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Posted at: Oct 9, 2019, 9:02 AM; last updated: Oct 9, 2019, 9:02 AM (IST)SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP

National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher

National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher

Education of ST Students

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has announced this national fellowship programme to provide financial assistance to students from ST community for higher education. The programme includes scholarship and fellowship benefits for UG and PG students respectively.

Eligibility: Students enrolled in MPhil/PhD programmes at recognised institutions after passing a post-graduate examination may apply for the fellowship grant. Students enrolled UG/PG programmes at recognised institutions with family income below Rs 6 lakh per annum may apply for scholarship programme.

Details: Selected MPhil/PhD students will receive monthly fellowship amount up to Rs 28,000, HRA, contingency grant up to Rs 25,000 and monthly escorts/reader assistance up to Rs 2,000. Selected students of UG/PG programmes will receive full tuition fee scholarship up to Rs 2.5 lakh, and other allowances up to Rs 74,400 for books, living expenses and computer.

Deadline: October 31, 2019
How to apply: Online
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Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF

Ministry of Railways, Government of India is offering scholarship assistance to students of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel for encouraging them towards higher education.

Eligibility: Wards/widows of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel who have cleared Class XII/Graduation examinations with minimum 60 per cent marks and are currently enroled in recognised institutions for undergraduate or postgraduate studies may apply for this scholarship.

Details: Selected scholars will receive a monthly scholarship sum of INR 2,000 for male students and INR 2,250 for female students.

Deadline: October 31, 2019
How to apply: Online
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Post Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders 

Students who have secured ranking positions in their higher education programmes at recognised institutions are invited to apply for this scholarship program announced by University Grants Commission (GOI) to encourage talented girls and boys towards post-graduation education.

Eligibility: Students enrolled in PG programmes at recognised higher education institutions, who have secured 1st or 2nd rank in previous graduation examination with minimum 60 per cent marks in selected disciplines may apply for this scholarship if they are below 30 years of age.

Details: Selected students will receive a scholarship sum of Rs 3,100 per month for the duration of two years.

Deadline: October 31, 2019
Howev to apply: Online
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