Under this scholarship programme four scholarships per year will be offered by the School for studies in humanities to students who are desirous of undertaking their master’s in the premier universities of the country. One scholarship will be offered for doctoral research in specified subjects. To avail of this scholarship the desirous applicants will have to first qualify a pre test that will be conducted by the School and then secure admission in the specified universities in the country. A scholarship amount of 50,000 INR will be released by the School in installments over the two years of post graduate study and an amount of 20,000for the doctoral research/year. This amount is designed make the pursuit of higher education affordable for students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Since this scholarship is designed to benefit those students who have academic capacity but do not have enough financial support to study in universities outside the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the scholarship committee has decided that the framework of the scholarship will be designed in a way that individuals from depressed economic backgrounds will be able to avail of this scholarship.
This will be done through a pre screening of applicants on the basis of their stated economic level. This will be verified by soliciting attached documents with the application that certify to the applicants economic level by a competent authority designated by the College as such.Only those candidates who have secured at least sixty percent aggregate in their graduation will be eligible to apply for the Vitatsta scholarship.The list of the specified universities that the scholarship programe seeks to cover is as under:
University of Delhi, Delhi
1. Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Delhi
2. Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi
3. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
The date of the announcement will be put on the website as and when it is decided.