BY : Kampuzz Team

Date : 09-10-2015

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UGC: Application for National Fellowship for Higher Education 2015 invited


University Grant Commission (UGC) has started the application process for National Fellowship for Higher Education 2015 for the candidates belonging to scheduled tribe (ST) and pursuing full time/regular degree courses such as M.Phil, Ph.D. with specialization in Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology for the session 2015-17.

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) programme is formulated and funded by Ministry of Tribal Affairs and later retitled as National Fellowship for Higher Education 2015. There are a total of 750 seats are available for scheduled tribe students every year.

Scholarship details:

The fellowship programme is initially valid for only 2 years.

Fellowship in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering & Technology

Rs.25,000/-per annum for initial two years
Rs.28,000/-per annum for remaining tenure

JRF
SRF

Contingency A

Rs.10000/- per annum for initial two years Rs.20,500/- per annum for remaining tenure

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Contingency B

Rs.12,000/- per annum for initial two years
Rs.25,000/- per annum for remaining tenure

Sciences, Engineering
& Technology

Escorts / Reader assistance

Rs. 2000/- per month in cases of physically
handicapped & blind candidates

All Subject

HRA

As per the guidelines of the University/Institutions/Colleges

All Subject

Eligibility details:

  • Candidates, who wish to apply for the scholarship program must possess a post-graduation degree.
  • Candidates must have registered for full-time/regular degree courses such as M.Phil, Ph.D. in a UGC recognized university/institute under section 2 (f) of the UGC ACT/ICAR.
  • Candidates, who have registered for National Fellowship for Higher Education 2015 cannot apply for any other fellowship of the state or center government for the same education.
  • The fellowship will be provided to the students when he registered and started research work.

Application process:

Students are required to apply online through the official website of UGC i.e. www.ugc.ac.in.

Important dates regarding scholarship program:

Last date of the online application: November 23, 2015.

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