The Aam Aadmi Party led Delhi government is likely to start the scheme fund higher studies of around 100 Dalit students overseas.
Who can apply:-
Meritorious students willing to pursue M Phil and Ph.D. courses in the fields of art, agriculture, law, medicine, and engineering, etc, will be able to apply under the scheme.
Financial assistance:- Rs. 10 lakh for a two-year course and up to Rs. 20 lakh for a four-year course to around 100 candidates
As per the report, Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment also provides financial support to 100 candidates each year under the National Overseas Scholarship for Scheduled Caste Students Candidates pursuing a master-level course and Ph.D. in foreign universities in the field of science, engineering, management, medicine, commerce, humanities, social science, and fine arts are given USD 15,400 or around Rs. 10 lakh under the scheme.