Apply for National Overseas Passage Grant 2017 for Study Abroad

By Malavikka

For students who want to study abroad to do a Master's or PhD can apply for the National Overseas Scholarship/Passage Grant 2017. This scholarship will sponsor the cost of fees etc. and other educational expenses including maintenance, contingency allowance, and travel expenses for various courses in the specified field of study at Master's and doctorate level only.

Also, some reservations are allocated for women in order to encourage them to apply for the grant. Thirty per cent of the awards shall be earmarked for them.

Apply for National Overseas Passage Grant 2017


Seat Allocation

  • Engineering and Management 32
  • Pure Sciences and Applied Sciences 17
  • Agricultural Sciences and Medicine 17
  • International Commerce, Accounting Finance 17
  • Humanities, Social Science and Fine Arts 17

Category of Scholarship

National level

National Overseas Scholarship/Passage Grant 2017

Total number of scholarships

100 scholarships

Target Audience

These scholarships are awarded every year to students who belong to scheduled caste, denotified, nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes, landless agricultural labourers and traditional artisans, to pursue higher studies in abroad.


Students should have secured 55 per cent marks or above in Bachelors or Masters

Their family income must be less than Rs 6 lakhs p.a.

Age Limit

Students should be below 35 years of age


By post to Department of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Grant allocation

  • Tuition fee, annual maintenance allowance of USD 15400
  • Pound 9900
  • poll tax
  • visa fees
  • medical insurance premium
  • air passage
  • local travel

Deadline to Apply

March 31

Also Read: Applications for Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Invited: Apply Now!

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