loan for Professional Education/Training Courses to Disabled Persons

            Purpose:A term loan granted to Indian Nationals for pursuing higher education in India or abroad where admission has              been secured

            Award: Upto 10 lakhs for India colleges, 20Lakhs for International colleges

            Eligibility: Graduation, Post Graduation, International, Scientist, Others, Any Indian Citizen with 40% or more disability

            Apply: Online

            Activity: January-July

            Source: http://www.nhfdc.nic.in/educationform   

            B4Swww.b4s.in/uid/LFPCT

     

            15. Gaurav Foundation Scholarship 2015

            Purpose:Scholarship is award to students who have excelled their academics and wish to continue studies further

            Award: Max. Rs. 20,000/- (Per Year). India College - Max. Rs. 2,00,000/- (Per Year).India Abroad – Max. Rs. 10,00,000             (Per Year)

            Eligibility: Class 9, Class 10, Class 11, Class 12, Class 12 Passed, Polytechnique/Diploma, Graduation, Post Graduation,         PhD, Post Doctoral, Maximum age of 35 years

            Apply: By Email

            Activity:February-November

            Source: http://www.gauravfoundation.org/scholarship.html

            B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/GFMS

     

            16. Trust Fund Scholarships for Disables

            Purpose:The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the differently-abled students to enable them             to pursue professional or technical courses from recognized institutes and get employed/self-employed.

            Award: Rs 2500 to Rs 3000 p.m.

            Eligibility: Disables Class 12, Class 12 Passed, Polytechnique/Diploma, Graduation, Post GraduationStudents

             Apply: Online

             Activity:Throughout the year

             Source: http://www.nhfdc.nic.in/

             B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/TFSFD

     

             17.   Women Scientist Scheme (WOS-A)

             Purpose: The 'Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-A)' of the Department of Science and Technology is aimed to provide              opportunities to women scientists and technologists for pursuing research in basic or applied sciences in frontier areas                of science and engineering.

              Award: This scheme will provide a research grant with an upper limit of Rs. 23 lakh (for Ph.D. or equivalent) and Rs. 20             lakh (for M.Sc. or equivalent) for a well-defined R&D project proposal and for a period of three years.

              Eligibility: Women Scientist, PG, PhD

              Apply: By post, Online

              Activity:Throughout the year

              Source:  http://www.dst.gov.in/scientific-programme/women-scientists.htm

              B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/WOSA

     

     

             18.   Inspire Fellowship

             Purpose:A schemeof the government of India, offers standing opportunity for pursuingDoctoralresearch in any                            recognized universityin Indiathrough fellowships at the levelas nationaleligibilitytest (NET) qualified candidates.

             Award: 1000 Fellowship of NET/GATE equivalent for 3 to 5 years

             Eligibility: Graduation, Post Graduation, PhD toppers

             Apply: By post, Online

             Activity: Throughout the year

             Source: http://www.inspire-dst.gov.in/fellowship.html

             B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/INSPIREF

     

             19.    Scientist Scholarship for Research in S/T (WOS-B)

             Purpose:This scholarship is specially intended to encourage women scientists involved in research and application of                innovative solutions for various societal issues.

             Award: Candidate will be awarded upto Rs.15,000/- per month.

             Eligibility: PhD, PG Women

             Apply: by Email, by Post

             Activity: Throughout the year

             Source: http://www.dst.gov.in/scientific-programme/women-scientists.htm

             B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/WOSB

     

             20.    K.C Mahindra Scholarships for Post Graduate studies Abroad

              Purpose:K. C. Mahindra Education Trust has granted interest-free loan scholarships to deserving students to pursue                 post-graduate studies abroad in various fields.

              Award: Interest-free loan scholarships of Worth 8 Lakhs

              Eligibility: Graduates going for abroad PG courses

              Apply: By post

              Activity: January-March

              Source: http://www.kcmet.org/what-we-do-Scholarship-Grants.aspx

              B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/KCMPGA

     

              21.    Mathematics Training and talent search programme (MTTS) 2014

              Purpose: The aim of the programme is to expose bright young students to the excitement of doing mathematics, to                   promote independent mathematical thinking and to prepare them for higher aspects of mathematics.

              Award: Travel allowance, certificates, cash prizes

              Eligibility: Graduate or Post Graduate Students with Math a subject.

              Apply: By Post or Online

              Activity: January to March

              Source: http://www.mtts.org.in/mtts2014

              B4S:  www.b4s.in/uid/MTTS

     

              22.     Legistative Assistants to members of Parliament(LAMP) Fellowship 2014-15

              Purpose: The Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship places one legislative assistant to                   work with one MP for a period of 11 months. The Fellowship exposes LAMP Fellows to the working of Parliament and the           legislative process. The Fellowship encourages the best and the brightest young individuals to get involved in public                   service. 

              Award: Huge learning about government work

              Eligibility: Graduate Students with minimum age of 26 years.

              Apply: Online

              Activity: January to March

              Source: http://lamp.prsindia.org/thefellowship

              B4S:  www.b4s.in/uid/LAMP

     

              23.    Dr K.S Krishnan Research Associateship 25 Batch

               Purpose:  Research Associates selected under the prestigious KSKRA programme are given an opportunity to work on               R&D programmes of national importance relevant to the DAE mandate and offers prospects of regular absorption in one             of the following advanced research centres of the Department:

    1.       Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai.

    2.       Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam.

    3.       Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), Indore.

