A large number of fellowships are available for students who are pursuing their Master degree or the research degree. The details of the fellowships available are as follows:
Means cum Merit Scholarship
A number of MCM scholarships are available for deserving and meritorious MA students whose parents/guardian's income doesn't exceed Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum or as decided by the University from time to time. The amount of the fellowship at present is Rs. 2000 for non-residents and Rs. 800 for resident students.
For more details click on the university main website link http://www.jnu.ac.in/Students/FinancialAid.asp
Also visit http://www.jnu.ac.in/Students/Fellowships.asp
M.PHIL/PH. D Students
Junior Research Fellowship and Senior Research Fellowship under UGC
Both these fellowships are being provided by the UGC Scholarship Scheme.
This fellowship is available to only those candidates who will be eligible for the award of fellowships who qualify in the national level test conducted by the UGC.
Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC & ST
This fellowship is provided by the UGC in order to encourage students from the Scheduled Caste and the Scheduled Tribes.
For more details click on the UGC's link http://www.ugc.ac.in/rgnf/
THE NIRMAN FOUNDATION
Nirman Foundation Fund I
This fellowship is part of a lifetime endowment given by the eminent political theorist, Lord Professor Bhikhu Parekh to the centre. The centre provides this fellowship to MA students at the rate of Rs. 3500/ per month for a period of upto two years. Students are selected by a Committee constituted by the CPS faculty on the basis of criteria such as past academic record, socio-economic background and potential for performing well in postgraduate studies.