Scholarships for Higher Studies in India & Abroad, 2012

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February 11, 2012

Higher education holds an essential place in a student’s life as it helps in building one’s future. In current scenario it is very much important to achieve expertise at professional level but due to certain reasons such as high competition and inadequate monetary funds, some of the deserving candidates are unable to complete their higher studies and thus are not able to make a better career. If you are in search of beneficial financial aids then here we are guiding you about some of the excellent scholarships at our website Academicjobs.in. Academicjobs.in is India’s best job and career counseling website that provides information to lots of students for their academic studies. Below stated scholarships are offered to Indian nationals to continue their higher studies further. These scholarships are provided by Government of India and Indian institutes for post-matric, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Professional & Technical programmes. Let’s see the following fellowship schemes available in India.

1. Scholarship Program: Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship for the year 2012-13
Employer: Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education
Level of Study: Fellowship
Brief Scholarship Description: Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the award of Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship (only one fellowship) which the Government of the India Instituted at St. Antony’s College, Oxford (U.K.). The Fellowship is tenable for one year in the first instance, which can be extended by one year more on the basis of performance of the candidate. The fellowship carries an amount of £ 27,603/- per annum.
Scholarship Website: http://education.nic.in/scho_announcements/Agatha-2012.asp

2. Scholarship Program: Commonwealth Scholarship Plan, New Zealand Awards-2012
Employer: Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education
Level of Study: PhD /Masters/Post Graduate Diploma
Brief Scholarship Description: Applications on plain paper, as per prescribed format, are invited from Indian Nationals residing in India for the above-mentioned Commonwealth Scholarship for higher studies, research leading to Ph.D /Masters/Post Graduate Diploma Study in New Zealand.
Scholarship Website: http://education.nic.in/scho_announcements/Newzealand-2012.asp

3. Scholarship Program: Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu & Kashmir
Employer: Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education
Level of Study: General degree courses, medical courses, engineering courses
Brief Scholarship Description: A scholarship Scheme entitled “Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu & Kashmir” (SSSJ&K) has been launched by the Department of Higher Education, from the academic year 2011-12. Students belonging to the State of Jammu & Kashmir, pursuing general degree courses, medical courses, engineering courses, etc. outside the State of J&K, may apply for scholarship under this scheme, through the institute in which they are studying.
Scholarship Website: http://education.nic.in/Scholarship/SSSJ&K-Guidelines.pdf

4. Scholarship Program: Scholarship Scheme for Students with Disabilities
Employer: Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India
Level of Study: Post Matric, Professional & Technical
Brief Scholarship Description: Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India awards scholarships to persons with Disabilities pursuing post matric, professional & technical courses.
Scholarship Website: http://education.nic.in/scholarship/Schol-students-disabilities.pdf

5. Scholarship Program: Central Sector Scheme of ‘Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship’ For Providing Scholarships To Scheduled Caste Students
Employer: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India
Level of Study: M.Phil. and Ph.D.
Brief Scholarship Description: Government of India had launched a Central Sector scheme namely, Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship during the financial year 2005-06 to increase opportunities to Scheduled Castes for pursuing higher education leading to degrees such as M.Phil. and Ph.D.
Scholarship Website: http://www.socialjustice.nic.in/Rajiv.php

6. Scholarship Program: Scheme of National Scholarships for Persons with Disabilities
Employer: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India
Level of Study :Post-Matric/ Post-Secondary technical and professional courses including Ph.D & M.Phil
Brief Scholarship Description: These scholarships are provided to students with disabilities for financial assistance for pursuing higher and technical education.
Scholarship Website: http://www.socialjustice.nic.in/nsawardadv0809.php

7. Scholarship Program: Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan – 2012 – U.K.
Employer: Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education
Level of Study: Research & Training
Brief Scholarship Description: This is an annual scheme made available to all Commonwealth countries by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission.
Scholarship Website: http://www.education.nic.in/scho_announcements/ukcommonwealth2012-scheme.asp

