National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST Candidates by Ministry of Tribal Affairs [20 Seats]: Apply Now by July 31 National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST Candidates by Ministry of Tribal Affairs [20 Seats]: Apply Now by July 31

National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST Candidates by Ministry of Tribal Affairs [20 Seats]: Apply Now by July 31

Online applications are invited for National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST candidates. The last date to apply is July 31, 2023.

About the Scheme

National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST Candidates by Ministry of Tribal Affairs [20 Seats]: Apply Now by July 31
National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST Candidates by Ministry of Tribal Affairs [20 Seats]: Apply Now by July 31

It is a Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs under which scholarships are given to the meritorious Schedule Tribe (ST) students for pursuing higher education in reputed Institutes/Universities abroad. The Scheme will be implemented through the Indian Embassies/Missions abroad, Ministry of External Affairs. The provisions of this scheme guideline will be applicable from 2021-22 and onwards.

National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST Candidates by Ministry of Tribal Affairs [20 Seats]: Apply Now by July 31
National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST Candidates by Ministry of Tribal Affairs [20 Seats]: Apply Now by July 31

No. of Scholarships

Sr. No.CategoryNo. of Award
1ST candidates17
2Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG)03
Total20
National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST Candidates by Ministry of Tribal Affairs [20 Seats]: Apply Now by July 31

Conditions of Eligibility

  • Qualification
Sr. No.CourseMarks and educational
qualification
Maximum Age as on 1st July of
selection year
1Post-Doctoral
Research
55% marks or equivalent grade in
relevant Master’s
Degree* with awarded Ph.D.
38 Years
2Ph. D55% marks or equivalent grade in
relevant Master’s Degree
35 Years
3Master’s55% marks or equivalent grade in32 Years
4Degreerelevant Bachelor’s Degree.
National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST Candidates by Ministry of Tribal Affairs [20 Seats]: Apply Now by July 31
  • Income Criteria
    • Scholarships will be paid to the students whose family income from all sources does not exceed Rs.6,00,000/- (Rs. Six lakhs only) per annum.

Selection Process

  • The applications for scholarships under the scheme will be invited online through National Overseas Scholarship Portal (NOSP) developed by the Ministry (overseas.tribal.gov.in). The opening and closing of the portal would be announced through an advertisement in Employment News, other prominent News Dailies, Institutes/Universities, State Governments, and through the Ministry’s Portal. Applicants are advised to go through the Instruction Manual before applying online and for any query, may refer to the helpdesk module given on the portal.
  • Before filling out the application form online, candidates are required to register themselves on the NOSP and on Digi Locker. Aadhaar is mandatory for registration on the portal. The applicant would be required to upload documents through Digi locker.

Documents Required

The applicant will be required to upload the following documents on the portal for registration

  • Latest Coloured Passport Size Photograph
  • ST certificate issued by the competent authority
  • PVTG certificate issued by the competent authority (if applicable)
  • 10th Certificate/Marksheet in support of Date of Birth
  • Graduation / Post-Graduation mark sheet [Aggregate marks in %] /equivalent % marks in case of CGPA / Ph. D completion certificate, wherever applicable (Conversion sheet of aggregate marks into a percentage to be issued by
  • Institute/University)
  • Offer of admission
  • Income Certificate

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply directly via this link.

Click here to view the official notification for National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for ST candidates.

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