Applications are invited for INSPIRE scholarships | Last date and website details for INSPIRE scholarships
Central Science and Technology ministry has established Innovations in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research â€“ INSPIRE.Â Â There are 3 schemes under INSPIRE.Â They are Scholarship for Higher Education â€“ SHE, Scheme for Early Attraction of Talent â€“ SEATS and Assured Opportunity for Research Careers â€“ AORC.
Two lakhs students in the age group of 10 to 15 years who are studying 6th class to 10th class will be selected for INSPIRE scholarships.Â These scholarships are also given to 1% of students who secure highest marks in science subject under various 10th class boards in India.Â It is also taken into consideration how these scholarships are going to be utilized by the students.
Scholarship for Higher Education
Students who are applying for these scholarships should compulsorily study Â bachelors are masters degree in Natural Sciences.Â 1% top students under Tenth and Intermediate board are eligible for this scholarship.Â They should have secured a rank in IIT â€“ JEE, AIEEE.Â Candidates who have cleared CBSE medical exam can also apply.Â Students of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, National Institute of Science Education and Research, Center for Basic Science under Department of Atomic Energy of University of Mumbai are also eligible for these scholarships.Â Kishore Vigyan Yojana scholars, National Talent Search Examination, Olympiad medalists and Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Search scholars can also apply.
Assured Opportunities for Research Careers
Selection of candidates will be done by an expert committee after reviewing the applications.Â Interested candidates can send their applications before 24th December, 2010.
Website: www. inspire-dst.gov.in