MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
INSPIRE Scholarship for 2008-09-2010
Application are invited for the “Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) by the component of the Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) being implemented by the Department of Science Technology (DST) New Delhi.
In the scenario of global competitiveness it is need for special interventions for attracting youth to study of natural sciences and careers with research is recognized. INSPIRE is programme launched by the Govt. of India to strengthen the National Science and Technology base. The implementation of the designed course is done by the DST.
INSPIRE Scholarships for Higher Education (SHE) is focused on attraction of talent to study of natural science at the bachelor and master level education. SHE is currently limited to support for education programs at B.SC, M.Sc and integrated master’s level course in science leading to M.Sc. in any branch of natural and basic science namely Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Earth Sciences and Life Sciences.
In this regard applications are invited from eligible candidate for Starship for Higher Education (SHE). There are total 10000 scholarships are available annually under SHE starting April 2008. The scholarships are limited only to the candidates studding coursed in natural sciences.
Eligibility for SHE:-
1) The candidates should have obtained aggregate marks in the top 1% in the board examination at both 10th 12th levels. For example student should have secured with in the top 1% in class of 10th examination year 2006 and class 12th in 2008 in respective board examinations and should have joined a degree course leading to B.Sc. or B.Sc (hons.) of integrated M.Sc. in natural Science in any institution in India in the year 2008 and returned to study of second year in the academic year 2009-10. Candidate securing top 1% marks only in class 12th board can also submit the application form.
2) Performance with in the top 10,000 ranks in joint Entrance Examination of IIT, AIEEE and CBSE medical and joining degree level course in natural science in any recognized Indian institution may apply with valid document of these examination.
3) All the candidates securing admissions and joining integrated M.Sc./MS courses in natural science conducted by Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER),National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Indian Institutes of Technology, Department of Atomic Energy- Centre for Basic Science (DAE-CBS) and university from the academic years 2008-09 ,2009-10 and 2010-11 are eligible .
Type of support and Value: – Eligible candidates will receive annually scholarship `80,000 per candidate. The cash value payable to the SHE scholarship holder is ` 60,000 per annum. All the SHE scholars are to undertake summer time attachment to an active researcher in recognized research center in the country. A summer time attachment for `20000 will be paid to the monitoring institution for undertaking summer time project.
Format for application:-
All interested and eligible candidates must apply in the prescribed format written preferable in English and Hindi along with attested copy of these certificates as: – Mark sheets of 10th and 12th along with endorsement certificate from principal of the college/director where the applicant presently enrolled.
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