Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)

Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)

Level: B.Sc. or Integrated M.Sc.

Scholarships for Higher Education are awarded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India to promote science and technology by motivationg more students to choose science and technology careers. Scholarships for Higher Education (SHE) under Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) are awarded to students who are within the top 1% at Class XII examination conducted by various Examination Boards during the academic session ending March/April 2013.

Eligibility: Performance in top 1% in Class XII Board Examination and enrolment into education in Basic and Natural Science courses at B.Sc./Integrated M.Sc. or M.S.levels qualify eligibility automatically for Scholarship for Higher Education of the DST.

Letters to eligible Candidates along with “Advisory Note to the Candidates for Eligibility in Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) Component under INSPIRE Scheme” will be sent through email to the schools from where they studied Class XII during the end of the academic session of each year. The candidates should collect the same from the school Principal.

Value: The scholarship is valued at Rs. 80,000 per year for five years.

This scheme offers 10,000 scholarships every year for undertaking Bachelor and Masters level education in the Natural & Basic sciences.

Students who are placed among the top 1% in 12th standard at their respective Board Examinations and are pursuing courses in Natural and Basic sciences at the B.Sc. or Integrated M.Sc.levels are eligible for this scholarship. In the current scheme only Natural and Basic sciences have been included as the focus is on Natural and Basic Sciences.

Top 10,000 rankers in the Joint Entrance Examination of JEE-Advance, JEE-Main (top 10,000 ranks) plus those clearing NEET (top 10,000 ranks), and who also opt to study Natural and Basic sciences in any academic institute or university leading to graduate and post-graduate degree, are also eligible for the scholarshipscholarship.

Students admitted to Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Basic Sciences (DAE-CBS) at the University of Mumbai or happen to be Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), National Talent Search Examination (NTSE), Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS) scholars and Science Olympiad Medalists, opting to undertake courses in the Natural & Basic sciences leading to B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees are eligible for “SHE” scholarship.

Applications without Endorsement Certificate signed by the Head of the Institution will be rejected.

Further information: can be had from the Principals of the Schools and the INSPIRE website.