UGC Post Doctoral Fellowship
The UGC Part Time Research Associateship for Women mainly aims for enabling non-working women who are holding PHD degrees an opportunity in order to carry out the research work in their selected field for the growth and development of the nation to a great extent. These women must essentially be women of excellent merit in their desired field of study, who haven’t been able to do any different type of research activities due to certain unfavorable situations, circumstances and conditions. The number of research associateship offered is 100. On the other hand, the duration of the research associateship is for a maximum period of 5 years.
Scholarship value: The amount of financial aid under the part time research associateship provided for selected candidates who have no experience in research activities then the grant offered is an amount of Rs. 6, 000 /-per month. On the other hand, for selected candidates who are having experience in research activities for more than 5 years then the grant offered is an amount of Rs. 8, 000 /per month subject to direct recommendation by a committee of specialists and experts. A departmental assistance related allowance of 10% of the research associateship grant is given to the university or institute where the research work is carried out with a lot of perfection: Under the Scheme, House Rent Allowance is not given. It is to be noted that a fixed allowance of Rs. 1, 000 /-per month is provided for disabled women candidates. A yearly contingency allowance of an amount of Rs. 10, 000 /-for the period of 5 years is provided.
Eligibility for UGC Post Doctoral Fellowship: The women applicant who are having PHD degrees. The applicants should be having a significantly outstanding academic record. The applicants must preferably have published research paper. With at least 55% marks in graduation, the applicants must have at least a first class in post-graduation.
Age limit: The women applicant should not be more than 50 years of age as on 1st July of the current academic year.
Fee for Application: Application fee is not required. The application form can be downloaded from the official website or can be filled online.
Application Process: The enthusiastic students who wish to apply for UGC Part Time Research Associateship for Women can avail the application form by downloading it from the official website or can be obtained from the concerned authorities by sending them a request for the application form in a self addressed envelope affixed with a stamp of appropriate value before the last date for obtaining the application form.
Selection Process: A committee set by UGC chooses eminent scholars for UGC Part Time Research Associateship for Women on the basis of their merits and their completed projects.
Important Dates: The official notification is released in the month of January or February. The commencement of Academic Session is in the month of September.
Address: The application must be sent on the address given below:
The University Grants Commission (Selection & Award Bureau),
South Campus, Delhi University,
University Grants Commission (U. G C.),
Benito Juarez Marg,
New Delhi 110 021
Note: All scholarship and student funding schemes are largely subjected to ready availability of funds.
UGC Scholarships and Fellowships Official website: www.ugc.ac.in