National Overseas Scholarship / Passage Grant for SC 2016 - 2017
NATIONAL OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIP / PASSAGE GRANT FOR SC Etc.CANDIDATES FOR THE SELECTION YEAR ? 2016-17
Applications in the prescribed format are invited for 100 overseas scholarships and 5 passage grants from eligible candidates belonging to the following categories: -
Sl.No. - Category No. of Scholarships - No. of PassageGrants
1. - Scheduled Castes - 90 - 04
2.- Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes - 06 - 01
3. - Landless Agricultural Labourers and Traditional Artisans - 04 - 0
* The unfilled slots of 2014-15 and 2015-16 Selection Year will also be carried forward to 2016-17 Selection Year and applications are sought for them as well.
The Scholarship covers cost of fees etc. and other educational expenses including maintenance, contingency allowance, and travel expenses etc. for various courses in the specified field of study at Masters and Ph. D level only.
II) Specified Fields of Study:-
Field of Study - No. of Seats
a) Engineering and Management - 32
b) Pure Sciences and Applied Sciences - 17
c) Agricultural Sciences and Medicine - 17
d) International Commerce, Accounting Finance - 17
e) Humanities, Social Science & Fine Arts - 17
30% of the awards shall be earmarked for women candidates.
III) Passage Grant:
For the passage grant, only those candidates are eligible who possess a Master or equivalent degree in above mentioned disciplines and are in receipt of merit scholarship for Post Graduate studies, Research or Training abroad (excluding attending seminars, workshops, conferences from a foreign Government/organization or under any other scheme where the cost of passage is not provided).
(a) For Ph.D. - 55% 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.
(b) For Master?s Degree: - 55% 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.
AGE: Below 35 (Thirty Five) years, as on 1st April, 2016
Reference Website : National Overseas Scholarship Passage Grant for SC
National Overseas Scholarship Passage Grant for SC