8. Scholarship Program: Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship
Employer: The Government of Kerala
Level of Study: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, or Higher courses
Brief Scholarship Description: The Government of Kerala has introduced various scholarships awarded to meritorious students of outstanding performance in the education sector as well as to the students of socially and economically backward categories. The Higher Education Department of Government of Kerala is entrusted with the responsibility of selection and disbursement of various scholarships to Higher Secondary, under Graduate and Post Graduate Streams. This project envisages the development and implementation of a web-enabled scholarship management system to facilitate the Directorate of Collegiate education for an efficient, foolproof system for the selection of the students and also do the disbursements.
Scholarship Website: http://dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in/dce/main/index.php#dialog

9. Scholarship Program: Muslim Girls Scholarship (Paloli Committee Scholarship) – DCE Scholarship Kerela, India 2012
Employer: The Government of Kerala
Level of Study: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, or Higher courses
Brief Scholarship Description: This project envisages the development and implementation of a web-enabled scholarship management system to facilitate the Directorate of Collegiate education for an efficient, foolproof system for the selection of the students and also do the disbursements.
Scholarship Website: http://dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in/dce/main/index.php#dialog

10. Scholarship Program: Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students Scheme
Employer: Ministry of Minority Affairs through UGC
Level of Study: M.Phil and Ph.D.
Brief Scholarship Description: The fellowship provides integrated five year fellowships in the form of financial assistance to students from minority communities, as notified by the Central Government to pursue higher studies such as M.Phil and Ph.D.
Scholarship Website: http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/sites/upload_files/moma/files/pdfs/National_Fellowship_Scheme.pdf

11. Scholarship Program: Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme for Minority Communities Students
Employer: Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India
Level of Study: Professional and Technical
Brief Scholarship Description: The scheme provides financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses.
Scholarship Website: http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/scheme_mcmss

12. Scholarship Program: Post Metric Scholarship Government of India
Employer: Government of India
Level of Study: Class XI to Ph.D
Brief Scholarship Description: Post Matric Scholarships will be awarded to the students, pursuing studies from Class XI to PhD from Government/Recognized private Colleges/including technical and Vocational Courses of Courses of Class XI and XII level in Industrial Training Institutes/Industrial Training Centers affiliated with National Council for Vocational Training.
Scholarship Website: http://www.apsmfc.com/scholarship-post-matric-central.html

13. Scholarship Program: Central Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students
Employer: Department of Higher Education of Ministry of Human Resource Development [MHRD], Government of India
Level of Study: Graduate / Postgraduate studies and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc.
Brief Scholarship Description: Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students has been introduced during XI Five Year Plan. The objective of the new scheme is to provide financial assistance to meritorious students from low income families to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.
Scholarship Website: http://education.nic.in/scholarship/Guidelines-Collegestdnts.pdf

14. Scholarship Program: Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan Scholarship
Employer: Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Government of India
Level of Study: Graduation, Post Graduation
Brief Scholarship Description: Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Deemed University) set up by the Government of India for propagation and promotion of Sanskrit language invites applications in the prescribed form for award of merit Scholarship to:
- Regular students studying Sanskrit including Pali and Prakrit in any recognized traditional Pathshalas/modern institutions / Secondary / Senior Secondary Schools from 9th to 12th standard.
- Regular students pursuing higher course of studies in Sanskrit in recognized educational Institutions at the levels of Shastri / Graduation / Acharya / Post Graduation / Vidyavaridhi / Ph.D.
Scholarship Website: http://www.sanskrit.nic.in/schrnot11.pdf

15. Scholarship Program: Merit cum Means Based Scholarship for Students Belonging to the Minority Communities
Employer: Government of India
Level of Study: Technical & Professional UG and PG Courses
Brief Scholarship Description: Merit cum Means based scholarships will be awarded to the students pursuing technical or professional courses at Under Graduate/Post graduate level in an Institution recognized by an appropriate authority. The Student must fulfill all the norms and conditions of Government of India. The selection will be on the basis of Marks obtained in the previous year and as per the target allocated by the Government of India.
Scholarship Website: http://www.apsmfc.com/central-govt-sheme.html

