National Overseas Scholarship for SC Students

NOSSC 2021 is a National Overseas Scholarship for SC Students. SC National Overseas Scholarship – The Central Sector Scheme of National Overseas Scholarship is to facilitate the low income students belonging to the Scheduled Castes,

De notified Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, Landless Agricultural Labourers and Traditional Artisans category to obtain higher education viz., Master degree or Ph.D courses by studying abroad thereby improving their Economic and Social status.

Benefits: In each Selection Year, 100 fresh awards, subject to availability of funds, will be given under the Scheme.

National Overseas Scholarship for SC Students
National Overseas Scholarship for SC Students

30% of the awards for each year shall be earmarked for women candidates. However, in case, adequate women candidates are not available as per the stipulations of the scheme, then the unutilized slots will be utilized by selecting suitable male candidates.

Eligibility for National Overseas Scholarship for SC Students

In order to be eligible for scholarship, at least 60% of marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination would be required. In case of Ph. D courses, the qualifying exam would be Master’s Degree and for Master’s Degree courses, the qualifying examination would be Bachelor’s Degree.

Age : Not more than 35 (Thirty Five) years, as on first day of April of the year.

Income : Total family income from all sources shall not exceed Rs. 8.00 lakh per annum in the preceding year

Not more than two children of the same parents/guardians will be eligible for scholarship under the scheme  

Financial assistance

Type of Assistance United States of America (USA) & other countries except UK United Kingdom (UK)
Annual Maintenance Allowance15400 US Dollars9900 Great British Pound
Contingency Allowance1500 US Dollars1100 Great British Pound
Tuition Fees Actual as chargedActual as charged
Visa FeesActual Visa Fees in Indian RupeesActual Visa Fees in Indian Rupees
Medical Insurance PremiumActual as chargedActual as charged
Financial assistance
Incidental Journey Allowance &
Equipment Allowance
20 US Dollar for each or its equivalent in Indian Rupees
Poll TaxActual as charges
Air PassageAir passage from India to the nearest place to the educational institution and back to India, by economy
class and shortest route in arrangements with the national carrier, will be provided. 
Financial assistance

How to apply for National Overseas Scholarship for SC Students

To apply online visit http://nosmsje.gov.in/Default.aspx

Implementation agency: Department of Social Justice & Empowerment, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India

National Overseas Scholarship (NOS) Scheme for SC candidates. The Central Sector Scheme of National Overseas Scholarship is to facilitate the low income students belonging to the Scheduled Castes, De notified Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, Landless Agricultural Labourers and Traditional Artisans category to obtain higher education viz., Master degree or Ph. D courses by studying abroad thereby improving their Economic and Social status.

In each Selection Year, there are 100 fresh awards, subject to availability of funds. Out of 100 Awards, 90 Awards are for Scheduled Castes candidates, 06 Awards are for Denotified Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, Landless Agricultural Labourers candidates and 04 Awards are for Traditional Artisans candidates.

The Scheme provides financial assistance to the selected candidates for pursuing Masters level courses and Ph.D. courses abroad in the Institutions/Universities accredited by the Government/an authorized body of that country in any fields of study.

30% of the awards for each year are earmarked for women candidates. In order to be eligible for scholarship, at least 60%of marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination would be required.

In case of Ph. D courses, the qualifying exam is Masters Degree and for Masters Degree courses, the qualifying examination is Bachelors’ Degree.

The age of candidate should not be more than 35 (Thirty Five) years, as on first day of April of the selection year. Total family income from all sources shall not exceed Rs.8.00 lakh per annum in the preceding year.

Under the Scheme, for determination of family income, the family is considered as following: “The candidate applying for scholarship, his/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years and also his/ her spouse and children below the age of 18 years.”

Note: In case of married women, income of the in-laws and her spouse and children below the age of 18 years is to be considered. For detailed scheme guidelines, please visit the Scheme portal”http://nosmsje.gov.in”.

The Central Sector Scheme of National Overseas Scholarship is to facilitate the low income students belonging to the Scheduled Castes, De notified Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, Landless Agricultural Labourers and Traditional Artisans category to obtain higher education viz., Master degree or Ph. D courses by studying abroad thereby improving their Economic and Social status.

In each Selection Year, there are 100 fresh awards, subject to availability of funds. Out of 100 Awards, 90 Awards are for Scheduled Castes candidates, 06 Awards are for Denotified Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, Landless Agricultural Labourers candidates and 04 Awards are for Traditional Artisans candidates.

The Scheme provides financial assistance tothe selected candidates for pursuing Masters level courses and Ph.D. courses abroad in the Institutions/Universities accredited by the Government/an authorized body of that country in any fields of study. 30% of the awards for each year are earmarked for women candidates.

In order to be eligible for scholarship, at least 60%of marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination would be required. In case of Ph. D courses, the qualifying exam is Masters Degree and for Masters Degree courses, the qualifying examination is Bachelors’ Degree.

The age of candidate should not be more than 35 (Thirty Five) years, as on first day of April of the selection year. Total family income from all sources shall not exceed Rs.8.00 lakh per annum in the preceding year. Under the Scheme, for determination of family income, the family is considered as following: “The candidate applying for scholarship, his/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years and also his/ her spouse and children below the age of 18 years.”

Note: In case of married women, income of the in-laws and her spouse and children below the age of 18 years is to be considered. File No.11036/01/2020SCD-VNOS For detailed scheme guidelines, please visit the Scheme portal”http://nosmsje.gov.in”.

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