Student Scholarship 2020 : National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students

Share to your near and dear ones
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Minorities Scholarship Assam 2020

Last Date : 31 Oct 2020

Student Scholarship 2020 : Govt of India has released a notification of National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students

Objective :

Fellowship: The objective of the scheme is to encourage the ST students, a section of society with the lowest literacy levels in the country, to acquire higher education in the form of fellowships to pursue M. Phil and Ph. D. Courses, with a view to create qualified professionals to hold posts of teachers /professionals and other higher stages of employment

Scholarship: ST Students is intended to encourage meritorious ST students to pursue courses at Graduate/Post Graduate level in  dentified Institutions of excellence, Government and Private, in professional fields such as Management, Medicine, Engineering, Information Technology, Law etc.

Eligibility :

The Fellowship/ Scholarship will be available only to the ST candidates who fulfill the following conditions for the award:

Fellowship:

  • The candidate belonging to ST should have passed the Post-Graduation  examination for being eligible for the Fellowship. The candidate should get admission and registration for regular and full time M.Phil/Ph.D Courses in University / Academic Institutions recognized by UGC under Section 2 (f) of the UGC Act / ICAR by fulfilling conditions of admission of that University/Institution.
  •  The list of University/Academic Institution as referred to in sub para (i) above shall be identified by ministry.
  • The ST students once considered eligible for the Fellowship shall not be entitled for any other scholarship of the Centre or State Government the same study.
  • The fellowship shall be payable once the student has secured admission and started the research work.
  • In order to qualify for Senior Research Fellowship a candidate will have to fulfill the UGC/ICAR norms prescribed in this regard

Scholarship:

  • ST students who have secured admission in the notified Institutions according to the norms prescribed by the respective Institutions will be eligible for the scholarship under the scheme.
  • The student will be eligible to join only the list of Institution identified by Ministry.
  • The total family income of the candidate to be eligible for this scholarship from all sources should not exceed Rs.6.0 lakh per annum.
  • The scholarship shall be payable once the student has secured admission and started attending the classes.
  • The scholarship awarded, will continue till the completion of the course, subject to satisfactory performance of the student.

Procedure for selection of Institutes

  • Procedure for selection of Universities for Fellowship The scheme presently covers all Universities/Institutions recognized by the
    University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act/ICAR. The addition/deletion of institutes in the list will be done by the Ministry.
  • Procedures for selection of Institutes for Scholarship The Ministry of Tribal Affairs is authorized to select and notify the list of reputed premier Institutions.

Benefits :

Fellowship:

  • A total of 750 fellowships will be awarded.
  • For M.Phil, the student will be awarded –
    • A fellowship amount of INR 25,000 per month.
    • A contingency amount of INR 10,000 per annum for Humanities & Social Sciences and INR 12,000 per annum for Science, Engineering Technology.
    •  HRA amount as per the rules of the corresponding institution.
    • Escorts/reader assistance of INR 2,000 per month for physically handicapped and blind candidates.
  • For Ph.D., the student will be awarded –
    • A fellowship amount of INR 28,000 per month.
    • A contingency amount of INR 20,500 per annum for Humanities & Social Sciences and INR 25,000 per annum for Science, Engineering Technology.
    •  HRA amount as per the rules of the corresponding institution.
    • Escorts/reader assistance of INR 2,000 per month for physically handicapped and blind candidates

Scholarship:

  • A total of 1000 scholarships will be awarded.
  • Full tuition fee with a maximum ceiling of INR 2.5 Lakhs per annum will be covered under the scholarship.
  • An amount of INR 3,000 per annum per student for books and stationery will be given.
  • An amount of INR 2,200 per month with a maximum ceiling of INR 26,400 per annum will be given as living expenses.
  • An amount of INR 45,000 will be given as one-time assistance for computers and accessories.

Documents

For fellowship

  • For registration
    • Applicant’s photograph
    • Caste certificate
    • BPL card (if applicable)
    • Passing certificate of post-graduation
    • Physically handicapped certificate (if applicable)
  • After selection
    • Non-Judicial bond
    • Certificate from Head of the Department/Institution stating that the necessary facilities will be provided by the college/University/Institution in case the candidates selected for this fellowship
    • Details about the project
    • Award letter
    • Joining report
    • Upgradation certificate (for candidates who upgraded from M.Phil to PhD) -if applicable
    • Proof of bank account in the name of the student
  • For disbursement of fellowship
    • Continuation certificate from the institution (quarterly)
    • HRA (quarterly)
    • Progress report (yearly)

For scholarship

  • Domicile certificate
  • Student Photograph
  • Institute verification form/Bonafide certificate
  • Income certificate by the competent authority
  • Caste certificate by the competent authority
  • Certificate of previous academic mark sheet attested by the Institute
  • Fee receipt of current course year
  • Proof of bank account in the name of the student
How to Apply  :

Click the Apply Online link below

 

 

 

 


Share to your near and dear ones
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *