The University Grants Commission has revised fellowship and scholarship amounts for scholars of various schemes under the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
“The Expert Committee for bringing parity among all existing Fellowship and Scholarship Schemes of UGC, in its meeting held on November 17, has recommended revised rates of fellowships/scholarships amount for scholars under various schemes,” it said in a notice on its website.
The revised rates for 15 such schemes are applicable with effect from December 1.
Emeritus Fellowship has been hiked from Rs 20,000 to Rs 31,000 per month. Similarly, BSR-Faculty fellowship has been raised from Rs 30,000 to Rs 46,500 per month. Also, Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship for Research in Social Science has been brought up from Rs 8,000 in first two years and Rs 10,000 for third and fourth year to Rs 12,400 and Rs 15,500 respectively.