New Delhi: The University Grants
Commission (UGC) has decided to launch 20 scholarships for
single girl children at M Phil and Ph D levels.
The UGC is already providing limited number of
scholarships at Post-Graduate level and such scholarship will
be extended to the M Phil and Ph D levels from this year.
A decision to this effect has been taken by the
Commission, sources said. The scholarship will be available in
Humanities and Sciences.
Twenty students will get the scholarship every year.
The students can pursue the M Phil and research in the
university having special assistance programme or potential of
excellence tag from the UGC.
The university, where the students wants to pursue the
M Phil or Ph D, will select the students and send the list of
candidates to the UGC.
The UGC has set up two separate committees which will
take a final decision on the grant of scholarship to students,
The UGC will provide Rs 14,000 as the scholarship
money per month to the students.