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Minority students to get more fellowships:UGC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmandeep Shukla
Dec 19, 2018 12:02 AM IST

For senior research fellowship, the monthly stipend is ₹28,000, a contingency grant of ₹2,000 and house rent allowance between ₹2,200 and ₹6,700. The house rent allowance varies depending upon the city, a University Grants Commission (UGC) official said.

The government has increased the number of slots under the Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority students to 1000 this year, from last year’s 756, a University Grants Commission (UGC) official said.

The government has increased the number of slots under the Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority students to 1000 this year, from last year’s 756, a University Grants Commission (UGC) official said.(HT File Photo)
The government has increased the number of slots under the Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority students to 1000 this year, from last year’s 756, a University Grants Commission (UGC) official said.(HT File Photo)

Muslim, Sikh, Parsi, Buddhist, Jain and Christian candidates who are enrolled in full-time Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) courses in Indian institutions and colleges can apply for these fellowships.

Under the scheme for the junior research fellowship, the beneficiary would receive a 25,000 stipend, a contingency grant of 1,000 and house rent allowance ranging from 2,000 to 6,000 every month.

For senior research fellowship, the monthly stipend is 28,000, a contingency grant of 2,000 and house rent allowance between 2,200 and 6,700. The house rent allowance varies depending upon the city, the UGC official said.

The effort is to facilitate the education of deserving candidates from all sections,” the official said. The fellowship holders are also known as ministry of minority affairs scholars.

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