UGC Scholarships -Eligibility, Awards and Benefits for you

Rahul Sharma
Oct 15, 2018 · 3 min read

Hello Folks!

There are several Meritorious and Skilled Candidates having dilemma of Completing Higher Education but somehow lag due to the untoward circumstances such as weak Financial conditions and other reasons. They are unable to fill the Education Fee as well as Accommodation Fees.

For such capable students, various UGC Scholarships are provided every year. More than 25000 students get Fellowships and Scholarships every year and complete their Higher Studies for the benefit of Society and this Country.

I am giving the list of some Scholarships and Awards in this article in short and sure details you can become knowledgeable and get benefits –

Please have a look -

Ishan Uday Scholarships.

Eligibility — For NE Region Undergraduates.

Awards and Benefits -10000 Scholarships to the Undergraduates Students.

INR 5400/- per month for the General Degree Courses Students.

INR 7800/- per month for the Technical and Professional Courses Students.

Postgraduate Scholarships.

Eligibility — For Aspirants secured top 3 ranks in University in Undergraduate Course.

Awards and Benefits — 3000 total no. of Scholarships for the Aspirants.

INR 2000/- per month for the duration of 2 years to the aspirants.

Postgraduate Scholarships for SC/ST Postgraduates.

Eligibility— Only for SC/ST candidates enrolled in the Post-Graduation Program.

Awards and Benefits — Total 1000 Scholarships

INR 7800/- per month for ME/M.Tech Courses

INR 4700/- per month for other Courses

Postgraduate Indira Gandhi Scholarships.

Eligibility— Single Girl Child Enrolled for Post-graduation

Awards and Benefits— INR 3100/- per month to the Girl Child for complete duration of Post-Graduation Courses.

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowships for SC/ST Candidates.

Eligibility — For Postgraduates SC/ST Candidates.

Awards and Benefits— Total No. of 2667 Scholarships.

For Social Science, Humanities and Science –

INR 16000/- per month for the initials two years.

INR 18000/- per month for the remaining period.

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowships for Disabled Students.

Eligibility— A candidate must be in Disable Cat. and completed Post Graduation.

Awards and Benefits -Total No. of 200 Fellowships.

INR 16000/- JRF Amount per month for the initial two years.

INR 18000/- SRF Amount per month for the remaining period.

National Fellowships for OBC Candidates.

Eligibility — Candidates from OBC Cat. must have completed Post graduation.

Awards and Benefits— Total No. of 300 Fellowships.

INR 25000/- per month for initial years.

INR 28000/- per month for remaining years.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships for SC/ST Candidates.

Eligibility— Candidates from SC/ST Cat. having Doctoral Degree in the relevant subject.

Awards and Benefits— Total No. of 100 Fellowships.

INR 38800/- for initial two years.

INR 46500/- for remaining two years.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Women Candidates.

Eligibility— Women Candidates must possess Ph. D. Degree 60 % in PG level and 55 % in UG Level.

Awards and Benefits— Total No of 100 Fellowships.

INR 38000/- for 1st year.

INR 40300/- for 2nd Year.

INR 41900/- for 3rd Year.

Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Post Graduate Scholarships.

Eligibility— Candidate having Doctorate Degree in the relevant subject ((Humanities and Social Science).

For General Cat –min 55 % at Under graduation level and 60 % marks in Post Graduations level.

For SC/ST/OBC/PH Category Aspirants — min 50 % at Under graduation level and 55 % marks at the post-graduation level.

Awards and Benefits— Total 200 Fellowships.

INR 38000/- for 1st year.

INR 40300/- for 2nd Year.

INR 41900/- for 3rd Year.

Emeritus Fellowship.

Eligibility— Candidates having Ph. D. Degree

Awards and Benefits

Total 200 Awards (Humanities, Languages, Social Science — 100 and Science — 100)

INR. 31000/- per month for the Candidates under Honorarium Grant

INR. 5000/- per annum for the Candidates under Contingency Grant

Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship for Research in Social Science

Eligibility — Single Girl Child has a Postgraduate Degree in Social Science.

Awards and Benefits— Total 300 Awards.

INR 12400/- per month for first two years.

INR 15500/- per month for the next two years.

These were some of the important details related to the UGC Scholarships and Fellowships for the Needy and Meritorious Students. You can avail most of the Fellowships by clearing the UGC NET Exam. I hope the given article would help you a lot someway in availing the Scholarships and refining the Knowledge.

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