Sports Authority Of India-Women Scholarship

Sports Authority Of India Women Scholarship-Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports:Patiala 2008-2009

Sports Authority Of India

Sports Authority Of India-Women Scholarship

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Sports Authority Of India Women Scholarship-Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports:Patiala 2008-2009

SPORTS AUTHORITY OF INDIA-WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP

The Sports Scholarship Scheme has been put on hold by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports pending its revision. The Government has, however, decided to implement the women component of the scheme during the year 2008-09. The details of scholarships to be awarded are as under:-

* 50 scholarships worth Rs.18,000/- each per annum to unemployed women above 19 years of age securing first/second or third position in individual events only in the senior national champions organized by the recognized national federation.

* 10 scholarships of Rs.10,000/- each per annum to women having Master's Degree in Physical Education and doing M.Phil/Ph.D in Physical Education, fromn any recognized physical education college/university in India.

* 20 scholarships of Rs.7500/- per course to women having Master's Degree in Physical Education and doing Diploma in Sports Coaching from any one of the Academic centres of the SAI.

The above scholarships are subject to the applicants' fulfilling the eligibility conditions and attaining qualifying standards laid down under the scheme. The sports achievements between the period from 1-1-2007 to 31-12-2007 only will be taken into the consideration for the award of scholarships for the year 2008-09. The scholarships will be sanctioned for a period of one year. The Sports disciplines covered for scholarships mentioned at (a) above are as under:-

PRIORITY DISCIPLINES: (14) Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Judo, Lawn Tennis, Rowing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

OTHER DISCIPLINES: (14) Billiards & Snooker, Bowling, Carrom, Chess, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Kayaking and Canoeing, Karate, Powerlifting, Squash, Taekwondo, Wushu & Yachting.

The eligible candidates may write to the ED(A), SAI, NS NIS, Patiala for the prescribed application form.

The last date for the receipt of applications in the office of the Assistant Director (Schemes), Sports Authority of India, Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Moti Bagh, Patiala-147001 (Punjab) is 28th February, 2009.

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Sports Authority Of India Women Scholarship-Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports:Patiala 2008-2009