Lucknow University invites applications for research merit scholarship for girl students

Lucknow University will provide Rs 5,000 to female PhD students for three years maximum in the ‘Shodh Medha Chhatravritti’ scheme.

Lucknow University invites applications for research merit scholarship for girl students Lucknow University starts research merit scholarship for female PhD students
Vagisha Kaushik | Jun 4, 2022 - 4:59 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The University of Lucknow is inviting applications for a newly launched research merit scholarship scheme for girl students. Eligible female PhD students can apply for the scholarship on the official website – The last date to apply for the scholarship is June 15, 2022. The “Shodh Medha Chhatravritti” scheme is intended to provide financial aid to bright female research students to help them in pursuing higher education. The scheme has been launched to increase participation of women in research.

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Initial duration of the scholarship will be one year and will be extended for two more years on annual basis on the recommendation of the respective Departmental Research Committee, as per a notification from LU.

Under the scholarship, female PhD students will get Rs 5,000 per month for a maximum period of three years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • She has qualified NET, NET-LS, GATE and is pursuing PhD as a registered student in the University of Lucknow, Main Campus.
  • She is not receiving any kind of financial assistance including fellowship or scholarship from any other source.

How to apply

  • Visit the official website of Lucknow University –
  • Under the news and announcements section, click on the link ‘Notification regarding Shodh Medha’
  • Read about the scheme and click on the form link.
  • Candidates will be redirected to another page
  • Now fill in the details such as name, email ID, name of department, qualifying exam etc.
  • Click on submit and save the application form for future reference

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