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Ministry Of Minority Affairs

Maulana Azad National Fellowship For Minority Students

Financial Assistance
Higher Studies
Application Process
Documents Required
Frequently Asked Questions
Maulana Azad National Fellowship For Minority Students was launched in 2009 by the Ministry of Minority Affairs for providing financial aid to students for their higher studies.

The objective of the Fellowship is to provide five year fellowships in the form of financial assistance to students from minority communities, notified by the Central Government, to pursue M. Phil and Ph.D.

The scheme covers all Universities/Institutions recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as under :
  1. Central/State Universities (including constituent and affiliated institutions) included under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956 and having valid accreditation from NAAC.
  2. Deemed Universities under Section 3 of UGC Act, i.e., Institution for higher education notified by Central Government to be deemed University, in consultation with UGC and having and having valid accreditation from NAAC.
  3. Institution fully funded by State / Central Government and empowered to award degrees.
  4. Institutions of National Importance as notified by Ministry of Human Resource Development.
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