National Overseas Scholarship scheme 2022 for ST students opens; Apply before July 30

Engineering, management, economic, applied science, agriculture, medicine, humanities, social science subjects are covered under NOS scholarship scheme.

National Overseas Scholarship scheme 2022 for ST students opens; Apply before July 30 NOS Scholarship for ST students 2022
Anu Parthiban | Jun 10, 2022 - 9:35 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The ministry of tribal affairs, Government of India, has invited online applications for the National Overseas Scholarship Scheme (NOS) from Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates for the academic year 2022-23. The NOS scholarship is awarded to selected students for pursuing higher studies abroad at masters level, PhD, and post-doctoral research programmes.

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The NOS scholarship applications are to be submitted online on the National Overseas Portal, overseas.tribal.gov.in, before July 30, 2022.

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The ministry also informed that the scheme guidelines are under revision and the changes will be notified soon on the official website.

As per the official website, “Every year 20 fresh ST students are given scholarships for pursuing Master Degree, Ph.D, Post-Doctoral courses abroad. The portal is integrated with Digital Locker and fetches documents already available there and also has facility to upload documents not available on digilocker. “

“Bachelor level courses in any discipline are not covered under the scheme. 20 awards per year would be sanctioned to ST students as under.

Category

Number of award

Scheduled Tribes

17

Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PTG)

3

Total

20

As per the revised guidelines, the ministry informed that priority will be given to candidates who have already secured a preliminary letter/offer of admission; second priority will be given to those who -cleared GRE/GMAT/TOFEL etc. and have started applying to various universities and thereafter other candidates.

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Engineering, management, economic/finance, pure science, applied science, agriculture, medicine, humanities, social science subjects are covered under this scheme.

If for any specific year, successful candidates are not available to the extent prescribed for either of the above listed categories, the awards for that year would be interchangeable vice-versa between the above categories.

Six awards (30%) are earmarked for girls. However, in case the earmarked slots remain unfilled, these slots may be transferred to boys.


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