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Prathibha Scholarship 2015 notification

KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship 2015

Kerala State Council for Science & Technology (KSCSTE) invites applications from students for Prathibha Scholarship Programme to pursue higher studies and a career in science. It supports students who aspire to pursue degree/ PG courses in basic/natural science in institutions/ universities in India.

Eligibility: Students who have scored 90 per cent in all subjects and have minimum 95 per cent aggregate marks in all science subjects in Class XII.

Students selected for the award of Prathibha Scholarship are eligible for scholarship as follows. B.Sc. Degree Course/ First 3 years of Integrated M.Sc. course

1st Year – Rs. 12,000/-

2nd Year – Rs. 18,000/-

3rd Year – Rs. 24,000/-

M.Sc. Course *

1st Year/ 4th Year of Integrated M.Sc. – 40,000/-

2nd Year/ 5th Year of Integrated M.Sc. – 60,000/-

[*Continuation of the scholarship for the Post graduate course is subject to securing minimum 75% mark for Degree course.]

• The scheme also offers opportunities for attending Science Enrichment Programmes and summer internships in reputed national and state level R&D institutions in the State

• Eight Prathibha Scholars (two scholars in each of the disciplines- Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics) are eligible to be considered for summer programmes at IISER-Trivandrum without screening test. The selection of Prathibha Scholars for summer programmes is subject to the norms of IISER-Trivandrum.

• The scheme ensures atleast 50% of the selection for girl students. 10% of the selection is reserved for SC/ST students.

Application form

Deadline: September 15, 2015

Ishan Uday Scholarship 2015 notification

Ishan Uday Scholarship 2015 for North Eastern Region

The Ministry of HRD and the University Grants Commission has taken special interest with regard to promotion of higher education in the NER. For improving the GER, promoting higher education and for encouraging children belonging to economically weaker section of the NE region, the UGC has decided to launch a Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region from academic session 2014-15.

It is envisaged to provide ten thousand (10,000) fresh scholarships every year beginning from the academic year 2014-15 for general degree courses, technical and professional courses, including medical and para-medical courses.


The objectives of the Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region are:

1) To provide equal opportunities for higher studies in NE Region.

2) To increase the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in NE Region.

3) To focus more on professional education in NE Region.

4) Optimum utilization of NER Budgetary Allocation.

It is envisaged to provide ten thousand (10,000) fresh scholarships every year beginning from the academic year 2014-15 for general degree courses, technical and professional courses, including medical and para-medical courses.


1) Students with domicile of NER who have passed Class XII or equivalent exam from a school situated within NER through any recognized Board of Education, including Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), National institute of open Schooling (NIOS) within NER only, and have secured admission in general degree course, technical and professional courses including medical and para-medical courses (Integrated courses included) in Universities/Colleges/ Institutions recognized by UGC under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, within and outside the States of NER.

2) For availing scholarship under this scheme, the income of the parents of the student should not exceed Rs.4.5 lakh per annum.


The following shall not be eligible under this scheme-

1) Students pursuing courses/programs through Open Universities.

2) Students already availing scholarship for pursuing the Undergraduate programme under any other scheme(s). 3) Students gaining admission through ‘management quota’.

4) Students pursuing courses, such as Diploma Courses, not leading to award of a Degree.

5) Students whose parents’ income exceeds Rs.4.5 lakh per annum.

Amount of fellowship

An amount of Rs.3500/- p.m. for General Degree courses and Rs. 5000/- p.m. for Technical & Professional courses (including Medical & Para medical courses) will be given through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to the beneficiary student.

Application form

Application deadline: 31.07.2015

For details visit here

ICMR health research fellowships 2015 notification

ICMR/ DHR health research fellowships 2015

ICMR – DHR invites applications for the following health research fellowships from the qualified candidates.

