Applications invited for the National Overseas Scholarship/Passage Grant 2017 for Master\'s or PhD programs

Published On 02/03/2017

For students who want to study abroad to do a Master's or PhD can apply for the National Overseas Scholarship/Passage Grant 2017. This scholarship will sponsor the cost of fees etc. and other educational expenses including maintenance, contingency allowance, and travel expenses for various courses in the specified field of study at Master's and doctorate level only. The scholarship is applicable to only those students who wish to take up Masters or P.hD. in specified field abroad.

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Allocation of Scholarship:

The following number of seats will be allocated in the specific fields mentioned below: -

Name of the Stream

Number of Scholarships

Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts


International Commerce, Accounting and Finance


Agriculture Sciences and Medicine


Pure Sciences and Applied Sciences


Engineering and Management




Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students who belong to the above-mentioned categories with 55% of marks in Master’s or Bachelor’s degree can apply for the scholarship.
  • The applicants must note that the family’s annual income must be less than Rs. 6 lakh per annum.
  • The upper age limit to apply for the scholarship is 35 years.

Application Process:

  • The eligible candidates need to fill the application form in the prescribed format.
  • All the filled-in applications must reach the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment by post.

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Grant Allocation:

  • Local Travel
  • Air Passage
  • Medical Insurance Premium
  • Visa Fees
  • Poll Tax
  • Tuition Fee
  • Annual Maintenance Allowance of USD 15400


  • The applications must reach Department of Social Justice and Empowerment on or before March 31, 2017.


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