Scholarships for Pharm.D students

There are several scholarships where a Pharm.D student is eligible and can avail. Also Govt. or private scholarships are published regularly. Here on, you can can all information about scholarships, currently being available for Pharm.D students. Scholarships for Pharm.D students are posted below with further links to avail it.

1. National Scholarship Portal, Govt. of India

Several Scholarships are regularly updated on NSP. Below you will get link of portal and how to apply on the NSP Portal. Pharm.D students can avail the scholarship.

National Scholarship Portal,Govt of India

How to Apply for Scholarship on National Scholarship Portal, Govt. of India ?


Students applying for scholarship for the first time (Fresh Students) need to “Register” on the portal as fresh applicant by providing accurate and authenticated information as printed on their documents in the “Student Registration Form”. Click here to register for Scholarships.

If registered already , Click here to login for registered Pharm.D students only.

  • The registration form is required to be filled by parents / guardian of students who are below the age of 18 years on the date of registration.

Before initiating registration process, students / Parents / guardian are advised to keep the following documents handy:

1. Educational documents of student

2. Student’s Bank account number and IFSC code of the bank branch
Note: For pre matric scholarship scheme, where students do not have their own bank account, parents can provide their own account details. However, parents account number can only be used against scholarship applications for maximum two children.

3. Aadhaar number of the Pharm.D Student

4. If Aadhaar is not available, then Bonafide student certificate from Institute / School and

5. Aadhaar Enrolment ID or Scanned copy of Bank passbook

6. If Institute/School is different from domicile state of the applicant, then Bonafide student certificate from Institute / School.

Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form are given below (Fields marked with * are Mandatory fields):

1. Date of Birth (DOB)* Provide DOB as printed in educational certificates.
2. State of Domicile*

Domicile state means the state in which students have their permanent address.

Students are required to provide their domicile state correctly as the “Application Id” allotted to them will be based on domicile state. This application Id will also be used as “Login Id” on the portal and for future references. Once allotted the student will not be allowed to change the domicile State under any circumstances.

The student needs to provide a Bonafide Certificate in the prescribed proforma if the Students domicile state is different from the state of Institute/School, he/she is studying.

3. Scholarship Category*

Scholarship schemes are divided in following major categories described below (Students are required to select the relevant category based on their class/course in which they are studying):

2.1 Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme: For students studying from Class 1st to Class 10th.

2.2 Post – Matric Scholarship scheme/Top Class Scholarship Scheme/Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme: For students studying from Class 11th, 12th and above including Courses like ITI, B.SC, B. Com., B. Tech, Medical /students studying top level colleges such as IITs and IIMs/ students doing Technical and Professional courses etc. (Attach a hyperlink mentioning details of schemes of different Ministries)

4. Name of Student*

Provide name as printed in educational certificates. For students applying for Post Matric, Top Class and MCM scholarship scheme preferably provide name as printed in class 10th certificate.

For students providing Aadhaar number to ensure that your name is correct in your Aadhaar card.

5. Mobile Number*

Provide correct and authenticated mobile number, as all the communications and One-time passwords related to portal activities will be sent as SMS on this mobile number.

  • (i) In case of Post Matric, Top Class and MCM scholarship scheme only one registration is allowed with one mobile number.
  • (ii) For pre-matric scholarship scheme, where students do not have mobile number, parents’ mobile number can be provided. The parents’ mobile number can only be used for filling scholarship applications for maximum of their two children only.
6. Email Id Provide correct and authenticated email id, as all the communications and One-time passwords related to portal activities will be sent on this email Id.
7. Bank account details

Provide active bank account number and IFSC code of the bank branch of the student. The name of bank will be automatically mentioned based on your IFSC code. If not, then write it as printed on the bank passbook.

In case of Post Matric, Top Class and MCM scholarship scheme one registration must be done with one bank account number.Whereas, for pre matric scholarship scheme, where students do not have their own bank account number parent’s account number can be used. However, parent’s account number can only be provided for maximum of their two children.

8. Identification Details

Select and provide the information in this field very carefully. You are required to select one of the following methods for identification details:

7.1 Aadhaar Number: Students who have Aadhaar number are required to provide 12-digit Aadhaar number as printed on Aadhaar card.

Upon submitting the registration form, the system will match the personal identification details of the applicant with the Aadhaar records.

Only one registration is allowed with one Aadhaar number. However, if multiple applications of a student are found in the system at a later stage, all his/her applications are liable to be rejected.