1. Long Term Fellowship for 6-12 months in identified areas from regular faculty of Medical Colleges/Universities/Research Institutes for training in Foreign/Indian Institutes (Age: upto 45 years)

2. Short Term Fellowships for 1-3 months in identified areas from regular faculty of Medical Colleges/Universities/Research Institutes for training in Foreign/Indian Institutes for training in Indian Institutes (Age: upto 55 years)

3. Programme specifically for Women who have had a break in their career

4. Scholarships/fellowship to young scientists (medical/non-medical) in newer areas.

5. Programme to encourage health research personnel [Non-resident Indian (NRI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)] serving abroad, to come back to India for undertaking research in identified areas.

6. Support to Indian Institutes for imparting training in identified areas to the Faculty of Medical Colleges/Research Institutes.

7. Support to Scientific/Professional Associations/Bodies for organizing technical meetings/conferences/seminars etc.


• Scientists/ Health Researchers/Professionals in regular employment in the universities, medical colleges, postgraduate institutions, recognized research and development laboratories and Non-Government Organizations who fulfill the eligibility criteria and have a concept research proposals in the identified area to carryout research at present institute / organization. If the Institution is Private/NGO, it must be recognized by DSIR.

• Women scientists with break in career who want to pursue health research

• Young scientists who have completed the degree as per essential qualification, with an aptitude for clinical, biomedical , public health research to pursue career in Health Research

• Non-resident Indian (NRI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) serving abroad who want to come back to India for undertaking health research in identified areas

Applications form available at www.dhr.gov.in and www.icmr.nic.in

One hard copy of the Application along with soft copy should be addressed to: The Programme Officer, HRD scheme of DHR, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – 110029 (Ph. 011-26589699). (guptarb@icmr.org.in ).

Soft copy may also be sent to Project Manager, HRD Scheme, 2nd floor, IRCS Building, Red Cross Road, New Delhi-110001 (hrddhr@ nic.in )

The Scheme is open throughout the year. Therefore, there is no last date of application.

For details visit here

Indira Gandhi Scholarship For Single Girl Child 2015 notification

Indira Gandhi Scholarship 2015 For Single Girl Child

In order to achieve and promote girls education, UGC has introduced this scholarship for Single Girl Child with an aim to compensating direct costs of girl education to all levels especially for those who happen to be the only girl child in their family.

Eligibility: Any girl who happens to be the only child in the family and has taken admission in regular, full-time first year master’s degree course from any recognised university.

Maximum age for applying is 30 years.

Application: Online

Prizes And Rewards: Rs.3100 per month stipend for 2 years.

Deadline: July 31,2015

For details visit here

Maulana Azad National Scholarship for Minority Girls 2015 notification

Maulana Azad National Scholarship 2015 for Minority Girls

Objective of the Scheme

To recognize, promote and assist meritorious Girl students belonging to National Minorities (i.e. Muslims, Christians, Jain, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis) to continue their education without financial support.

Purpose of Scholarship

Scholarship will be admissible for expenditure on payment of School/College Fee, purchase of syllabus books, purchase of stationery/equipments required for the course and payment of Boarding/Lodging charges.

Eligibility: Girl students belonging to national minorities, (Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis), who scored minimum 55 per cent marks (in aggregate) in Class X. Family income should be less than Rs. 1,00,000.Confirmed admission in Class XI.

Maulana Azad National Scholarship for Minority Girls 2015 application form

Prizes & Rewards: Rs. 12,000 in two instalments of Rs. 6,000 each for school/college fee

Deadline: September 30, 2015

UGC PG Merit Scholarship 2015 notification

UGC Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship 2015

UGC invites online applications for the award of Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders for the academic session 2015-17 with the purpose of supporting post-graduation education through scholarships to such students, who have secured Ist and IInd positions at Undergraduate level in any recognized University / Autonomous College / Non-University affiliated Institute.

The value of Scholarship amount is Rs.2,000/- pm (10 months in the year) for a period of two years only.

