Promotion of Science Education (POSE) Scholarship Scheme 2020-21

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EligibilityClass 12th passed students and graduates in Science
AwardVariable awards up to INR 6,000 per month

About the Program


Haryana State Council for Science and Technology invites applications for Promotion of Science Education (POSE) Scholarship Scheme 2020-21 from students pursuing graduation or post-graduation courses in basic and natural science subjects. The key objective of the scholarship is to encourage meritorious students towards science education and to support them for the continuation of their science education up to higher level. The selected students will get one-time mentorship grant of up to INR 22,000 and a monthly stipend up to INR 6,000.

  • Promotion of Science Education (POSE) Scholarship Scheme 2020-21

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • Have taken admission in any of the following courses during the year 2020 -
      • 3-year BSc/4-year BS or 5-year integrated MSc/MS program in basic and natural sciences at IIT, IISc, IISER, NISER, DAE-CBS or in any college/university in India
      • 2-year MSc program in basic and natural science  
    • Have passed Class 10 and 12 board examination from a school situated in Haryana with minimum 85% marks for Haryana Board School and 90% marks for other boards like CBSE/ICSE etc. in Class 12 (for an undergraduate degree or integrated degree in Science)
    • Have passed Class 10, 12 and BSc/BA (BA for MSc Mathematics) from a school/college/university situated in Haryana with minimum 75% marks in BSc/BA (for MSc degree course)

    The selected students will get:

    • Scholarship (monthly) :
      • For BSc students - INR 4,000 per month
      • For BS students - INR 4,000 for 1,2 and 3rd year and INR 6,000 per month for 4th year 
      • For Integrated MSc/MS students - INR 4,000 per month for 1,2 and 3rd year and INR 6,000 per month for 4th and 5th year. 
      • For MSc students - INR 6,000
    • Mentorship grant (one time) :
      • For BSc (3 years) - INR 12,000
      • For BS (4 years) - INR 17,000
      • For Integrated MSc- INR 22,000
      • For MSc - INR 10,000

    The candidates are required to upload self-attested copies of all the certificates from class 10th onwards with the application, namely -

    • Signature of the applicant
    • Self-attested copy of Aadhaar number
    • Photograph of the applicant
    • Certificate of class 10th 
    • Certificate of class 12th 
    • Certificate of BSc/BA (applicable for students applying for 2-year MSc)
    • Enrollment certificate from Head/Principal/Director/Registrar of the college/university/institute (Given in Annexures)
    • Rural area school certificate of class 11th and 12th (if claiming for 3% additional weightage)(Given in Annexures)
    • Declaration of POSE scholarship (Given in Annexures)
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps given below to apply for this scholarship:

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
    Step 2: Fill in all required details and submit. 
    Step 3: Once registered, the applicants will receive a verification link on their email along with a Verification Code and Reference ID. 
    Step 4: Click on the verification link and submit the verification code to verify. 
    Step 5: Login again using the registered login ID and password. 
    Step 6: Click on apply for services and view all available services. 
    Step 7: Search for POSE in the search tab. 
    Step 8: The scholarship will appear on the list. Click on the scholarship to complete the application. 
    Step 10: Fill in all required details and finally submit the form. 

Important Dates

Application deadline: 31st December 2020

Selection Criteria
  • The number of scholarships for:
    • BSc/BS/integrated MS/MSc courses - 150
    • MSc course - 50
  • Girls students will be prefered.
  • Students with better language score (Hindi/English) in Class 12 will be given preference.
  • Younger students will be given preference.
  • Merit list will be prepared based on average percentage score obtained in the Class 12 English/Hindi (better of the two) and best of three out of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology
  • Students studying in IIT, IISER, NISER, DAE-CBS and IISc will be given preference.
  • Students pursuing Class 11 & 12 in a rural area school will be given an additional 3% weightage.
  • For MSc students, merit will be made by taking the average of marks obtained in three years.
Terms and Conditions
  • Students must be pursuing studies in one of the 18 identified science subjects.
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Biology
    • Statistics
    • Geology
    • Astrophysics
    • Astronomy
    • Electronics
    • Botany
    • Zoology
    • Bio-chemistry
    • Anthropology
    • Microbiology
    • Geophysics
    • Geochemistry
    • Atmospheric Sciences &
    • Oceanic Sciences
  • Students must have completed the education in the institutes situated in Haryana.
  • All the documents are to be attested and verified by the relevant authorities.
  • Students must not be availing any other scholarships or grant during the course of this scholarship.
  • Only online mode of application is accepted.
  • The students studying privately through distance mode or correspondence are not eligible for the scholarship.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by October, 2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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