IOS Scholarship

The Institute conducts a scheme of award of scholarship for talent promotion and advancement of knowledge. Provision of award of scholarships for higher studies normally inculcates human values and interest, commitment and motivation for academic pursuits specially in younger scholars. These are taken as kind of recognition of talent for research.

Objectives

The objectives of the Scholarship Programme of IOS are enumerated below:

To promote learning and enrichment of knowledge by providing opportunities for talented and promising students to carry on their academic pursuits.

To motivate talented students and provide them an opportunity to pursue their studies with undivided attention.

To prepare young scholars for their definite role in achieving the objectives of the IOS.

Operational Scheme

The IOS scholarship scheme provides for financial assistance to students and fellows in the form of monthly scholarships, study grants, travel grants, thesis preparations, expenditure, etc.

The entire programme is spread into categories of scholarships as discussed below:

  1. Scholarship in Social Sciences and Humanities (SSS)
  2. Scholarship for Language Promotion (SLP)
  3. Scholarship for Madrasa Students Opting Social Sciences and Humanities (SMS)

Mechanism

The Scholarship Committee of IOS is assigned the functions of policy formulation, selection scheme, implementation and monitoring of the programme.

The scholarship award is announced every year in June and July, and the last date for submission of the duly filled application form is September 5, 2000.

The awardees are selected on merit cum need basis. The commitment, moral behaviour and attitudes of aspirants are basic requirements for selection. Consideration is also given to the person coming from backward regions.

The scholarship forms are available from July 15 to the following address:

1. IOS Headquarters 162, Jogabai Extension Post Box No. 9725, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi - 110025
2. IOS Ahmedabad Chapter 4854/B, Near Raikhand Gate Raikhand, Ahmedabad - 380001
3. IOS Aligarh Chapter Post Box No. 61. Sir Syed Nagar Aligarh, U.P. - 202002
4. IOS Calcutta Chapter 45, Elliot Road, Calcutta - 700016
5. IOS Calicut Chapter 1st Floor, IYC Building, 5/3274-A, Bank Road, Calicut - 673001
6. IOS Chennai Chapter 12, First Main Road. C.I.T. Nagar, Chennai - 600035
7. IOS Patna Chapter 103, Chaman Apartment, Bhikna Pahari, Patna - 800006

Schedule
The announcement for scholarship programme is generally made during the month of July and interviews of short listed candidates are conducted in November every year.

Scholarship for the year 1999-2000

Course No. of Scholarship Rate per month Expenditure on Contingency Award (in Rupee)
Ph.D 51 1500/- 6000/-
M.Phil 14 1000/- 3000/-
Post Graduate 49 750/- 1000/-
Graduation 11 500/- -
Peace Studies 05 1500/- 6000/-
Fiqh Studies 10 1000/- 3000/-
Journalism 20 1000/- 6000/-
Total 160    

Scholarship Award for the year 1999-2000

  Renewal Cases Fresh Cases
  Ph.D M.Phil P.G. B.A. Ph.D M.Phil P.G. B.A. Total
Headquarters 15 2 3 2 13 6 14 3 58
Aligarh 4 - 1 1 12 - 8 2 28
Calicut - - - - 1 1 7 - 9
Patna 1 - 1 - 2 - 7 - 11
Calcutta 2 - 3 2 1 3 4 1 16
Chennai - - 1 - - 2 - - 3
Total 22 2 9 5 29 12 40 6 125
Grand Total

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