60 scholarships will be awarded in subjects for which suitable facilities are not available in India.
Preference will be given for Automation and Robotics, Laser Technology, Naval Architecture/ Offshore Structures, Paper Technology, Printing Technology, Reliability Engineering.
The scholarships are awarded to candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, De-notified Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes. T
he income limit of parents/guardians or the applicant himself/herself is fixed at Rs. 5,000 per month for eligibility of the award. Students at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Research/ Specialized training level. US $6,600 per annum for the Master's and PhD degrees.
Further information and application form can be obtained from The Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Welfare, SCD, Division, Scholarship Cell, Room No. 240, 'A' Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi 110001.
Deadline for applications is the 15th May in the year of award.