National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST students

Government Of India



ST candidate


Upto Rs.2.50 lakhs per annum


Nov. 30, 2020

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About the Scholarship

Under this merged scheme, Fellowships are provided to ST students to take up higher studies after completing Post Graduation, such as M.Phil and Ph.D courses, Fellowship is awarded on the lines of UGC Fellowships for research students pursuing such courses on regular and full time basis. Similarly, Scholarships is provided to ST Students to encourage meritorious ST students to pursue courses at Graduate/Post Graduate level in identified Institutions of excellence, Government and Private, in professional fields such as Management, Medicine, Engineering, Information Technology, Law etc.

Tenure of Scholarship:

(i)The duration of the course varies as per the course selected by the candidates. The scholarship, once awarded, will continue till the completion of the course, subject to satisfactory performance.

(ii)In case of students who cannot complete the course in due time, provision for extension of scholarships as per the norm of course may be made only for admissible tuition fee subject to report in this regard being given by Principal/Dean of College/Institution.

How to Apply ?

1. Click on Apply Now

2. Login/Register at National Scholarship Portal

3. Fill the required details

4. Submit the form

Important Dates :

Nov. 1, 2020

Start Date

Nov. 30, 2020

End Date

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Organisers' Contact:

Government Of India