    4.       Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Kolkata.

    5.       Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), Mumbai

     

                Award:  A stipend of Rs.26, 000/-per month & other benefits as per rules. The duration of the scholarship is 2years.

                Eligibility:  Master or Ph.D. degree in Engineering or Science. The maximum age for applying is 32 years.

                Apply: By Email

                Activity: November to February

                Source: http://www.buddy4study.com/node/623

                B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/DKSKR

     

                24.   Gandhi Fellowship Programme 2014-16

                Purpose: Gandhi Fellowship is encouraging peer learning environment. The Fellow also receives on-site support from a             dedicated team of professionals to facilitate in negotiating the problems and come up with solutions.

                Award: Each fellow receives an endowment of INR 14,000/month with other shared boarding, loading and                                   communication are borne by the Program.

                Eligibility: The Fellowship is open to any person who is appearing for the final year examinations of graduation or post-             graduation across disciplines.

                Apply: By Email

                Activity: September to December

                Source: http://www.gandhifellowship.org/

                B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/GFP

     

                25. ONGC Scholarship Scheme for SC/ST Students

                Purpose: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation offer 500 scholarship to meritorious SC/ST students .

                Award:  Scholarship amount of Rs 48,000 per Year.

                Eligibility: Student of 1st year of Graduate Engineering or MBBS courses or 1st year of Masters degree in                                  Geology/Geophysics or MBA can apply.

                Apply: By Post

                Activity: July to December

                Source: http://www.b4s.in/scholarship/ongc-scholarship-meritorious-scst-students-2016

                 B4S:  www.b4s.in/uid/ONGCSS

     

                26.   Bread Scholarship Programme in 2013

                Purpose: To pick up bright but indigent students at the school level and help them to achieve their full potential so that               the inherent human excellence is brought forth for the good of the individual and the society. 

                Award: Academic Scholarships

                Eligibility: All students from class 12 to Post Graduation.

                Apply: By Post or through School-Institute

                Activity: Throughout the year.

                Source: http://breadsocietyindia.org/programs.aspx

                B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/BSPI

     

                27. Teach for India Fellowship 2015

                 Purpose: The Teach for India Fellowship program is a 2 year full-time paid commitment in which we place the most                    promising graduates and professionals as full-time teachers in under-resourced and low-income schools. Prior to and                during the two-year Fellowship, Teach For India provides Fellows with the technical skills and leadership training                        required to achieve the goals they have set for themselves and their students.

                Award: A monthly stipend of Rs 17,500 & housing allowance

                Eligibility: Students and professionals with a Bachelor’s Degree

                Apply: Online

                Activity: December to March

                Source: http://teachforindia.org/

                 B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/TFIF

     

     

                28.   Young India Fellowship (YIF) 2014-15

                Purpose: The YIF will bring together 225 emerging leaders from around India in a one- year residential post-graduate               programme in our nation’s capital. It will encourage and mentor you to discover your own self, to understand your                       personal values, strengths and aspirations, and create a process for you to build a broad life-plan that will align who you             are with what you do in life.

                Award: Tuition Expenses, Boarding and Lodging, etc

                Eligibility: Students who are in the final year of their undergraduate and postgraduate degree. The student maximum               age should not exceed

                Apply: Online or By Post

                Activity: November to February

                Source: http://www.buddy4study.com/fellowship/young-india-fellowship-yif-2014-15

                B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/YIF

     

                29.     Fair and Lovely Foundation Scholarship 2012

                Purpose: Women, Who have secured minimum 60% in the 10th and 12th standard
                and want to pursue graduation, post graduation and PhD studies from Government Recognized Indian Universities are               being helped by Fair and lovely in the form of a scholarship.

               Award: Cash Prize and recognition.

               Eligibility: Women, Who have secured minimum 60% in the 10th and 12th standard.

               Apply: By Post

               Activity: September to January.

               Source: http://www.buddy4study.com/scholarship/fair-and-lovely-foundation-scholarship-2012

               B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/FALFS

     

               30.    NOS Passage Grant for ST Candidates 2013

               Purpose: The National Overseas Scholarship is awarded for higher studies abroad in specified field of Engineering,                Technology and Science and covers cost of tuition fee and other educational expenses including maintenance, other                  grants and travel expenses for various courses at Masters’ level, Ph. D. and Post Doctoral level. Passage Grant is                      awarded to only those ST candidates who are in receipt of merit scholarship for Post Graduate Studies, Research or                  Training abroad from a foreign government or under any other scheme, where the cost of passage is not provided, can              apply for Passage Grant.

              Award: Covers cost of tuition fee and other educational expenses including maintenance, other grants and travel                       expenses for various courses at Masters’ level, Ph. D. and Post Doctoral level

              Eligibility: For Masters, PhD and Post Doc students.

              Apply: By Post

              Activity: February to April

              Source: http://www.buddy4study.com/node/203

              B4S: www.b4s.in/uid/NPGFS

     

     

              31.  National Scholarship for Person with Disabilities (2014-15)

              Purpose: The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the differently-abled students to enable them             to pursue professional or technical courses from recognized institutes and get employed/self-employed.

             Award: Scholarship amount of Rs 10,000/- p.a. and gadgets.

             Eligibility: Students from Class 8 to PhD

             Apply: Online

             Activity: August to October

             Source: http://www.nhfdc.nic.in/

              B4Swww.b4s.in/uid/NFSFD

     

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