Applications are invited from eligible candidates for 'Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)’, a component of INSPIRE.
INSPIRE scholarship: For those pursuing Bachelor & Masters in the Natural & Basic sciences
How many scholarships? 10,000
- Students who happen to be among the top 1% in 12th standard at their respective Board Examinations and are pursuing courses in Natural and Basic sciences at the B.Sc. or Integrated M.Sc. levels. Courses are not included other than Natural and Basic sciences in the current scheme in view of the focus on research in Basic sciences.
- Students who have secured in the Joint Entrance Examination of IIT top 10,000 ranks, AIEEE (top 10,000 ranks) plus those clearing AIPMT (top 10,000 ranks), and who also opt to study Natural and Basic sciences in any academic institute or university leading to graduate and post-graduate degree, would be eligible for scholarship.
- Students admitted to Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Basic Sciences (DAE-CBS) at the University of Mumbai or happen to be Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), National Talent Search Examination (NTSE), Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS) scholars and Science Olympiad Medalists, opting to undertake courses in the Natural & Basic sciences leading to B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees are eligible for "SHE" scholarship.
Value & Type of support: Eligible candidates will receive annually scholarship @ total value Rs.80,000 per candidate. The cash value payable to the SHE scholarship holder is Rs.60,000 per annum along with a summer time attachment fee of Rs.20,000 will be paid to the mentoring institution for undertaking summer time project
Duration of support: a maximum period of five years starting 1st year course in B.Sc., B.Sc.(Hons) and integrated course leading to M.S. or M.Sc. or the completion of the course, which ever is earlier.
Selection process: The selection of candidates will be based on a) performance in Board Examinations within the cutoff threshold (of top 1%) for each State or Central Board Examination Class XII level and/or b) performance in any of the specified Competitive Examinations within stipulated cut off ranks and recipient of various fellowships and medals. (Student who passed Class XII Board Examination in 2012 and are in receipt of Eligibility Certificate/ Note issued by the respective Board are also eligible to apply. The eligible candidate must be already enrolled into degree level education in natural / basic sciences in any recognized College or University in India.
How to apply:
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Applicants both offline & on-line, must submit the hardcopy of the duly filled-in application with all necessary documents to the Director, National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies (NISTADS), Dr K S Krishnan Marg , New Delhi - 110012 by Ordinary Post only within 120 days from the date of this advertisement in Newspaper.
Application deadline: October 12, 2012
National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies (NISTADS)
Dr K S Krishnan Marg
New Delhi - 110012