The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, Government of India has introduced a new Scholarship scheme titled “Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students”, for students who have secured 80% and above in the Higher Secondary Examination, March 2008 conducted by this department and pursuing higher studies.
The scholarship will be given @ Rs.1000/- per month at Graduation level for first three years of College and University courses and Rs.2000/- per month at Post graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses would get Rs.2000/- per month in the 4th and 5th year. The scholarship would be paid for 10 months in an academic year.The award of scholarship shall be subject to the following conditions:
1. The scholarship shall be awarded to the Indian nationals only.
2. The Undergraduate/Post graduate/Professional course are pursued in a recognized
college/institution in India.
3. The student should have scored a minimum 80% of marks in the Higher Secondary
Examinations, March 2008 conducted by the State Board of School Examinations, TamilNadu, Chennai – 6
Last Date for application is 28 January 2009.
For more info, visit their website http://dge.tn.gov.in