16. Scholarship Program: Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)
Employer: Department of Science & Technology
Level of Study: Bachelor & Masters
Brief Scholarship Description: Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is an innovative program sponsored and managed by the Department of Science & Technology for attraction of talent to Science. The basic objective of INSPIRE is to communicate to the youth of the country the excitements of creative pursuit of science, attract talent to the study of science at an early age and thus build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the Science & Technology system and R&D base.
Scholarship Website: http://www.inspire-dst.gov.in/

17. Scholarship Program: Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for ST Students
Employer: Government of India Ministry of Tribal Affairs, New Delhi
Level of Study: Higher Studies
Brief Scholarship Description: The scheme aims at recognizing the need to support meritorious ST students who gain admission in identified quality educational institutions, by providing full financial support to the selected meritorious students which would enable them to complete their courses of higher studies in these selected academic institutions of the country.
Scholarship Website: http://tribal.gov.in/writereaddata/mainlinkfile/File732.pdf

18. Scholarship Program: Scholarships for Minority Communities
Employer: Government of India
Level of Study: Higher education from class XI to Ph.D.
Brief Scholarship Description: Students belonging to the Minority Communities namely Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Zoroastrians/Parsis who are included within the Central Govt. Notification under section 2 (C) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 will come within the purview of this facility.
Scholarship Website: http://www.highereducationngl.in/ActivitiesOfHigherEducation/Scholarship.html

19. Scholarship Program: Government of Maharashtra Scholarship for the Minority Communities Students pursuing Technical and Professional Education
Employer: Minorities Development Department, Government of Maharashtra
Level of Study: Professional and Technical
Brief Scholarship Description: Minorities Development Department, Government of Maharashtra is offering the Scholarship for Students pursuing Professional and Technical education / All courses after H.S.C. (Arts, Commerce, Science etc.) for Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi and Jain minority communities.
Scholarship Website: http://upgcm.svkm.ac.in/pdf/MinorityScholarship.pdf

20. Scholarship Program: Ravi Sankaran Fellowships
Employer: Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation
Level of Study: Fellowship
Brief Scholarship Description: The Program funds three major activities i.e., a Master’s degree at a university abroad, An internship with an organisation abroad, a short conservation research or implementation project within India (in a Small Grants program)
Scholarship Website: http://www.ravisankaran.org/

21. Scholarship Program: J.N. Tata Endowment Loan Scholarships
Employer: Sir Dorabji Tata Trust
Level of Study: Higher Studies
Brief Scholarship Description: J.N. Tata Endowment Loan Scholarships provided by to Indian nationals for the academic year 2012-2013 for higher studies abroad in all disciplines and subjects.
Scholarship Website: http://www.dorabjitatatrust.org/about/pdf/Endowment_LoanScholarships_2012-2013.pdf

22. Scholarship Program: The Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship 2012
Employer: Reliance Industries Limited
Level of Study: Masters
Brief Scholarship Description: Reliance Industries Limited has generously created the Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowhip to support Indian nationals living in India with financial need in obtaining an MBA at Stanford.
Scholarship Website: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/mba/financial_aid/reliance-p.html

23. Scholarship Program: IDRBT Postdoctoral Scheme, India
Employer: Institute in Development and Research in Banking Technology
Level of Study: Postdoctoral
Brief Scholarship Description: Fellowship program for postdoctoral applicants for critical research projects, thereby contributing to the IDRBT’s research initiatives.
Scholarship Website: http://www.idrbt.ac.in/education/ipdf.html

24. Scholarship Program: Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships (UK), 2011
Employer: The British Council
Level of Study: Doctoral
Brief Scholarship Description: These awards will enable academically outstanding Indian students to come to St. John’s College, University of Cambridge to study for doctoral degrees in subjects like Science & Technology, Economics and Social Sciences.
Scholarship Website: http://www.britishcouncil.org/india-scholarships-drmanmohansingh.htm#prog

25. Scholarship Program: Debesh-Kamal Scholarship for Higher Education/Research Abroad
Employer: Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture
Level of Study: PhD
Brief Scholarship Description: Debesh-Kamal Scholarships will be awarded by the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata, to deserving candidates for the purpose of higher education/research abroad.
Scholarship Website: http://www.sriramakrishna.org/scholarship.php

 

 

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