Objective of this award is to provide fellowships to students belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) for higher studies leading to M.Phil and Ph.D degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology.
Eligibility :Any SC/ST candidate with a postgraduate degree.
Application : Online
Prizes and rewards : 2,000 slots for SC and 667 slots for ST candidates every year. Rs.16,000 per month for initial two years and Rs.18,000 per month, contingency and other benefits.