Higher Education Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students

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May 3, 2012 | SCHOLORSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS | Post by: admin

May 03, 2012 
New Delhi: Under the Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students, out of 82,000 fresh scholarships available every year, 50% scholarships are given to girl students, fulfilling other requirements under the scheme. For graduates Rs. 10,000 per annum for first three years and for post graduates Rs. 20,000 per annum is admissible under the scheme. There is no fresh selection at post graduate level.

Students pursuing professional courses would get Rs. 10,000 per annum for first three years and Rs. 20,000 per annum for 4th and 5th year. The Scholarship under the scheme is renewed from year to year up to post graduate level in the same stream.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is implementing the scheme of Indira Gandhi Post Graduate Scholarship for Single Girl Child, for girl students for pursuing Non-Professional Post Graduate Degree Course in the country. Under this scheme, single girl child who fulfills other requirements, are selected for the award and they are paid scholarship @ Rs. 2000/- per month for a period of 20 academic months.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Dr. D. Purandeswari, in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

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