The First & Second Rank holders at UG level and admitted in any non-professional Postgraduate Course would be awarded the scholarship. The Undergraduate courses from following streams have been identified for the award of scholarships:

a) Life Sciences

b) Physical Sciences

c) Chemical Sciences

d) Earth Sciences

e) Mathematical Sciences

f) Social Sciences

g) Commerce

h) Languages

The scholarship would however, be subject to securing a minimum of sixty percent (60%) marks at undergraduate level.

Apply online latest by 31-07-2015

For details visit here

NTPC Scholarship 2015 notification

NTPC Scholarships 2015 for SC/ ST/ Physically Challenged PGDM/ MBA Students

NTPC invites applications for 15 scholarships to students belonging to Schedule Caste/ Schedule Tribe/ Physically Challenged categories pursuing full time PGDM/ MBA (HR and Finance specialisation) for 2015


Amount & Duration: Rs. 4000/- P.M. for 24 months


SC/ST/PC students in their 2nd year of study in the academic year 20013-14 and having 60% marks in the 1st year / 1st and 2nd semester examinations.

NTPC Scholarships 2015 for SC/ ST/ Physically Challenged PGDM/ MBA Students application form

Completed application along with the needed documents should be sent to

Additional General Manager (HR ),

NTPC LTD., NTPC Bhawan, Core no. -7,

SCOPE COMPLEX Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003 on or before 31.07.2015.

Mahindra All India Talent Scholarship 2015 notification

Mahindra All India Talent Scholarship 2015 for diploma courses in Polytechnics

K. C. Mahindra Education Trust invites applications for Mahindra All India Talent Scholarship (MAITS) 2015, from students who wish to pursue or are pursuing a job-oriented diploma course at a recognised government polytechnic institute. Preferences are given to girl students and children from lower-income-group families.

Eligibility: Class X and XII pass students who have secured admission in government or recognised polytechnic institutes for diploma courses can apply.

A scholarship amount of Rs. 10,000 per year for a maximum of three years.

Application form

Deadline: July 31st, 2015

KVPY Fellowship 2015 notification

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna 2015

Department of Science and Technology (DST), government organises Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY) annual programme to identify, encourage and assist talented and motivated students to pursue research career in science and to ensure that the best scientific talent is groomed for research and development in the country.

Eligibility: Class XI science, Class XII science and first-year students of B.Sc./ B.S./ B.Math./ B.Stat./ Int. M.Sc./ M.S. For detailed eligibility visit here

Online Application

Amount received: Rs. 5,000 per month stipend and contingency Rs. 20,000 per year for a period of 3 to 5 years.

Deadline: August 30, 2015

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2015 notification

UGC RGNF 2015 for disabled students to do Phd/ Mphil

Applications are invited for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) for students with disabilities for pursuing higher education leading to degrees such as MPhil and PhD for 2015 session.


  1. Any student with disabilities who is already registered to M.Phil./Ph.D. degree in a University or academic institution by completing the required formalities for admission in that University or academic institution is eligible for the award of Fellowship, subject to provision of the scheme as per the advertisement of UGC.
  2. After two years, if the progress in the research works of the awardee is found satisfactory, his/her tenure will be extended for a further period of three years as Senior Research Fellowship (SRF). The research work will be assessed by a three member committee set up by the University. The committee will consist of the Supervisor, Head of the Department and one outside expert in the subject. JRF may be terminated in case the progress of the candidate is not found satisfactory by the committee. The SRF shall be sanctioned on year to year basis on the recommendation of the Supervisor of the candidate duly accepted/rejected by the Head of the Department and finally approved by the Vice-Chancellor. The total period of award of JRF and SRF shall not exceed a period of five years.
  3. The students with disabilities once considered eligible for the fellowship shall not be entitled to any other benefits from Central or State Government or any other body like UGC offering similar benefit to avoid duplication and increase coverage. Only those doing regular and full time M.Phil./Ph.D. course of a University/Research Institution shall be eligible for the fellowship. Employees of any University/College/Educational Institution/Central/State/UT Government shall be excluded from availing Fellowship, even if they are on Study Leave or EOL to pursue the M.Phil./Ph.D. course.

Apply online

Application deadline: 31.07.2015

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