It may be noted that your Aadhaar Number could also be used for crediting scholarship amount in the bank account linked* to your Aadhaar number in fast track mode.

For all such cases, where student does not possess Aadhaar, he is required to provide a bonafide certificate issued by his Institute/School in the prescribed proforma along-with Aadhaar enrolment number or scanned copy of first page of his Bank passbook (containing the photograph of the applicant)

*To link your bank account with Aadhaar number for receiving scholarship in the same, please visit you bank branch and submit a “bank consent form for receiving DBT”. You can check which bank is linked to your Aadhaar number on NPCI mapper here or through Aadhaar-enabled micro-ATM machine of any of these banks.

Pharm.D students Click here to register for scholarships.

If registered already , Click here to login to avail Scholarship for registered students only.

Important Note:

1. After submitting the application, the default login id and password to log into NSP portal will be sent to the provided mobile number. In case the password is not received, the option for forgot password at login page shall be used.

2. Students are advised to provide “Annual Family Income” as per the Income Certificate issued by competent authority in their scholarship application  on the portal.

3. Choose your scholarship category accordingly.

2. UGC , Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST students

For those SC/ST Candidates who have passed the Post Graduate examination in concerned subject and who desire to pursue research without JRF of UGC-NET or UGC-CSIR NET.

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST students

All about Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship for SC/ST candidate :


The candidate should belong to SC/ST and should have passed the Post Graduate examination. The selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates. The candidate must get himself/herself registered for M.Phil./Ph.D at the first available opportunity but not later than within a period of two years from the receipt of award letter. This period is not extendable. However, the actual payment of fellowship will be made with effect from the date of approval of fellowship or date of joining whichever is later.


The tenure of fellowship is initially for two years under the RGNF Scheme. Before expiry of this period, the work of the Fellow will be evaluated by a Committee of three members comprising of Head of the Department, Supervisor and one outside subject expert to be constituted by the concerned Department of the /University/Institution/College. If the research work is found satisfactory, his/her tenure will be extended further for a period of three years under the enhanced emoluments of the Rajiv Gandhi National Senior Research Fellowship (RGNSRF). The recommendation of the Committee shall be submitted to the UGC for upgradation to the level of RGNSRF. The work done and the time spent on scholarships or fellowships of any agency other than the UGC will not be taken into account while considering the proposals for enhancement in the value of fellowship. The fellowship may be withdrawn if the work is not considered satisfactory or the candidate fails in any of the examinations related to Ph.D. In case the work for the first two years is not found satisfactory, an additional year will be given to him/her for improvement. However, during this period he/she will be designated as Rajiv Gandhi National Junior Research Fellow. In such cases work will be evaluated again before third year of the tenure, and if improvement is found, the Fellow will get two more years under the RGNSRF. Thus, the total period of fellowship (RGNJRF and RGNSRF) is for five years, with no further provision of extension.
The candidate would be eligible for following financial assistance: 
Fellowship in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering & Technology@Rs.16000/-p.m. for initial two years
@Rs.18000/-p.m. for remaining tenure
Contingency A@Rs.10000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.20500/-p.a. for remaining tenure
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Contingency B@Rs.12000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.25000/-p.a. for remaining tenure
Sciences, Engg.
& Technology
Departmental Assistance@Rs. 3000/- p.a. per student to the host
institution for providing infrastructure
For all disciplines
Escorts/Reader assistance@ Rs. 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically
handicapped & blind candidates
For all disciplines
HRAAs per rules of the University/ InstitutionsFor all disciplines


Suitable single-seated hostel accommodation may be provided to RGNJRF candidate in the University/Institution/College. In case of non-availability, HRA as per rules of the university/ institution/ college will be paid to the Fellow subject to the submission of an HRA certificate through the Registrar/Director/Principal. Rajiv Gandhi National Junior Research Fellow provided with accommodation in a hostel recognized/maintained by the institutions may be reimbursed the hostel fee, excluding mess, electricity, water charges, etc. A certificate to this effect is to be furnished through the Registrar/Principal (Annexure-II). If the fellow makes his/her own arrangements of accommodation, he/she may be entitled to draw HRA as per categorization of the cities by the Government of India. The fellow will submit a certificate for the purpose to the UGC for claiming HRA through the concerned University/Institution/College. 

Click here to apply on the portal.

For more Guidelines , Click here.

How to fill in the online application ? Click here.

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