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.
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.
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:
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:
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
Scholarship Award for the year 1999-2000
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