USTM-Asam Sahitya Sabha Scholarships & Fellowships

USTM-Asam Sahitya Sabha Scholarships & Fellowships

USTM-Asam Sahitya Sabha Scholarships & Fellowships

About USTM-Asam Sahitya Sabha Scholarships & Fellowships




With the objective to work together in the field of literature, culture, heritage, diversity and ethnicity in the north-eastern region and carry documentation and research work on indigenous languages, the University of Science & Technol¬ogy, Meghalaya (USTM) signed a Memorandum of Under¬standing with the Asam Sahitya Sabha (Sabha), the apex literary body of Assam at Guwahati in September last year. The MoU was signed by Shri Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor of USTM and Dr Paramananda Rajbongshi, President of Sabha, A host of literary and academic personalities were present on the occasion. It was agreed that both the organisations will strive for protection and preservation of ethnic languages in the region, specially the endangered languages and find out ways and means to revive and promote such language and culture




USTM has a social commitment and is keen to work for establishing harmony, brotherhood and integrity among different sections of society. To contribute to the language and culture of the region, USTM in association with Sabha is offering 20 Full Scholarships and 2 Research Fellowships in the memory of 22 former Hon’ble Presidents of Asam Sahitya Sabha.


The purpose of the Scholarships for UG and PG Courses at USTM is to help young meritorious students pursue higher education—who would not have been able to chase their cherished dream due to their poor economic background. Students availing these scholarships will be benefitted and will always remember the apex literary body of Assam and the invaluable contribution it has been making to society. The declaration of new Scholarships in the memory of former Hon’ble Sabha Presidents would be a continuous process. The current Scholarships are for the academic session 2019-20.


Courses offered at USTM : The students can apply for 5 Scholarships for UG Courses in Physics, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Food Science, Microbiology, Administrative Service, English, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Physiotherapy, BBA, BCA, BSW, BCom (H), apart from B.Ed., B. Pharma, BA-LLB and B.Tech courses. Students also can apply for 15 Scholarships for PG Courses in Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Biotechnology, Zoology, English, Microbiology, Mathematics, Environment Science, Economics, Sociology, Education, Geography, Political Science, Library Science, Rural Development, M.Com, MSW, MCA, MCA(Lateral), MPT, Agri-Extension Management.


Last date of form Submission : 15th June 2019 for UG Scholarships & 20th July for PG Scholarships Scholarship Forms will be available at USTM website and can be submitted to Asam Sahitya Sabha’s Guwahati office as well as its branch offices spread across Assam.




Students securing minimum 60% marks in HS/10+2 or in Graduation, preferably from economically weak family can apply. Selected students must comply the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the university from time to time.




USTM is also offering two Research Fellowships that would lead to Ph.D. Degree in order to carry out research on the life and work of two literary stalwarts of Assam—Dr Maheswar Neog and Syed Abdul Malik. Dates for Research Fellowships will be notified in the 1st week of August through different media and University website.


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